301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1144
Teaching Areas of Interest
Orthopedics, Manual Therapy, Movement Science, Physical Agents
Posture, Manual Therapy, Diabetes
Lynne Hughes PhD, PT, OCS, MTC is an Associate Professor and the Director of Bridge PTA to DPT Program in the Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health Professions (SHP) at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB).. She received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from UTMB, a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman's University, and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Health Promotion and Wellness from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.
Dr. Hughes has been teaching at UTMB since 2014. Prior to that time, she taught at Angelo State University and the University of the Incarnate Word. She practiced clinically for 16 years at Scott & White Hospital. Her current research is in
posture and manual therapy.
- Hughes LC, Book A, Lewis H.
Factors Influencing Texas PT and PTA Students’ Membership in APTA and TPTA: Implications for Academicians, Clinicians, and Professional Associations. Journal of Allied Health, Volume 45, Number 2, Summer 2016, pp. 129-138(10).
- Klappa SG, Crocker R, Hughes LC, Thompson JAI. Compassion Fatigue: A Model for Re-Entry after Disaster Relief Work in Haiti. Physical Therapy Journal of Policy, Administration, and Leadership, Volume 15, Number 4, January 2016.
- Hughes LC, Keith S, Byars A, Wiginton K. Cognitive Mapping in Persons Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. The Diabetes Educator,
Volume 38, Number 6, November/December 2012. doi: 10.1177/0145721712460100.
- Ko, M, Hughes L, Lewis H. Walking Speed and Peak Plantar Pressure Distribution during Barefoot Walking in Persons with Diabetes. Physiotherapy Research International, 2011 Jan 13.doi:10.1002/pri.509.
Note: A complete list of all publications can be found on the abbreviated CV.