Ten years ago, the three Arizona state public universities came together to create a groundbreaking new campus called the Phoenix Bioscience Core, where, in a shared space, interprofessional collaboration and academic excellence would meet to educate the next generation of healthcare professionals. The PBC gave the landscape and infrastructure for interdisciplinary,… Read more
A small but mighty group of Occupational Therapy students and Dr. Sara Stephenson, Associate Clinical Professor of Occupational Therapy, gathered recently at Phoenix Bioscience Core (PBC) to review case notes for Analu, a smart and sassy five-year-old who has spina bifida. Analu cannot… Read more
Researchers in the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaboration recently completed a 44-page guide for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, available on their NAU ADRD caregivers project website. The resource guide describes the unique challenges of caregivers in these rural areas and lists the available ADRD services and social support resources. It also lists the services’ exact locations that the researchers pinpointed through GIS mapping. The guide came from the results of their one-year study,… Read more
This year at the American Physical Therapy Combined Sections Meeting, which is a National Conference, a project submitted by both students and faculty, titled “Physical Therapy Access for Patients Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Pilot Qualitative Study” was awarded the “Social Responsibility” ribbon! This is a special accomplishment, as this is a first for the Physical Therapy Department, and it also highlights the efforts that students have been and are making to find ways to improve diversity, equity,… Read more
NAU PT Superstar Professor Mark Cornwall and NAU Regents Professor Emeritus Tom McPoil will be honored at CSM with the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD from the Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapy’s Foot and Ankle SIG! Standing O!!!!!
“He is passionate about PT research, eager to engage others within our profession and generous with his time and expertise. I look forward to following Tarang’s career and know that he will continue to serve the APTA and our profession well.” -Dr. Jain’s component leadership
Physical Therapy Professor, Dr. Tarang Jain, was awarded the 2018 Emerging Leader Award from the American Physical Therapy Association. He will be recognized in the October issue of PT in Motion Magazine. The Emerging Leader… Read more