Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2020


 

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Blaize Aldrich

Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Undergraduate School: University of New Mexico
Undergraduate Major: Communication & Spanish
Professional Goals: I want to become a highly competent and well-rounded physical therapist. I also want to help motivate and administer the quality of care people deserve.
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Meina Awad

Hometown: Lynden, WA
Undergraduate School: Western Washington University
Undergraduate Major: Kinesiology
Professional Goals: I want to work with the general population and to work in a non-profit clinic that specialized in helping lower-income individuals.
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Adam Ballew

Hometown: Oxford, AL
Undergraduate School: Southern Union State Community College; University of South Alabama
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I want to obtain a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and become a licensed physical therapist.
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Mattie Berger

Hometown: Manheim, PA
Undergraduate School: Messiah College
Undergraduate Major: Applied Health Science, concentrated with pre-PT
Professional Goals:  I want to become a competent physical therapist that can be successful in a variety of settings.
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Meghan Brehl

Hometown: Wexford, PA
Undergraduate School: Ohio University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Physiology
Professional Goals: I want to become a well-rounded physical therapist and work with college or professional athletes.
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Patrick Brown

Hometown: Corry, PA
Undergraduate School: Slippery Rock University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I want to work with adults with neuro-disabilities and get into research.
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Danielle Cale

Hometown: Richfield, OH
Undergraduate School: University of Akron
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science - Pre-PT
Professional Goals: My short-term professional goal is to gain a diverse knowledge of culture and technique to carry through my career. My long-term goal is to be part of a Doctors Without Borders team.
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Michele Chiu

Hometown: Owings, MD
Undergraduate School: University of Maryland, College Park
Undergraduate Major: Kinesiology
Professional Goals: My goal is to become a well-rounded physical therapist who can practice in a variety of settings. I have an interest in pediatrics and amputees. I hope to open my own clinic in a specialty that I love.
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Olivia Cieslar

Hometown: Westwood, NJ
Undergraduate School: Penn State University - Main Campus
Undergraduate Major: Bio-Behavioral Health
Professional Goals: I wish to be the best physical therapist I can be and to help better the lives of individuals who are in pain or have had a recent surgery.
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Caleb Congrove

Hometown: Chillicothe, OH
Undergraduate School: Berea College
Undergraduate Major: Health and Human Performance
Professional Goals: I would like to practice/serve a general population or sports facilities. I also would like to open my own gym one day.
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Ken Cox

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Undergraduate School: California University of PA
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I want to be a well-respected physical therapist and one day open my own clinic.
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Jordan Culichia

Hometown: Cranberry TWP, PA
Undergraduate School: Arcadia University
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Professional Goals: I want to work with either high school and college athletes or to specialize in neurological rehabilitation.
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Alysha Darrah

Hometown: Shadyside, OH
Undergraduate School: Ohio University
Undergraduate Major: Biological Sciences
Professional Goals: I want to become a well-rounded, successful physical therapist working in a neurological setting.
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Steve Dembowski

Hometown: Seville, OH
Undergraduate School: Ohio Northern University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Physiology
Professional Goals: I would like to work in pediatrics, focusing on children with developmental disabilities.
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Krista Emch

Hometown: New Martinsville, WV
Undergraduate School: West Liberty University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Physiology
Professional Goals: I want to become a well-rounded physical therapist. I would like to specialize in sports or pediatrics and travel to underdeveloped countries.
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Gabrielle Espen

Hometown: St. Clairsville, OH
Undergraduate School: The University of Toledo
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: My goal is to become a successful physical therapist and eventually work with athletes and hopefully work for a University sports team.
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Eve Esposito

Hometown: Staten Island, NY
Undergraduate School: Caldwell University
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Professional Goals: My goal is to become a successful physical therapist with the hopes of specializing in pediatrics and/or working with athletes.
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Corinne Etchison

Hometown: Eldersburg, MD
Undergraduate School: Georgetown University
Undergraduate Major: Human Science
Professional Goals: My goal is to become a well-rounded and innovative physical therapist. I would like to specialize in sports medicine.
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Andrew Field

Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA
Undergraduate School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Undergraduate Major: Criminal Justice
Professional Goals: My goal is to help the underserved communities of Appalachia.
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Michael Fraley

Hometown: West Union, WV
Undergraduate School: WV Wesleyan College
Undergraduate Major: Athletic Training
Professional Goals: I would like to become a licensed physical therapist emphasizing in orthopedics and sports injury prevention.