Brian J. Maloney PT, DPT is an Assistant Professor at the University of North Georgia. He received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Emory University in 2011. Dr. Maloney is a Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist, and he clinically continues to practice in neurological rehabilitation one day per week. He is active in community service, social and healthcare justice, and advocacy for the PT profession. At the University of North Georgia, he serves as the Physical Therapy DEI representative for his graduate school DEI counsel. He is also a delegate for APTA Georgia and the second vice-president of the Academy of Aquatic Physical Therapy. Dr. Maloney incorporates humanities into his courses so that his students can explore the complexity of and develop empathy for the people they serve.
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
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