AHSE: Transitions to Higher Education and Academia
Speaker: Myles Quiben, PT, PhD, DPT, MS
Location: LIB 400 or Zoom
Time: Friday, Jan 27th, 12-1 pm
RSVP: Due at 1pm, Jan 25th
This session is for faculty members who transitioned to academia from clinic, industry, other professions, and/or those wanting to join the dialogue about working in higher education. This dialogue will provide an overview of the academy and higher education, a broad synopsis of the roles and responsibilities of new faculty in health care education programs.
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the complexities of higher education, including its organizational structure, promotion and tenure, faculty roles and responsibilities.
- Apply at least two practical pieces of advice for faculty members who are new to a graduate healthcare institution.
- Initiate a plan for faculty development that supports personal and career growth.
Myles Quiben, PT, PhD, DPT, MS is the Associate Dean and Professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center where she currently serves as the Department Chair. She is a dual-board certified clinical specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in both Neurologic and Geriatric Physical Therapy. She is an APTA Clinical Instructor Trainer, a TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer, an Advanced Comprehensive Simulation Instructor through the Center for Medical Simulation, and an engaged faculty in all aspects of higher education.
She is a graduate and Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Education Leadership Institute. Dr. Quiben has been recognized nationally for her exemplary service and teaching nationally and internationally and is the recipient of APTA’s Dorothy Baethke-Eleanor J. Carlin Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching, and the APTA Geriatrics Distinguished Educator Award. and APTA’s Lucy Blair Service Award. She is committed to faculty development and serves as mentor to new faculty navigating the complexities of higher education and the transition to academia.