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.
The School of Health Sciences hosted an interprofessional education session on Wednesday, Nov. 30, that included students from the Elon Physician Assistant Program, the Elon Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and the Alamance Community College Nursing Program.
The articles were published in the International Journal of Sports Medicine and the journal NeuroRehabilitation.
The associate professor presented on interventions and how musculoskeletal ultrasound can guide tendinopathy treatment.
The affirmation from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education comes with a "clean report" and a commendation for the program's self-study report.
Elon DPTE was well represented with 10 posters at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine in Boston, MA held between May 31 - June 4th
The American Society of Biomechanics held the first National Biomechanics Day at universities and resaerch facilities across the country. The Departments of Physical Therapy and Exercise Science invited local high school students to participate in demonstrations and a tour at the Gerald L. Francis Center on April 13.