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Phone: 304-243-7201


Class of 2018



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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.



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Samuel Foster

Hometown: Shadyside, OH
Undergraduate School: Wake Forest University
Undergraduate Major: Health and Exercise Science
Professional Goals: As a physical therapist, I hope to be a contributive member of my community through clinical application and to society by reporting research. Specifically, I hope to make a positive impact on the prevention and rehabilitation of injuries due to, or impairing, running or walking.

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Caitlyn Friday

Hometown: New Market, MD
Undergraduate School: Shenandoah University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I would like to become a licensed physical therapist specializing in either sports rehab or pediatrics.



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Dominique Gillespie

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Undergraduate School: University of Toledo
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I would like to work in a skilled nursing facility, a facility with a basis of geriatrics, and be able to provide service with the techniques I learn in this program.

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Kalyn Hanby

Hometown: Nashport, OH
Undergraduate School: West Liberty University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Physiology
Professional Goals: I would like to become a well-rounded physical therapist and work in a sports rehabilitation setting.



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Kaitlin Herzog

Hometown: Amherst, NY
Undergraduate School: University of Pittsburgh
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I would like to become a well-rounded physical therapist who can work in a variety of settings.

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Blake Hummel

Hometown: Tacoma, WA
Undergraduate School: University of Washington
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Professional Goals: I would like to develop the skills necessary to help others maintain their independence and continue doing the activities they enjoy. I would also like to work in a variety of settings and be an active member of my community.



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Krista Issler

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Undergraduate School: University of Cincinnati
Undergraduate Major: Health Sciences
Professional Goals: I would like to become a well-rounded physical therapist who can practice in a variety of settings.

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Luke Ivers

Hometown: Bridgman, MI
Undergraduate School: Grand Valley State University
Undergraduate Major: Allied Health Sciences
Professional Goals: I would like to become a practicing physical therapist in a successful organization. I am open to all physical therapy settings, but have an interest in the sports and pediatric fields.



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Jacob Jackson

Hometown: Carbondale, IL
Undergraduate School: Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science, Pre-Physical Therapy
Professional Goals: I plan to become a licensed physical therapist. I want to work to own my own physical therapy practice close to home and expand in a manner that would best help serve my community and enable those in lesser economic or ideal circumstances to become successful and have greater opportunities at a younger age.

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Peter Jaros

Hometown: Homeword, IL
Undergraduate School: Aurora University
Undergraduate Major: Health Sciences
Professional Goals: I want to become a successful physical therapist with the ability to work in a variety of settings. I have a desire to work with runners but I am excited to see where my clinical education takes me.



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Kameron Kaneshina

Hometown: Pearl City, HI
Undergraduate School: Oregon State University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise and Sports Science
Professional Goals: I want to provide quality care with compassion through the embodiments of the "Aloha" spirit.

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Madison Kinder

Hometown: Bellaire, OH
Undergraduate School: Ohio University - Eastern
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Physiology
Professional Goals: I would like to be a highly educated professional in movement and function of the human body, specializing in sports rehabilitation in an outpatient setting.



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Emily Kittle

Hometown: Williamstown, WV
Undergraduate School: West Liberty University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Physiology
Professional Goals: My professional goals are to practice physical therapy in an outpatient clinic that is attached to a fitness center that I own.

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Margo Laboon

Hometown: Plum, PA
Undergraduate School: California University of PA
Undergraduate Major: Athletic Training
Professional Goals: I would like to work for a professional sports team or work in sports medicine. I hope to become a successful and knowledgeable physical therapist wherever I end up in the future.



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Kelly Lartz

Hometown: Scranton, PA
Undergraduate School: University of Pittsburgh
Undergraduate Major: Psychology and Neuroscience
Professional Goals: I would like to become a well-rounded physical therapist, specializing in neurologic-athletic rehabilitation.

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Kimberly Lupton

Hometown: Kirby, WV
Undergraduate School: Alderson Broaddus University
Undergraduate Major: Athletic Training and Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I hope to pursue a career working with pediatric patients or with injured soldiers.



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