Houston OT student has three reasons to celebrate

Saigim Garcia, an occupational therapy doctoral student, won $25,000 on the NBC game show “Password.” 

National group recognizes OT program director, four alumni

A national organization representing occupational therapists has recognized the director of  Texas Woman’s School of Occupational Therapy and four of its alumni.  SOT Director Cynthia Evetts, PhD, was one of 51 occupational therapists that were named to the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Roster of Fellows (FAOTA) for their significant contributions to the profession.

U.S. News ranks OT #1, PT #2 among best graduate programs in Texas

Among graduate programs at Texas universities, TWU’s Occupational Therapy program was ranked No. 1 and its Physical Therapy program was ranked No. 2, while Texas Woman’s master’s nursing program was ranked No. 4 and its speech-language pathology program was ranked No. 8 in the state.

Free dental screening event for kids enters fifth year

Texas Woman’s students and faculty hope to elicit smiles instead of tears at the fifth annual TWU Giving Kids a Smile event on Saturday, April 6, at the TWU Dental Hygiene Clinic.  The event, organized and run by dental hygiene students, provides free oral care services to children with significant dental needs.

Serendipitous path led to fulfilling career for PT associate director

For over 30 years, Mark Weber, PT, PhD, SCS Emeritus, ATC has worked as an academic, a board-certified sports physical therapist and an athletic trainer. Last February, Weber received the Turner A. Blackburn Hall of Fame/Lifetime Award at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections meeting.