Laurie W. Farroni, DPT, PT, PCSCurriculum Vitae
Assistant Dean for Global Outreach and Community Engagement, Associate Professor, and Board Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1144
Teaching Areas of Interest
Psychosocial Aspects of Disability, Pediatrics, Life Span
Fitness and Disability, Clinical Education Outcomes, Mindfulness Practice in PT Education
Laurie Farroni, DPT, PT, PCS, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and the Assistant Dean for Global Outreach and Community Engagement in the School of Health Professions (SHP) at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). She is also a Board Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist. Dr. Farroni received her Master of Physical Therapy and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Texas Medical Branch.
As a seasoned clinician and rehabilitation educator, Dr. Farroni is passionate about developing health care professionals who will deliver compassionate, patient centered care that is sustainable for dedicated professionals working in complex health
systems. She has supported and developed multiple international partnerships focusing on community driven, local clinician and educator rehabilitation training that integrates allied health student experiences. In the Galveston community she partners
with multiple organizations to promote health, inclusivity, and advocacy for persons with disabilities.
Dr. Farroni teaches Psychosocial Aspects of Disability, Global Health and PT, assists with pediatric courses, and directs the PT Healer Track.