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Rebecca Galloway, MS, PT

Education

Graduate Program (initiated Fall 2008)
Rehabilitation Sciences
Preventative Medicine and Community Health
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Master of Physical Therapy
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
April 2002

Bachelor of Science in Health Care Sciences
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
April 2000

Prerequisite Courses
Kinesiology - Exercise Physiology Major
University of Houston, Houston, TX
August 1996 to May 1999

Board Certification

Geriatric Certified Specialist
American Board of Physical Therapist Specialties
June 2006 - 2016

Professional Experience

Instructor and Director of Clinical Education
UTMB Physical Therapy Department (12/2008 - present)
Assistant Director of Clinical Education
UTMB Physical Therapy Department (1/2008 - 11/2008)

Physical Therapist III
UTMB Geriatric Services (5/2002 - 8/2006)
UTMB Rehabilitation Services (8/2006 - 11/2008)
Acute Care for Elders Unit (5/2002 - 9/2008)

Committee Responsibilities - UTMB

A. APTA Task Force committee member in the Physical Therapy Program (1/2009 - present)
B. Curriculum committee member for the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program (2/2008 - present)
C. Search committee member for two 12 month tenure-track faculty positions in the Master of Physical Therapy program (6/2007 - 9/2008)

Membership in Professional Organizations

Member of American Physical Therapy Association (2000 - present)
Member of Texas Physical Therapy Association (2000 - present)
Member of Geriatric Section of American Physical Therapy Association (2002 - present)
Member of Education Section of American Physical Therapy Association (2008 - present)
Member of Texas Consortium for Physical Therapy Clinical Education (2008 - present)

Honors

Texas Consortium Dorn Long Outstanding Clinical Educator Award (10/2007)
UTMB Rehabilitation Services Foster Boston Memorial Award (10/2007)
UTMB Rehabilitation Services Second Quarter Shining Star (2/2007)
Dean's Competitive Academic Scholarship (Fall 2001)
Highest Honors with B.S. in Health Care Sciences (Spring 2000)
Physical Therapy Departmental Academic Scholarship (Fall 2000)
Edgar and Grace Gnitzinger Scholarship (Fall 2000)

Additional Information

Item writer for the National Physical Therapy Examinations (3/2007 - 6/2007)

Published

A. Poster presentation
Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX, October 2002
EFFECT OF ABDOMINAL DRAWING-IN EXERCISE TRAINING ON PAIN AND FUNCTION IN PERSONS WITH LOW BACK PAIN. Wise D, Galloway R, Mitschke D, Riley P, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

B. Poster presentation
UTMB Forum on Aging 2003
GERIATRIC REHABILITATION. Sinclair N, Galloway R, Creighton P, Pitchford L. Department of Geriatric Services, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

C. Role of physical therapist in educational DVD "Physician's Role on the Interdisciplinary Team"
Produced by Loretta Grumbles, MD
Released July 2006

D. Galloway R and Sinclair N. Pocket reference: Inpatient PT tools. Distributed to UTMB Rehabilitation staff for educational use and patient outcome measures, 2008.

Continuing Education Programs Presented

Galloway R and Sinclair N. How effective was your therapy? Great! Now prove it: guidelines for the use of outcome measures across the spectrum of care - approved for 0.275 CEUs by TPTA (8/19/2008)