Healthy Outlook (MU School of Health Professions)

Monthly

A brief, monthly look at issues being researched by the MU School of Health Professions.

More info at the MU School of Health Professions website.

 

Cheri Ghan hosts: Dr. Nancy Cheak-Zamora, assistant professor, School of Health Professions Department of Health Sciences, will discuss transition services for youth with autism.

Cheri Ghan hosts: Meredith Lilley, School of Health Professions occupational therapy student, will discuss "People First" language in discussing disabilities.

Cheri Ghan hosts: Dr. Karen Wingert, clinical associate professor, School of Health Professions Department of Physical Therapy, will discuss exercise for cancer survivors

Cheri Ghan hosts: Dr. Tom Martin, clinical associate professor, School of Health Professions Department of Health Psychology, will discuss the impact of concussions on high school athletes.

It's easy to exercise in the Summer. Jeff Krug, instructor of physical therapy in the MU School of Health Professions explains how, with Cheri Gahn, clinical assistant professor of occupational therapy in the MU School of Health Professions.

Cheri Ghan with Shawna Strickland, Director of MU's Respiratory Therapy program. Helping children with asthma join in outdoor play.

May is Better Speech and Hearig Month, a good time to think of how to prepare kindergartners for entering school. Cheri Ghan with Dana Fritz, Director of the Robert G. Combs Language Pre School.

Know someone who has had a stroke? Giuli Krug, clinical assistant professor of occupational therapy in the MU School of Health Professions, says games like Wii might be good.

Falling is one of the leading causes of injury among many age groups. Learn how to reduce fall risk with the MU School of Health Profession's Carmen Abbott.