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Physical Therapy Department Distingushed Lecture Series Kickoff

When

Nov. 15, 2012, 1pm to 3pm

Office/Remote Location

Auditorium

Description

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.

Admission Information

Event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

Name: Merrill Landers
Office: Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Sciences
Phone: 702-895-1377
E-mail: merrill.landers@unlv.edu