Jim Carey, PhD, PT, FAPTA is Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota, Division of Physical Therapy, where he taught for the last 23 years of his career, including 20 as Director. His research focused on neuroplasticity in people with stroke. He retired in 2017. His interests still include promoting global physical therapy in developing countries and in advancing the humanities component of physical therapy. He believes that beyond understanding the science of clinical conditions and their interventions, enlightenment on humanness overall is crucial to maximizing our effectiveness as health care professionals.
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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