Ann  Medley, Ph.D.
Professor
Physical Therapy
College of Health Sciences
smedley@twu.edu



Academic Background 
Ph.D.  University of Texas System : Dallas, Richardson, Texas, Cognition & Neuroscience, 2007.
M.S.  Texas Woman's University, Dallas, Texas, Physical Therapy, 1991.
B.S.  University of Texas Health Science Center, Dallas, Texas, Physical Therapy, 1979.
B.A.  University of Texas, Austin, Austin, Texas, Biology, 1978.
Professional Certifications 
Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults through Geriatric Section of the APTA, 2010
NDT Certification, 1994
Licensed Physical Therapist, 1979, Texas.
Professional Memberships 
Zumba Instructor Network: Licensed Zumba Instructor: Basic and Toning Certifications, 2013-2017
APTA Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 2009-2018
APTA Education Section Member, 2001-2017
APTA Neurology Section Special Interest Group Membership: Stroke, 2001-2016
APTA, Neurology Section Membership, 1992-2019
American Physical Therapy Association, 1979-2019
Texas Physical Therapy Association, 1979-2019
Work Experience
Work Experience 
Academic
Professor and Director, Texas Woman's University (2014 - Present), Dallas, Texas.
Associate Professor/Associate Director, Texas Woman's University (2012 - 2014), Dallas, Texas.
Associate Professor, Texas Woman's University (2008 - 2012), Dallas, Texas.
Associate Clinical Professor, Texas Woman's University (2007 - 2008), Dallas, Texas.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Texas Woman's University (1997 - 2007), Dallas, Texas.
Assistant Professor/Assistant ACCE, Texas Woman's University (1995 - 1997), Dallas, Texas.
Instructor/Assistant ACCE, Texas Woman's University (1992 - 1995), Dallas, Texas.
SLL Instructor, Texas Woman's University (1990 - 1991), Dallas, Texas.
Non-Academic
PRN Staff Physical Therapist, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas - SNU (September, 1996 - September, 1997), Dallas, Texas.
Staff Per-visit Physical Therapist, Visiting Nurse Association (1989 - 1996), Dallas, Texas.
Staff Physical Therapist/CCCE, Doctor's Hospital (1982 - 1989), Dallas, Texas.
Staff Physical Therapist, Mesquite Community Hospital (1981 - 1982), Mesquite, Texas.
Staff Physical Therapist, St. Paul Hospital (April, 1980 - May, 1981), Dallas, Texas.
Staff Physical Therapist, Medical Center Del Oro (September, 1979 - April, 1980), Houston, Texas.
Teaching
Courses Taught 
Courses from the Teaching Schedule:    Advanced Critical Inquiry in Physical Therapy, Advanced Practicum in Physical Therapy, Applied Neurorehab, Applied Ortho Management, Applied PT Eval, Basic Skills in Physical Therapy, Bio Prin Disease, Clinical Management in Internal Medicine, Clinical Management in Internal Medicine, Clinical Management of the Neuromuscular System, Clinical Management of the Neuromuscular System, Clinical Neuroscience, Clinical Neuroscience, Critical Inquiry in Physical Therapy I, Critical Inquiry in Physical Therapy I, Critical Inquiry in Physical Therapy II, Critical Inquiry in Physical Therapy II, Critical Inquiry in Physical Therapy III, Critical Inquiry in Physical Therapy III, Directed Practicum in Physical Therapy, Dissertation, Dissertation, Examination, Evaluation, and Outcomes, Field Research in Physical Therapy, Independent Study, Internship I, Internship II, Internship III, Introduction to Physical Therapy Practice, Med Sci For PTs, Neur Bas Motion, Neuromuscular Integration and Applications, Neuromuscular Physical Therapy I, PT Treat Proc, Pathophysiology of Selected Disease States, Professional Issues and Topics in Physical Therapy, Professional Paper, Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Therapy, Research in Physical Therapy, Special Topics, Special Topics, Special Topics, Teaching & Learning in Physical Therapy, Ther Act - Ortho, Therapeutic Activities for the Rehabilitation Patient, Therapeutic Exercise and Intervention l
Teaching Activities 
Doctoral Dissertation Student Committee - Chair
2018 - Changes in gait speed, gastrocnemius strength, and center of pressure for individuals living with Parkinson's disease.
2018 - Language Barriers, Cultural Differences, and Parents' Expectations of Family-Centered Care in Pediatric Home Health Therapy.
2017 - Responsiveness and predictive validity of the Sitting Balance Scale and Function in Sitting Test in people with stroke.
2015 - The effect of visual environmental distraction on gait performance in children.
2011 - Effect of Aerobic Exercise on Cognition and Sedentary Behavior in Persons with Parkinson Disease.
Doctoral Dissertation Student Committee - Member
2019 - The Influence of Positioning and Torticollis on the Development and Treatment of Abnormal Infant Head Shapes. 1 student.
2019 - Factors that Influence Sports Related Concussion Measures in Contact, Non-Contact Sports and Non-Athletes. 1 student.
2019 - Comparing Occupational Adaptation-Based and Traditional Educational Programs for Dementia Care Teams: An Embedded Mixed Methods Study.
2019 - The Impact of Wearing a Robotic Exoskeleton on Gait Parameters and Muscle Activity in Individuals with Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury.
2019 - Family Empowerment in Parents of Children with Disabilities Receiving Outpatient Rehabilitation: A Mixed Methods Study. 1 student.
2019 - A Mixed Method Analysis of the Impact of Standardized Balance Measurement on Therapist Decision-making and Patient Outcomes.
2019 - The Inicidence of Stress Urinary Incontinence in Female Entry Soldiers.
2018 - Effects of Two Different AFOs on Gait Outcomes in Patients with Subacute Stroke.
2017 - The effect of home-based high-velocity training on muscle strength and power, functional performances, and physical activity behavior in individuals with total knee arthroplasty.
2017 - Concurrent Vallidity and Clinical Utility of the Dartfish Application to Assess Balance Strategy Use in Adults.
2014 - Effect of Lumbopelvic Manipulation on Hip and Knee Neuromuscular Activity, Pain Intensity, and Functional activity in People with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome.
2013 - A randomized clinical trial of the effectiveness of the compression belt for patients with sacroiliac joint pain.
2012 - A comparison of clinical outcomes between early physical therapy intervention and usual care in individuals following anterior cervical fusion.
2008 - An Investigation Of Outcome Measures And Interventions Utilized By Physical Therapists For Fall Prevention In Community Dwelling Older Adults Who Have Gait And Balance Problems.
Doctoral Student Project Committee - Chair
2016 - Physical Therapy Outcomes Measures in the Sub Acute Setting.
2015 - Effects of ARMEO Robotic Arm Training on Cognition and Speech/Language Perception, Phase 3.
2014 - Inter- and Intra-rater Reliability of Three Sitting Balance Scales in Individuals Following Stroke.
2014 - Effects of ARMEO Robotic Arm Training on Cognition and Speech/Language Perception, Phase 2.
