Dr. Gary Austin gets emotional when he talks about his Doctor of Physical Therapy students and the work they do in Guatemala. “It’s really awesome,” Dr. Austin, an associate professor at University of Lynchburg, said. “I get choked up because it’s so beautiful. They love people, care for them. It’s just awesome. I love what I do. It’s the highlight of my year.”
The University of Lynchburg is launching a new speaker series highlighting professors and their research. The University Lecture Series, marking the institution’s growth to university status, will feature two lectures each semester. The events are free and open to the public. Dr. Price Blair and Dr. Lori Mize, professors in the Doctor of Physical Therapy […]
The scholarship recognizes DPT students with a passion for orthopedics, patient-centered care, and personal development. Rehab Associates of Central Virginia representatives said selecting a recipient has become harder each year as students demonstrate greater commitment to these core values.
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist Experience 2018-present, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, University of Lynchburg, Lynchburg, Va. 2013-2018: Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Tenn. 2011-2013: Adjunct Professor, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Tenn. 2009-2018: Physical Therapist, Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation, Chattanooga, Tenn. 2008: Adjunct Professor, Bethel College, […]
About 30 students spent 16 days in Italy, where they studied the intersection of art and anatomy. The students gained a new, rich understanding for the history of their field.
Dr. Lori Mize, a professor in the Lynchburg Doctor of Physical Therapy program, feels a professional responsibility to ensure patients can access physical therapy without facing stigma or fear. After national news focused on the high-profile case of Larry Nassar, a former doctor for the American gymnastics team who was recently sentenced for sexual abuse, Dr. Mize […]
Lynchburg nursing, PA, and DPT students work together in healthcare simulations, part of an interprofessional education program designed to make sure future clinicians can work together seamlessly and provide better patient outcomes. Future collaborations between these programs will involve students in athletic training, mental health, and special education and involve community service, seminars, and clinical experiences.
University of Lynchburg Doctor of Physical Therapy students will help find new homes for gently used pediatric assistive technology in an equipment drive October 15 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The students will collect used pediatric rehabilitation equipment such as walkers, wheelchairs, bath benches, and other devices that families might need for children who […]
Several Lynchburg College students will compete in an Aging 2.0 Global Startup Search on Thursday in hopes of winning seed money for a healthcare app. When they started developing the app at a recent event, they were invited to pitch the idea again.
Two groups of University of Lynchburg medical students started 2016 by teaching and serving in the Caribbean. Nine students from the Doctor of Physical Therapy program worked with special education teachers in St. Lucia, while 17 Physician Assistant Medicine students performed clinical work in the Dominican Republic. The experience allowed the students to apply what […]