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Shenandoah University Health Professions Building

Health Professions News: Summer/Fall 2017

The university purchased the Health Professions Building on the Winchester Medical Center (WMC) Campus in September. The facility, which the university previously leased from WMC parent Valley Health, houses the pharmacy, physician assistant studies, physical therapy and occupational therapy programs in Winchester (these programs are also offered in Northern Virginia locations). The purchase allows the […]

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Shenandoah University Physical Therapy personnel working with a patient in Guatemala

SU PT Thrives and Changes Lives in Guatemala

In 2014, Dani Fisher ’16, DPT, who was then a Shenandoah University Division of Physical Therapy (PT) student, started talking with a lifelong friend of hers about taking the physical therapy student group, SUPT Thrive, to do outreach work in Guatemala. Fisher’s friend, Katie Matthews (and Katie’s husband, Tommy) is a missionary at Mision El […]

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High Marks for Health Students

Graduating students trained in Shenandoah’s health professions programs are performing extremely well on their certification exams. The most recent group of graduates of the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy – 108 – surpassed the national average for first-time test takers on the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX). According Pharmacy Times, only 20 schools […]

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Alumni Successes


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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Physical Therapy News: Fall 2018

The fall semester proved to be an active one for Shenandoah’s physical therapy (PT) program. Here are just a few of the highlights:  Abraham’s Work Published Dean of the School of Health Professions and Professor of Physical Therapy Karen Abraham, PT, Ph.D., is one of the authors of “Disability, Pelvic Girdle Pain, and Depressive Symptoms in […]

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