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.
Elon’s School of Health Sciences welcomed two new classes of graduate students to the university community this week.
Fifty-three graduate students received their Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees Sunday in a ceremony that recognized School of Health Sciences Dean Elizabeth Rogers, whose retirement in May will come 20 years after she arrived at Elon to help create the physical therapy program.
Sixteen groups presented their research work in the form of posters at the Francis Center.
First-year student Matthew Hale is looking at how different PT programs around the country instruct integumentary and wound care content.
Seven professors and instructors from across campus have been selected 2015-16 Leadership Faculty Scholars.
The paper looks to determine if using Kinesio Taping® as a therapeutic intervention decreases plantar pain and improve functional outcomes in individuals with plantar fasciitis.