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

GEAR UP Colorado – Diversity Day at Regis University’s Rueckert-Hartman College

Josue Martinez, SPT Class of 2023 On October 16th, the health professions making up The Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, hosted a Diversity Day event for the GEAR UP Colorado program. The programs involved included the School of Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, School of Nursing, and the Division of Counseling and Family Therapy. The goal of … Continue reading GEAR UP Colorado – Diversity Day at Regis University’s Rueckert-Hartman College

“What does it mean to be American?” A Reflection by Sung Yi, Class of 2023

May is AAPI Heritage Month, a time in which we honor Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. However, it cannot be limited to a single month out of the year. As we acknowledge and celebrate the influence and contributions of AAPI leaders in this country, we also must call out the alarming rise … Continue reading “What does it mean to be American?” A Reflection by Sung Yi, Class of 2023

A Look At the Paths Less Traveled – Non-Traditional Students on Why Regis

One of the many great things about the Regis DPT program is its wealth of different students. We celebrate diversity in all of its many forms, including those who may have taken a less traveled route to getting here. Below is quick look at a handful of some of our non-traditional students in the Class … Continue reading A Look At the Paths Less Traveled – Non-Traditional Students on Why Regis

PT Power Hour and Reflections on Injustice in Healthcare

Haley Anderson, Regis DPT Student, Class of 2021 Recently, I put on a virtual webinar in an effort to address and combat racial disparities in the PT profession at patient, provider, and policy levels. With the help of classmates Johnny Herrera and Mandi Tse, I hosted this virtual conversation with a panel of 5 current … Continue reading PT Power Hour and Reflections on Injustice in Healthcare

Brandon Johnson: “Intentionality Seeds Serendipity”

Brandon Johnson on his Journey to becoming our Program's First Black Student Body President February 4th, 2021 Greetings! I’m Brandon and I reign from the beautiful sun-drenched and immensely humid state of Florida. Born and raised in the capital city of Tallahassee, I received my Bachelors of Science in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology (APK) specializing … Continue reading Brandon Johnson: “Intentionality Seeds Serendipity”

People: A Reflection and Call to Action on Social Injustice

May 28, 2020 We learn how to help others exercise. We study the physiology of breathing. We practice checking vitals. We renew our CPR certifications annually. We value people and their lives. Ahmaud was just running. George was merely trying to breathe. Breonna was getting the sleep that we say is so important. We cannot … Continue reading People: A Reflection and Call to Action on Social Injustice