Faculty Activities


CONGRATULATIONS to Dr Michelle Gutierrez for being selected as the co-winner for the Best Poster Presentation Award at the 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA) Annual Conference for her poster entitled “Development and Content Validity of the Military Concussion Readiness Inventory for Dizziness and Balance for Service Members”. She will be honored at the 2015 TPTA Annual Conference.

CONGRATULATIONS to Dr Celia Pechak for earning tenure and being promoted to Associate Professor.

CONGRATULATIONS to Dr Loretta Dillon and colleagues for acceptance of their manuscript entitled “Controlled Whole-Body Vibration Reduces Fall Risk Factors Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults” in the Journal of Biomechanics (in press).

CONGRATULATIONS to Dr Celia Pechak and colleagues for acceptance of their manuscript entitled “Global Health Competencies for Physiotherapist Education in the United States” in Physiotherapy Research International (in press).

CONGRATULATIONS to Dr Eric Robertson and colleagues for publication of their article entitled “Implications of Early and Guideline Adherent Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain on Utilization and Costs” in BMC Health Sciences Research . DOI 10.1186/s12913-015-0830-3

CONGRATULATIONS to Dr Loretta Dillon and colleagues for having their presentation entitled “Clinical Teaching is More Than Telling” accepted at the Texas Physical Therapy Association’s Annual Conference on October 23, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.

CONGRATULATIONS to Dr Celia Pechak and colleagues for acceptance of their manuscript entitled “How Should We Prepare Rehabilitation Sciences Students to Work with Low English Proficient Spanish-Speaking Patients?” in the Journal of Allied Health (2015).

CONGRATULATIONS to Dr Celia Pechak for being invited to present her global health research for the 2015 Greene Memorial Lecture at Springfield College in Springfield, MA on April 9, 2015.

CONGRATULATIONS to Dr Loretta Dillon , Dr Celia Pechak , and colleagues for presenting “Addressing Health Disparities by Promoting Linguistic Competence” at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana on February 5, 2015.