Theresa Spitznagle, PT, DPT, WCS

Health and Human Development, Reproductive Health, Women's Physical Therapy, Post-partum, Education and Training

Theresa Spitznagle, a professor of physical therapy and of obstetrics and gynecology, is supporting physical therapy education at Mekelle University in Ethiopia. She is engaged in several projects improving health outcomes across Africa.  Through her work with World Wide Fistula Fund, she is involved in projects in Niger and Uganda to help women recover from fistulas.  

Location

Niger

Ethiopia

Uganda

Goals & Impact

Sustain needs-based physical therapy programming in northern Ethiopia so women get adequate care during and after pregnancy.

 

 

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