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Beverly Mcneal
  • 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...

Group at IHI conference
  • 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...

Do Kyung Yun
  • 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...

Pt First Year Class
  • Our People
| December 8, 2023

Physical therapy students use art to humanize patients

Natasha Blizzard had never spoken to her father 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 of...

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  • Community
| August 25, 2023

The path to a white coat started young for one PA student

For first-year physician assistant student Noelia Delgado Rosas, the path to her white coat ceremony began at a young age. When she...

Aleesia Isom
  • Community
| May 25, 2023

Alumna Aleesia Isom found purpose in HSC’s School of Health Professions

A passion for education and empowerment took recent The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate Aleesia Isom from the classroom to the clinic. In 2014, Isom began her elementary education career...

Furtado, Michael16
  • Our People
| March 29, 2023

Dr. Michael Furtado named SHP’s chair of the Department of Physical Therapy

Michael Furtado, PT, DPT, EdD has joined The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth School of Health Professions as chair of the Department of Physical Therapy. Dr. Furtado comes to HSC after 13 years at the University of Texas...

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  • Patient Care
| March 15, 2023

HSC Physical Health opens, expanding FitSteps for Life

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth School of Health Professions has opened HSC Physical Health, an expansion of FitSteps for Life, the only location in Fort Worth offering free individualized exercise therapy to cancer patients...

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  • On Campus
| September 15, 2022

World’s first physical health accelerator program begins in Fort Worth

Representatives from 10 of the world’s most innovative startups have converged on Fort Worth this week to revolutionize the physical health industry through new technology as part of a first-of-its-kind physical health accelerator. The University of North Texas Health Science...

Rafael Saldana-Vazquez and Susan Libby
  • Our People
| August 9, 2022

Led by his compassion and HSC’s values, a PT student rescued a family in distress

It was a moment no adult child ever wants to experience with their elderly parent. Susan Libby’s 92-year-old mother had fallen face-first onto Fort Worth’s busy 7th Street, near the HSC campus, during the high-traffic weekday lunch rush. A simple misunderstanding between...