Montana STEMfest 2015
Community Medical Center and Dr. Brent Ruby
Tues., Oct. 20
Community Medical Center PT: Presenter: Jennifer LaForest Experienced Physical Therapists at Community Medical Center work collaboratively with their patients and clients of all ages and abilities to help restore motion, strength and achieve goals. We have Physical Therapists trained to evaluate and treat many different conditions including: Musculoskeletal disorders, Balance disorders, Walking difficulty, work rehab, neurological disorders, cancer rehab, lymphedema, amputee rehab, incontinence, pediatric physical therapy and wheelchair seating and mobility needs.
Brent Ruby Ph.D: Dr. Ruby’s area of specilation within the Department of Health and Human Performance is applied human physiology and exercise physiology and metabolism. Currently he is working on severl research projects involving male and female wildland firefighters, working with the Department of Defense, Missoula Technology and Development Center, and USFS. His research inludes Carbohydrate metabolism, measurement of energy expenditure, gender and menstrual phase differences in substrate utilization during exercise. Dr. Ruby is the director of the Montana Center for Work Physiology and Exercise Metabolism.