Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2019


 

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Kayvon Alzadeh

Hometown:Baltimore, MD
Undergraduate School: Towson University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I would like to become a competent physical therapist in an outpatient clinic working with people of all ages. I hope to eventually open my own clinic.
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Kelly Ammon

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Undergraduate School: Pennsylvania State University
Undergraduate Major: Kinesiology
Professional Goals: I would like to become an outstanding physical therapist by gaining expertise in a variety of settings and finding passion in a specialization.
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Tyler Bake

Hometown: Payette, ID
Undergraduate School: Brigham Young University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I would like to work with the elderly. I want to continue learning post grad school. I want to serve others by providing hour sessions to treat those with chronic diseases for free.
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Kimberly Bakker

Hometown: Moses Lake, WA
Undergraduate School: Western Washington University
Undergraduate Major: Kinesiology: Pre-PT
Professional Goals: I am planning to be a traveling physical therapist. I am not set on a specialty yet, but I do love outpatiend orthopedic therapy. Whatever speciality I choose, I wan to work with and reach out to people who usually have limited access to physical therapy.
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Sydney Belcastro

Hometown: Hopewell
Undergraduate School: Lock Haven University
Undergraduate Major: Health Science
Professional Goals: I would like to become a professional and successful physical therapist and be able to form good relationships with my patients.
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Bailey Bishop

Hometown: Terre Haute, IN
Undergraduate School: Indiana University Bloominigton
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: With the desire to serve others, I plan to have a physical therapy career that is self-filling and beneficial to others. I will display integrity, compassion, empathy, and respect to all people on a daily basis.I will grow in my abilities to become an effective communicator, and I want people to be positively affected by my knowledge and skill.
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Thomas C. Booth II

Hometown: Oak Hill, WV
Undergraduate School: West Virginia University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Physiology
Professional Goals: My goal is to use the skills/knowledge that I will obtain in this program to become a well-rounded physical therapist who can work in a variety of different settings.
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Eileen Casey

Hometown: Dickson City, PA
Undergraduate School: West Chester University of PA
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science - Pre-Physical Therapy
Professional Goals: My goal is to learn the proper skills needed to become a doctor of physical therapy.
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Jennifer Castello

Hometown: Barnesville, OH
Undergraduate School: Wheeling Jesuit University
Undergraduate Major: Athletic Training
Professional Goals:My professional goal is to become a well-rounded, successful physical therapist specializing in pediatrics.
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Samantha Cool

Hometown: Fort Worth, TX
Undergraduate School: University of Central Oklahoma
Undergraduate Major: Kinesiology
Professional Goals: My goal is to become a well-rounded physical therapist. I would love to eventually work with pediatrics or a sports team.
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Christian Cotugno

Hometown: Seven Fields, PA
Undergraduate School: Washington &p; Jefferson College
Undergraduate Major: Business Administration
Professional Goals: To take the knowledge and skills I learn at WJU into the United States Air Force, to help treat our servicemen and women.
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Ken Cox

Hometown: Imperial, PA
Undergraduate School: California University of PA
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science Professional Goals: I plan to become a successful physical therapist and I plan to be a rehab manager and/or own and operate my own therapy practice one day.
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Remi Dallot

Hometown: Berwyn, Pa
Undergraduate School: The Pennsylvania State University
Undergraduate Major: Kinesiology
Professional Goals: I would like to earn my doctorate of physical therapy so I may help those in need and better my community.
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Taylor Dixon

Hometown: Woodland, PA
Undergraduate School: Slippery Rock University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I want to specialize in geriatrics.
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Alyssa Duran

Hometown: Willow Street, PA
Undergraduate School: University of Pittsburgh
Undergraduate Major: Rehabilitation Science
Professional Goals: I would like to become a successful physical therapist working with geriatric population or in a neurology setting.
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Sarah Eiswerth

Hometown: Mentor, OH
Undergraduate School: Bowling Green State University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I want to work for a hospital system associated with an NHL team.
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Krista Emch

Hometown: New Martinsville, WV
Undergraduate School: West Liberty University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Physiology
Professional Goals: I would like to become a well-rounded and respected physical therapist. I want to provide the best care I can to any patient that comes to me. I am interested in being involved in sports rehabilitation, pediatrics, or traveling PT to different underdeveloped countries.
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Rachel Erdely

Hometown: Perryopolis, PA
Undergraduate School: Duquesne University
Undergraduate Major: Athletic Training
Professional Goals: My goal is to become a versatile and innovative physical therapist. I hope to make a positive impact on my patients as well as the field of physical therapy.
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Karista Ferguson

Hometown: New Haven, WV
Undergraduate School: Marshall University
Undergraduate Major: Athletic Training
Professional Goals: I would like to excel in the field of physical therapy, graduate from WJU, begin practicing in the southern US, and make contributions that help move knowledge about PT forward.
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Nicole Fernandez

Hometown: Sylvania, OH
Undergraduate School: The Ohio State University
Undergraduate Major: Health Sciences
Professional Goals: I want to become a well-rounded physical therapist who can practice in a variety of settings.