Name: Abbey Ferguson With all of its incredible opportunities, graduate school, especially a doctorate program, also brings a new amount of stress and anxiety. It is a pressure cooker for bringing out both the best and the worst in us, and as my first year came to a close, I found myself drowning in mental … Continue reading Mental Health Wellness in DPT School
Student Spotlight: How I Lost the Most Valuable Ligament
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
Finals Week: A Beautiful Struggle
It’s that time of the year again… No, we’re not talking about the holidays. It’s Finals Week, the crescendo of each physical therapy (PT) school semester. If you haven't experienced a finals week in PT school, then here are a few ideas of what Regis students encounter during this time each semester. …but first, Practicals … Continue reading Finals Week: A Beautiful Struggle
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
What to Do When You Get Into PT School
Name: Davis Ngo, Class of 2020! Undergrad: University of California, San Diego Hometown: San Jose, CA Fun Fact: My favorite animals are manatees because they're just the chillest. You’ve gotten into PT school! Now What? This is it. You’ve done it. You were accepted into Regis University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program. It makes sense you got into … Continue reading What to Do When You Get Into PT School
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
The Best Loss I’ve Ever Had
Blogger Katie Ragle, Class of 2018, writes about her experience at the National Student Conclave held in Miami, Florida over the October 27-29th weekend. Let me tell you about my trip to Miami. It all started with an email from a fellow Regis student that read, “Hey Katie! I just tagged you in a Twitter … Continue reading The Best Loss I’ve Ever Had
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Tune in tomorrow for our first blog post of the new school year!
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?
How to Have Fun in PT School
Name: Connor Longacre, Class of 2018 Undergrad: Colorado State University Hometown: Wyomissing, PA Fun Fact: I am a huge of soccer, though I haven't formally played since I was 11. “It’s fun to have fun but you have to know how.” (Dr. Seuss, DPT) Many of you reading this may think of the classroom as a no-nonsense place of … Continue reading How to Have Fun in PT School
Regis DPT Students Plan the Move Forward 5K/10K
Co-director of Move Forward, Ryan Bourdo, tells us what to expect for the 2016 Move Forward 5K/10K. Mark your calendars for September 17th!
The Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry
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 The Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry