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Doctor of Physical Therapy student Alisha Ladenburg '24

Shenandoah DPT Student Earns APTA Leadership Honor

Second-year Shenandoah University Doctor of Physical Therapy student Alisha Ladenburg ’24 has been selected by American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as a 2023 APTA Association Leadership Scholar.  “This is a competitive program and an incredible honor to be selected, especially as a student,” said Division of Physical Therapy Director and Professor Sheri Hale, PT, LAT, […]

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Shenandoah Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Katherine Bain, Ph.D., DPT, during her Global Citizenship Project trip to Alaska, March 2022

Friday Faculty Spotlight: Katherine Bain, Ph.D., DPT

Welcome to the Friday Faculty Spotlight! This week, we’ll meet Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Katherine Bain ’15, Ph.D., DPT, PT, ATC/L. Dr. Bain is not only a Shenandoah faculty member, but also an alumna of the program in which she now teaches. Her focus is, in both research and the classroom, on outcomes – […]

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Alumni Successes

Sean Griech

Sean Griech ’11 Awarded Ph.D. for Research in Social Determinants of Health

Sean Griech ’11 (Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy program) has earned his Ph.D. from Alvernia University with his dissertation entitled, “The Role of Ethical Leadership in the Clinical Decision Making of Physical Therapists in Caring for Patients of Differing Socioeconomic Status and Race with Low Back Pain in the United States.” Portions of his research […]

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Pocket PT

Shenandoah University alumnus Jeff Botta ’10, DPT, is in the vanguard of providing teletherapy services through his Winchester, Virginia, physical therapy practice. He is choosing to implement and advocate for the utilization of this new wave of health care. Teletherapy is still new and still growing, and I am learning as I go,” said Botta. […]

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Flying with the Philadelphia Eagles

Shenandoah alumnus Trey Kunz ’14, DPT, keeps NFL players healthy as a performance physical therapist (PT) for the Philadelphia Eagles. Since graduating from Shenandoah with a dual Doctor of Physical Therapy/Master of Science in Athletic Training, Kunz has built an impressive resume. We caught up with him to ask a few questions about this phase […]

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