Featured Student: Chris Lane

Chris Lane is a third-year Doctor of Physical Therapy student who plans to continue research initiatives with the Human Movement Science Curriculum. Learn about his motivations to pursue the Division of Physical Therapy’s DPT program as a first-generation college student.


Mike McMorris, PT, DPT

UNC Health Talk Features Mike McMorris, PT, DPT

Posted 1 week ago

UNC Health Talk recently featured Mike McMorris, PT, DPT, who provided tips for staying fit on the fairway. McMorris is the director of the orthopedic physical therapy residency, a board-certified clinical specialist in orthopedics, and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists.

Jennifer Cooke, PT, DPT

Jennifer Cooke ’08 Named Division of Physical Therapy Director of Clinical Education

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Division of Physical Therapy has named Jennifer Cooke as its director of clinical education. She is also an assistant professor and assistant director of clinical practice. More than 90 students rotate per year through clinical practicum experiences. The clinical practicum experience aims to train students to be generalists; they must complete four types of … Continued

Jeff O'Laughlin

UNC Health Talk Features Jeff O’Laughlin, PT, DPT

Posted 3 weeks ago

UNC Health Talk recently featured Jeff O’Laughlin, PT, DPT, who provided five tips for avoiding youth sports injuries. O’Laughlin is an assistant professor and clinical manager of University Physical Therapy in Durham.

Tom Duquette and Sherri Maxwell

Duquette and Maxwell Endow Fund to Support Human Movement Science PhD Students

Posted 3 weeks ago

Colonel Thomas Louis Duquette ’91 and Dr. Sherri Rene Maxwell have established an endowed fund with a gift of $100,000 to provide scholarship support for students who are on track to receive a PhD in Human Movement Science within the Division of Physical Therapy. The PhD program is offered jointly between the division and the … Continued

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