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.
Graduate students in Elon's Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies programs worked July 11 with a nationally recognized artist to paint muscles, tissue and bone onto classmates in a hands-on approach to anatomy.
The assistant professor of physical therapy presented at the World Congress of Biomechanics Conference in July 2014.
The Department of Physical Therapy Education and Department of Computing Sciences were represented at the 2014 Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society Conference in Newark, Delaware, from June 24-27, 2014.
Two professors and a staff member were recognized June 19, 2014, during the school's annual awards luncheon.
Kristen Riffanacht received the American College of Sports Medicine Biomechanics Interest Group Student Research Award.
The Department of Physical Therapy Education was represented at the 2014 American College of Sports Medicine held in Orlando, Fla. May 27-31.