Collection OH083 - Isabelle Bohman Oral History


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Isabelle Bohman Oral History


  • September 15, 2005 (Creation)


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(Born circa 1930)

Biographical history

Isabelle Bohman is a physical therapy consultant specializing in the treatment of adults. Bohman received her bachelor’s degree in physical education from Skidmore College in 1951, her master’s degree from the University of Illinois in 1954, and a certificate in physical therapy from Northwestern University. She joined the faculty of the Washington University Program in Physical Therapy. In 1978 she was named Acting Director of the Program. She is also a Coordinator Instructor with the Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association (NDTA.) Her research interests have been in therapeutic exercise. She is a recipient of the Bobath Award of Excellence and is internationally recognized as an expert in the treatment of adults with hemiplegia and head injury.

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Interview conducted by Susan Deusinger of the Physical Therapy Department, WUSM. Approximate Length: 39 minutes.

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."

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© Copyright 2019 Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives. All rights reserved.

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