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.
The paper, "A Case Study: Mobility and Health Impact of an Aquatic Fitness Program for a Woman With Intellectual and Physical Disabilities," was published in May in the International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education.
Students in Elon University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program have been inspired to give back, in response to the bombings at the 117th Boston Marathon April 15.
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Srikant Vallabhajosula co-authored an article that appeared in the the journal Surgical Innovation.
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Daryl Lawson co-authored an article that appeared in the Journal of Acute Care Physical Therapy.
DPT students (Year III/final year) will be evaluating people who have musculoskeletal problems every Tuesday and Thursday, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. in the Gerald Francis Center.