Bobby Belarmino, PT, DPT, PhD, CCS
Assistant Professor
UT Health San Antonio
Bobby Belarmino is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy. He received his bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy at Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation in the Philippines and his master’s degree in Applied Physiology at Columbia University in New York. He received his Doctor of Physical Therapy at MGH Institute of Health Professions and Ph.D. in Physical Therapy at Texas Woman’s University in Houston. His research interests are in ICU rehabilitation, reducing hospital readmission in cardiovascular and pulmonary populations and improving frailty in elderly population through rehabilitation interventions.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: Members of Linking Interprofessional Networks for Collaboration (LINC), UT Health San Antonio’s institutional initiative to advance interprofessional education (IPE), developed the university-wide LINC Common IPE Experience for all incoming learners. Launched in 2020, this foundational IPE activity involves three case-based online modules focused on teamwork and communication competencies completed synchronously in interprofessional groups of 3-4 students. In 2021, as COVID-19 social distancing restrictions loosened, student groups were encouraged to complete the modules online…