2013 - Effects of ARMEO Robotic Arm Training on Cognition and Speech/Language Perception (Phase 1).
2011 - Predictors of sedentary behavior in people with Parkinson disease. 2 students.
2010 - Validation of Sitting Balance Scale and Five Times Sit to Stand in Community Dwelling Adults with Neurologic Problem. 4 students.
2009 - Performance of Apparently Healthy, Community Dwelling Adults on Tests of Functional Mobility, Phase 3. 4 students.
Doctoral Student Project Committee - Co-Chair
2018 - Validation of the SBS Using the Balance Master Long Force Plate (Phase 4).
2018 - Physical activity attitudes and behaviors in nursing, occupational and physical therapy students while attending school: Can these be changed?.
2018 - Usefulness of the Sitting Balance Scale in Individuals following Spinal Cord Injury Final phase.
2017 - Usefulness of the SBS in individuals following SCI: phase 3.
2016 - Usefulness of the SBS in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury: Preliminary Data. 2 students.
2015 - Usefulness of the SBS in individuals following SCI: a pilot study. 3 students.
2013 - Validation of the SBS using the Balance Master long force plate, Phase 2 Co-chair with Mary Thompson. 4 students.
2013 - Cognition and sedentary behavior in healthy elderly community dwellers, Phase 1. 2 students.
2012 - Validation of the SBS using the Balance Master long force plate. 4 students.
2012 - Cognition and sedentary behavior in healthy elderly community dwellers, Phase 1. 2 students.
2012 - Validation of the SBS using the Balance Master long force plate. 4 students.
2011 - Validation of Sitting Balance Scale in community dwelling adults with functional limitations, phase II. 4 students.
2011 - Test-retest reliability and minimal detectable change for temporospatial gait parameters during dynamic gait tasks in healthy young and older adults. 6 students.
2010 - The usefulness of context oriented functional in predicting fall risk. 3 students.
2010 - Center of pressure excursions during context oriented functional reach. 3 students.
2009 - The effect of context and balance confidence on functional reach ability in healthy, older adults, Phase 3. 6 students.
Master's Professional Student Paper - Chair
2001 - Intrarater and interrater reliability of a test battery used to evaluate patients post-rehabilitation.
2001 - Effect of Botulinum toxin A on spasticity in children with Cerebral Palsy: A Proposal.
2001 - Relationship between functional reach, timed up and go, and single-leg stance in women with Osteopenia and Osteoporosis: A Data Analysis.
2001 - Study design: The effect of practice order on learning a motor task in stroke survivors.
2001 - Effect of Baclofen on spasticity in children with cerebral palsy: A Proposal.
2001 - The Effects of a Non-Traditional Model of Physical Therapy on Function in People Following Cerebrovascular Accident.
2000 - Effect of bicycling, treadmill, and variable surfaces on gait in people following CVA.
2000 - Usefulness of the Timed Up And Go and the Berg Balance Scale in an outpatient rehabilitation setting.
2000 - Motor learning in people with pathology: A Literature Review.
1999 - Relationship between performance on the Self-Ordered Pointing Task and performance on a lineup following a live or videotaped presentation.
1999 - Investigation of the relationship between selected human performance factors and driving high level tasks as measured by visual analog scales.
1999 - The relationship between performance on the Self-Ordered Pointing Task, method of instruction, and ability to learn a new motor task.
1999 - Development of an instructional video for the use of a standard walker.
1999 - Investigation of the relationship between selected human performance factors and subtasks related to driving.
1998 - Investigation of resource economic relationships between basic performance resources and the high-level tasks of gait and transfers in patients with Parkinson's disease.
1998 - Preliminary performance of community dwelling people following a stroke on the Functional Reach Test: A pilot study.
1998 - Preliminary performance of community dwelling people following a cerebrovascular accident on the Timed Up and Go: A Pilot Study.
1998 - Correlation of the FIM and Burn Specific Health Scale with patients with burns: A Pilot Study.
1998 - The use of the FIM and Burn Specific Health Scale with patients with burns: A Pilot Study.
1998 - Investigation of resource economic relationships between three high-level tasks and basic performance resources in Parkinson's patients.
1997 - Documentation practices of physical therapists in the rehabilitation setting: A Survey.
1997 - Performance of patients following total hip replacement on the Timed Up and Go.
1997 - Documentation practices of physical therapists in the acute care setting: A Survey.
1997 - Documentation practices of physical therapists in the outpatient setting: A Survey.
1996 - An instrument to survey documentation practices used in physical therapy.
1996 - Performance of patients following total hip replacement on the Up and Go Test.
1996 - PT services in Texas Public School System: A Descriptive System.
1996 - Performance of patients following total knee replacement on the Up and Go Test.
1995 - Normative data for the performance of 65-74 year Olds on the Physical Performance Test.
1995 - Performance of healthy 75-84 year olds on the Up and Go Test with and without a standard walker.
1995 - Performance of healthy 65-84 year olds on the Up and Go Test with and without a rolling walker.
1995 - Normative data for the performance of 75-84 year olds on the Physical Performance Test.
1994 - Normative data for the performance of 20-29 year old men on the Up and Go Test with and without a cane.
1994 - Literature review: Functional assessments and functional measures.
1994 - Normative data for the performance of 65-74 year old men on the Up and Go Test with and without a cane.
1994 - Normative data for the performance of 75-84 year old men on the Up and Go Test with and without a cane.
1993 - Normative data for the performance of 60-64 year old women on the Up and Go Test with and without a cane.
1993 - Normative data for the performance of 20-29 year old women on the Up and Go Test with and without a cane.
1993 - Normative data for the performance of 70-74 year old women on the Up and Go Test with and without a cane.
Master's Professional Student Paper - Member
2001 - The Effects of a Non-Traditional Model of Physical Therapy on Function in People Following Cerebrovascular Accident.
2001 - Duke Mobility Skills Protocol:Performance data, correlations to the Timed Up and Go, and use in patients with TBI: A Manuscript.
2001 - Foot sensation as measured by Semmes-Weinstein monofilaments.
2001 - Efficacy of vestibular rehabilitation: a literature review.
2000 - Establishment Of Age And Gender Related Performance Data On The Duke Mobility Skills Protocol.
2000 - Correlation of the Duke Mobility Skills Protocol to the TUG in Health Subjects.
2000 - The Effects of Long-Term Periodic Reassessment and Revision of Rehabilitation Programs on the Level of Functions of Individuals Following CVA: A Pilot Study.
2000 - Use Of The Duke Mobility Skills Protocol With TBI Patients To Determine Independence In Community Mobility Skills.
2000 - The Investigation Of The Relationship Between Lower Level Performance Resources And Higher Level Mobility Task Performance Within Individual Subjects During Rehabilitation.
2000 - Relationship of Human Performance, Functional Mobility, Dynamic Stability, and Fall History in Community-Dwelling Elderly Women with Osteoporosis.
1999 - Analysis and implication of the Vector Report for geriatric physical therapists.
