Report to the Faculty
Elizabeth J. Protas
of Health Professions
Physical Therapy, gave the keynote lecture for the Education Section at
the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy
Association, in February.
Baker, Suzanne Peloquin, Camillia St. John, Holly West and Muneeza Esani
from SHP are being nominated for the teaching STARS award for UT
System from the Academy of Master Teachers.
Gretchen Stone participated in a successful medical mission trip in
collaboration with Scott & White to Nicaragua in February.
Rehabilitation Sciences graduate assistant, was awarded the Environmental
& Exercise Physiology (EEP) Space Biomedical Research Institution's
Predoctoral Gravitational Physiology Award.
- The Departments
of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy students and faculty
conducted another successful Stroke Clinic. One person who has participated in every
clinic offered has been able to recover his ability to walk.
Dr. Doug Paddon-Jones received $2.6 million NIH
grant to study preserving muscle mass and function in bed ridden older adults.
- SHP maintained a positive
contribution margin for the first 6 months of the fiscal year.
We had a
successful Deans reception on Friday, March 9th as part of
Homecoming activities. Approximately 50
alumni, faculty and staff attended despite the horrendous weather.
- Manage budget shortfalls
- Faculty recruitment
- Expanding enrollment
- New Masters programs
- Improve research infrastructure
- Expand faculty participation in faculty practice