Name: Erin Lemberger, Class of 2020 Undergrad: University of Northern Colorado Hometown: Littleton, CO Fun Fact: A one humped camel is called a Dromedary and a two humped camel is called a Bactrian. Let me just tell you about my first semester of PT school. I’ll start off by saying that PT school is a lot … Continue reading Student Spotlight: How I Lost the Most Valuable Ligament
5 Ways to Spend Your Time When You Are Not Studying…
Name: Courtney Backward Undergrad: Oklahoma Wesleyan University Hometown: Salina, OK Fun Fact: I am the world's most awkward high-five giver/receiver. One of my classmates once said “PT school is neither a marathon nor a sprint. It is both at the same time.” That statement resonated with me on a personal level. During my first year … Continue reading 5 Ways to Spend Your Time When You Are Not Studying…
Managing Your Posture in PT School
Name: Joshua Holland Undergrad: Idaho State University Hometown: Centennial, Colorado Fun fact: Before PT school, I worked at a BBQ restaurant in Missoula, MT called Notorious P.I.G. Last week, I was editing my Biomechanics skills video when I noticed a curly-haired DPT student in my video with fairly poor posture. I was far from excited … Continue reading Managing Your Posture in PT School
How to Spend your Time before Starting Physical Therapy School
Name: Kelsie Jordan Undergrad: Oregon State University Hometown: Portland, OR Fun Fact: I hiked Longs Peak the weekend before finals week (along with some other classmates – who needs to study, right?) Take a deep breath. Now, let it out slowly. Soak in this feeling of relief. At least for this moment, you have nothing … Continue reading How to Spend your Time before Starting Physical Therapy School
How to Rock a CSM Conference
Name: Grace-Marie Vega Undergrad: Arizona State University Hometown: Placentia, CA Fun Fact: I take pub trivia very seriously! CSM, or the Combined Sections Meeting of APTA, is a 4-day national conference held annually, attracting thousands of students, practitioners, and researchers in the physical therapy field. These are some things I learned from CSM 2018 in New … Continue reading How to Rock a CSM Conference
DPT School Nutrition: 4 Ways to Eat Healthy
Name: Janki Patel, Class of 2020 Hometown: Fremont, CA Undergrad: University of California, Davis Fun Fact: I hiked a 14er (Mount Democrat) for the first time...three days after moving from the Bay Area's sea level. If you are currently enrolled in physical therapy (PT) school, or attended in your past, you can probably identify with the struggle of … Continue reading DPT School Nutrition: 4 Ways to Eat Healthy
Lessons Learned During the First Clinical Experience
Name: Kelsie Jordan, Class of 2019 Hometown: Portland, OR Undergrad: Oregon State University Fun Fact: I spent the summer of 2014 studying in Salamanca, Spain. When I tell people I was in California for my first clinical rotation, everyone’s minds seem to jump to the flashy big cities like Los Angeles, San Diego, or San Francisco. Sorry guys, I … Continue reading Lessons Learned During the First Clinical Experience
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
Staying Grounded in PT School, Method 42: Silence
Name: Blake Miller, Class of 2019 Undergrad: Whitworth University Hometown: Missoula, MT Fun Fact: I grew up 20 minutes from a ski resort but never downhill skied until moving to Colorado this year. It’s an age-old story: a small-town boy moves to the big city to pursue his dreams of fame and fortune, only to face trials and challenges … Continue reading Staying Grounded in PT School, Method 42: Silence
5 Ways to Impress During Your Practical Exams
Name: Abbey Ferguson, Class of 2019 Undergrad: Westmont College, CA Hometown: Sacramento, CA Fun Fact: I absolutely love to dance! If any of you out there are dancers in need of a new dance studio here in Denver, I can definitely hook you up! Lab practicals are often the most terrifying and anxiety-provoking parts of physical therapy … Continue reading 5 Ways to Impress During Your Practical Exams
Coming to PT School From Another Career
Quite a few of our classmates came to physical therapy school after 1, 2, or even 3 previous careers! Laura and Tara are academic all-stars, wonderful additions to our Class of 2018 cohort, and have some of the coolest past experiences out there. Name: Laura Baker, Class of 2018 Undergrad: University of New Hampshire, … Continue reading Coming to PT School From Another Career
How to Conquer Time Management
Name: Sarina Tamura, Class of 2018 Undergrad: University of Colorado at Boulder Hometown: Aurora, CO Fun Fact: I won 2nd place at the World Cup Stacking Championships in 5th grade! You dance. Why? My life has always been an endless mixtape of dynamic tracks. Two days after graduating from CU Boulder in 2014, I started work as … Continue reading How to Conquer Time Management
How to Find Your Work-Life Balance in PT School
Name: Tom Sears, Class of 2019 Undergrad: Wheeling Jesuit University Hometown: Moundsvill, WV Fun Fact: I once gave a ten minute impromptu (and decidedly silly) speech about apples for an undergraduate class. The ultimate question for me once I found the perfect PT school (Regis) was: How do I balance the rigors of PT school with my family, friends, and … Continue reading How to Find Your Work-Life Balance in PT School
Meet Maggie McKenna: Why Regis?
Name: Maggie McKenna, Class of 2019 Undergrad: University of Dayton Hometown: LaGrange, IL Fun Fact: I've been skydiving twice! Deciding where to go for a Doctor of Physical Therapy education is a big, life-changing decision…but also a very exciting one! Unlike some of my classmates, I didn’t know exactly what I was looking for at first, so my decision … Continue reading Meet Maggie McKenna: Why Regis?
Meet Chris Cook: Why Regis DPT?
Name: Chris Cook, Class of 2019Undergrad: University of Colorado - BoulderHometown: Tustin, CaFun Fact: I got paid to sail in the Sea of Cortez for 3 and a half weeks. Life is full of choices. Whether or not we realize it, we’re perpetually deciding between A and B--or C, D, and E for that … Continue reading Meet Chris Cook: Why Regis DPT?