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!
Practice What You Preach: Modeling a Lifestyle of Movement
Name: Tara Dirocco, Class of 2021 Undergraduate: UC Berkeley Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA Do you find yourself needing PT from being in PT school? Is this the most you’ve sat still in a long time? These questions consumed me on my first week of PT school. I could not handle (or believe!) all of the sitting, … Continue reading Practice What You Preach: Modeling a Lifestyle of Movement
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!
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
7 Reasons You Should Take a Gap Year Before PT School
Name: Courtney Hardin, Class of 2018 Undergrad: Washington State University (GO COUGS) Hometown: Spokane, WA Fun Fact: I'm obsessed with my dog. If you’re currently reading this blog asking yourself, “Is it a good time to go to school right now? Should I take a year off before I apply? Should I even take 2?” Well, this … Continue reading 7 Reasons You Should Take a Gap Year Before PT School
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
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
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?
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?