Elon’s three-year, full-time Doctor of Physical Therapy program emphasizes a patient-centered approach to the profession. The program, which begins in January, immerses students in science and research while teaching them the value of respect and communication. Forty-eight weeks of hands-on clinical practicums reinforce the solid academics taught in the classroom. One hundred percent of Elon DPT students find employment after graduation.
One third-year, two second-year and two first-year Elon Doctor of Physical Therapy students participated in the conference, bringing home an award, ideas and inspiration.
Bill Andrews, professor of physical therapy education, recently had two articles accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
At the annual Faculty/Staff Awards Luncheon on May 9, the Elon community honored 12 faculty members who are retiring this year.
Students from the ABSS Career and Technical Education Center learned about the role of biomechanics in understanding and improving human performance on April 11, 2018. Presentations and activities about balance, running, throwing, and jumping showcased biomechanics as an emerging science.
Students and faculty from the Doctor of Physical Therapy program helped organize and participated in this inaugural event.
Eleven faculty members, one recently retired faculty member, multiple adjunct faculty members 20 students were among the more than 17,000 attendees at the conference.