News, Media and Stories | Physical Therapy

wo second year physical therapy students, Ellen Key (’20) and Sam Nicholas (’20), volunteered for a recent Adaptive Bike Clinic for individuals of all ages with disabilities that was hosted by Adaptive Sports Northwest.
Dr. Kevin Chui contributed to three chapters in the 9th edition of Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span, a leading textbook on health promotion and disease prevention in healthcare education curriculum.
Physical Therapy students Jaylen Wilson (’20) and Ellen Key (’20) serve the Student Leadership Committee for the Oregon Physical Therapy Association.
Physical Therapy Professor Dr. Robert Nee recently published a study titled “Protective myoelectric activity at performing upper limb neurodynamic test 1 in breast cancer survivors.
Physical Therapy Professor Tzurei Chen recently disseminated two of her research projects. Her studies focus on identifying underlying modifiable risk factors for falls in older adults to enhance early intervention.
Please join us in congratulating the following seven faculty, all alumni from our program, who earned recognition by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists (ABPTS) as board certified specialists in Geriatrics (GCS), Orthopedics (OCS) or Pediatrics (PCS).  
Dr. Stacy Wong
Dr. Stacy Wong, PT, DPT, PCS will join the Physical Therapy Program as a part-time faculty. In her primary role as Assistant Director of Clinical Education, she will work with others on managing the clinical education portion of our curriculum.
Touch Future Hawai'i Students
Five of our physical therapy students from Hawai’i volunteered for the Touch the Future Hawai’i project. As young students in middle school and high school, many of our graduate students from Hawai’i did not have the opportunity to learn about the broad array of healthcare professions until later in life.
Dr. Erin Bombiani
The School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training welcomes its newest faculty member Dr. Erin Bompiani, PT, DPT, PCS to the Physical Therapy Program.
Older Adult doing Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Director Dr. Kevin Chui is the second of four editors for a new e-textbook, Physical Therapy for the Older Adult – Examination and Intervention: An Evidence Based Approach (ISBN: 978-1-4963-4333-8) published by Wolters Kluwer.

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