Physical Therapy

Faculty & Staff

Laurie Farroni

Laurie W. Farroni, DPT, PT, PCS
Assistant Dean for Global Outreach and Community Engagement, Associate Professor, and Board Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1144

P: 409-772-3068

Teaching Areas of Interest

Psychosocial Aspects of Disability, Pediatrics, Life Span

Research Interests

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.

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