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In this episode, physical therapists who were in Haiti when the country was rocked by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake in January 2010 describe their experiences treating injured Haitians in the immediate aftermath of the disaster as well as their subsequent efforts to support Haiti's health care system in its ongoing recovery.

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Charles (Chuck) J. Gulas, PT, PhD, GCS is currently the dean of the School of Health Professions, and a professor of Physical Therapy at Maryville University in St. Louis, Missouri. For years, he has traveled to Haiti as part of the Rehabilitation Technician Training Program (RTTP) at Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti (HAS). He was in Haiti at the time of the destructive earthquake of January 2010, treated the injured in the immediate aftermath, and has continued teaching Haitians rehabilitation skills that will help treat their fellow countrymen.

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