Houston Happenings_09-12-18

  • Alicia Lohmann (occupational therapy) gave a poster and oral presentation entitled “Promoting Fieldwork Success During Clinical Rotations: Development and Implementation of Targeted Action Plans for Skill Remediation” at the 12th International Conference on Practice Teaching and Field Education in Health and Social Work held Sept. 10-11, Oxford, UK.
  • Theresa Smith (occupational therapy) contributed a chapter in the Centennial Edition of Willard & Spackman’s Occupational Therapy textbook. Along with her coauthor, Nicole Picone, Smith wrote a chapter covering “Providing occupational therapy for disaster survivors.”
  • TWU Houston’s School of Physical Therapy teamed up with Memorial Hermann Sports and Rehab to host a presentation by Adriaan Louw, PT, Ph.D., a world-renowned speaker on Pain Science last Saturday, Sept. 8, on the Houston campus. His presentation “Teaching Patients About Pain and Perioperative Neuroscience Education” drew approximately 160 attendees, including faculty, clinicians and DPT students.
  • Last chance to RSVP to attend the TMC Health Policy Institute’s program releasing the results of their 4th annual national survey Wednesday, September 12, 5:30-7 pm, at Third Coast Restaurant. The survey, which provides insight into the public’s perception of health policy issues, aims toward shedding light on how the views of everyday citizens could shape health policy decisions of the future. The event is free to the public and includes complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Peggy Landrum (nursing) will serve on the discussion panel.
  • The College of Business is bringing the Wise Women and Wealth conference to the Houston campus Saturday, Sept. 15, 8:30 am to 4 pm. With a focus on helping women better understand money and how to make wise financial decisions, event registration is now open to the public. For more information, contact Dewaynna Horn (COB).