HPU to Host Physical Therapist for Health Sciences Distinguished Lecture Series
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 13, 2017 – High Point University’s Department of Physical Therapy and Congdon School of Health Sciences will host Linda Woodhouse, PT, Ph.D., for its Distinguished Lecture Series. She will speak on the topic of innovation for an ailing health care system. The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. on March 28 in Phillips Hall Auditorium, Room 120. It is free and open to the public; no tickets required.
Woodhouse has nearly 30 years of experience in clinical trials and musculoskeletal research, 115 presented abstracts and has received more than $23 million in peer-reviewed grants. She is an associate professor of physical therapy at the University of Alberta, Canada, where she is the inaugural Endowed Chair in Rehabilitation Medicine. Additionally, she served as the Provincial Scientific Director for Alberta Health Services’ Bone and Joint Health Strategic Clinical Network. She is a research affiliate at McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health in Calgary and president of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
“We are so proud to have Linda Woodhouse, a leader and revolutionary thinker, as our Distinguished Speaker,” says Dr. Eric Hegedus, department chair of physical therapy. “Based on her outstanding work and reputation, we look forward to hosting her for all of our students and faculty in the Congdon School of Health Sciences and the High Point community.”
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people.® HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with more than 4,800 undergraduate and graduate students. It is ranked No. 1 by U.S. News and World Report for Best Regional Colleges in the South and No. 1 for Most Innovative Regional Colleges in the South. HPU was named the No. 4 private school in N.C. for the best return on investment, and it is a 2016-2017 College of Distinction. The university offers 48 undergraduate majors, 51 undergraduate minors and 13 graduate degree programs. It is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at highpoint.edu.