Graduate students in our PT program participated in a national Student Advocacy Challenge sponsored by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). This first-ever event involved points for certain legislative activities to advocate for the profession and patients who benefit from these services.
Dr. Chris McNamara, Clinical Assistant Professor and Clinic Director in the Department of Physical Therapy recently lectured at the World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) in Colorado Springs.
The course was held at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA on October 2-3, 2010. The course was entitled "Neurologic Practice Essentials: Clinical Decision Making as a Foundation for Expert Practice". This course was sponsored by the Neurology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Faculty and students from HSHP and H&S are engaged in ground-breaking robotic research with a goal to provide mobility to infants and very young children with disabilities. Dr. Sharon Stansfield, Associate Professor in Computer Science, Dr. Carole Dennis, Associate Professor in Occupational Therapy, and Dr. Helene Larin Associate Professor in Physical Therapy are working with students in Occupational Therapy on developing different ways for infants to control two Pioneer 3 DX robots.