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Health Sciences faculty present research to global audiences
May 8, 2023
Tracey Thurnes, Antoinette Polito and Crystal Ramsey traveled internationally in recent months to share their scholarship on topics that included the use of design thinking when approaching difficult conversations, destigmatizing patients with obesity, and treatments for traumatic brain injuries.
Elon Physical Therapy students receive awards at Phillip-Perry Black Excellence Awards celebration
April 28, 2023
Zac Ormond DPT'23 and Alicia Wilson DPT'24 were recognized at the 30th annual Phillips-Perry Black Excellence Awards Celebration on April 22.
Elon nursing faculty contribute to building the science of nursing education
April 24, 2023
Tiffany Morris, associate professor and chair of the Department of Nursing, and Elizabeth Van Horn, associate professor in nursing, presented at the Nursing Education Research Conference (NERC) held in Washington, D.C.
Elon DPT student co-chairs 2023 APTA North Carolina Student Conclave
April 20, 2023
The APTA North Carolina and the Student Special Interest Group (SSIG) hosted its 6th annual Student Conclave on Saturday, April 1, 2023, at Wingate University. The co-chairs of the event were third-year Doctor of Physical Therapy students Deanna DeMarco, SSIG director of student involvement, from Elon and Morria Heilman, SSIG chair, from Duke University.
Stepping into the future
April 17, 2023
An innovative research collaboration between Elon’s departments of Physical Therapy Education and Computer Science is shedding light on ways mixed, virtual and physical realities can assist patients.
National Biomechanics Day shares the wonders of STEAM to local students
April 12, 2023
National Biomechanics Day is an annual celebration of biomechanics. The collaborative event at Elon is facilitated by faculty in the Exercise Science, Performing Arts and Physical Therapy Education departments.
School of Health Sciences students engage in Essential Conversations for Caregivers
April 5, 2023
March 24, 2023 learners from the accelerated bachelor's in nursing (ABSN), physical therapy (PT), and physician assistant (PA) programs gathered to hear the story of a local caregiver, problem-solve from their professional perspective, and role play essential conversations for caregivers of special needs children.
Bill Andrews publishes research article in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
March 21, 2023
Andrews, professor of physical therapy education, co-authored a study of patients with Guillain-Barre Syndrome undergoing inpatient rehabilitation.
Shefali Christopher wins Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy Research Award
March 14, 2023
Christopher, an assistant professor of physical therapy, received the award at the American Physical Therapy Combined Sections Meeting.
School of Health Sciences colleagues honor Janet Cope with endowed scholarship
February 15, 2023
The Janet M. Cope Scholarship in Physical Therapy will go toward Elon Physical Therapy students who have displayed honorable character during their time in the program.