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May 2, 2022

Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions proudly announced its 2022 Student and Faculty Awards recipients last week.

More than 40 individuals, student organizations and community partners were honored during this year’s virtual event.

March 27, 2022

Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions will host its second-annual “Interprofessional Simulation Day” on Tuesday, April 5 between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Throughout the day, participating students will alternate between two simulated interprofessional scenarios, one of which will simulate a “disaster” situation that will take place inside and outside Grover Center and…

March 18, 2022

Dustin Grooms, Ph.D., was recently awarded more than $1 million in funding by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his work with virtual reality and injury recovery.

The project, known as Augmented Neuromuscular Training, uses 3-D motion capture technology to better understand non-contact injuries and how athletes can be trained to avoid them.

“What’s weird about a lot…

February 14, 2022

The College of Health Sciences and Professions is seeking nominations from students, faculty and staff for numerous awards that will be announced later this semester. Links to individual nomination forms include additional details about the awards, eligibility and nominations deadlines. 

2022 CHSP Equity and Justice…

December 10, 2021

Ohio University College of Health Sciences and Professions' Interim Dean Dr. John McCarthy shares his congratulations and excitement for the future in this brief message to CHSP graduates. 


November 7, 2021

OHIO’s College of Health Sciences and Professions will host a fall symposium that will highlight the knowledge and research of multiple college faculty on Friday, November 19 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The event, which is open to the entire campus community, will be hosted virtually via Microsoft Teams.…

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…