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Rupal Patel

Rupal M. Patel, PT, MS 
Associate Clinical Professor

 
Phone: 713-794-2088
Email: Rpatel@twu.edu
Location: 6124 Institute of Health Sciences - Houston
Mailing Address:

School of Physical Therapy
Texas Woman’s University
6700 Fannin St.,
Houston, TX 77030

Department: School of Physical Therapy

Professional Interests:  

My current teaching responsibilities in the DPT curriculum include PT 5082 Professional Practice in PT, PT 5821 Clinical Integration I, PT 5412 & PT 6111 Practice Management Issues I and II, PT 6151 Psychosocial Aspects of Rehabilitation, and PT 6132 Professional Development for the PT.  Additionally, I also team teach in PT 6323 & PT 6343 Neuromuscular PT I and II on clinical content related to TBI, balance, vestibular rehabilitation and clinical integration and in PT 6142 &  PT 6152 Health Promotion & Wellness I and II.  I am in the dissertation phase of my PhD in Health Promotion and Wellness.  My research interests include (1) designing and implementing a Group Based Culturally Tailored Community Lifestyle Intervention Program to Reduce Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and (2) applying the PRECEDE-PROCEED Model for Health Promotion Program Planning During Community Service Learning Projects in the Entry-Level DPT Curriculum.  My clinical expertise is in the management of patients with neurologic dysfunction, especially traumatic brain injury, stroke, and spinal cord injury. Please see my curriculum vitae for more details.

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