Tricia D. Blalock, Ph.D., PT, DPT, MPH, CLT

Tricia D. Blalock, Ph.D., PT, DPT, MPH, CLT
Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Health Science Studies
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Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Health Science Studies

Tricia Blalock joined the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation in the fall of 2017 as the Director of Health Science Studies and Clinical Associate Professor.  Dr. Blalock has more than 26 years of experience in healthcare as a licensed physical therapist practicing in a variety of settings including acute care, sub-acute care, acute rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation and home health.  She has over 15 years of healthcare management that included managing a hospital based comprehensive rehabilitation program, a breast and diagnostic center, and a community wellness center.  Dr. Blalock is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Geriatrics by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and has advanced specialty certification in the management and treatment of lymphedema by the Academy of Lymphatic Studies.  She continues to actively practice physical therapy in the home health setting, working with aging adults.  Dr. Blalock loves spending time with her family, being outdoors, reading, and completing home improvement projects.  

Favorite Scripture - Ephesians 3:20:  Now unto him who is able to do exceedingly and abundantly above all that we can ask or imagine through his power that is at work within us. 


  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, A.T. Still University
  • Master of Public Health, Texas A&M University
  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, University of North Texas

Current Courses Taught:

  • HED 1350
  • HP 2306
  • HED/HP 3311
  • HP4V79

Contact Information:

Office: Rena Marrs McLean Gym 222
Phone: 254-710-4594
Fax: 254-710-3527