A Sense of Community: How Skiing Makes Regis’ DPT Class of 2024 Even Stronger

Written by: Vito Cancila Denver’s proximity to the mountains was a big factor in ultimately selecting the physical therapy school I wanted to attend. It is a dream for hikers, climbers, and bikers, but most importantly to me: skiing and snowboarding. I grew up with every family vacation going to some resort, learning to ski, … Continue reading A Sense of Community: How Skiing Makes Regis’ DPT Class of 2024 Even Stronger

Applying to PT School: Student Tips

Thinking About Applying? Below are some Regis student tips about the application and interview process.  These are not Admission-sponsored pieces of advice--they come from students! So, you're applying to PT school! What a dream. I recommend you think about these pieces of your application early on: Who is going to write your recommendation letters? This may … Continue reading Applying to PT School: Student Tips

A Change in Scenery and Perspective: Serving Rural Communities during Clinical Education

Written by: Andrew Frerich I was so incredibly nervous before my first day of my first clinical experience. I couldn’t sit still, couldn’t focus enough to do any more last-minute cramming, and wasn’t even sleeping in my own bed. I had talked with some second years students before, and they all told me things like … Continue reading A Change in Scenery and Perspective: Serving Rural Communities during Clinical Education

Moving the Profession Forward

This last summer, Regis DPT students led an evidence based Couch to 5k training program for local community members near Regis University. The program has resources that help guide the novice runner and includes educational material on running equipment, exercises to supplement running, proper warm-up and cool-down, and even suggesting nearby running routes in the … Continue reading Moving the Profession Forward

CE II Abroad – Physical Therapy Practice in Italy

Written by Brandon Johnson, Class of 2023 This past summer I had the invaluable opportunity to complete my second clinical experience in an international format in Italy! Istituto Prosperius Fiesole is a private rehabilitation facility currently offering primarily outpatient and some inpatient rehabilitation to neurological, orthopedic, and sports injury patients. It is located in Florence, … Continue reading CE II Abroad – Physical Therapy Practice in Italy

How the Marine Corps Prepared Me for My Future as a Doctor of Physical Therapy

Written by: Deidre Fetz I remember the first day I went to the Officer Selection Office for the Marine Corps in 2013. I was there to speak with the recruiting officer about what it takes to be a commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps. I remember the way he looked at me with … Continue reading How the Marine Corps Prepared Me for My Future as a Doctor of Physical Therapy

Tattoos and Physical Therapy: A View on Body Art in the Healthcare Setting

Carlo Saul, Class of 2023 In today’s world, tattoos are more common than ever but there is a lingering sense of taboo around tattooed individuals in physical therapy and the healthcare field in general. As a professional, one is expected to look a certain, clean type of way. This stereotype does not include tattoos as … Continue reading Tattoos and Physical Therapy: A View on Body Art in the Healthcare Setting

Representation Matters: Amplifying Black Voices in the DPT Profession

Written by Victoria Patton, SPT Class of 2023 Black History Month is time for us (yes, all of us) to recognize, reflect, and rejoice on Black histories - to go beyond the conversations of racism and slavery, and to highlight the many Black leaders and accomplishments in this world. For me, this month provides an … Continue reading Representation Matters: Amplifying Black Voices in the DPT Profession

Bringing New Life to Regis: What it’s like to become a first-time parent while in the DPT program

Featuring Alexandra Gordon and Tanner Williams An Interview With Alexandra Gordon Baby Clare does PT Being a new mom while working towards my DPT was a daunting thought but the Regis support system has been incredible. There have been a handful of other women in the Regis DPT program's history who have gone before me … Continue reading Bringing New Life to Regis: What it’s like to become a first-time parent while in the DPT program