Meet Laurel Proulx, PT, DPT, Ph.D., OCS Dr. Laurel Proulx first received her B.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Kansas (Rock Chalk!) in 2009. She then attended Regis University, where she was awarded her DPT in 2013. Most recently, she has successfully defended her dissertation and achieved her Ph.D. at Texas Woman's University in … Continue reading From Regis Student to Professor
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
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
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!
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!
Input from the Eyes of a Seasoned Clinical Instructor and Manager Name: Denise R. O'Dell, PT, DScPT, NCS Undergrad and PT School: University of Indianapolis, 1997 (Go Greyhounds! - I really follow the Indiana Hoosiers 🙂 ), University of Maryland, 2009 (Go Terps! - Bummer they're also in the Big Ten now) Hometown: Decatur, IN … Continue reading Plasticity in Life and PT
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