Amber Fitzsimmons PT ’96 was appointed department chair of the University of California San Francisco’s Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science.
Brooke Collins-Burke PT ’96 started the pelvic floor rehabilitation program at St. Charles Health System in Bend, Ore. Her program has since grown to three other sites serving the patients of Central Oregon.
Tyler Cuddeford PT ’92 received the Mercedes Weiss Service Award from the Oregon Physical Therapy Association for his outstanding contribution to the profession.
Cathy (Leong) Doyle ’87, PT ’89 moved to Salmon Creek, Wash., after living in Beaverton, Ore., for 30 years and working at Providence Home Services for almost 20 years.
Jean Black-Groulx PT ’79 is happy to announce the arrival of her sixth great-grandchild.
Dr. Becca Reisch, PT, DPT, PhD was recently appointed to the Oregon Physical Therapist Licensing Board. Board appointments are made by the Governor and confirmed by the state Senate, and are four years in length.
Physical Therapy core faculty member Dr. Rebecca Reisch and adjunct faculty member Dr. Talina Corvus recently published an article in GeriNotes, the quarterly member magazine for the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy. Their article, “Development of an International Geriatric-focused Clinical Experience,” was published as a report from the Global Health for Aging Adults SIG and discusses a partnership between a local not-for-profit organization, the Jessie F. Richardson Foundation, and Pacific University.
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 publishes three chapters in a leading textbook on health promotion and disease prevention
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.