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.
Shefali Christopher, assistant professor of physical therapy education, worked with the athletes at the World Parathriathlon Championship in Iseo, Italy.
Assistant Professor Melissa Scales was joined by four students in the Physician Assistant Studies program in Belize, where they worked with Hillside Health Care International.
The July 12 ceremony commemorated the lives and contributions of the program’s first nine anatomical donors.
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.