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.
Bill Andrews, associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy Education, is the 1st author of an article published ahead of print in Physical Therapy.
For the last two weeks Elon's Doctor of Physical Therapy first and third-year students worked with Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Education Paula DiBiasio to help local children get active.
Third-year Elon DPT students presented their research at the 2015 APTA NEXT Conference and Exposition held in National Harbor, Maryland.
Three second-year Elon DPT students and two faculty members recently presented research at the 2015 ACSM conference held in San Diego.
An Alamance County elementary school student has volunteered over the past year to help students in Elon University's Doctor of Physical Therapy program, and WGHP Fox 8 recently shared how that young girl is making a difference of her own in the lives of others.