CONGRATULATIONS TO THE DPT CLASS OF 2011!
The following individuals graduated with their MPT on May 14, 2011:
Sarah Anderson, Magnolia Dela Cruz, Jonathan Franco, Tara Garza, Lilia Gonzalez, Paulina Herrera, Christopher Jimenez, Kevin Jones, David Krause, Carla Kriegbaum, Christopher Mallett, Stephanie Marmolejo, Desiree Munoz, Mayra Navarette, Rachel Schaeffer
Most of the above students are in the process of completing the DPT bridge curriculum, and will graduate with their DPT in December 2011.
Students and faculty from Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Language Pathology traveled to Antigua Guatemala in August 2011 for an international service-learning component of an interdisciplinary global health elective course.
Class of 2011 Students Tara Garza, Christopher Jimenez, and Paulina Herrera (with faculty advisor Dr. Pechak) present their poster entitled
Interdisciplinary Global Health Course in Guatemala: Explicit Focus on Sustainability & Other Ethical Issues in International Service-Learning
at the Global Health Reception at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting on February 11, 2011.
Students and faculty attend TPTA Annual Conference in Arlington, Texas in October, 2010.
Class of 2011 Students Rachel Schaeffer, Tara Garza, and Paulina Herrera educate the community about osteoporosis and the 10, 000 Steps Program at the San Elizario Health Fair September 18, 2010.
Class of 2011 Students Paulina Herrera and Mayra Navarrete meet the President of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, Dr. Marilyn Moffat, at the Global Health Reception at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting on February 19, 2010.
Class of 2011 in May 2010 after completing final class presentations for Spring semester.
UTEP physical therapy and occupational therapy students receive recognition of the positive impact of their service-learning project on the community.
Class of 2011 PT students collaborated with OT students on a service-learning project in Spring 2010 semester to fabricate specialty vests for local therapy dogs.
Class of 2011 PT students collaborated with OT students on a service-learning project to build vestibular boards, and then donated them to local Early Childhood Intervention occupational therapists and physical therapists.
Class of 2011 PT students collaborated with OT students on a service-learning project to build weighted vests, and then donated them to local Early Childhood Intervention occupational therapists and physical therapists for use with local pediatric patients.
Students from the Class of 2011 volunteered for the Miracle League of El Paso on October 6, 2009. The mission of the Miracle League is to provide opportunities for children with disabilities, no matter what their levels of abilities, to play baseball.