Credit: Shelly Hanks, WSU
Dr. Phyllis Erdman
She also completed studies on the impact of equine programs on social skills development for children on the autism spectrum. She worked with the PATH Therapeutic Riding Program at WSU and provided programs in equine activities directed with youth, parent-child teams, and Veterans. She also works closely with colleagues in the College of Veterinary Medicine at WSU, particularly focused on pet loss/grief and infusing the human-animal bond into Veterinary practice. She has created an online non-credit course at WSU entitled: Human-Animal Interaction: What We Know and What We Don't Know. Her goal is to promote the field of human-interaction within a multidisciplinary framework.
Dr. Erdman's Full Biography: https://education.wsu.edu/perdman/