News and Successes

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." 

PhD student finds joy in practice, research, teaching and learning

If you’re the kind that wants to leave a lasting legacy, you might take a cue from Libby Bergman. The physical therapist and PHD student has a lot to share when it comes making lives better for individuals everywhere.  


Mixing science, dance helps alum find calling

Alumna Natsuko Oshima, PT, DPT received the competition poster award at the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science conference in Limerick, Ireland for her research on how effects of abrupt tempo changes in music affects the jumping mechanism of ballet dancers. 

Retired professor’s fluke was TWU’s good fortune

TWU professor Peggy Gleeson has dedicated her career to her students and physical therapy. Through her leadership, research and scholarly productivity and clinical experience, Gleeson has elevated the national and international visibility of the TWU physical therapy program. 

PT student awarded grant to study hip ailments

Libby Bergman, PT, DPT who attends the TWU Institute of Health Sciences - Houston Center, was awarded a $1,000 grant from the TWU Experiential Student Scholar Program to research methods of diagnosing hip ailments to better address pain treatment.