Schaal in the Family

Posted in Physical Therapy Program

Earlier this year, Mizzou alumnus Robert Schaal gave the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Missouri School of Health Professions an endowment to support immediate and future scholarship awards for PT students. When asked about his decision to give back, Mr. Schaal responded, “I am very passionate about Mizzou, SHP, and the PT department.  I love my profession and I’m extremely thankful and blessed to be where I am right now. Mizzou has obviously played a huge role in this, so I hope to help others have the same opportunities.” With no previous ties to the university, newly wedded Mr. and Mrs. Schaal chose to attend Mizzou in order to be closer to family in the Kansas City area. Mr. Schaal started school for business, but an injury requiring multiple surgeries and physical therapy visits inspired a career shift. Not wanting to scrap the 3 years of school he...

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