UNC Students Volunteer at Urban Ministries of Durham

March 11, 2018

As of the fall of 2017, UNC physical therapy students have begun to attend Urban Ministry of Durham, a nonprofit that connects poor and homeless neighbors to food, shelter and a future, to provide PT evaluations and treatments to individuals … Continued

First-Year Physical Therapy Students Learn in Baby Lab

February 15, 2018

First-year students in the Division of Physical Therapy gathered on Friday, February 9, 2017, to participate in a baby lab as part of a course in motor development and human movement across the lifespan. The experience is hosted by the … Continued

Remembering Ruth U. Mitchell, PT, PhD

January 17, 2018

Ruth U. Mitchell, PT, PhD, of Apex, North Carolina, passed away on January 7, 2018 at UNC Hospitals after a brief illness. She was 85 years old. Dr. Mitchell was a Professor Emerita in the Division of Physical Therapy at … Continued

Division of Physical Therapy Receives NCPTA Award

October 11, 2017

In October, the Division of Physical Therapy participated in the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association’s Outreach Challenge at the Association’s fall conference. The challenge aimed to recognize the program whose students logged the most collective volunteer hours outside of program … Continued

Division of Physical Therapy Holds 58th Commencement Ceremony

August 8, 2017

The Division of Physical Therapy celebrated its 58th annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at the William and Ida Friday Center. More than 30 graduates representing the Doctor of Physical Therapy and the transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy programs … Continued