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September 26, 2021

Since July 2021, Dr. Michele Courtney has been serving as the interim director of Ohio University’s Physical Therapy program.

Courtney may be new to her interim role; however, she is not new to Athens or Ohio University. A member of…

April 12, 2021

The College of Health Sciences and Professions' Division of Physical Therapy is hosting the inaugural Sudha Agrawal Memorial Endowment Lecture/Symposium on Wednesday, April 14 at 4 p.m.

The event will be hosted virtually via Zoom and will feature a keynote lecture by Adriaan Louw, PT, Ph.D, an adjunct faculty member at St. Ambrose…

March 31, 2021

Third-year physical therapy students Spencer Edwards and Kelly Rhodes received high marks for their video submissions during this year’s American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Geriatrics Consumer Video contest.

Edwards placed third in this year’s contest, and Rhodes placed fourth.

November 6, 2020

Dustin Grooms, Ph.D., ATC, CSCS, is an Associate Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy in the School of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences at Ohio University.

Dr. Grooms received his doctorate from the Ohio State University in health and rehabilitation sciences, with a focus on neuroscience and biomechanics. Prior to pursuing doctoral studies, Dr. Grooms was an athletic…

March 2, 2020

"Alumni spotlights feature outstanding Ohio University Physical Therapy graduates who are succeeding in their careers around the country.

Nominate your friends and former classmates for the Ohio University Physical Therapy Alumni Spotlight series. Send your nominations to ptalumni@ohio.edu."


April 25, 2019

Ohio University College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) Assistant Clinical Professor Dr. Jennifaye Brown has been selected to join the next national cohort of the Education Leadership Institute (ELI) Fellowship under the American Physical Therapy Association.

Brown, a PhD-trained and neurologic clinical specialist, is part of CHSP’s Division of Physical Therapy; she is also…

December 5, 2018

Crash. Bang. Wooh!

I looked up to see a physical therapy student rolling across the baseline of the basketball court at Charles J. Ping Center at Ohio University.

Her arms are up in exclamation and a volleyball is sitting in her lap. She is seated in a rugby wheelchair as her teammates finally found a way to score against the members of the Ohio…

September 27, 2018

Quad Rugby fundraiser returns on Oct. 13

Some of the most fun you can have on two wheels is back in the form of Quad Rugby 2018.

The fundraiser is held for the Buckeye Blitz, a semi-professional quad rugby team based in Columbus, and is being hosted by the Ohio University physical therapy division on Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in OHIO’s Ping Center.

September 12, 2018

Physical therapy as an alternative to opioid use in pain management has gained national attention as more light shines on addiction, overdose and death due to opioids.

The month of September is recognized in the United States as National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month with the goal of raising awareness of the gains made by those who identify as being in recovery and…

April 12, 2018

Recent graduate Andrew Lioi ('17) had the opportunity to participate in a physical therapy service trip to Haiti. Below, he gives his perspective on the experience: 

"I worked through the nonprofit organization STAND4Haiti, an organization that sets up a clinic in Port-du-Paix, Haiti, three times per year. The clinic offers free medical care to this underserved community.