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Physical & occupational therapists speak at EOU Feb. 9

Health Speaker Series welcomes physical & occupational therapists, Feb. 9

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

February 8, 2012
LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) – David Ebel, P.T. and Nicki Ebel, O.T., will give a presentation for EOU’s Health Speaker series Thursday, Feb. 9. Students and community members are invited to attend the free event at 6 p.m. in Badgley Hall, Room 102.

Students with an interest in healthcare have the opportunity to hear first-hand experiences from members of the area medical community, like the Ebels, at the speaker series.

David Ebel, P.T.

David Ebel specializes in manual therapy and has trained with physicians from the U.S., France, England and Australia. His focus is on adult and pediatric care for acute and chronic dysfunction.

He has been practicing physical therapy in La Grande since 1993 and is a teaching assistant for the Upledger Institute in a variety of techniques.

Nicki Ebel, O.T.

Nicki Ebel first worked as an occupational therapist in South Africa and England before coming to the U.S. Her expertise includes treating neurologically impaired children and adults and she is a certified WorkSteps provider, conducting pre-employment screening and functional capacity evaluations for local companies. She also performs home safety evaluations.

The Ebels both practice at Mountain Valley Therapy in La Grande.

EOU and the Northeast Oregon Area Health Education Center launched the Health Speaker Series in January 2011. One presentation is held each month through spring term. For more information visit www.eou.edu/prepro or contact Kimberly Mueller, EOU’s pre-professional health liaison, at 541-962-3070.