Pacific University at the 2019 OPTA Annual Conference
Several physical therapy faculty, alumni and students presented their work at the 2019 Oregon Physical Therapy Association – Annual Conference in Portland. This is the physical therapy profession’s largest annual peer-reviewed state conference.
Pictured above from left to right is Dr. Hilliard ‘08 and Dr. Bridges ‘08.
The 2018 Congenital Muscular Torticollis Clinical Practice Guideline: what’s new and
resources for implementation
Presenters | Bompiani E
Dr. Bompiani recently presented this work at the APTA – Combined Sections Meeting in February.
Foot clinical biomechanics review and use of the Foot Posture Index
Presenters | Bridges M
Dr. Bridges teaches foot biomechanics and the evidence to support the use of the Foot Posture Index in DPT 510: Clinical Biomechanics.
The management of conditions associated with aging and older adults using therapeutic electromagnetic energy: a narrative systematic review
Presenters | Bridges M, Hilliard J, Chui K
This narrative systematic review was recently published in Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation.
The impact of curriculum and a global learning experience on the development of cultural competence in Pacific University DPT students
Presenters | DiBiasio P, Vallabhajosula S, Wilkinson B.
This research is part of a larger collaborative effort between Dr. Wilkinson and the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Elon University in North Carolina.
The effect of mindfulness-based interventions on quality of life for patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: A review of the evidence
Presenters | Galindo T (‘2019), Farrell K
Third year student Tabitha Galindo ‘19 presented her critically appraised topic from DPT-790: Evidence Based Capstone Project; Dr. Farrell served as her advisor.
Maximizing fun in school based practice: a collaborative approach between adaptive PE instructors, special educators and therapists
Presenters | Stribling K, Catena M, Chavez A, Williams M.
Dr. Stribling is a lab assistant in DPT-685: Pediatric Neuromuscular System: Examination & Interventions and works for the Portland Public Schools.
The effect of aquatic exercise on balance and fall risk in adults with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: A review of the evidence
Presenters | Wurgler S ‘19, Farrell K
Third year student Shannon Wurgler ‘19 presented her critically appraised topic from DPT-790: Evidence Based Capstone Project; Dr. Farrell served as her advisor.
Pictured above is Dr. Wilkinson
Pictured above is Tabitha Galindo ‘19.
Pictured above is Dr. Stribling.
Pictured above is Shannon Wurgler ‘19.