As part of an effort to improve the medical education system in Iraq, the physicians visited Elon's Francis Center on Aug. 21.
On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, Doctor of Physical Therapy students said farewell to their non-living anatomy teachers, as they honored the lives of 13 men and women who donated their bodies to science.
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.
Teachers and students at Eastlawn Elementary School in Burlington, N.C., spent an afternoon learning about the skeleton and spine safety from students in Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Education Janet Cope's class.
Elon Teaching Fellows and the School of Education co-sponsored a program that shared with future teachers advice and activities that foster more balanced and holistic lifestyles.
Three Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students presented at the School of Education's first "Live Well Teach Well" event for education students.
Elon University professors Charity Johansson and Peter Felten have co-authored a book that explains how colleges everywhere can better help students learn and develop through meaningful experiences both on and off campus.
Elon BrainCARE will host a symposium on concussions on Friday, April 11 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Walker Room, Alumni Field House.
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.
Fifty-three first-year Doctor of Physical Therapy students joined 20 elementary children on July 15 and July 18 for fun and physical activity as part of Elon’s Summer Learning and Enrichment Academy.
Srikant Vallabhajosula, assistant professor of physical therapy, co-authored an article, "Center of pressure and the projection of the time-course of sitting skill acquisition."
Srikant Vallabhajosula, an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy Education, presented a poster, "Spatiotemporal gait variability among high school football players" at the 2013 American College of Sports Medicine conference in Indianapolis on June 1.
Tim Miller ’07 has been selected by the American Physical Therapy Association to receive special recognition for his abstract on physical therapy.
Bill Andrews, an associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy Education, has published an article in the current issue of the peer-reviewed journal Isokinetics and Exercise Science.
The winner of this year’s Daniels-Danieley Award for Excellence in Teaching, Stephen Folger, professor of physical therapy education, is described by students and colleagues as a constant voice of reason, fairness, compassion and caring.
Paula DiBiasio, Brenda Quincy and Stephen Folger were honored May 21 for service, scholarship and teaching.
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.