Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2018


 

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Hugo Andreini

Hometown: Wheeling, WV
Undergraduate School: West Liberty University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Physiology
Professional Goals: I would like to be a part of research and innovation in the physical therapy field.
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Michael Androsko

Hometown: St Clairsville, OH
Undergraduate School: Ohio University-Eastern
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Physiology
Professional Goals: I would like to become a licensed physical therapist and work in a skilled or acute care setting with a specialization in geriatrics.
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Brooke Armbruster

Hometown: Lake Odessa, MI
Undergraduate School: Grand Valley State University
Undergraduate Major: Clinical Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I would like to gain the necessary skills/knowledge to obtain my doctorate degree and practice as a well-rounded physical therapist.
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Michael Babjak

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Undergraduate School: Wheeling Jesuit University
Undergraduate Major: Athletic Training
Professional Goals: I would like to become a well-rounded physical therapist and pursue a career in sports medicine or orthopedics. Also, I would like to open up my own clinic in the future.
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Cody Benavides

Hometown: Avon Lake, OH
Undergraduate School: Cleveland State University
Undergraduate Major: Health Sciences - PT Track
Professional Goals: I would like to become the best physical therapist I can be and own a practice in North East Ohio.
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Annemarie Blanks

Hometown: Norton, OH
Undergraduate School: University of Toledo
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: To become a licensed physical therapist and to have my own clinic.
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Christopher R. Blatti

Hometown: Joliet, IL
Undergraduate School: University of St. Francis
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Professional Goals: I would like to become a well-rounded physical therapist emphasizing in injury prevention in the geriatric and sport rehabilitation settings.
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Scott Bradley

Hometown: Fort Myers, FL
Undergraduate School: Florida Gulf Coast University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I would like to become a competent physical therapist specializing in orthopedics and I would like to open my own clinic.
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Alexis Brahler

Hometown: St. Clairsville, OH
Undergraduate School: Wheeling Jesuit University
Undergraduate Major: Athletic Training
Professional Goals:My professional goal is to become a successful physical therapist. I hope to use my knowledge to help other people improve their quality of life.
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Joe Brickner

Hometown: Tiffin, OH
Undergraduate School: Bowling Green State University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I would like to work with a focus on orthopedics in outpatient clinics, possibly open a private practice, work in wellness/prevention/sports fitness, or maybe work in industrial workplace environments.
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Jenna Byrne

Hometown: Cloverdale, OH
Undergraduate School: University of Cincinnati
Undergraduate Major: Health Sciences
Professional Goals: I am interested in specializing in pediatrics and/or neurology once becoming a physical therapist. I would like to work in an outpatient setting so that I can be involved with both children, specifically with muscular dystrophy, and adults with degenerative diseases. I would eventually like to open up a gym or have classes at a gym, specifically to certain diseases and disorders, so that these individuals are encouraged to continue exercise after they discontinue their physical therapy treatments.
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Elisabeth Coombs

Hometown: Cedarville, WV
Undergraduate School: Glenville State College
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Professional Goals: I would like to provide the best possible care for my future patients.
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Dominique Craft

Hometown: Paden City, WV
Undergraduate School: Wheeling Jesuit University
Undergraduate Major: Athletic Training
Professional Goals: I want to earn my doctorate in physical therapy and one day specialize in pediatrics or orthopedics in my own clinic.
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Taylor Curfman

Hometown: Chambersburg, PA
Undergraduate School: Slippery Rock University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: My professional goal would be to become a competent physical therapist in an outpatient setting. I would like to specialize in neurology and orthopedics.
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Joshua Demery

Hometown: North Olmsted, OH
Undergraduate School: Baldwin Wallace University
Undergraduate Major: Pre-Physical Therapy, Exercise Science
Professional Goals: As a licensed Physical Therapist, I have a special interest in working with athletes in an outpatient sports rehabilitation setting. As a member of the Chippewa tribe, I also have an interest in helping and educating the Native American community on preventable disease and orthopedic issues in a variety of clinical settings.
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Shane Devlin

Hometown: Fairfax, VA
Undergraduate School: Stony Brook University
Undergraduate Major: Health Sciences
Professional Goals: I want to become a physical therapist.
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Samantha Dowling

Hometown: Tacoma, WA
Undergraduate School: Washington State University
Undergraduate Major: Athletic Training
Professional Goals: I would like to become a well-rounded physical therapist who betters people's lives through physical therapy intervention.
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Thomas Duong

Hometown: Colton, CA
Undergraduate School: California State University San Bernardino
Undergraduate Major: Kinesiology
Professional Goals: I want to become a well-rounded physical therapist.
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Carissa Emerick

Hometown: Richard Mills, OH
Undergraduate School: Marietta College
Undergraduate Major: Athletic Training
Professional Goals: I want to become a successful physical therapist in a professional sports setting.