1999 - Interrater reliability of the Duke Mobility Skills Protocol III.
1999 - Predictive validity of the Berg Balance Scale on length of stay and discharge placement following a cerebrovascular accident.
1999 - Falls and function in community dwelling elders: A Longitudinal Study.
1999 - Establishment of age and gender related performance data on the Duke Mobility Skills Test: Phase I.
1999 - Long term management of individuals following cerebrovascular accident: a grant proposal.
Master's Professional Student Project - Chair
2010 - Investigating Criterion-Related And Discriminative Validity Of The Sitting Balance Scale In Older Adults Who Are Non-Ambulatory Or Have Limited Functional Mobility.
2008 - Performance of Apparently Healthy, Community Dwelling Adults on Tests of Functional Mobility , Phase 2. 4 students.
2008 - Quantification of the Temporal/Spatial Parameters of Gait During Performance of the Dynamic Gait Index. 2 students.
2008 - Reliability and Validity of the functional task sit to stand to use with Neuromuscular Movement Classification system. 2 students.
2008 - The effect of context and balance confidence on functional reach ability in healthy, older adults, Phase 2. 2 students.
2007 - Variations of the Forward Reach Test. 2 students.
2007 - Performance of Apparently Healthy, Community Dwelling Adults on Tests of Functional Mobility, Phase 1. 4 students.
2007 - The effects of walking programs on post-stroke locomotion recovery. 2 students.
2006 - Outcomes of a Weight Training Exercise Program in Two Multiples Sclerosis Clients: A Case Report. 2 students.
2006 - Reliability and Validity of a Sitting Balance Measure (Phase 4). 2 students.
2005 - The effects of walking programs on post-stroke locomotion recovery. 4 students.
2005 - The use of custom made orthotics for a child with sensory integration deficits who toe walks: A pediatric case study.
2005 - Reliability and validity of an objective measure of sitting balance: Preliminary data. 4 students.
2005 - New tools needed to assess low and high functioning chronic stroke survivors: A case report.
2004 - Postural stability, posture, fall history & muscle length in women age 18-90 with osteoporosis and osteopenia.
2004 - Performance of subjects with a history of brain injury on variations of the Timed Up and Go.
2004 - The Effects of Walking Programs on Post Stroke Locomotion Recovery. 4 students.
2004 - Usefulness of the variations of the Timed Up and Go in apparently healthy individuals and individuals with known pathology.
2004 - Measuring sitting balance: preliminary performance data.
2003 - Performance data for modified version of functional reach and Berg balance measure in young and old subjects. 4 students.
2003 - Comparison of variations of the TUG, a continuation. 2 students.
2003 - Performance data of the Duke Mobility Skills Protocol and a cognitive task in healthy subjects, a continuation. 2 students.
2002 - Effects of random practice on learning a motor task.
2002 - Comparison of variations of the TUG. 2 students.
2002 - Effect of foot orthoses use on the balance skills in children with learning disabilities.
2002 - Effect of long-term periodic reassessment and revision of rehabilitation programs on the level of function of patients following a stroke. 2 students.
2002 - Performance data of the Duke Mobility Skills Protocol and a cognitive task in healthy subjects. 2 students.
Master's Thesis Student Committee - Chair
2004 - Predicting the Probability of Falls in Community Dwelling Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury.
2002 - The Effect of Frequency of Physical Therapy Visits on Balance and Falls in Frail Elderly.
2000 - Effect of Foot Orthoses Use on the Balance Skills in Children with Learning Disabilities.
Master's Thesis Student Committee - Member
2007 - Physical Therapy Management of Elderly Clients With Balance Impairment.
2006 - The Prevention or Delay of Assisted Living Placement: The Elders & Perspective and Opportunities for Physical Therapy.
2002 - Physical Performance Measures as a Predictor of Discharge Placement Following Acute Care Hospitalization.
2000 - Foot Sensation as Measured By Semmes-Weinstein Monofilaments in Persons Newly Diagnosed with Diabetes.
2000 - The Impact of Prospective Payment System on Job Satisfaction Among Physical Therapists in Long-term Care Settings.
2000 - The Effects of Two Attention Demanding Tasks on Performance of The Timed Up and Go in Community Dwelling Older Adults.
Intellectual Contributions
Intellectual Contributions Grid 
Category Total
Articles in Refereed Journals 18
Articles-in-Progress (All) 8
Books, Monographs, Compilations, Manuals, Supplements, Chapters, Cases, Readings 2
Presentations of Refereed Papers 58
Presentations of Non-Refereed Papers 14
Refereed Articles 
Brizzolara, K. J., Wang-Price, S., Roddey, T. S., & Medley, A. (2018).  A Randomized Clinical Trial of the Effectiveness of the Compression Belt for Patients with Sacroiliac Joint Pain.   Journal of Women's Health Physical Therapy., doi: 10.1097/JWH.0000000000000102.
Swank, C., Medley, A., Thompson, M., Jackson, E., & Barisa, M. (2017).  Aerobic Exercise Lessens Dual Task Cost in Low Rate Pedalers with Parkinson Disease.   International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 23 (1), 524-532.
Swank, C., Almutairi, S., & Medley, A. (2017).  Proposing Development and Utility of a Mobility Composite Measure.   Rehabilitation Research and Practice., doi: 10.1155/2017/8619147.
Bizama, F., Medley, A., Trudelle-Jackson, E., & Csiza, L. (2017).  The Effect of Visual Environmental Distraction on Gait Performance in Children.   Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics: A Quarterly Journal of Developmental Therapy., doi: 10.1080/01942638.2017.1297987.
Csiza, L., & Medley, A. (2016).  Determination of the effectiveness of a Community Based Exercise program, Tai Chi, for people with Multiple Sclerosis, a pilot program.   Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research, 1 (1).
Swank, C., Trudelle-Jacksson, E., Medley, A., Thompson, M., & Jackson, A. (2016).  A Comparison of Physical Activity and Dual Task Gait among Persons with Parkinson's Disease and Healthy Older Adults.   Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 1-10, doi: 10.3109/02703181.2015.1134747.
Medley, A., & Thompson, M. (2015).  Contribution of Age and Balance Confidence to Functional Mobility Test Performance: Diagnostic Accuracy of L test and Normal-paced Timed Up and Go.   Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 38 (1), 8-16.
Thompson, M., & Medley, A. (2013).  Validity of the Sitting Balance Scale in older adults who are non-ambulatory or have limited functional mobility.   Clinical Rehabilitation, 27 (2), 166-173.
Swank, C., Thompson, M., & Medley, A. (2013).  Aerobic Exercise in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis.   International Journal of MS Care: Adjunctive Treatment for Cognitive Problems, 15 (3), 138-145.
Norris, B., & Medley, A. (2011).  The effect of context on functional reach ability in healthy adults.   Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 34 (2), 82-87.
Norris, B., & Medley, A. (2011).  The effect of balance confidence and context on functional reach ability in healthy older adults.   PM&R (Philadelphia, 2009) : The Journal of Injury, Function and Rehabilitation, 3 (9), 811-816.
