Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2017


 

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Nicole Mattera

Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
Undergraduate School: Ohio State Univeristy
Undergraduate Major: Health Science
Professional Goals: To become a physical therapist specializing in orthopedics and sports medicine.
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Margaret McDowell

Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
Undergraduate School: University of Maryland - College Park
Undergraduate Major: Kinesiology
Professional Goals: My professional goals are to become a physical therapist for pediatrics or stroke patients and have my therapy dog working with patients, using animal assisted therapy.
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Bianka Molina

Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
Undergraduate School: North Carolina Central University
Undergraduate Major: Physical Education
Professional Goals: To graduate from the DPT program and become a successful physical therapist.
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Grace Naticchia

Hometown: Delaware, Ohio
Undergraduate School: Ohio Wesleyan University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: As a physical therapist, one of my goals is to work in underprivileged communities to help provide mobility to those who have less access to it.
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Breanna Nestor

Hometown: Thornton, WV
Undergraduate School: Fairmont State University
Undergraduate Major: Bachelors in Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I want to become a well-rounded physical therapist that can work in any setting.
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Dallin Page

Hometown: Concord, N.C.
Undergraduate School: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Undergraduate Major: Exercise & Sports Science
Professional Goals: Not sure exactly but from all my volunteer experiences in various PT settings I have enjoyed sports medicine and outpatient settings the most.
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Pathik Patel

Hometown: Manassas, Va.
Undergraduate School: University of Virgina - Charlottesville
Undergraduate Major: Kinesiology
Professional Goals: To develop the skills necessary to become a well-rounded and successful physical therapist, working with athletes or in an outpatient setting.
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Alexandria Pollastro

Hometown: Lake Tapps, Wash.
Undergraduate School: Gonzaga University
Undergraduate Major: Human Physiology
Professional Goals: To graduate as a well-rounded physical therapist and become an active member of the physical therapy community.
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Meghan Ryba

Hometown: Poland, Ohio
Undergraduate School: Youngstown University
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Professional Goals: To become a well-rounded DPT. I would like to work with the pediatric population in the future.
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Trevor Shamblin

Hometown: Sissonville, W.Va.
Undergraduate School: West Virginia University - Morgantown
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Physiology
Professional Goals: My professional goals would be to work in an acute care setting.
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Alison Sherman

Hometown: Moon Township, Pa.
Undergraduate School: Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: To become a well-rounded physical therapist and work in a veteran hospital.
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Kayla Smith

Hometown: Fargo, N.D.
Undergraduate School: Minnesota State University - Moorhead
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Professional Goals: To own my own clinic and make a positive influence on my patients and community.
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Paige Tretter

Hometown: Zelienople, Pa.
Undergraduate School: Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: Become a well-rounded physical therapist.
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Stephanie Trombley

Hometown: Plain City, Ohio
Undergraduate School: Ohio State University
Undergraduate Major: Health Science
Professional Goals: My professional goal is to work in a geriatric or sports therapy setting.
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Sara Truxton

Hometown: Socon, Ohio
Undergraduate School: Ohio University - Athens
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Physiology
Professional Goals: To become a physical therapist in orthopedics or geriatrics.
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Christopher Tumminello

Hometown: Highland Lakes, N.J.
Undergraduate School: Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: Become a doctor of physical therapy that works with athletes, veterans, or cancer patients.
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Emily Vogel

Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Undergraduate School: Xavier University
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Professional Goals: To provide PT service and improve the function of each patient to the best of my ability while creating a respectful and enjoyable experience.
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Curtis Webster

Hometown: Aurora, Ohio
Undergraduate School: Hiram College
Undergraduate Major: Athletics and Healthcare
Professional Goals: To practice in an orthopedics or skilled nursing setting.
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Matthew Zombek

Hometown: Lancaster, Ohio
Undergraduate School: Otterbein College
Undergraduate Major: Allied Health
Professional Goals: To become a successful physical therapist with a specialization in neurological rehabilitation.