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I OFFER A VARIETY OF COURSES AND WORKSHOPS ON PELVIC HEALTH
My teaching philosophy is grounded in individualized and interdisciplinary learning.
I am committed to debunking false narratives and providing access to resources for those who wouldn't otherwise end up in my treatment room.
Health Equality and Social Justice (Columbia University)
Intended to create an environment in which students grapple with the disproportionate healthcare barriers that underrepresented and underserved populations and communities face. Through a combination of dialogue-based seminars, guest lectures, and carefully selected resources, students engage in and expand their knowledge on various social justice topics. The course strengthens students’ ability to reflect critically on their experiences and inspire future advocacy for marginalized and underserved communities.
Pelvic Health (Columbia University) - Teaching Assistant
Prepares the entry-level physical therapist on the unique approach in completing and evaluating screening and treatment plan for a patient with pelvic health issues. Provides the knowledge base for students interested in continuing their education and training in the field of pelvic health as well as basic preparation for the clinical specialization, Women's Heath Clinical Specialist (WCS).
Dance Training 101: The role of diaphragmatic breathing in pelvic floor function and overall strength & mobility to optimize dance training
Annual in-person event hosted by Beyond Basics Physical Therapy and spotlight participant by NYC Dance Week
Who is Teaching Whom? Grad Students Directing Their Own Education
In this episode of the HET Podcast, our co-host, Dr. Mahlon Stewart interviews Dr. Iris Platt. Dr. Platt helped coordinate and instruct an elective course on health equity and social justice. Join us for a discussion on how graduate students can be involved in their own education and how it influences their early careers as physical therapists.
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