Medley, A., & Thompson, M. (2011).  Development, reliability and validity of the Sitting Balance Scale.   Physiotherapy Theory and Practice: An International Journal of Physical Therapy, 27 (7), 471-481.
Thompson, M., & Medley, A. (2007).  Forward and lateral sitting functional reach in younger, middle-aged, and older adults.   Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 30 (2), 43-48.
Medley, A., Thompson, M., & French, J. (2006).  Predicting the probability of falls in community dwelling persons with brain injury.   Brain Injury, 20 (13-14), 1403-1408.
Medley, A., & Thompson, M. (2005).  Usefulness of Variations of the Timed Up and Go in Apparently Healthy Individuals.   Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics: Current Trends in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 23 (4), 1-23.
Thompson, S., & Medley, A. (1998).  Performance of individuals with Parkinson's Disease on the Timed Up and Go.   Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy, 22 (16), 16-21.
Medley, A., & Thompson, M. (1997).  The Effect of Assistive Devices on the Performance of Community Dwelling Elderly on the Timed Up and Go Test.   Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 20, 3-7.
Thompson, M., & Medley, A. (1995).  Performance of Community Dwelling Elderly on the Timed Up and Go Test.   Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics: Current Trends in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 13, 17-30.
Books, Monographs, Compilations, Manuals 
Books
Long, D., Baker, C., Barnes, C., Dillon, L., Domenech, M., Gleeson PB, Green GJ, Hrachovy J, Medley A, Melzer B, Morris J, Russell B, Stetts D, Utsey C (eds) (Ed.). (1995).  The Blue MACS, 5th ed Not Known.  
Monographs
Medley, A. (2002).  Management of an Older Patient Following a Stroke American Physical Therapy Association.  
Presentations of Refereed Papers 
International
Swank, C., Medley, A., Thompson, M., & Trudelle-Jakcson, E. (2014, June). Comparing Cognition and Sedentary Behavior in People with Parkinson Disease with Matched Healthy Adults.  International Society for Posture and Gait Research World Congress, Vancouver, Canada-British Columbia.
Swank, C., Medley, A., Thompson, M., Trudelle-Jackson, E., & Barisa, M. (2012). Does an Aerobic Exercise Program Modify Sedentary Behavior in People with Parkinson's Disease?  International Council on Active Aging, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Medley, A., Thompson, M., & Kim, N. (2007). Reliability and validity of a new sitting balance measure: The Sitting Balance Scale (SBS).  15th International World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress, Vancouver, Canada.
Local
Anderle, D., Barfoot, R., Webb, J., & Medley, A. (2016). Usefulness of the Sitting Balance Scale in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury: Preliminary Data.  2016 TPTA Annual Conference, Fort Worth, Texas.
National
Cookinham, B., Weber, M., Swank, C., Medley, A., & Brizzolara, K. (2019). Concussion History, Career Status and Cumulative Years of Football Exposure Influence Sports Concuccion Assesssment Tool Performance in Elite Football Players.  Academy of Neurology: 2019 Sports Concussion Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Alzyoud, J., Medley, A., Barrett, H., & Koeijmans, H. (2017). Reliability and Validity of Three Sitting Balance Scales in People with Hemiparesis: Preliminary Data.  APTA Combined Sessions Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.
Al Abbad, A., Wang-Price, S., Ortiz, A., Trudelle-Jackson, E., & Medley, A. (2015, February). Immediate and Carry-over Effects of Lumbopelvic Manipulation on Hip and Knee Electromyography Amplitude and Pain Intensity in People with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Indianapolis, Indiana.
Brizzolara, K., Wang-Price, S., Roddey, T., & Medley, A. (2014, October). A randomized clinical trial of the effectiveness of the compression belt for patients with sacroiliac joint pain.  AAOMPT Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
Swank, C., Barisa, M., Medley, A., Thompson, M., & Trudelle-Jackson, E. (2014, February). The Relationship Between the RBANS© and a Dual Task Paradigm in People with Parkinson's Disease.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Las Vegas, Nevada.
Frerich, J., Higgins, W., Medley, A., & Mitchell, K. (2013). Bloodborne Pathogen Training for Future Physical Therapists: Comparison of Three Educational Approaches.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), San Diego, California.
Norris, B., Medley, A., Antes, K., Mandeville, H., Miller, C., Selby K., Kunze, C., Bireley, J. (2012). Test-retest reliability and minimal detectable change for temporo-spatial gait parameters during dynamic gait tasks in healthy young and older adults.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Chicago, Illinois.
Swank, C., Peiser, M., Zimmerman, R., Medley, A., Thompson, M., Jackson, E. (2012). Predictors of sedentary behavior in people with Parkinson disease.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Chicago, Illinois.
Boles, A., Hernandez, V., Kollehner, A., Miao, M., Medley, A., Thompson, M. (2011). Validation of Sitting Balance Scale in community dwelling adults with functional limitations.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, The Woodlands, Texas.
Medley, A. (2011). Effective Active Learning Strategies: Students Want to be Engaged. Concentrated Education Series: Effective Academic Teaching and Leadership.  American Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference & Exposition, National Harbor, Maryland.
Medley, A. & Thompson, M. (2011). Contribution of age and balance confidence to functional mobility performance.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), New Orleans, Louisiana.
Norris, B., Medley, A., Hoverstadt, K., Lipman, B., Rea, J., Rooney M., Simonson S., Terrell T. (2011). Postural control during context oriented functional reach in healthy adults.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), New Orleans, Louisiana.
Medley, A. & Borman, N. P. (2010). Supplemental learning lab: a perk for students and faculty. Concentrated Education Series: Academic Teaching.  American Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference & Exposition, Boston, Massachusetts.
Norris, B. & Medley, A. (2010). The effect of balance confidence on context-oriented functional reach in healthy older adults.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), San Diego, California.
Norris, B., Medley, A., Hoverstadt, K., Lipman, B., Rea, J., Rooney M., Simonson S., Terrell T. (2010). Center of pressure measures of postural stability during context oriented functional reach in healthy adults.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Arlington, Texas.
Medley, A., Norris, B., Green, J., Lee, M., Moeller, J., Pham, N., Rankin, A., Thompson, M., Young, J. (2009). The effect of context on functional reaching ability in healthy adults.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Austin, Texas.
Norris, B. & Medley, A. (2009). The effect of context and age on functional reach ability in healthy adults ages 21-89.  American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Swank, C., Thompson, M., Lin, S., & Medley, A. (2009). Effect of aerobic exercise on cognitive function and quality of life in persons with multiple sclerosis.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Las Vegas, Nevada.
Medley, A. & Thompson, M. (2008). Functional mobility and balance confidence in community dwelling adults: Preliminary data.  American Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
Norris, B. & Medley, A. (2008). The effect of context on functional reach ability in healthy adults.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Nashville, Tennessee.
Thompson, M. & Medley, A. (2007). Post-stroke locomotor training: Does type of practice make a difference?  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Boston, Massachusetts.
