Department of Physical Therapy

Faculty members internationalize syllabi through Global Academy

Three faculty members participating in Western Carolina University’s Global Learning Academy – Todd Watson, Ian Hewer and Yanjun Yan – recently delivered presentations on their respective internationalized syllabi titled “Global Health Issues in Central America,” “Nurse Anesthesia in Africa” and “Global Engineering and Technology.”

Videos promote farmworker health, injury prevention

Western Carolina University students and faculty in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program have produced a video-based learning series on musculoskeletal health and preventive injury practices for farmworkers, particularly those who are migrant or seasonal.
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WCU physical therapy group serves in Honduras

Six students and two faculty members from WCU’s doctor of physical therapy program spent part of their winter break serving at a free physical therapy clinic in a rural mountain community in Honduras where residents have little or no access to health care.