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In The News: Department Happenings

Assistant Professor and Principle Investigator (PI), Dr. Alicia Emerson, along with co-PIs Drs. Jeff Taylor and Angela Gisselman, have been awarded a $6500 HPU Growth Mindset Grant. The two year grant will support an exploratory mixed methods study to examine constructs that contribute to graduate students’ growth mindset in a flipped classroom/active learning pedagogy (APL). It is hoped that the study will help identify students who have a fixed mindset so that targeted growth mindset strategies can be implemented to improve the successful integration of APL throughout DPT curricula.

HPU Physical Therapy Students Serve as ‘Buddies’ at Camp High Five

Camp High Five Group Shot

Dr. Diana Peterson has been reappointed for a three year term with the Committee for Diversity and Minority Affairs as well as has been appointed on the Travel Award Committee for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology.
Dr. David R. Sinacore and colleagues received the Jack Walker Award, which honors an author or team whose published study in Physical Therapy (PTJ) journal presents novel and innovative research related to patient care and advance clinical science, as it pertains to the physical therapy profession. Dr. Sinacore has been recognized for his efforts in the article “Physical Training and Activity in People with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: A Paradigm Shift” in the January 2017.

Physical Therapy Students Connect with Local Children

DPT Student Blog on APTA
The NSC Experience: How I Rediscovered My “Why” And Met My #PTFam

HPU Officially Opens Congdon Hall

Dr. Eric Hegedus, Department Chair, Speaks at the
2nd Annual Sports Science and Fitness Congress in Cologne, Germany

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