Brooke Shilling is silent, her eyes focused on the goal ahead of her. She slowly extends her hand, her arm still bent at the elbow as she puts full effort and concentration into shifting her weight forward to make contact with the hand in front of her. She’ll make it, but it won’t be easy.
Schilling is exhibiting all the symptoms of a low-functioning patient who suffered...
Students from the theatre department took on different roles last week to assist sixth year physical therapy students to get hands on experience working with patients with neurological impairments as part of a cross-departmental collaboration.
Six student actors -- Aaron Roberts, Jose Useche, Alexandra Nicopoulos, Lydia Flock, Tyler Sapp, and Brooke Shilling -- participated across three lab sections of Neurological Rehabilitation II to portray different levels of recovery after traumatic brain injury from a motorcycle accident and various stages of Parkinson’s disease.
The Ithaca College chapter of Alpha Eta Honor Society inducted new student and faculty members on February 19. Alpha Eta is a national honor society that recognizes outstanding academic achievements and leadership accomplishments in the Allied Health Professions (athletic training, exercise science, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech language pathology/audiology). Dr Paul Geisler (ESS), founder of the Ithaca College chapter of Alpha Eta, was the keynote speaker at the Induction Ceremony.
The Physical Therapy Department would like to congratulate graduate student Candice Brown on being awarded the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) Scholarship of Excellence. The purpose of this scholarship program is to recognize outstanding students in the allied health professions who are achieving excellence in their academic programs and have significant potential to assume future leadership roles in the allied health professions.