Regis DPT Students Present: “LGBT+ 101”

  Regis University first-year DPT students Felix Hill, Hannah Clark, and Taylor Tso recently held a session for their classmates entitled “LGBT+ 101 for Student Physical Therapists.” The presentation covered foundational terminology and concepts related to LGBTQIA+ communities, a brief overview of LGBT+ healthcare disparities, as well as tips for making clinical spaces more inclusive. Here … Continue reading Regis DPT Students Present: “LGBT+ 101”

What is it like to be in the military and PT school?

Name: Zach Taillie, Class of 2018 Hometown: Phoenix, NY Undergrad: SUNY Cortland Fun Fact: I've been in the Air Force for 6 years. You may not believe this, but NASCAR Technical Institute is a bit of a dead-end school.  You read that right—there is a school completely dedicated to folks who want to learn about race car maintenance and … Continue reading What is it like to be in the military and PT school?

A Non-Native’s Guide to Colorado’s Summer Playground

Name: Evan Piche, Class of 2018 Hometown: Northampton, MA Undergrad: Colorado State University Fun Fact: I once thought I met Danny DeVito in an airport men's room. Congratulations! If you’re reading this, there is a fair chance that you are either (a) my mother, or (b) a member of the incoming Class of 2019. Welcome, and since both … Continue reading A Non-Native’s Guide to Colorado’s Summer Playground

What is a Regis DPT service learning project?

Every semester, Regis DPT students participate in a service learning project that gives us the opportunity to work out in the community. Our first semester project didn’t happen due to some pesky snow; this semester, though, we had many options to get involved with different disabled populations. Others in my class spent time at weekend … Continue reading What is a Regis DPT service learning project?

Injury, surgery and rehab during PT school: Meet James Liaw

Name: James Liaw, Class of 2018 Hometown: San Jose, CA Undergrad: University of California, Davis Fun Fact: Climbing! More Climbing, snowboarding...let's go climb.   Getting injured is always going to be hard to deal with, but you never realize how much it will affect you until you're experiencing it firsthand. The summer after my senior year of high school, … Continue reading Injury, surgery and rehab during PT school: Meet James Liaw

Stress Decompression with the 2nd Year Regis DPT Students

After a long week of studying, practicing skills, and being evaluated for skill competency, what better way is there to decompress than pounding it out? After such a stressful week some may have wanted to pound their head against their desk, but second-year student Morgan Pearson had a different idea. During this Thursday’s lunch break, … Continue reading Stress Decompression with the 2nd Year Regis DPT Students

Students take on CSM: Nolan Ripple on attending the national PT conference

Name: Nolan Ripple Hometown: Peoria, AZ Undergrad: University of Portland, OR Fun Fact: Lacrosse player freshly converted to marathon enthusiast. Hello all!  My name is Nolan Ripple and I am a first year PT student.  About two weeks ago, the national PT conference for students and professionals—called the Combined Sections Meeting—was held in Anaheim, California.  During our … Continue reading Students take on CSM: Nolan Ripple on attending the national PT conference