Student Standout

Medical Facilities of America is dedicated to our students' success and wants to highlight students for their efforts! MFA has selected Dillon Tabar as the Student of the Month for January.

Dillon TabarName: Dillon Tabar

Hometown: Conneaut Lake, Pa.

Undergraduate degree and school:  Health and Wellness Promotion; Psychology; at UNCA

What his professors are saying about him:

"Dillon demonstrates a deep concern for his colleagues as evidenced by the assistance and tutoring he provides. He has been a moral and academic support for his fellow classmates, both inside and outside the classroom. His collaborative spirit represents the culture we aim to promote at Lynchburg College Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. He is a quiet leader, one who is humble and exemplary. We look forward to his positive impact on the profession of physical therapy. “

- Lori Mize PT, DPT, WCS, Assistant Professor

What sparked your interest in physical therapy?

The amount of physical therapy I myself had to do from injuries. And I would like to give people a way to get back to living the life they would like.

What's the most exciting part of the DPT program?

How close everyone in the class has become, not only with each other but also with the faculty and other cohorts.

What do you hope to do with your degree?

I am not set on what I would like to do with my degree yet, maybe traveling PT for a little while until I figure out what and where I would like to settle.

What are some of your hobbies?

Hunting, fishing, intramurals and lifting.

What is your favorite quote?

"There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed." - Ray Goforth