Physical Therapy Students Travel to Jamaica to Care for Local Patients

Alexandria Nickles (left), a third-year doctoral physical therapy student at High Point University, uses manual therapy techniques to improve range of motion with a local man named Nodry, who is recovering from a stroke. HIGH POINT, N.C., July 18, 2019 – A group of High Point University doctoral physical therapy students traveled to Jamaica for […]

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Physical Therapy Students Treat Local Patients During a Service Learning Trip

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 5, 2019 – High Point University physical therapy students from the Congdon School of Health Sciences traveled to Guatemala to take the skills they learned in the classroom and treat a diverse patient population within a variety of clinics throughout rural parts of the country. HPU students partnered with the nonprofit, […]

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Students and Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2019 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month. HPU Student Receives Innovation Achievement Award Christian Porter, a rising sophomore and entrepreneurship major at HPU, […]

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Physical Therapy Faculty and Students Participated in Advocacy Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 16, 2019 –High Point University’s physical therapy faculty and students participated in the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association’s Advocacy Day on April 10 in Raleigh. The group met with their Rep. Jerry Tillman and Rep. Pat Hurley to learn more about the legislative process. The goal of the annual Advocacy Day […]

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HPU Welcomes High School Students for National Biomechanics Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 10, 2019 – Nearly 100 students from Southwest Guilford High School and Greensboro Day School took part in a National Biomechanics Day celebration, hosted by High Point University’s Departments of Physical Therapy, Exercise Science and Athletic Training. The event engaged visiting students in the cutting-edge technology and research that takes place […]

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HPU Alumna Establishes Endowment for Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 28, 2018 – Emily Millis-Hiatt, a resident of High Point and alumna of High Point University, has established an endowment for HPU’s Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic. The $250,000 gift created the Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic Support Endowment, which will support salary, benefits and professional development for physical therapists in […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: Brooke Stevens Heads to Graduate School

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the […]

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HPU Welcomes 150 High School Student for National Biomechanics Day Celebration

More than 100 Southwest Guilford High School students took part in a National Biomechanics Day celebration, hosted by High Point University’s Department of Physical Therapy. The event engaged visiting students in the cutting-edge technology and research that takes place in HPU’s Human Biomechanics and Physiology Lab and Virtual Reality and Clinical Gait Analysis Lab. These […]

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HPU Welcomes More Than 100 High School Students for National Biomechanics Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 11, 2018 – More than 100 Southwest Guilford High School students took part in a National Biomechanics Day celebration, hosted by High Point University’s Department of Physical Therapy. The event engaged visiting students in the cutting-edge technology and research that takes place in HPU’s Human Biomechanics and Physiology Lab and Virtual […]

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Students Receive Hands-On Learning In HPU’s Free Physical Therapy Clinic

Dr. Alicia Emerson, assistant professor of physical therapy, discusses how students receive hands-on learning opportunities with patients inside High Point University’s Free Physical Therapy Clinic. The clinic’s purpose is to help those who don’t have health insurance or are otherwise unable to afford physical therapy treatments.

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Spectrum News: HPU Opens Free Physical Therapy Clinic

High Point University’s Department of Physical Therapy has opened a free physical therapy clinic to provide equitable health care for the uninsured. The clinic is staffed with a full-time clinician and features 9,000 square feet of space with an MRI machine, six private treatment rooms, a group exercise area and innovative equipment. For more information, […]

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HPU Pursues More Health Care and Science Programs

Studies are underway for optometry, nursing and occupational therapy. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 4, 2017 – After receiving thousands of applications and a high volume of strong candidates for new graduate health care programs, High Point University President Nido Qubein has assembled a team to accelerate the consideration and research phase for additional health-related programs. […]

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