Verna Zehner Ourada, PT, PhD

 

Assitant Professor

Phone: 503-352-2649

Email:  Verna.Ourada@pacificu.edu

 

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

 

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

 

Presentations:

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, OR, 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, FL.  November 2011 University of California at San