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Three HMSC Students Awarded PODS Scholarships

October 19, 2022

Human Movement Science Curriculum (HMSC) PhD students Chelsea “CJ” Duppen, David Rowland and Chris Lane were awarded Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) Scholarships. The scholarships are funded by The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR). They are given to provide a kickstart of careers for new investigators and the support to complete a doctoral degree. … Continued

Annual Alumni Panel Offers Third-Year PT Students Professional Insight and Advice

May 13, 2022

Each spring, a panel of alumni from the Division of Physical Therapy’s DPT program spend an evening sharing their professional experiences and answering questions from current students about what to expect during the process of finding employment. This year, the conversation offered students the opportunity to learn about what to expect after graduation, tips for … Continued

Dana McCarty, PT, DPT Receives P.E.O. Scholar Award

May 13, 2022

Dana McCarty, assistant professor in the Division of Physical Therapy within the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Allied Health Sciences, recently received a P.E.O. Scholar Award. P.E.O. Scholar Awards are merit-based and reserved for women pursuing doctoral degrees to support their studies and research. McCarty is currently a PhD student in the Maternal and … Continued

Alumni Feature: Ryan Brooks, PT, DPT Tackles University of Miami Residency

May 4, 2022

Ryan Brooks, PT, DPT, MA, CSCS, USAW-L2, is a 2021 graduate of the division of Physical Therapy’s DPT program, housed within the Department of Allied Health Sciences. Following graduation from UNC, he began a PT residency program at the University of Miami where he works at a sports-based outpatient orthopedic clinic and in the athletic … Continued

Alumni Spotlight: Tanner Holden, PT, DPT Presents at CSM

April 14, 2022

Tanner Holden, PT, DPT, CSCS recently attended the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting (APTA CSM) for his first time as a UNC DPT graduate. The DPT program is housed within the Division of Physical Therapy in the Department of Allied Health Sciences. At the CSM, Holden presented his research titled ‘Utilization of Computer … Continued

Physical Therapy Faculty and Students Present at CSM 2022

February 2, 2022

APTA’s Combined Sections Meeting is always a highlight of the year in the Physical Therapy profession, and UNC’s Division of Physical Therapy will have multiple faculty and students attending and presenting this week. Those in attendance hope to connect with alumni, colleagues and friends throughout the week. Those attending the event in-person can view the … Continued

Jon Hacke, PT, DPT Retires from the Division of Physical Therapy

December 9, 2021

Jon Hacke, PT, DPT has retired from his position as assistant professor in the Division of Physical Therapy in the Department of Allied Health Sciences as of October 1, 2021. Hacke spent more than 25 years in the Division, bringing his unique background and experience to clinical, research and educational activities within physical therapy at … Continued