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  • Our People
| May 15, 2024

Faculty highlight: Dr. Jehad Alzyoud, Department of Physical Therapy

Dr. Jehad Alzyoud is an assistant professor within The University of Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s Department of Physical Therapy. He teaches the neurological rehabilitation course series. “My research is focused on understanding human balance, particularly how sitting balance...

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  • Our People
| May 13, 2024

Physical Therapy professor works at the forefront of interdisciplinary training

As interprofessional education or IPE, has become more widespread among health care disciplines, one professor in The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s Department of Physical Therapy once again finds herself at the forefront. Dr. Myles...

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  • Community
| May 13, 2024

Physical therapy students to wed after commencement

While post-commencement life can be uncertain for many graduating college students, Madelyn Di Orio and Kellan Barry made big plans before this school year ever began. The third-year physical therapy students in The University of North Texas Health Science Center’s...

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  • On Campus
| May 6, 2024

Physical therapy career fair largest ever on campus

The first floor of IREB was a maze of banners and tables manned by prospective employers. As around 200 physical therapy students filtered through the career fair, organized by The University of North Texas Health Science at Fort Worth’s Career...

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  • Our People
| May 2, 2024

HSC students highlight importance of physical therapy in D.C.

Prior to coming to The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Do Kyung Yun advocated alongside community members in his Los Angeles neighborhood. As a community organizer, Yun, a second-year physical therapy student who is known...

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  • Our People
| March 28, 2024

Physical therapy student lands prestigious role in national organization

When Jonathan Hansen was an undergraduate intern at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, he encountered a man who had just suffered a stroke. The patient’s right side was completely paralyzed. Hansen, now a first-year student in The University of North...

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  • Community
| February 27, 2024

Department of Physical Therapy to host Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults certification course

Dr.  Beverly McNeal’s path to becoming a faculty member in The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s Department of Physical Therapy began when she arrived on campus for training...

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  • Community
| January 23, 2024

PT student advocates for interprofessional collaboration after IHI conference

Last year, three students revived The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School Chapter, or IHI. An IHI Open School Chapter is a face-to-face group of students who work together to...

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  • Our People
| January 17, 2024

Physical Therapy student wins prestigious national scholarship

When Do Kyung Yun was young, he spoke with a stutter. Throughout his childhood, he attended speech therapy, which he credits as a significant driving factor in his decision to pursue a career...

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  • Our People
| December 8, 2023

Physical therapy students use art to humanize patients

Natasha Blizzard had never spoken to her father in-depth about his post-traumatic stress disorder. The first-year physical therapy student at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s School of Health Professions said her father’s 27 years...