Department of Physical Therapy
3rd Annual Pura Vida 5k Run
Cost: $25 (T-shirt only = $15; the t- shirt was designed by our very own PT student Sarah Groman!) Proceeds benefit the Physical Therapy Department's Study Abroad Costa Rica trip.
When: Saturday, February 23, 2019, 9AM
Where: Lake Pflugerville Trail and Pavilion, 18216 Weiss Lane, Pflugerville, TX 78660.
The course loops around Lake Pflugerville, which is a unique opportunity because they only allow one event per month on Lake Pflugerville, and we were chosen to be 1 of only 12 events for 2019!
Physical Therapy Team
The Physical Therapy Team for 2018-2019. Pictured here: from left to right - Scott Shaffer, Denise Gobert, Jacob Garza, Lois Stickley, Janet Bezner, Pieter Kroon, Mary Elizabeth Parker, Jennifer Hale, Barbara Sanders, Shannon Williams, Amanda Houser, Damien Rodriguez, Karen Gibbs, Angela Rich, Debra McDowell, Suzy Okere, Debbie Baylor, Steve Spivey.
The Physical Therapy Department faculty and staff held an Appreciation Party for the "1s" and "2s" (first and second year DPT students). The "Love" theme party included lunch, desserts, drinks and snacks, a photo booth, and fun for all. We appreciate you, Students!
In Honor of Dr. Barbara Melzer, PT, PhD, DPT, FAPTA
In honor of our beloved Dr. Barbara Melzer, the College of Health Professions and the Department of Physical Therapy has established a scholarship to honor Dr. Melzer’s contributions to the College, Department of Physical Therapy, and Texas State. This scholarship will provide funds to third year DPT students to support clinical education experiences. Donations can be made in memory of Dr. Barbara Melzer. Please make checks payable to the Development Foundation and mailed to:
Texas State University Development Foundation
Attn: Donor Services, JCK-480
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
To find out other ways to make a donation, go to this website http://www.ua.txstate.edu/
Special Thanks To
The faculty of the Department of Physical Therapy would like to thank the many companies who support our program by their donation of time, money, equipment and support. Thanks to:
Blue Sky Orthotics & Prosthetics
Ritchie Limb & Brace
3M EMPI, Inc
Osborn Medical Corporation
Action Bandage, LLC
Exciton Technologies, Inc
Advanced Orthopedic Designs
Sage Allard USA, Inc
Seton Hays Medical
Carolon Heel Lift Center (Kyle, TX)
Carrington Hollister Wound Care
Seton Main Hospial
Central Texas Medical Center
Department of Surgery Hydrofera, LLC
Smith & Nephew Chattanooga Group
St. David's North Medical
Christus Santa Rosa
Lakeway Aquatic Therapy & Center (Austin, TX)
Texas Neuro Rehab
Lympha Press USA, LTD
Texas PT Specialists
ConvaTec Medical Solutions
DARCO Medical Technologies, Inc
University Medical Center at Davol, Inc
Derma Sciences Orthotic & Prosthetic
Wake Pharma US
Dewey Whisenant, MD Technologies, Inc
Z - Medica
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