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Friday, September 24 • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Breakout: Promoting Health Equity in Physical Therapist Practice Part 2

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In the first of two sessions designed to promote health equity in pediatric practice, attendees will evaluate our professional role and responsibility in this space, differentiate individual, social, and structural determinants of health, and illustrate the ways social and structural factors influence health and development. In the second session, attendees will examine tools and strategies they might employ at the individual/interpersonal, clinic/community, and societal levels to promote the health of children and families, and advance health equity.

Speakers
avatar for Mica Mitchell, PT

Mica Mitchell, PT

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, Methodist University
Mica (Me-ka) Mitchell (she/her/hers) is an Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy at Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC. She has worked as a pediatric physical therapist in a variety of settings since 2003. She has received her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree with a... Read More →
avatar for Dawn Magnusson, PT, PhD

Dawn Magnusson, PT, PhD

University of Colorado
Dawn M. Magnusson, PT, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Physical Therapy Program at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She received a PhD in Population Health Sciences, a certificate in Global Health, and an MS in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin... Read More →



Friday September 24, 2021 3:15pm - 4:45pm MDT
Aspen III