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Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy



Shenandoah PT Program #1 In The State

Shenandoah University’s Division of Physical Therapy has topped Universities.com’s list of the best Virginia PT programs. Being ranked the #1 PT school in Virginia is a true reflection of the many years of great work by our faculty, staff, students, alumni and community partners. We have known for a long time that Shenandoah University is […]

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School of Health Professions News: Spring/Early Summer 2020

Division of Physician Assistant Studies Distinguished Professor and Director Anthony Miller, M.Ed., PA-C, along with Bettie Coplan, MPAS, PA-C, of Northern Arizona University, received funding from the Physician Assistant Education Association to conduct scholarship and new research related to the impact of doctoral entry-level degrees in the health professions. Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Lisa […]

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Health Professions News: Winter/Spring ’19-’20

Shenandoah health professions students held their first baby lab this winter in Winchester and at Scholar Plaza, Loudoun. Students examined gross, fine and oral motor development skills with each baby’s parents.  Athletic Training The Division of Athletic Training (AT) kicked off National Athletic Training Month by hosting “A Day in the Life of an Athletic […]

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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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