The Corps Connection Winter Newsletter can be found here:
Congratulations to Enrique Smith-Forbes (Pgs. 6-7), his advisors, several of our alumni, and incoming student Tim Benedict. Tim Benedict on page 16 will be entering UK in the fall.
Jenae worked in Esther’s lab last summer and her abstract was awarded "Outstanding Abstract” by the American Physiological Society and she will present this work at the Experimental Biology meeting in Boston this year.
The team in Academic Services along with UK Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Department updated the University of Kentucky Thesis and Dissertation Submission Guide during the fall of 2014. The revisions mentioned below should be welcomed add-ons to the process.
Nicole M. Etter, PhD, CCC/SLP, and 2014 graduate of the Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program, was recently featured on the Penn State website. http://news.psu.edu/story/342928/2015/01/30/research/new-penn-state-facu...
Page, C., & Howell, D.M. (2015). Current clinical practice of speech-language pathologists who treat individuals with aphasia: A grounded theory study. Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders, 6 (1), 1-23. doi: 10.1558/jircd.v6i1.1
A PDF of the article is linked here:
Submit your abstract for presentation at the 10th Annual CCTS Spring Conference:
A flier can be found here:
The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) is offering more than 20 pedagogy workshops throughout the spring semester (see the list below, and check CELT’s events calendar for dates: http://www.uky.edu/celt/workshops.php ). The Graduate School encourages you to take advantage of these free professional development opportunities (some are accompanied by refreshments!).
Greg Pitts, a native of Berea, Kentucky and a graduate of the Eastern Kentucky University Masters of Occupational Therapy program, has been named the National President of the American Hand Therapy Foundation (AHTF). The AHTF is an organization dedicated to supporting research and education for upper extremity rehabilitation. The Foundation awards $20,000 on an annual basis for education and research to grant applicants. Mr. Pitts is past owner and current Clinical Specialist at Kentucky Hand and Physical Therapy in Lexington, Kentucky.
On Friday, December 5th, RHB doctoral student MAJ Enrique Smith-Forbes, MOT, OTR, CHT gave a presentation titled "Experiences of Individuals in Upper Extremity Rehabilitation With Incongruence Between Their QuickDASH and GROC Scores: A Qualitative Phenomenological Study" to the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS). AMSUS is the premier association supporting and representing military and other federal healthcare professionals.
On Friday, November 7, RHB doctoral student Audrey Johnson gave a presentation at Bellarmine University, recapping content from a conference titled Preparing the Next Generation of Physical Therapists for Innovative Practice: Physical Therapy Leaders Networking to Transform Health Care that took place in Washington, DC in July. The presentation was designed to facilitate discussion among the Bellarmine PT faculty and students of how PTs can strive to have greater leadership role and discuss how to engage and prepare PT students for the current and future healthcare environment.