Medley, A., Thompson, M., Matinyarare, D., Pace, G., Tapley, M., Viana, L., Kim, N. (2006). Reliability and validity of an objective measure of sitting balance.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), San Diego, California.
Medley, A. & Thompson, M. (2004). Sitting functional reach: Preliminary Data.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Nashville, Tennessee.
Medley, A. & Thompson, M. (2003). Comparison of variations of the TUG in young and old subjects.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Austin, Texas.
Medley, A., Thompson, M., Bryant, M., & Dykes, J. (2003). Comparison of variations of the TUG in young and old subjects.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Tampa, Florida.
Thompson, M., Medley, A., & Motts, S. (2003). Foot sensation as measured by Semmes-Weinstein monofilaments in person newly diagnosed with diabetes.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Tampa, Florida.
Thompson, M., Medley, A., Cooper, S., Williams, M., & Beims, B. (2002). Effects of long-term periodic reassessment and revision of rehabilitation programs on the functional level of individuals following stroke.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Boston, Massachusetts.
Henricksen, J., Patel, R., & Medley, A. (2001). The efficacy of vestibular rehabilitation: A literature review.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Arlington, Texas.
Medley, A., Caldwell, C., & Thompson, M. (2001). Effects of bicycling, treadmill, and variable surfaces on gait in people following a CVA.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), San Antonio, Texas.
Medley, A., Smith, S., Thompson, M., & Molina, C. (2001). Relationship between functional reach and single-leg stance in women with osteopenia and osteoporosis.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Arlington, Texas.
Mootz, T., Medley, A., & Schafer, S. (2001). Effect of Foot Orthoses Use on the Balance Skills in Children with Learning Disabilities.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), San Antonio, Texas.
Nolan, C., Thompson, M., & Medley, A. (2001). The effects of two attention demanding tasks on performance of the Timed Up and Go in community dwelling older adults.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), San Antonio, Texas.
Patel, R., Medley, A., Buford, C., & Vechinski, T. (2001). Age and gender related performance data from the Duke Mobility Skills Protocol and its correlation with the TUG.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), San Antonio, Texas.
Thompson, M., Medley, A., & Neville-Smith, M. (2001). What is a fall?  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Arlington, Texas.
Hoffman, G., Patel, R., & Medley, A. (2000). Use of the Duke Mobility Skills Protocol for patients with brain injury to determine independence in community mobility skills.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Austin, Texas.
Medley, A., Thompson, M., & Camp, K. (2000). Usefulness of the Timed Up and Go and the Berg Balance Scale in an outpatient physical therapy setting.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Austin, Texas.
Mootz, T., Medley, A., & Schafer, S. (2000). Effect of foot orthoses use on the balance skills in children with learning disabilities.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Austin, Texas.
Thompson, M., Medley, A., & Brown, J. (2000). Predictive validity of the Berg Balance Scale on length of stay and discharge placement following a CVA.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Austin, Texas.
Medley, A., Thompson, M., Schully, B., & Tipton, C. (1999). Preliminary performance data of subjects following cerebral vascular accident on The Timed Up and Go and Functional Reach.  Combined Sections Meeting American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Seattle, Washington.
Loyd, K., Mora, C., Medley, A., Thompson, M., & Jones, K. (1995). The effect of walkers on the performance of community dwelling elderly on the Timed Up and Go Test.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Dallas, Texas.
Medley, A., Cowne, C., Hickman, D., & Walker, A. (1995). Normative data of the physical performance test on geriatric subjects 65-84.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Austin, Texas.
Tester, R., Thompson, M., & Medley, A. (1995). Performance of individuals with Parkinson's Disease on the Up and Go Test.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Dallas, Texas.
Bonner, K., Medley, A., Thompson, M., Clark, P., & Dutko, V. (1994). Normative data for the performance of 20-80 year old men on the Up and Go Test with and without a cane.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
State
Karakkattil, P., Trudelle-Jackson, E., Medley, A., & Swank, C. (2018). Effects of Two Different Types of Ankle Foot Orthoses on Gait Outcomes in Patients with Subacute Stroke.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.
Brizzolara, K., Wang-Price, S., Roddey, T., & Medley, A. (2014, October). Effectiveness of the addition of the compression belt to stabilization exercises for patients with sacroiliac joint pain: A randomized clinical trial.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Galveston, Texas.
McFarland, C., Wang, S., Medley, A., & Roddey, T. (2013). A comparison of clinical outcomes between early physical therapy intervention and usual care in individuals following anterior cervical fusion.  Texas Society of Allied Health Professions Annual Conference, San Marcos, Texas.
Lovelace-Chandler, V., Medley, A., Trascher, J., Bolar, S., Day, J., Sorlie, A., Waller, R. (2011). Fostering Physical Activity in Survivors of Stroke with Aphasia: Supervised Physical Therapy for Students as Health Promotion Instructors.  Texas Society of Allied Health Professions 34th Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas.
Medley, A. & Csiza, L. (2011). Moving neurologic PT practice towards the future.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, The Woodlands, Texas.
Motts, S., Thompson, M., & Medley, A. (2000). Foot sensation as measured by Semmes-Weinstein monofilaments in persons newly diagnosed with Diabetes.  Kentucky Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Loiusville, Kentucky.
Patel, R., Medley, A., Buford, C., Vechinski, T., S. (2000). Age and gender related performance data from the Duke Mobility Skills Protocol and its correlation with the TUG.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Austin, Texas.
McCarter, L., Thompson, M., & Medley, A. (1997). Correlation between the Functional Reach and the Up & Go in community dwelling women 65 & Older.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Spring Summit, San Antonio, Texas.
Medley, A., Armentrout, J., Abbott, E., & Millazzo, T. (1997). Documentation practices in acute, outpatient, rehabilitation physical therapy settings.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Spring Summit, San Antonio, Texas.
Garvey, J., Medley, A., & Thompson, M. (1994). A critical review of functional assessments and functional measures.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
Medley, A., Pharr, A., Thompson, M., Baumann, J., French, L., Moody, D. Robert, K. (1994). Normative data for the performance of 20-80 year old women on the Up and Go Test with and without a cane.  Texas Physical Therapy Association Spring Summit, El Paso, Texas.
Presentations of Non-Refereed Papers 
Local
Medley, A. (1992). Physical Therapy Intervention for the Critically Ill Patient. Invited presentation at HCA Physical Therapy Workshop, Irving, Texas.
Medley, A. (1992). Using the Blue MACS. Invited presentation at Fall CI Workshop, Dallas, Texas.
Medley, A. (1993). Grip Strength, Pinch Strength, and Functional Status in the Elderly. Invited presentation at VNA Inservice for Physical Therapists, Dallas, Texas.
Medley, A. (1994). Therapeutic Ultrasound. Invited presentation at VNA Inservice for Physical Therapists, Dallas, Texas.
Medley, A. (2000). Balance and Aging: What You Can Do. Tuesday Adventures. Invited presentation at Presentation at Highland Park United Methodist Church, Dallas, Texas.
