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
For and With Others: Return to In-person Service Learning
As a physical therapy program at a Jesuit university, the Regis DPT program is built on the foundation of serving others; it is one of our core values. When COVID-19 first emerged in our community, we were deeply saddened to not be able to serve in the way that we have in the past. Unfortunately, … Continue reading For and With Others: Return to In-person Service Learning
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
Regis DPT spends the day with Porter-Billings Leadership Academy students
On June 16, Regis University Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students of the Class of 2022 and 2023 had the opportunity to introduce the physical therapy profession, in all its forms, to the students of Porter-Billups Leadership Academy (PBLA). The Porter-Billups Leadership Academy is an organization started by former Regis University Men’s basketball coach, Lonnie … Continue reading Regis DPT spends the day with Porter-Billings Leadership Academy students
Couch to 5k 2021
One of the mainstays of the Regis DPT program is the Move Forward 5k/10k race that is hosted every fall by current SPTs. It was created as a community outreach program and benefits Canine Companions for Independence, the puppy training volunteer organization the DPT program works with to help train future service dogs (read more … Continue reading Couch to 5k 2021
Four-Legged Clover: A Canine Companion for Independents
Clover as a puppy. Photo credits: Andy Littmann You know her, you love her, but what do you really know about her? Here's the inside scoop from our own Andy Littmann on life with his four-legged Clover. Clover came to live with Andy this year on January 6th at the age of eight weeks old. … Continue reading Four-Legged Clover: A Canine Companion for Independents
The Haven of Hope
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
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!
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
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
Service Learning in PT School
Name: Austin Adamson, Class of 2020 Service Officer Undergrad: Saint Louis University Hometown: Laguna Niguel, CA Fun fact: I recently dove with manta rays and sea turtles in the Great Barrier Reef! As students of physical therapy, we are undertaking a career that is founded upon the ideas of service and care for others. … Continue reading Service Learning in PT School
Get ready for the 2018 Move Forward 5K/10K Race!
Name: Sarah Pancoast, Class of 2019 Undergrad: Regis University Hometown: Evergreen, Colorado Fun Fact: I own a 20-year-old, 9-foot Columbian Red Tail Boa Constrictor When race day arrives, you know that you have put in the necessary training for the day to be successful. Whether that is enjoying time with friends or other participants, being outside … Continue reading Get ready for the 2018 Move Forward 5K/10K Race!
Chris Lew Reflects on Working With 2017 Opus Prize Winner
What is the Opus Prize? The Opus Prize is an annual faith-based humanitarian award that is designed to recognize and celebrate those people bringing creative solutions to the world’s most difficult problems. The award partners with Catholic universities, although recipients can be of any faith (Excerpt from Crux.). Mercy Sister Marilyn Lacey received the Opus Prize … Continue reading Chris Lew Reflects on Working With 2017 Opus Prize Winner
The 2017 Move Forward 5K/10K Race
Name: Laura Baker, Class of 2018 Undergrad: University of New Hampshire, Durham Hometown: Seville, Ohio Fun Fact: I spent a year as an intern for the School for Field Studies in Queensland, Australia! I drove students around on the "wrong" side of the road, went on bird counting outings at 3 am, pet boa constrictors with professional herpetologists, … Continue reading The 2017 Move Forward 5K/10K Race
My Immersion Trip in Ethiopia: A Reminder About the Importance of Communication
Name: Matt Gervais, Class of 2017 Hometown: Medford, OR Undergrad: University of Portland Fun Fact: I actually enjoy wearing ties. Every year, the Regis University School of Physical Therapy puts on a series of immersion trips around the world as part of students' 3rd or 4th clinical rotation. Through an application process, around 25 students in each class get … Continue reading My Immersion Trip in Ethiopia: A Reminder About the Importance of Communication