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 … Read more
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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 … Read more
In an October 2021 perspective article published in PTJ: Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Journal, authors Dana McCarty, PT, DPT, and Meghan Shanahan, PhD, MPH, explored how PTs can and should use the socio-ecological model to treat and motivate their patients. PT Magazine featured McCarty’s work in its latest issue. Click to read with an APTA … Read more
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 … Read more
Dylan Sheedy, a recent Division of Physical Therapy graduate, has been successfully navigating his first year of clinical practice in Asheville. This fall he was nominated for and won the Best of the Blue Ridge: Physical Therapist award from the greater community in Hendersonville, NC, and was featured on a radio talk show to discuss … Read more
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 … Read more
Louise M. Thoma, PT, DPT, PhD was recently featured in Healio Rheumatology to discuss her recent publication in Arthritis Care & Research. Thoma and her colleagues focus on the association of disease activity and disability with rehabilitation utilization in African Americans with rheumatoid arthritis.