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Are you interested in a career in physical therapy?  Join us for an Informational Session on Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 4:00-6:00 pm.  

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Winter 2014-2015

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Continuing Education 2015

$10 Tuesday Schedule

For more detailed information on upcoming lectures and registration contact Rich Adamczak (adamc002@umn.edu)

Program in Rehabilitation Science

The University of Minnesota Program in Rehabilitation Science is an advanced training program designed for professionals pursuing academic careers in research training.

The Rehabilitation Science MS and PhD degrees are geared to occupational and physical therapists and students with related interests.

For more information, please click here.

2015 Commencement Ceremony

Graduation Ceremony:
Saturday, June 13, 2015
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Email Address:  ptquest@umn.edu
Phone:  612-624-2662

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Program in Physical Therapy
University of Minnesota
MMC 388
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Location/Deliveries Address:
Children's Rehabilitation Center
384 ChRC
426 Church St. SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455

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Welcome Assistant Professor
Jacquelyn Ruen, PT, DPT, OCS

MEDPHYSTHER Faculty Jacque RuenJacquelyn Ruen is pleased to accept an Assistant Professor appointment in the Program in Physical Therapy at the University of Minnesota.  Jacque is originally from Decorah, Iowa where she also attended Luther College, earning her degree in Biology. She earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Iowa in 2005. She spent several years in practice at Sartori Memorial Hospital in Cedar Falls, Iowa treating patients with orthopedic and neurological conditions in both inpatient and outpatient settings. In 2010 Jacque completed a 15-month Orthopedic Residency at the Ohio State University and earned her Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) certification from the APTA Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in 2011.

Jacque's clinical practice is primarily focused on treatment of orthopedic conditions of the lower extremities, with a special interest in resuming recreational activity. She also has additional experience in treatment of temporomandibular joint dysfunction, headaches, and she is certified in the use of functional dry needling (FDN).

Jacque's prior teaching experience includes instruction of performance in orthopedic and general physical therapy skills in a DPT program and mentoring, didactic development and skill mastery of orthopedic residents. She will be working closely with Dr. Kathleen Anderson in the instruction and development of Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation I and II.



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