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Elizabeth (Betty) Protas, PhD

Elizabeth (Betty) Protas, PhD, PT

Vice President and Dean, School of Health Professions
George T. Bryan Distinguished Professor
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Contact

301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1028
Phone: (409)772-3001
Fax: (409) 772-3014
Email: ejprotas@utmb.edu

Research Areas

Geriatrics, rehabilitation of adults with stroke, Parkinson's disease, and spinal cord injury

Education

BS 1968 State University of New York at Buffalo, Physical Therapy
MS 1972 State University of New York at Buffalo, Education
PhD 1980 State University of New York at Buffalo, Education

Current Funding

P30 AG24832 (PI: Volpi)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
UTMB Claude Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
Core Co-Leader, Recruitment and Measurement Core
2005-2015

Select Publications

Bryant MS, Rintala DH, Hou JG, Rivas SP, Fernandez AL, Lai EC, Protas EJ. The relation of falls to fatigue, depression and daytime sleepiness in Parkinson's Disease. Eur Neurol. 67(6):326-30, 2012.

Bryant MS, Rintala DH, Hou JG, Protas EJ. Reliability of the non-instrumented walk test in persons with Parkinson's disease. Disabil Rehabil. 2013 Apr;35(7):538-42