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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.
Physical Therapy Class of 2018 Awards Recipients
The Doctor of Physical Therapy program Class of 2018 celebrated their graduation at the World Trade Center on Friday, May 18 in Portland.
Physical Therapy Program Awards Recipients
The Physical Therapy Program would like to congratulate the following scholarship awardees, who were selected based on a variety of criteria including professional activities, leadership, community service, and academic and clinical standing, among others.
School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training — Student Volunteers
School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training students volunteered for Community Action, a non-profit organization that assists residents of Washington County in need.

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