obesity

  • PhD Profile: Jenny Setchell Explores Weight Stigma in Rehabilitation

    Posted on June 16, 2016 in News & Events

    Weight a minute: do some physical therapists demonstrate an obesity stigma? Do their beliefs affect their treatment of patients? For postdoctoral Fellow Jenny Setchell, something wasn’t sitting right. A physical therapy colleague had just commented about not wanting to touch a patient because he was obese. “This was unsettling, and I challenged my colleague on this discriminatory […]