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UNTHSC Program Helps Increase Diversity in Physical Therapy Field Allied Health Pathways, a collaboration between the Health Science Center, the University of North Texas and local community colleges, has already placed almost 50 African American and Hispanic males on a pathway to the doctoral physical therapy program.
UNT researchers create innovative speech therapy for students with autism. With a nearly $400,000 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, UNT autism researchers are doing an innovative listening training project, which is highlighted in a story by Dallas Innovates. Students will complete computerized and one-on-one listening exercises meant to improve their listening and conversational skills and will use remote-microphone technology at school to help filter out background noise*. *UNT President's New Roundup, 02/07/17.
Physical Therapy Program Reaches Accreditation Milestone The UNT Health Science Center's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, which began accepting students in 2010, has achieved initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Physical Therapy Education.
Improving Accessibility and Retention of Minority Males in PT Programming The following email Q&A is with Jean Keller, vice president for community engagement at the University of North Texas (UNT). In September 2012, UNT launched the Allied Health Pathways (AHP) program in collaboration with local community colleges and the university’s own Health Science Center.
Celebration of Diversity The goal of the annual Celebration of Diversity is to significantly increase the Minority Scholarship Fund so that more scholarships in more significant amounts may be awarded.