Verna Ourada, PT, PhD

Phone Number: 
503-352-2649

Verna Ourada CV

Teaching Responsibilities

DPT 520/522 | Rehabilitation Neuroscience 1 and 2

DPT 540 | Patient Assessment, Intervention and Therapeutic Exercise

DPT 646 | Amputation Rehabilitation

DPT 790 | Evidence Based Capstone Project (team taught course) 

Areas of Interest

Rehabilitation after amputation

Treatment for patients with neurological diagnoses

Family involvement with PT

Health disparities

Multidisciplinary approaches to healthcare

Education

PhD, 2012 | Oregon State University
Major:  Human Development and Family Sciences
Minor: Gerontology

Master of Science, 2008 | Oregon State University
Major:  Human Development and Family Sciences
Minor:  Gerontology

Bachelor of Science, 1987 | University of Maryland, Baltimore
Major:  Physical Therapy

Bachelor of Science, 1983 | Oregon State University
Major:  General Science

Peer Reviewed Publications

Ourada, V. E. Z. & Walker, A. J. (2014).  A comparison of physical health outcomes for caregiving parents and caregiving adult children.  Family Relations, 63, 163 - 177.
 

Presentations

Ourada, V.E.Z. (2014, April). Insights into care provision to family caregivers. Poster presentation at Pacific University Board of Trustees Meeting. 2014

Ourada, V.E.Z. (May).  Insights into care provision to family caregivers. Poster presentation at Pacific University CHP Inaugural Poster Session. 2014

Ourada, V.E.Z. (2014, April). Insights into care provision to family caregivers. Poster presentation at the Oregon Physical Therapy Association Spring Conference, Portland, Oregon. 2014

Ourada. V. & Walker, A. (2012, October). Physical health outcomes of parents versus adult child caregivers. Poster presentation at Oregon Public Health Association Annual Conference, Corvallis, OR. 2012
 

Ourada, V., Walker, A., Jabson, J., Donatelle, R., Manore, M., Pilolla, K., & Bryant, T. How Women Negotiate Their Health Choices Around Family Responsibilities.  Presentations. Poster presentation at the Oregon Physical Therapy Association Spring Meeting, Portland, Ore., March 2012.

Ourada, V. & Walker, A. Health Outcomes of Parent Versus Adult Child Caregivers.  Platform presentation at the National Council of Family Relations Annual Conference, Orlando, Fla.  November 2011 University of California at San

Office Location: 
Creighton Hall 364
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