News and Successes

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.

PT Alumna Featured on WFAA's Good Morning Texas

Logan Spacek, DPT ’14 shared valuable information and demonstrated exercises for strengthening one’s pelvic floor on a WFAA’s Good Morning Texas segment on March 26.

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. 

Student dreams of expanding PT in island community

Kalijah Belardo is from St. Croix, one of the three islands that make up the United States Virgin Islands in the Caribbean Sea. She is also a first-year student in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program on the Texas Woman’s Houston campus. And, although she misses home and her close-knit family every single day, she is determined to become a physical therapist to inspire and help the people of St. Croix. 

PT researchers studying treatments for post-stroke fatigue

Associate Professor Hui-Ting Goh and Professor Emeritus Elaine Jackson, both from the School of Physical Therapy at the Dallas Center, have been awarded a $372,870 three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund their project, "Behavioral and Neural Correlates of Post-Stroke Fatigue."