Traci Schafer, Alumna Physical Therapist
“One of the things I really like the best about this job, it’s not just hands-on work, it's really about teaching the patient how to do more for themselves.”

Traci Schafer is an alumna of the UT Southwestern Physical Therapy Program. She began her career as an exercise physiologist, and later decided she wanted to work with patients and help them with their rehabilitation and enrolled in the Physical Therapy program. Currently, Traci is a physical therapist at Zale Lipshy University Hospital working with a wide variety of patients including those with burns, strokes, and multiple sclerosis.