Dallas Ph.D. Candidates

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Ababneh, Anas

Chair: Dr. Suh Jen Lin

Title of dissertation: Usability and effectiveness of a self-care mobile health app in individuals with heart failure
Collaborators: Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas
Grant funding: Student Small Grant - TWU for 2017-2018
Education: Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan. Master’s degree in physical therapy from New York Institute of Technology.
Residence: Jordan, currently living in Dallas, TX


May Bressler

Bressler, May

Chair: Mary Thompson

Title of dissertation: Family Empowerment in Parents of Children with Disabilities Receiving Outpatient Rehabilitation: A Mixed Methods Study
Education: Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Texas Woman's University; Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, University of Texas at Dallas
Residence: Dallas, Texas

Brittani Cookinham

Cookinham, Brittani

Chair: Dr. Mark Weber
Collaborators: Dr. Chad Swank, Dr. Ann Medley, Dr. Kelli Brizzolara

Title of dissertation: Factors that Influence Sports Related Concussion Measures in Contact, Non-Contact Sports and Non-Athletes
Education: Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training: Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT; Doctor of Physical Therapy: Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT
Residence: Frisco, TX

Courtney Quinn Scott

Quinn, Courtney

Chair: Dr. Ann Medley

Title of dissertation: Language Barriers, Cultural Differences, and Parents’ Expectations of Family-Centered Care in Pediatric Home Health Therapy
Education: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Texas Woman’s University; Bachelor of science (Kinesiology), Texas Woman's University
Residence: Addison, Texas


Amy Wagner

Wagner, Amy

Chair: Mary Thompson

Title of Dissertation: The Contributing Factors and Effects of Breastfeeding Position-Related Pain: A Mixed Methods Study
Education: MPT, DPT Physical Therapy from Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA; BS Mathematical Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara
Residence: San Antonio, Texas

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