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April 26, 2021
On Wednesday, April 14, Elon University hosted high schoolers from ABSS Career and Technical Education Center to learn about biomechanics and health careers through student-led virtual activities and discussion. This was the sixth year celebrating National Biomechanics Day after last year's on-campus event had to be cancelled.
April 6, 2021
The 4th Annual APTA NC Student Special Interest Group-Led Student Conclave was held Saturday, March 20.
March 22, 2021
Elon faculty and students from Departments of Physical Therapy Education, Exercise Science and Performing Arts partnered with educational institutions in India to virtually conduct the first National Biomechanics Day event in India.
March 17, 2021
The Doctor of Physical Therapy student and class president is using his listening skills as he helps patients.
February 10, 2021
Paula DiBiasio, associate professor in physical therapy and GLO program coordinator, and Danielle Lake, director of design thinking and associate professor, are partnering with Doctor of Physical Therapy program students and Global Learning Opportunities (GLO) program alumni to co-design the future of GLO. DiBiasio envisions a more flexible program that positively impacts healthcare disparities by promoting students’ development of skills related to engaging with difference sensitively and equitably.
January 8, 2021
Elon’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program and Physician Assistant Studies program welcomed new classes of students following a highly selective admissions process. The three-year, full-time DPT Program enrolled 48 students while the 24-month, full-time PA Program enrolled 38 students.
January 4, 2021
Elon School of Health Sciences celebrated student accomplishments at the 2020 SHS Global Engagement and Research Forum.
Performing Arts, Physical Therapy Education departments offer virtual dance program for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease
December 18, 2020
In a research study that was done completely virtually and funded by the Parkinson’s Foundation, Department of Performing Arts in collaboration with Department of Physical Therapy Education successfully offered classes based on the Mark Morris Dance for Parkinson’s Disease program virtually to five individuals.
December 12, 2020
During her commencement address, Dean Gail Jensen from Creighton University urged these 45 new graduates to develop habits of the heart as they develop their professional skills and careers.
December 9, 2020
The Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina has awarded a grant to the Elon Department of Physical Therapy Education for research on fall prevention in lung cancer patients.