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Dr. Boyles welcoming attendees

Dr. Boyles welcoming attendees


Grant and Scott presenting

Grant and Scott presenting


Alex, Isaack and Miriam

Alex, Isaack and Miriam


Michaela, and Jen answering questions

Michaela, and Jen answering questions


Mercedes explaining her research app to Coty

Mercedes explaining her research app to Coty


Dr. Hastings and presenting students

Dr. Hastings and presenting students

DPT Research Symposium 2019 
The class of 2020 research and global health projects will be presented in platform and poster format with time for interactions with students and networking with peers.  Free Continuing Education credits (2.5 hours) will be awarded. Registration will be limited to the first 50 clinical education community partners.
Date: Saturday, November 2nd, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location: University of Puget Sound-Upper Marshall Hall
See link to the right to register.

2019 Fifth Annual Physical Therapy Research Symposium
Topics and Authors

Autonomic Nervous System Changes In Individuals With Chronic Pain: A Systematic Review
Cottrill, Kasey; Geiger, Zoe
Mentors: Steere, Karin; Steere, Jason

Current Trends in Pediatric Physical Therapy Practice for Children with Down Syndrome
Johnson, Beka 
Mentor: Looper, Julia

Common Experiences and Beliefs Among Highly Active, Older Adults
Knapp, Alex; Post, Dominic.
Mentor: McMillian, Danny

Demographics and Treatment Strategies Utilized During a Service-Learning Trip to a Medically Underserved Region: Guatemala 2019
Chang, Anna; Knapp, Alex
Mentor: Roberts, Holly

Latent Effects of Stress on Delayed Modulation of Chronic Low Back Pain: Case Series
Chang, Anna; Mooney-Myers, Catherine.
Mentor: Allen, Roger

A Global Perspective On Postural-related Shoulder Pain (PRSP)
Cottrill, Kasey; Geiger, Zoe; Pinder, Kiley
Mentro: Roberts, Holly

Head-Shake Sensory Organization Test Performance in Concussed Military Service Members.
Roadman, Brandon; Trapp, Danial
Mentor: Roberts, Holly

Physical Therapy Student Perceptions of a Global Health Service Learning Experience: A Qualitative Synthesis
Childs, Cassandra; Ginnett, Marissa; Patrick, Meagan
Mentor: Roberts, Holly

 The symposium will begin with each of the eight research groups presenting an oral "teaser" to introduce their work.  An interactive session will follow, in which all attendees may tour poster presentations of each study, visit with the student investigators about their work, network around common interests, and discuss clinical implications. 

Abstracts and complete posters from studies presented at previous symposia are available at this link:

SOUND IDEAS - RESEARCH ABSTRACTS & POSTERS