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UIndy Health Pavilion faculty, staff, and students showcase research

The first annual UIndy Health Pavilion Scholarship Day, held on Friday, May 19, 2017, showcased research from nearly 20 faculty, staff, undergraduates, and graduate students. Dr. Erin Fekete, School of Psychology, and Dr. Stephanie Combs-Miller, Krannert School of Physical Therapy, organized the event as a way to promote interprofessional learning and discussion. “The Health Pavilion

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KSPT’s Staples presented at Canadian aging conference

Dr. Bill Staples, assistant professor in the University of Indianapolis Krannert School of Physical Therapy (KSPT), recently presented at the Exercise Prescription, Physical Activity and Aging Conference in Toronto, Canada. Staples is the president of the American Physical Therapy Association’s Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy. His presentation in Canada was titled Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Changes

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CHS faculty engage in “Speed Data-ing”

Recently, a dozen faculty members from the University of Indianapolis College of Health Sciences (CHS) gathered for a Speed Data-ing session. Modeled after the popular dating events in which participants get to know several new people through brief, one-on-one visits, the CHS event was intended to encourage interprofessional collaboration. “We wanted to bring CHS faculty

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Virtual gaming, handwriting intervention & social media among topics for annual OT research forum

The University of Indianapolis School of Occupational Therapy will hold its Annual Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) Research Forum on Thursday, December 11 at 6:00pm in Schwitzer Student Center on the UIndy campus.  The forum will precede MOT graduation, which will take place on Friday, December 12. Each of nine graduate research groups will present

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PT professor to lecture on use of electrical stimulation in rehabilitation

University of Indianapolis physical therapy professor Jim Bellew, PT, EdD will present at the Duquesne University Annual Physical Therapy Symposium on December 6-7.  His lecture is titled “Neuromuscular electrical stimulation and electro-pain modulation: current evidence and best practice.” Dr. Bellew is co-editor of the book Modalities for Therapeutic Intervention and has published more than 50

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