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Health Professions Expert


Elizabeth Protas, PT, Ph.D.
Health Professions Expert


Contacts

Office (409) 772-3001
School of Health Professions (409) 772-3001



Elizabeth Protas, PT, Ph.D.

Health Professions Expert


Position

Vice President and Dean, School of Health Professions


Expertise / Area(s) of Interest

Protas, chairwoman of the Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health Professions, came to UTMB in 2002. She earned her Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Her research interests include geriatrics, rehabilitation of adults with stroke, Parkinson's disease and spinal cord injury. She has received numerous honors and awards during her career, most recently the Herbert H. deVries Award for Distinguished Research in the Field of Aging.


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