Last week, the APTA Federal Forum in Washington D.C. took place to advocate for important topics to physical therapists. The Forum brought together APTA members, speakers from the field, and stakeholders on the discussion of regulatory affairs and federal priorities that impact the physical therapy profession and its patients, as well as on learning about new information that … Continue reading 2019 APTA Federal Advocacy Forum – “Day on the Hill”
Why We Chose Regis: Reflections From Current DPT Students
I interviewed at Regis roughly one year ago, and as I look back on that day, I realize my decision to accept my spot in the DPT Class of 2021 was an easy one. I decided I wanted to pursue physical therapy when I was 18 years old. I spent over 200 hours in observation, … Continue reading Why We Chose Regis: Reflections From Current DPT Students
Farewell Tom McPoil!
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!
How Can the APTA Help Me?
Name: Lina Kleinschmidt Undergrad: Pacific University Hometown: Stuttgart, Germany Fun fact: I was born and raised in Stuttgart, Germany As a physical therapy student and future physical therapist, the APTA is something you will hear about over and over again. With job opportunities, continuing education classes, research updates and legislation information, the APTA has endless … Continue reading How Can the APTA Help Me?
10 Tips to Get You Into PT School
So, you've decided you want to be a physical therapist? Congratulations! That means you’ve decided to pursue pretty much the best career the world can offer. Unfortunately, the idea of actually applying to PT school can be pretty daunting, but I’m here to help! Hopefully I can make the process a little easier by passing … Continue reading 10 Tips to Get You Into PT School
What Did the Class of 2019 do Over Summer Break?
Name: Kassidy Stecklein, Class of 2019 Undergrad: Kansas State University, KS Hometown: Hays, KS Fun Fact: I really, really enjoy tornado weather. Mission trips, senior trips, and retreats, oh my! (I’m from Kansas, I just had to 🙂 ) As roughly a quarter of our class journeyed through Utah, people constantly asked us why we were all together. … Continue reading What Did the Class of 2019 do Over Summer Break?
Regis PT Students Run the Boston Marathon
Three Regis DPT students put aside their studies for a weekend and ran the Boston Marathon. Congratulations to Jenna Carlson (3:43:44), Lauren Hill (3:06:06) and Nolan Ripple (2:49:29) for racing and representing our program! Name: Nolan Ripple, Class of 2018 Undergrad: University of Portland, OR Hometown: Peoria, AZ Fun Fact: Lacrosse player freshly converted to marathon enthusiast. … Continue reading Regis PT Students Run the Boston Marathon
April Recap: 3rd Annual Talent Show
April is one of the busiest months for PT students! Whether it's your first or last year, it's a time of studying, planning your future, and--of course--a time to get to know your classmates even better. First and Second Years: Somehow, between all of the practicals, midterms and class, our first and second years had time … Continue reading April Recap: 3rd Annual Talent Show
April Recap: National Advocacy Dinner
Name: Grace-Marie Vega, Class of 2019 Undergrad: Arizona State University Hometown: Placentia, California Fun Fact: One time, I drove a fire truck. If you were there on April 12, 2017, you hardly need me to recount the evening to you, but if you were not, here’s what you missed at this year’s Denver National Advocacy Dinner. … Continue reading April Recap: National Advocacy Dinner
Why Become a Physical Therapist?
Name: Nathaniel Pryor, Class of 2019 Undergrad: Regis University Hometown: Deposit, NY Fun Fact: I love completing ruck marches of ridiculous lengths for charity. Longest to date is 32 miles. It was the second day of a 3-day air assault in Afghanistan. Our platoon was busy searching houses in 120-degree weather. The sun was … Continue reading Why Become a Physical Therapist?