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Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy

Spotlights

Janese Malone ’22

Shenandoah Graduate Student Completes Summer Internship With NFL Team

This summer, Shenandoah University Doctor of Physical Therapy/Master of Science in Athletic Training student Janese Malone ’22 interned with the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs, getting an up-close look at the kind of work she intends to do as a physical therapist (PT) and athletic trainer (AT).  “This internship allowed me to network and motivated me […]

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Hartstein

Associate Professor in Physical Therapy Recognized for Dissertation

Shenandoah University Physical Therapy Associate Professor Aaron Hartstein recently had his Ph.D. dissertation earn one of two Distinguished Dissertation Awards through the University of South Dakota Graduate School. Hartstein was the winner in the biological sciences/life sciences category for his dissertation “Virtual Reality Instructional Design and its Application to Improving Clinical Decision-Making in Orthopedic Physical […]

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Medicine and New Technology

School of Health Professions News: Spring Semester 2021

A case report, “Physical Therapy Management in Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections: A Case Report” written by Associate Director of Clinical Education, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy & Director of the Pre-Health Program Kate Divine, DPT, and Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Lisa McVey, DPT, was published recently in the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy.  […]

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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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Jeff

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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