News: Department of Physical Therapy

Outdoor portrait of Stacy Palacios-Esparza.
People | June 15, 2020
The administrative assistant III and business student shares tips on keeping her life organized and productive.
portrait of man
Research | May 28, 2020
Physical therapy professor Szu-Ping Lee relies on patients – particularly veterans and seniors – as well as clinicians to help guide his research on ways to improve mobility after limb loss.
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Business and Community | May 27, 2020
The university recognizes faculty and student for their work to improve the wellbeing of Southern Nevadans.
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Campus News | March 16, 2020
U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 22 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100 in their field.
Thessa Hilgenkamp, performing an ultrasound.
People | November 4, 2019
The first NIH-funded project at UNLV for this physical therapy professor will focus on people with Down Syndrome.
a close-up of someone lifting weights
Research | October 24, 2019
UNLV researchers monitored the motion of the thoracic spine, lumbar spine, and knee as part of the testing process.
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Campus News | June 27, 2019
Formerly called School of Allied Health Sciences, the renamed unit has also launched new department of brain health.
Professor Jennifer Nash poses in front of physical therapy students performing an exam.
People | March 25, 2019
Physical therapy became her career of choice because of the opportunity to help people rediscover fun in their lives, and – most importantly – a work-life balance.
petri dish and beakers containing liquids
Research | December 26, 2018
In 2018, faculty and students collaborated with one another and international colleagues on scientific exploration that sought to help people make sense of themselves and the world around them.
Research | July 17, 2018
UNLV researcher making strides in brain research.
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Campus News | July 12, 2018
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Woman sitting in chair reading an iPad
Research | June 20, 2018
Posture — not screen time — is biggest factor behind neck and shoulder pain, UNLV study finds.