Medley, A. (2001). Balance and Aging: What You Can Do. Stroke Survivors Group. Invited presentation at Presentation at Highland Park United Methodist Church, Dallas, Texas.
Medley, A. (2011). Basic pharmacology for the rehabilitation professional. Invited presentation at Continuing Education Course for Texas Health Resources, Dallas, Texas.
Lovelace-Chandler, V. & Medley, A. (2012). Introduction to PNF. Invited presentation at Academic Day, TWU T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences, Dallas, Texas.
Medley, A. (2012). Evidence based interventions for patients following stroke. Invited presentation at Academic Day, TWU T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences, Dallas, Texas.
State
Graham, C. & Medley, A. (1993). Communication and Learning Styles, Basic CI Certification Course. Invited presentation at Texas Consortium for Physical Therapy Clinical Education Annual Workshop, Houston, Texas.
Medley, A. (1993). Communication and Learning Styles, Basic CI Certification Course. Invited presentation at Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Austin, Texas.
Campbell, R., Neville, M., Smith, M., Medley, A., Prostman, L., Youens, K. (1994). Enhancing Motor Learning: New Perspectives in Skill Acquisition. Invited presentation at The 1994 Mountain Central Conference, Texas Occupational Therapy Association, Dallas, Texas.
Medley, A. (1994). Communication and Learning Styles, Basic CI Certification Course. Invited presentation at Texas Physical Therapy Association Spring Summit, El Paso, Texas.
Petterborg, L., Schafer, S., & Medley, A. (2003). Utilization of Generic Abilities in advising first year physical therapy students at Texas Woman's University.  26th Annual TSAHP Conference, Galveston, Texas.
Grants 
Other
2013: Medley, A. Dissemination and implementing information to improve the quality of care for older adults, Principal Investigator, GOV-Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Research
2017: Scott, C. & Medley, A., Language Barriers, Cultural Differences, and Parents' Expectations of Family-Centered Care in Pediatric Home Health Therapy, Co-Principal Investigator, Texas Physical Therapy Foundation.
2017: Rosario, M., Medley, A., & Weber, M., Teaching and Research Grant for Equipment and Technology (TARGET) to purchase Anatomage Table, Co-Principal Investigator, Texas Woman's University.
2010: Thompson, M., Medley, A., Fulbright, R., Jackson, E., & Swank, C. National Institute of Health, Co-Principal Investigator, GOV-National Institutes of Health(NIH).
2010: Swank, C. & Medley, A., Texas Physical Therapy Foundation Grant, Co-Principal Investigator, Texas Physical Therapy Foundation.
2009: Swank, C., Thompson, M., Medley, A., Barisa, M., & Adams, J. The Effect of a Progressive Aerobic Exercise Program on the Cardiovascular and Cognitive Performance of Persons with Parkinson Disease, Co-Principal Investigator, Baylor Heart & Vascular Institute.
2009: Neville-Smith, M. & Medley, A., Effect of Volunteering for Long Term Stroke Survivors, Co-Principal Investigator, Texas Woman's University Research Enhancement Grant.
1996: Abbott, E., Milazzo, T., Armentrout, J., & Medley, A., Documentation practices in outpatient, acute, and rehabilitation physical therapy settings, Principal Investigator, Texas Physical Therapy Education and Research Foundation.
Teaching
2010: Lovelace-Chandler, V., Medley, A., & Thompson, M., Health Promotion Instructor Grant, Co-Principal Investigator, Texas Society of Allied Health Professions.
Papers Under Review 
McKay, M. Heather, Pickens, N., Evetts, C., & Medley, A. (2019). "Outcomes of an Occupational Adaptation-Based Educational Program for Dementia Care Teams," Initial submission to American Journal of Occupational Therapy.
McFarland, C., Wang-Price, S., Gordon, C., Danielson III, G. O., Crutchfield, J. S., Ann Medley Toni Roddey, (2019). "A comparison of clinical outcomes between early cervical spine stabilizer training and placebo in individualsl following anterior cervical discectomy," Initial submission to --- Petition removed ---.
Alzyoud, J., Medley, A., Thompson, M., & Csiza, L. (2018). "Responsiveness, Minimal Detectable Change, and Minimal Clinically Important Difference of the Sitting Balance Scale and Function in Sitting Test in People with Stroke," Revised and resubmitted to Physiotherapy Theory and Practice: An International Journal of Physical Therapy.
Criminger, C., Thompson, M., Medley, A., & Swank, C. (2018). "Ankle Motor Strategy Use in Older Versus Younger Adults as Assessed by a 2D Kinematic Analysis Application," Revised and resubmitted to International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation.
Working Papers 
Thompson, M., Medley, A., & McDowell, D. (2019). "Examining Validity and Responsiveness of the Sitting Balance Scale across Settings and Patient Diagnoses," targeted for Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Shearin, S., Medley, A., Trudelle-Jackson, E., Querry, R., & Swank, C. (2019). "Gastrocnemius strength affects gait speed and step length in individuals with Parkinson's disease."
Karakkattil, P. S., Trudelle-Jackson, E., Medley, A., & Swank, C. (2019). "Effects of two different types of ankle foot orthoses on gait outcomes in patients with subacute stroke: A randomized repeated measures trial.," targeted for Clinical Rehabilitation.
Hines, E., Trudelle-Jackson, E., Medley, A., & Thompson, M. (2019). "Exploration of Habitual Walking Behavior and Home-Based Muscle Power Training in Individuals with Total Knee Arthroplasty," targeted for Journal of Physical Activity and Health.
