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Dr. Tzurei Chen Potrait
The School of Physical Therapy And Athletic Training welcomes its newest Faculty member Tzurei Chen.
The Physical Therapy Day of Service (PTDOS[CKK1] ) began a few years ago as an idea from two physical therapists who envisioned a collaboration of physical therapists across the country for a day of service to their communities. This vision has rapidly grown into a worldwide tradition that has expanded from just one day to one week, with physical therapists from all 50 states and over 40 countries participating. This year, Pacific University physical therapy students supported the cause at three local events. The Physical Therapy Day of Service (PTDOS[CKK1] ) began a few years ago as an idea from two physical therapists who envisioned a collaboration of physical therapists across the country for a day of service to their communities. This vision has rapidly grown into a worldwide tradition that has expanded from just one day to one week, with physical therapists from all 50 states and over 40 countries participating. This year, Pacific University physical therapy students supported the cause at three local events.  The Physical Therapy Day of Service (PTDOS) began a few years ago as an idea from two physical therapists who envisioned a collaboration of physical therapists across the country for a day of service to their communities. This vision has rapidly grown into a worldwide tradition that has expanded from just one day to one week, with physical therapists from all 50 states and over 40 countries participating. This year, Pacific University physical therapy students supported the cause at three local events.  
Last month, six physical therapy students volunteered for Destination Rehab. The mission of this non-profit organization is “Building confidence and independence for individuals with neurologic conditions through physical therapy-based community training and adventure challenges.”
Pacific University's sports medicine team shares tips for keeping student-athletes safe and healthy while they compete.  
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Brian Wilkinson, PT, DPT, CHT, CLT who recently completed advanced clinical training from the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy.   
Dr. Jose Reyna, PT, DPT was recently interviewed by Capital Press and Oregon Public Broadcast on his community serve.     
Dr. Jeff Kawaguchi spent the month of July as the athletic trainer with the U-19 USA Women’s National Basketball team, as they competed in the 2017 FIBA Women’s World Cup. 
She will be teaching adult neuromuscular examination and intervention, patient assessment and intervention, and bioethics.
A quarterly publication of the Oregon Physical Therapy Association (OPTA).

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