Faculty Spotlight: Bill McGehee, PT, PhD

Name: William McGehee, PT, PhD Undergrad and PT School: BS in Zoology and Athletic Training from Eastern Illinois University (Go Panthers! Also the alma mater of New Orleans Saints Head Coach, Sean Peyton (I taped his ankles as a student athletic trainer) and SF 49er’s quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo). BS in Physical Therapy from Bradley University, … Continue reading Faculty Spotlight: Bill McGehee, PT, PhD

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

My Haphazard Journey as a Physical Therapist and New(er) Faculty Member

Name: Andrew C. Smith, PT, DPT, PhD Undergrad and PT School: University of Washington (Go Huskies!) PhD Training: Northwestern University’s Neuroscience Program (my department was Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences) Hometown: Seattle, WA Fun Fact: I do not have a true hometown. I lived in 10 different places by the time I turned 18 … Continue reading My Haphazard Journey as a Physical Therapist and New(er) Faculty Member