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!
Charting Your Clinical Education Course
Name: Josh Hubert, Class of 2019 Undergrad: Bellarmine University Hometown: St. Louis, MO Fun-fact: I was told by a Greek reiki-master that I am a crystal baby Like any great exploration recorded in history, your clinical education at Regis will be a trip fueled by careful planning, curiosity, intrepid spirit, chance, and financial backing from … Continue reading Charting Your Clinical Education Course
Let’s Talk About Mental Health
Name: Amanda Rixey, Class of 2018 Undergrad: University of Kansas, KS Hometown: Overland Park, KS Fun Fact: My massive bear dog, Sherlock, has over 7,000 followers on Instagram. I think most of my classmates would view me as the hyper, kind-of goofy, and giggly one in the class. It’s easy for me to hide under that … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Mental Health
How to Make the Most of Your Clinical…in ITALY!
Name: Lydia Hamstra, Class of 2018 Undergrad: Gonzaga University, WA Hometown: Tucson, AZ Fun Fact: I am a huge Harry Potter nerd and to help prep for Italy I read Harry Potter in Italian (since I’ve read it so many times in English, I was able to figure out the gist—it gave me ideas for … Continue reading How to Make the Most of Your Clinical…in ITALY!
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
Flat Stanley Goes to Clinical
Name: Nicole Darragh, Class of 2017 Hometown: Columbus, OH Undergrad: Regis University Fun Fact: I think kale is totally overrated. The Class of 2017 recently returned from their second clinical rotations with a plethora of new knowledge and stories to share. Some students even had a visitor along the way: Flat Stanley. Flat Stanley is … Continue reading Flat Stanley Goes to Clinical
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?
Physical Therapy Classification and Payment System: a Discussion with Lindsay Still
My name is Katie Baratta and I just graduated from the Regis University School of Physical Therapy. I had the opportunity to spend two weeks at the APTA doing a student internship. I was able to talk to many different members of the APTA, attend the Federal Advocacy Forum, and learn more about what … Continue reading Physical Therapy Classification and Payment System: a Discussion with Lindsay Still
Direct Access: Insight into Some of the Barriers and Current Initiatives
My name is Katie Baratta and I just graduated from the Regis University School of Physical Therapy. I had the opportunity to spend two weeks at the APTA doing a student internship. I was able to talk to many different members of the APTA, attend the Federal Advocacy Forum, and learn more about what the … Continue reading Direct Access: Insight into Some of the Barriers and Current Initiatives
Class of 2017 DPT Student Lindsay Mayors Reflects on Her Clinical Rotation
Name: Lindsay Mayors Hometown: Akron, Ohio Undergrad: University of Dayton Fun Fact: My first experience skiing was on my third birthday in Keystone, Colorado! Today, the Class of 2017 has reached the halfway point of their 8-week second clinical rotation. The past two semesters have been filled with management courses, case studies, exams, practicals, and research. In April, we completed … Continue reading Class of 2017 DPT Student Lindsay Mayors Reflects on Her Clinical Rotation
Crash Course: How to Dress for PT School
The dreaded dress code! Our student handbook says: As future health care professionals, graduate students in physical therapy are expected to dress in a manner that exemplifies professionalism during class, during on campus activities, and in clinical situations. As scary as that sounds, it’s really not so bad. There is no need to run out and … Continue reading Crash Course: How to Dress for PT School
2nd Year Regis DPT students preparing to head off to clinical: Meet Adam Engelsgjerd
Name: Adam Engelsgjerd, Class of 2017 Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ Undergrad: University of Arizona Fun Fact: I am unabashedly 0/2 in the Palmaris Longus department The goal of PT Exam Lab in our first year was to begin teaching our hands how to feel and assess what our brains knew to be there. For example: we studied … Continue reading 2nd Year Regis DPT students preparing to head off to clinical: Meet Adam Engelsgjerd