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.
Five second-year students, one alum (DPT 2013) and a faculty member from Elon DPTE presented their research work on February 21, 2014.
The Department of Physical Therapy Education was represented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association held in Las Vegas from Feb. 3-7, 2014.
Graduate students in the DPT and Physician Assistant Studies programs met in January with Elon's chaplain to reflect on the lives of men and women who are now human donors in the university's anatomy lab.
Elon’s School of Health Sciences welcomed two new classes of graduate students to the university community this week.
Elon University leaders conferred degrees Sunday on 41 candidates in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program in a Whitley Auditorium filled with family and friends of the new graduates.
On Tuesday, Oct. 1, Dr. Stephen Messier from Wake Forest University was invited to give a research talk for first year Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students.