Department of Physical Therapy

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  • New Doctorate Program Available

    The new Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences at UNLV, one of the first offered in the Western United States, is an innovative approach to healthcare research.

  • GPSA Research Winners

    Congratulations to PT Students Karen Daun, Alexa Standerfer, and Suzenna Ngo who earned an Honorable Mention Award in the Science and Health Science category of the Graduate and Professional Student Research Forum for their work "The Effects of Locomotion-Induced Shock Loading on Tibiofemoral Bone Stress Injury."

  • Combined Sections Meeting

    The physical therapy department led multiple presentations, six of which involved students, during the 2015 APTA Combined Sections Meeting in February.

  • Research

    The department is part of a $20.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health focused on putting clinical health research into practice and on addressing regional health concerns, such as access to care, cancer, obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular and infectious diseases.