Service
Service to the Institution 
 
Department Assignments
Chair:
2014-2015:  Search Committee Clinical Track line  
2008-2009 – 2011-2012:  Professional Curriculum Committee  
2003-2004:  Professional Curriculum Committee  
1997-1998 – 1999-2000:  Professional Curriculum Committee  
1996-1997:  Admission Committee  
1990-1991 – 1993-1994:  Student Activities Committee  
Coordinator/Director:
2014-2015 – 2018-2019:  Director - School of Physical Therapy  
2012-2013 – 2013-2014:  Associate Director - School of PT  
2000-2001 – 2011-2012:  Coordinator of Professional Studies  
Faculty Advisor:
1992-1993 – 1993-1994:  Faculty Advisor to Student Physical Therapy Association  
Member:
2010-2011 – 2013-2014:  Website/Alumni Committee  
2009-2010 – 2013-2014:  Professional Program Council
2011-2012:  Faculty Search Committee  
2011-2012:  Academic Day 2012 Planning Committee  
2009-2010 – 2011-2012:  Accreditation Steering Committee  
2008-2009 – 2011-2012:  Admissions Committee  
1999-2000 – 2011-2012:  Student Appeals Committees  
1992-1993 – 2011-2012:  Professional Curriculum Committee  
2006-2007:  t-DPT Committee  
2003-2004 – 2006-2007:  Exit Exam Committee  
1999-2000:  Medical Science Ad Hoc committee  
1999-2000:  ACCE Search Committee  
1991-1992 – 1996-1997:  Clinical Education Committee  
College Assignments
Chair:
2014-2015 – 2015-2016:  School of OT Director Search Committee  
Member:
2011-2012:  College of Health Sciences Awards Committee  
University Assignments
Chair:
2018-2019:  University Strategic Design Team  
2017-2018:  Chair Portfolio Task Force  
2017-2018:  Chair Peer Review Commiteee: Young  
2014-2015 – 2015-2016:  Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Imperative Co-Chair  
Member:
2017-2018 – 2018-2019:  University Strategic Plan Initiative: Visibility Committee  
2017-2018:  University Strategic Plan Initiative: Master Plan & Space Utilization Committee  
2016-2017 – 2017-2018:  Center for Faculty Excellence Advisory Committee  
2016-2017:  Vice President of Enrollment Management Search Committee  
2016-2017:  Performance Review Task Force  
2015-2016:  Dean College of Health Sciences Search Committee  
2013-2014 – 2015-2016:  Faculty Performance Review Committee  
2014-2015:  Faculty Development Center Director Search Committee  
2012 – 2013:  Faculty Development Center Advisory Committee  
2012:  Dallas Center Campus Manager Search Committee  
2012-2013:  Who's Who Committee  
2011-2012 – 2012-2013:  Conduct Review Committee - Dallas Campus  
2000-2001 – 2012-2013:  Student Travel Fund Committee,  
2010-2011:  Faculty Workload Policy Task Force  
1998-1999 – 2003-2004:  Faculty Development Leave Committee, 1998 - 2004  
1999 – 2001:  Faculty Senate Budget and Planning Committee  
1999 – 2001:  Faculty Senate  
1996 – 2001:  TWU-Dallas Student Appeals Committee  
2000-2001:  Faculty Senate Committee Selection Committee  
1996-1997 – 1997-1998:  Student Travel Fund Committee,  
1992 – 1995:  University Curriculum Committee  
1991 – 1995:  Dallas Center Library Committee  
1991 – 1994:  Faculty Evaluation and Development Committee  
1991 – 1994:  University Library Committee  
Other Institutional Service Activities:
2018-2019:  College of Nursing Dean Search Committee  
Service to the Profession 
Academic Conference: Moderator / Facilitator
2007:  Neurology Section, Combine Sections Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts.   Round Table Discussion Facilitator
Board Member: Board of Trustees
2012 – 2018:  Texas Physical Therapy Foundation, Dallas, Texas.
Chair: Committee / Task Force
2018:  Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy, American Physical Therapy Association.  Appointed Chair of the Communications Committee
2014:  Bylaws Review Task Force.  Academy of Geriatric PT Bylaws Review Task Force
Editor: Associate Editor
2017 – 2019:  Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy.
Editor: Guest Editor of Journal
2004:  American Physical Therapy Association.   Guest Editor for the Geriatric Section: Edited monograph entitled Alzheimer Disease, Evaluation and Treatment Approach, 2004

Member: Committee/Task Force
2018:  Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy, American Physical Therapy Association.  Served on Task Force to review and develop policy and procedure manual for the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapyu
2011 – 2015:  Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy, American Physical Therapy Association.  Public relations committee member
2009 – 2015:  Neurology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.   Member of Finance Committee
1994 – 1996:  Therapy Advisory Committee, Visiting Nurse Association.   
1992 – 1996:  Research and Publications Committee, Visiting Nurse Association.
1991 – 1996:  Texas Consortium for Physical Therapy Clinical Education, Inc.  Presented at annual workshops, and membership on various committees
Officer of Organization or Association
2014 – 2018:  Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy, American Physical Therapy Association.  Elected Secretary for a 3 year term starting in February 2014; elected for second term ending in 2020
2005 – 2012:  Secretary of Stroke SIG, Neurology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Reviewer: Article / Manuscript
2013 – 2018:  Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy.
2017:  Journal of Applied Biomechanics.
2017:  Sensors.
2010 – 2017:  International Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation.
2009 – 2017:  Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy.
Reviewer: Book / Textbook
2000 – 2014:  Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA).   Reviewer for Continuing Education Courses 
2006:  Prentice Hall's Health Professions Division.   Reviewed proposed textbook in Neurologic Rehabilitation
Reviewer: Grant Proposal Related to Expertise
2011 – 2018:  Texas Physical Therapy Foundation, Dallas, Texas.
1997 – 2001:  Texas Physical Therapy Education & Research Foundation.   
Service to the Community 
Member of a Committee
2005 – 2015:  Healthcare Professionals Committee, Zion Lutheran Church
2008 – 2011:  Board of Education, Zion Lutheran Church
2010:  Lutheran Malaria Initiative Committee, Zion Lutheran Church,  
1999 – 2001:  Board of Parish Education, Zion Lutheran Church,  
1985 – 2000:  Lutheran Women's Missionary League: Zion Lutheran Moonlighters,  
Professional Development 
Assurance of Learning - Professional Development
2018:  Pre Conference Course, New Orleans, Louisiana.
2018:  Combined Sections Meeting of the America Physical Therapy Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.
2017:  Combined Sections Meeting of the America Physical Therapy Association, Columbus, Ohio.
2017:  Combined Sections Meeting of the America Physical Therapy Association, San Antonio, Texas.
2017:  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Corpus Christi, Texas.
2017:  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Corpus Christi, Texas.
2017:  Texas Physical Therapy Association Southeastern District, Houston, Texas.
2017:  Texas Physical Therapy Association, Dallas, Texas.
2016:  Pre Conference Course, Anaheim, California.
2016:  Combined Sections Meeting of the America Physical Therapy Association, Anaheim, California.
2016:  33rd Academic Chairperson Conference, Charleston, South Carolina.
2016:  American Physical Therapy Education Leadership Conference, Phoenix, Arizona.
2015:  Combined Sections Meeting of the America Physical Therapy Association, Indianapolis, Indiana.
2015:  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Arlington, Texas.
2015:  Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA), Arlington, Texas.
2015:  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Arlington, Texas.
2015:  American Physical Therapy Education Leadership Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.
2014:  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Galveston, Texas.
2014:  American Physical Therapy Education Leadership Conference, Kansas City, Missouri.
2014:  ACE Conference, Cleveland, Ohio.
2014:  Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Las Vegas, Nevada.
2013:  American Physical Therapy Education Leadership Conference, Portland, Ohio.
2013:  Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, San Diego, Colorado.
2012:  Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
2012:  American Physical Therapy Education Leadership Conference, Greenwich, Connecticut.
2012:  Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Chicago, Illinois.
2011:  Moving Neurologic PT Practice Toward the Future, Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, The Woodlands, Texas.
2011:  Whole-body vibration: clinical applications and evidence, Texas Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, The Woodlands, Texas.
2011:  Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.
2011:  PT 2.0: Incorporating Web 2.0 to Enhance Student Learning, Dallas, Texas.
