DPT student Rachel Miceli has been awarded the Kaiser Permanente scholarship to attend Combined Sections Meeting in February of 2016 in Anaheim, CA!
"I think attending such conferences is of great benefit to professional development because it allows us (especially students) to be exposed to new topics and relevant issues in the PT field." -Rachel Miceli
Rachel plans to begin an orthopedic residency program upon licensure and move toward the possibility of a private practice.
WAY YO GO, RACHEL!!!!!
PT in PhD student, Shweta Gore, won an award for Outstanding Research Poster Presentation in the Student category at the MPTA Fall conference in the Qualitative research category (title of study: Factors Related to Exercise Participation in Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disease in a Rural Setting- A Qualitative Study). This study was performed as a part of her Qualitative Research course she took with Dr. Lenwood Hayman in her PhD coursework.
Students Kelly Newman, Tracy Shilling, Austin Righter, Kara Miller, Kristin Smith and Kayle Fredrickson won Outstanding Research Poster in the quantitative category for students at the MPTA Fall Conference 2015. Title: The Characteristics of Center of Pressure During Dynamic Tasks are associated with Fall Risk in Older Adults. Faculty mentor: Dr. Min Huang.
Our students Andrea Koueiter, Olivia Sampson, Teresa Labadie and undergrad, Brandon Worden have had their service learning project selected for presentation at the Global Health Special Interest Group (GHSIG) at Combined Sections Meeting in February 2016! Their project includes interviews with local community members in Roatan, Honduras completed during our most recent trip. The community members spoke on the impact our students make when they come to Roatan. What an exciting opportunity to share!