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Spotlight

Diagnostic ultrasound imaging is changing the landscape of the physical therapy profession. Once used primarily for musculoskeletal rehabilitation research, it is now heavily used in clinical research and becoming more accessible to physical therapy clinics. Tamara Phelan ‘08, PT, EdD, FAAOMPT, professor of physical therapy, secured a $25,000 University of the Pacific Technology in Education […]

Faculty Spotlight: Tamara Phelan ’08


News

As director of the Office of Academic Success and Instructional Support (OASIS), William Kehoe, PharmD, MA, FCCP, BCPS, coordinates support services to help pharmacy and health sciences graduate students achieve academic and lifelong career success. Dr. Kehoe was appointed last August after serving as the department chair of pharmacy practice for the past 14 years. […]

Outreach

With the simple greeting, Muli bwanji, or “Greetings from Malawi,” a professor and her team of physical therapy students were met with a multitude of smiles and soccer games as they treated patients and trained community health workers. “It was a truly welcoming culture that was appreciative of any education or physical therapy skill that […]

Outreach

During the Parkinson’s Wellness Camp participants rotated through different sessions including a Wii Fit station. The Wii challenged the patients’ balance. A home exercise station helped educate patients about what they can do at home to help improve their condition. The camp was an opportunity to go beyond the classroom and help improve the lives […]

Parkinson’s Wellness Camp Benefits Community Members


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If there is one word to describe Chris Wolfinger ’15 it would be determined. Wolfinger’s focus on his career in physical therapy and athletic training helped him discover Pacific’s student development leave; an opportunity that allowed him to spend a week with the San Jose Sharks at their prospect camp last summer. However, the opportunity […]

Student Spotlight: Chris Wolfinger ’15


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Dr. Carl Fairburn ’10 joined the physical therapy faculty in August as an Assistant Professor, teaching the same program in which he was once a student. He hopes to make an impact on his students by challenging them in new ways. Dr. Fairburn “look[s] forward to helping mold professional growth and challenging the students to […]

Faculty Spotlight: Carl Fairburn ’10

  • Posted:October 30, 2014
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News

The 5th Annual Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Doctor of Physical Therapy White Coat Ceremony was held on August 29, 2014 at the DeRosa University Center Ballroom. The anticipation leading up to the ceremony was exciting to witness, all of the smiling and proud faces of students and parents alike. Everyone […]

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In 1997, Dr. Jim Mansoor, Professor – Department of Physical Therapy, and his colleagues from UC Davis launched a research project to study the effects of pirfenidone on a deadly lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), in animal models. The research was funded by Marnac, Inc., which has since sold the rights to sell pirfenidone […]

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Growing up, Ben Larson ‘14 aspired to be a physical therapist for a professional sports team because he was a multi-sport athlete and had his share of visits to the physical therapist and athletic trainer. “I remember thinking to myself, ‘wow, this could be something I would have fun doing as a career.’” Larson can […]

Physical Therapy Student to Participate in Giants Training Camp

  • Posted:July 22, 2014
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Dean's Blog

It is a season of change here at the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and, as it is in most times of change, it is bittersweet. Over the summer and fall four of the School’s faculty are retiring; Dr. Richard Abood, Dr. Donald Floriddia ’71, Dr. Paul Williams ’74, and Dr. […]

Letter from the Dean – Summer 2014