Mehta earns national recognition for second straight year

For the second straight year, Jyutika Mehta, PhD CCC-SLP, has been recognized nationally for her contributions to the neurorehabilitation field. The Texas Woman’s professor and director of the Mike A. Myers Stroke Center was named a Fellow of the American Society of Neurorehabilitation (FASNR) at the ASNR Annual Meeting. 

Her calling is helping others find their voice

Texas Woman's graduate student Aracely Lomeli always knew she wanted to be a speech-language pathologist. She just didn't know there was a name for what she wanted to do. She is enhancing her SLP graduate degree by also working on a certification in bilingual SLP and is excited to be part of making a difference in the need for bilingual therapists. 

Dallas philanthropist Myers makes $2 million gift to Stroke Center

Dallas businessman and philanthropist Mike A. Myers has given a $2 million gift to Texas Woman’s stroke center to be used to expand research, patient and family services, and inter-professional training opportunities.

Pickleball may be leisure Rx for stroke patients

Occupational therapy doctoral candidate Natalie Mackie has developed an adaptive pickleball program for clients at the Stroke Center-Dallas as part of her capstone project.

Stroke Center’s new ambassador has disarming demeanor

Watson Polk has become an ambassador and a little bit of a celebrity at the Stroke Center. Polk uses a type of Augmentative and Alternative Communication device called eye-gaze technology to communicate. He volunteered on Wednesdays during the fall semester, helping Stroke Center clients communicate with their own AAC devices.