The UNLV Physical Therapy Department will kickoff its Distinguished Lecture Series, designed to bring the most eminent physical therapy researchers, educators, visionaries and creative professionals to UNLV for a lecture for faculty, students, alumni, and physical therapists within the community.
Renowned physical therapist and researcher Dr. Alan M. Jette, will present a talk entitled "Innovations in Rehabilitation Outcome Measurement." He will discuss response theory measurement and computer adaptive testing and their applications on rehabilitation research.
Dr. Jette is a professor and director at the Health & Disability Research Institute at Boston University. His research interests include late-life exercise, evaluation of rehabilitation treatment outcomes and the measurement, epidemiology and prevention of disability.