2010:  Educational Leadership Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
2010:  Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults (CEEAA) Course Series Course No. 3, Clyde, North Carolina.
2010:  PNF: Improving Trunk Function Through Distal and Proximal Input, Houston, Texas.
2010:  Ethical Considerations for PTs, Irving, Texas.
2010:  Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults (CEEAA) Course Series Course No. 2, Clyde, North Carolina.
2010:  The therapeutic use of Yoga to prevent falls and reduce the risk of falling in older adults, San Diego, California.
2010:  Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, San Diego, California.
2009:  Wound Care for the Generalist, Austin, Texas.
2009:  Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Las Vegas, Nevada.
2009:  Observational Gait Analysis: Maximizing gait outcomes for clients with neurologic deficits, Las Vegas, Nevada.
2008:  NeuroCom Clinical Integration Seminar, Clackmas, Oregon.
2008:  Ethical Diagnosis of PT Practice, Tyler, Texas.
2008:  Geriatrics Update 2008, Tyler, Texas.
2008:  Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Nashville, Tennessee.
2008:  Essential Radiology in Physical Therapy: A Practical Course in Film Reading, Nashville, Tennessee.
2007:  Perspective on Diabetes in Physical Therapy Practice, Galveston, Texas.
2007:  Health Promotion for Older Adults, Galveston, Texas.
2007:  PNF: Improving Trunk Function Through Distal and Proximal Input, Dallas, Texas.
2007:  15TH International Congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, Dallas, Texas.
2007:  Research Day, Texas Woman's University, Dallas, Texas.
2007:  Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Boston, Massachusetts.
2007:  Neuromuscular Impairment, Diagnosis, and Related Pathokinesiology, Dallas, Texas.
2006:  Health Promotion and Wellness in Your Practice, Houston, Texas.
2006:  2006 LAMP Institute — Leading the Profession to Autonomous Practice, Tacoma, Washington.
2006:  Ethics in Physical Therapy, Dallas, Texas.
2006:  Research Day, Dallas, Texas.
2006:  Linking Movement Science and Intervention III STEP Summary Seminar, Dallas, Texas.
2006:  Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy, San Diego, California.
2006:  Neurocurriculum Across the Lifespan: Educating the Next Generation. Neurology Section Preconference course, San Diego, California.
2006:  Research Day, Texas Woman's University, Dallas, Texas.
2005:  IIISTEP Conference Linking Movement Science and Intervention, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City, Utah.
2005:  Combined Sections Meetings of the American Physical Therapy Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.
2005:  Degenerative disease management: Contemporary Clinical Issues in Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis, Dallas, Texas.
2004:  Research Day, Texas Woman's University, Dallas, Texas.
2004:  Combined Sections Meetings of the American Physical Therapy Association, Nashville, Tennessee.
2004:  Mind and Movement: Cognition, Motor Control and Learning, Dallas, Texas.
2003:  Governmental Affairs and Ethics, TPTA Annual Conference, Austin, Texas.
2003:  Ethical Decision –making in Physical Therapy, Dallas, Texas.
2003:  Research Day, Texas Woman's University, Dallas, Texas.
2003:  Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Tampa, Florida.
2003:  Translating research into clinical practice for patients post-stroke: Where are we? Neurology Section preconference course,, Tampa, Florida.
2002:  Research Day, Texas Woman's University, Dallas, Texas.
2002:  Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Boston, Massachusetts.
2002:  Clinical Relevant Neuroplasticity: Implications for Motor Recovery and Learning, Neurology Section preconference course, Boston, Massachusetts.
2001:  Ethical Decision –making in Physical Therapy, online course, Dallas, Texas.
2001:  Motor Control and Motor Learning: Implications for Neurorehabilitation; Beth Fisher, Education Resources, Inc., Dallas, Texas.
2001:  Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, San Antonio, Texas.
2001:  Multi-Sensory Contributions to Balance, Gait and Upper Extremity Function; Neurology Section preconference course, San Antonio, Texas.
2000:  NDT for Adult Neurological Patient: An Introductory Course, Dallas, Texas.
2000:  Update on Rehabilitation of the Foot and Ankle, TPTA Annual Conference, Dallas, Texas.
1999:  The Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Pam Scarborough, Dallas, Texas.
1999:  Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Seattle, Washington.
1998:  Neuroscience Workshop: Anatomy, Physiology, and Clinical Applications, Dallas, Texas.
1998:  Tenth Annual Interdisciplinary Bobath Symposium in the Treatment of Adult Hemiplegia, Dallas, Texas.
1998:  Marge Barre Clinical Symposium: Focus on Stroke, Dallas, Texas.
1997:  Clinical Educators Workshop, Dallas, Texas.
1997:  Motor Control and Motor Learning and its Effects on Therapeutic Exercise, Dallas, Texas.
1997:  Combined Sections Meeting, Dallas, Texas.
1996:  Stroke Care: The Changing Image, Dallas, Texas.
1996:  Clinical Educators Workshop, Dallas, Texas.
1996:  The Aging of the Brain, Aging of the Mind, Dallas, Texas.
1996:  1996 Clinical Instructor's Workshop, Dallas, Texas.
1995:  Clinical Instructor's Workshop, Dallas, Texas.
1995:  Treatment of the Geriatric Patient, Dallas, Texas.
1995:  How to Get the Most Out of Your PTA, Dallas, Texas.
1995:  Development of Critical Pathways for the Neuro patient in Rehabilitation Settings, Dallas, Texas.
1995:  Spring 1995 Joint Clinical Instructor's Workshop, Dallas, Texas.
1995:  Clinical Instructor's Workshop, Dallas, Texas.
1994:  Closed Head Trauma in Children & Adults, Dallas, Texas.
1994:  Combined Clinical Educator's Workshop, Topics: Men and Women; Can they communicate?, Four Steps to Mentoring Anyone, Legal Issues in Clinical Education, Dallas, Texas.
1994:  Current Concepts in Wound Healing, Dallas, Texas.
1994:  Combined Sections Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.
1993:  Physical Therapy: Documentation in the 90's, Dallas, Texas.
1993:  Fall Clinical Instructors Workshop Topics: Evaluation of Student Performance and Strategies for Teaching and Supervising More Than One Student at a Time, Dallas, Texas.
1993:  Therapy Documentation, Dallas, Texas.
1993:  Motor Control: Theories and Applications, Dallas, Texas.
1993:  Advanced NDT Course: Function in the Upright Posture, Dallas, Texas.
1993:  Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, San Antonio, Texas.
1992:  The Neurophysiology of Skeletal Muscle Function Applied to Clinical Practice Seminar, Dallas, Texas.
1992:  Physical Therapy Symposium: Management of the Critically Ill Patient, Dallas, Texas.
Honors/Awards 
Award
2019:  Joan M. Mills Award, Academy of Geriatric Physical Therpay.
References 
Faculty Member one is a one-of-a-kind teacher. The one you'll remember for the rest of your life. They make you get out of your seat and do things. It's infectious. They are one of the most creative and innovative forces in teaching that I've ever seen, you will be surprised. -Anonymous