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DPT student research poster wins second place at conference

October 25, 2011

A research poster, The Effect of Task-Specific Training in a Person with Cerebellar Ataxia and Vertigo, by Pamela Cameron SPT (3rd year Doctor of Physical Therapy student) and Jane Freund PT, DPT, NCS (DPT faculty) won second place in the student category at the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association's Fall 2011 Conference.

Bill Andrews has article published in Physiotherapy

August 29, 2011

Bill Andrews, associate professor of Physical Therapy, is one of two investigators to publish an article in the current issue of the journal Physiotherapy. The article is a systematic review entitled "Normal Walking Speed: A Descriptive Meta-Analysis."

Gift from New Leaf Society supports physician assistant program

August 18, 2011

The New Leaf Society, of Burlington, N.C., has made a gift-in-kind to the Ever Elon Campaign to support the university’s new master of physician assistant studies program. The gift will support landscaping and other work associated with renovations of the Gerald L. Francis Center, which will house the PA and physical therapy programs on Elon’s main campus.

John Currin receives top Elon award for business leadership

August 10, 2011

John G. Currin Jr., president and chief executive officer of Alamance Regional Medical Center and ARMC Healthcare since 2005, was honored at a June 22 campus luncheon with the Frank S. Holt, Jr. Business Leadership Award, Elon University’s highest honor for business leadership.

Enrichment program connects DPT students with area children

August 9, 2011

Forty first-year Doctor of Physical Therapy students joined 26 elementary children on July 14 for a morning of fun and physical activity as part of Elon’s Summer Learning and Enrichment Academy, a partnership between Elon and the Alamance-Burlington School System that focuses on helping exceptional children in grades K-8 develop and maintain academic and behavioral skills they need to be successful in their learning.