Dallas Digest, 2-14-18

  • The 25th annual Vanderkooi Endowed Lectureship will be held from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16. Thomas F. Fisher, PhD, OT, CCM, FAOTA, will deliver the address, focusing on "Higher Education's Role in the Future of U.S. Healthcare."
  • Faculty and staff joined Dallas physical and occupational therapy students Saturday, Feb. 10 for the Mental Health First Aid USA Certificate WorkshopKathy Shirley (physical therapy) coordinated the event, which was taught by TWU alumna Amber Loflin.
  • The Beta Beta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International hosted the Winter Scholarly EventMonday, Feb. 12. The program featured Leonard Keesee of Green Oaks Hospital discussing "Hope for the Impaired Nurse: Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses" for more than 100 students, faculty and community nurses.
  • Martin Rosario (physical therapy) has been invited by the Scientific Committee of the Antillean Association of Medicine and Rehabilitation to provide an international workshop on "Clinical Applications of the Closed Kinematic Chain and Plyometric Exercises" at the annual Congress Santo Domingo Performance Week in the Dominican Republic in May. Rosario also will be included in the American Association of Anatomists Annual Meeting in April. His abstract, “Orthostatic Hypotension in People with Human Immunodeficiency Virus,” has been accepted into the event’s poster session.
  • Suh-Jen Lin (physical therapy) has been recognized as an Elite Reviewer for the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The designation recognizes the top 3 percent of reviewers in 2017.