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  • Education
| January 17, 2019

10-year accreditation is extraordinary success for Physical Therapy department

By Alex Branch   A big year for the Department of Physical Therapy culminated with the program earning national accreditation through 2028. The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education has deemed the program to be in compliance with the intent...

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  • Our People
| October 8, 2018

I use my PT training to help my community

By Chelsea Barron, Student, Department of Physical Therapy Movement is freedom: That’s a truth I have encountered many times in life. It was true when a back injury sidelined me from my high school soccer team and I watched in agony...

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  • Research
| September 17, 2018

PT on leading edge of Parkinson’s care

By Alex Branch   A UNT Health Science Center professor is preparing physical students to provide innovative care that can improve the quality of life for the nearly 1 million Americans expected to have Parkinson’s disease by 2020. Howe Liu, PT,...

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  • Education
| August 27, 2018

The next generation of health care providers

By Alex Branch   A new generation of physicians, physical therapists, physician assistants and pharmacists formally began their journey into the health care profession Friday at the UNT Health Science Center White Coat Ceremony. The ceremony is a rite of...

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  • Education
| August 2, 2018

PT professor among select few to complete fellowship

By Alex Branch   Yasser Salem, PHD, PT, is among the first 100 physical therapists in the United States to complete the Education Leadership Institute of the American Physical Therapy Association. The yearlong fellowship is designed to “develop innovative and...

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  • Our People
| May 17, 2018

Commencement holds special meaning for Physical Therapy student

By Jan Jarvis   Rosie Ruiz’s parents had a middle school education and an unstoppable drive to give their children a better life than the one they had growing up in Mexico. “My parents worked so hard in low-income jobs...

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  • Our People
| April 10, 2018

Innovative educator receives “40 under 40” award

By Alex Branch   Brandy Schwarz, DPT, is an educator, mentor and innovator. The UNT Health Science Center Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy adopts all three roles as she prepares students to become health care providers of the future. The...

Dr. Salem
  • Our People
| April 2, 2018

National education honors for physical therapy faculty

By Alex Branch Two UNT Health Science Center educators received national honors in education at the annual meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Myles Quiben, PhD, DPT, Interim Chair of the...

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  • Our People
| January 9, 2018

A ‘major league’ success

By Alex Branch A 2015 School of Health Professions graduate will help put injured Miami Marlins baseball players back on the playing...

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  • Our People
| December 5, 2017

‘Don’t tell them that they can’t’

By Alex Branch Londyn Miner can pinpoint the moment that started her path to UNT...