It was a cold, rainy national Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) this year in Washington D.C., but that did not stop almost 17,000 people, including several from Regis University, to attend! Regis students and faculty not only learned the latest happenings from others in our field of physical therapy, but also took roles in presenting their … Continue reading Presenting At CSM 2019, Washington D.C.
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
Leadership Through Service: A Student Perspective
Name: Amber Bolen, Class of 2019 Service Representative Undergrad: University of Oregon Hometown: Eugene, OR Fun Fact: In college I spontaneously gained the ability to wiggle my ears. Hi everyone! My name is Amber and I am the Regis DPT Class of 2019’s Service Representative. Being the service rep for my class means that I … Continue reading Leadership Through Service: A Student Perspective
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!
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”
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
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
Getting Involved in PT School: Student Sports SIG
Name: Candace Townley, Class of 2018 Undergrad: Nebraska Wesleyan University Graduate: MA in Sports Performance, Regis University Hometown: Thornton,CO Fun Fact: I collect ducks: rubber ducks, stuffed ducks, all ducks. Candace is currently a third year at Regis. She is a certified athletic trainer, has her master’s in sports performance, and institutionalized the Student Sports Special Interest Group … Continue reading Getting Involved in PT School: Student Sports SIG
How to Manage Your Money in DPT School
Name: Kim Bjorkman, Class of 2019 Undergrad: University of Puget Sound Hometown: Jackson, WY Fun Fact: I sang the national anthem at rodeos when I was in high school! Living as a graduate student does not mean that you must subsist on Top Ramen and canned soup, but it does require taking responsibility for your finances and making … Continue reading How to Manage Your Money in DPT School
Student Spotlight: What is the Orthopedic Student Special Interest Group?
Name: Zach Taillie, Class of 2018 Undergrad: State University of New York at Cortland Hometown: Phoenix, NY Fun Fact: I put BBQ sauce on everything. Hello! My name is Zach and I am a third year in the program. I am also the President of the Orthopedic Student Special Interest Group (sSIG) here at Regis. In … Continue reading Student Spotlight: What is the Orthopedic Student Special Interest Group?
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?
Summer in Colorado: Dispersed Camping 101
Name: Kate Bostwick, Class of 2018 Undergrad: University of Portland, OR Hometown: Pendleton, OR Fun Fact: I actually enjoy doing burpees. First thing’s first: the answer is yes...yes, there is time to get away from Regis for a weekend and put off studying for Cliff’s neuroscience class or practicing manual therapy skills until Sunday night...AND … Continue reading Summer in Colorado: Dispersed Camping 101
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