Visitors from Japanese university: Interview and photo opportunities Feb. 22-23

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Visitors from Japanese university: Interview and photo opportunities Feb. 22-23

Students and faculty in Physical Therapy and Social Work Niigata University for Health and Welfare in Niigata, Japan will visit Fresno State and community sites today and Thursday to foster interactions and dialogue about their profession.

The first visit by a group from the university two years ago resulted in one Niigata student applying to Fresno State’s graduate program in physical therapy.

Media interviews and photo opportunities are as follows:

Wednesday, Feb, 22

4-4:30 p.m. — Fresno State Gait, Balance and Mobility Center, McLane Hall room 115

5-6 p.m. — Community Sport and Rehab Center, 30 River Park Place West (near Woodard Park), contact Wayne Lynch, 459-1700

Thursday, Feb. 23

10:30-11:30 a.m. at Valley Adult Day Health Care Center, 4837 E. McKinley Ave., contact Ed Saliba or Alma Wells, 454-0386

4-6 p.m. San Joaquin Valley Rehab Hospital, contact M.J. Jacobsen, 436-3600.

The Niigata study tour was arranged by Fresno State faculty members Dr. Marilyn E. Miller of the Physical Therapy Department and Dr. Debra Harris of Social Work Education Department.