Written by: Colleen Lopp, Regis DPT 2nd Year Student How often do you drive by someone experiencing homelessness? What do you do? How do you feel? Maybe I am naïve and optimistic, but I like to believe everyone who is willing to beg in the street could use some help and I always want to … Continue reading The Haven of Hope
Hey Class of 2022, Why Regis?
Interviews are right around the corner for prospective Regis DPT students, and current students and faculty could not be more excited to welcome them to our campus. We wanted to take the opportunity to reflect on just a few of the myriad of diverse reasons that our current students chose Regis. Some first-year students reflected … Continue reading Hey Class of 2022, Why Regis?
Student Spotlight: Johnny Herrera discuses the APTA National Student Conclave
Name: Johnny Herrera, Class of 2021, Colorado APTA Core Ambassador in 2018-2019 Undergrad: Grand View University Hometown: Santiago, Dominican Republic Fun Fact: During my junior and senior years of high school I only had class on Saturdays A couple of weekends ago, I had the pleasure of attending the National Student Conclave (NSC) in Albuquerque, New … Continue reading Student Spotlight: Johnny Herrera discuses the APTA National Student Conclave
Second Year Students Kick off “Toolkit Talks”
“Toolkit Talks” were instigated by second year students Tara Dirocco, Emily Cornelius, & Syd Knadler. “The three of us were talking during Spring Break and reflecting on the diverse experiences and knowledge that our class has and how much we would love to learn from each other. We learn a lot in class from our professors, but … Continue reading Second Year Students Kick off “Toolkit Talks”
Move Forward 5k/10k Race 2019, Featuring a New Course!
Are you a runner, walker, or just love dogs (and/or beer)? The Regis University School of Physical Therapy is hosting its 17th iteration of the Move Forward 5k/10k and kids run at Regis University on September 21st, 2019. The race will take place on the Regis University Northwest Denver campus, and we are especially excited … Continue reading Move Forward 5k/10k Race 2019, Featuring a New Course!
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ira Gorman discusses healthcare policy and PT advocacy
Like most physical therapists, my passion for PT arose from the desire to empower people to achieve their greatest state of well-being and functional independence. However, as I progress in my education, I am learning that the simple goal of helping people can be far more complex in our convoluted healthcare system. Furthermore, if I … Continue reading Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ira Gorman discusses healthcare policy and PT advocacy
Regis DPT Global Health Pathway Immersion trip to Huancayo, Peru
This past spring, 8 students from the Regis DPT Global Health Pathway attended a 3-week global immersion trip to Huancayo, Peru, led by Regis DPT faculty member Dr. Heidi Eigsti and Regis DPT alumnus Dr. Amber Walker. “We were fortunate to have the expertise of Dr. Heidi Eigsti and Dr. Amber Walker. This was Dr. … Continue reading Regis DPT Global Health Pathway Immersion trip to Huancayo, Peru
2019 APTA Federal Advocacy Forum – “Day on the Hill”
Last week, the APTA Federal Forum in Washington D.C. took place to advocate for important topics to physical therapists. The Forum brought together APTA members, speakers from the field, and stakeholders on the discussion of regulatory affairs and federal priorities that impact the physical therapy profession and its patients, as well as on learning about new information that … Continue reading 2019 APTA Federal Advocacy Forum – “Day on the Hill”
Practice What You Preach: Modeling a Lifestyle of Movement
Name: Tara Dirocco, Class of 2021 Undergraduate: UC Berkeley Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA Do you find yourself needing PT from being in PT school? Is this the most you’ve sat still in a long time? These questions consumed me on my first week of PT school. I could not handle (or believe!) all of the sitting, … Continue reading Practice What You Preach: Modeling a Lifestyle of Movement
Presenting At CSM 2019, Washington D.C.
It was a cold, rainy national Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) this year in Washington D.C., but that did not stop almost 17,000 people, including several from Regis University, to attend! Regis students and faculty not only learned the latest happenings from others in our field of physical therapy, but also took roles in presenting their … Continue reading Presenting At CSM 2019, Washington D.C.
Why We Chose Regis: Reflections From Current DPT Students
I interviewed at Regis roughly one year ago, and as I look back on that day, I realize my decision to accept my spot in the DPT Class of 2021 was an easy one. I decided I wanted to pursue physical therapy when I was 18 years old. I spent over 200 hours in observation, … Continue reading Why We Chose Regis: Reflections From Current DPT Students
Student Spotlight: My Immigration Experience
Name: Pamela Moreno SotoUndergrad: Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU)Hometown: Texhoma, OklahomaFun Fact: I've read over 1,000 books I remember back in 2005, there was a huge Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid 40 minutes away from my hometown. Many families were split, and children came home from school to missing parents because they had been deported during work. That … Continue reading Student Spotlight: My Immigration Experience
Leadership Through Service: A Student Perspective
Name: Amber Bolen, Class of 2019 Service Representative Undergrad: University of Oregon Hometown: Eugene, OR Fun Fact: In college I spontaneously gained the ability to wiggle my ears. Hi everyone! My name is Amber and I am the Regis DPT Class of 2019’s Service Representative. Being the service rep for my class means that I … Continue reading Leadership Through Service: A Student Perspective
Farewell Marcia Smith!
Name: Marcia Smith, PT, Ph.D. As we sadly said farewell at the end of the summer to another beloved faculty member, Marcia Smith, who has been with us at Regis for 20 years, second-year student Meg Kates made sure to catch some of her words of wisdom before her retirement! Read the interview below for … Continue reading Farewell Marcia Smith!
Farewell Tom McPoil!
Name: Thomas McPoil, PT, PhD, FAPTA Hometown: Sacramento California Fun fact: I like to play golf - at one point, I became a 10 handicapper As we approached the end of July, the Regis Physical Therapy family prepared to say goodbye to some very important members of our family. With heavy hearts, but happy smiles, … Continue reading Farewell Tom McPoil!