Health Speaker Series welcomes GRH physical therapists

News contact: Laura Hancock | University Advancement
541-962-3585 | lhancock@eou.edu
Source contact: Kimberly Mueller | EOU Pre-Professional Health Liaison
541-962-3070 |  kmueller@eou.edu

April 21, 2014

Elizabeth Zastrow, DPT, OCS

Elizabeth Zastrow, DPT, OCS

LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) – Elizabeth Zastrow, DPT, OCS, and Vanessa Braden, PT, are guests of the next EOU Health Speaker Series. Students and community members are invited to attend their free presentation at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 24 in Badgley Hall 102.

Zastrow specializes in orthopedic physical therapy with additional interest in women’s health, vestibular rehabilitation and pediatrics. She holds a doctorate in physical therapy from Duke University and a master’s in physiology from the University of Arizona.

Vanessa Braden, PT

Vanessa Braden, PT

Braden has experience with acute and sub-acute care, aquatic therapy and orthopedics. Her interests include pediatrics, women’s health and orthopedics with an emphasis in manual therapy techniques, in combination with neuromuscular re-education and therapeutic exercise. She holds a master’s degree in physical therapy from California State University and her bachelor’s is from Linfield College.

Zastrow and Braden both work in Grande Ronde Hospital’s Rehabilitation Therapy unit.

The speaker series is made possible by EOU and the Northeast Oregon Area Health Education Center with the goal of providing students interested in pursuing healthcare careers the opportunity to hear first-hand experiences from members of the area medical community. The series continues through spring term with one presentation each month.

For more information visit www.eou.edu/prepro or contact Kimberly Mueller, EOU’s pre-professional health liaison, at 541-962-3070.