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UNTHSC program helps increase diversity in physical therapy field  Joe Udofia, first-year physical therapy student A novel approach to improving diversity in the field of physical therapy is proving successful at the UNT Health Science Center. Allied Health Pathways, a collaboration between the Health Science Center, the University of North Texas and local community colleges, has already placed almost 50 African American and Read More »

Nov 27, 2013

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Some steps to remember to prevent falls in nasty weather  Nicoleta Bugnariu, PT, PhD Older people are more likely to fall because of balance and gait issues. But rain- and ice-slick surfaces can throw anyone, of any age. Nicoleta Bugnariu, PT, PhD, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at UNT Health Science Center, offers this advice to stay upright: Remember that an invisible sheet of Read More »

Nov 22, 2013

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Michael Connors elected president of the Texas Physical Therapy AssociationMichael Connors, PT, DPT, OCS, is the new president-elect of the Texas Physical Therapy Association. He will begin his three-year term as president in 2014. The mission of the Texas Physical Therapy Association is to optimize the health and well-being of people in Texas by advancing physical therapist practice. "I am humbled to serve my Read More »

Nov 1, 2013