Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2018


 

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Joe Molek

Hometown: Bentleyville, PA
Undergraduate School: Wheeling Jesuit University
Undergraduate Major: Athletic Training
Professional Goals: I would like to become a well-rounded physical therapist and specialize in either pediatrics or sports medicine.
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Morgan Napolillo

Hometown: Morgantown, WV
Undergraduate School: West Virginia University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Physiology
Professional Goals: My professional goals are to be a successful physical therapist and to make a substantial impact on a multitude of people in a variety of settings. I also have a special interest in administering therapy in aquatic settings to all patients, but especially dancers.
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Thucnhi Nguyen

Hometown: Jersey City, NJ
Undergraduate School: Saint Peter's University
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Professional Goals: I want to graduate and become a competent physical therapist.
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Dani Nicodin

Hometown: Limon, CO
Undergraduate School: University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Undergraduate Major: Health Science
Professional Goals:I would like to be a well-rounded physical therapist in any health care setting.
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Thien Phan

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate School: California State University - Los Angeles
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I would like to complete my doctorates and pursue a career in orthopedic or sports medicine.
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Mackenzie Pheneger

Hometown: Circleville, OH
Undergraduate School: Miami University - Oxford
Undergraduate Major: Kinesiology
Professional Goals: I would like to become a successful and well-rounded physical therapist.
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Natalie Polito

Hometown: Reading, PA
Undergraduate School: University of Pittsburgh
Undergraduate Major: Rehabilitation Science Professional Goals: I would like to become a successful physical therapist working with the geriatric population.
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Celine Pollander

Hometown: Andover, OH
Undergraduate School: Kent State University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I would like to become a doctor of physical therapy and work in an outpatient setting.
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Brennan Rahl

Hometown: Greensburg, PA
Undergraduate School: University of Pittsburgh
Undergraduate Major: Rehabilitation Science
Professional Goals: I would like to obtain my doctorate in physical therapy in order to specialize in neurology or sports rehabilitation.
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Palmer Reap

Hometown: Atco, NJ
Undergraduate School: Stockton University
Undergraduate Major: Health Science
Professional Goals: I would like to become a licensed, practicing physical therapist in an area yet to be decided, making advancements in the field as a whole, while contributing to the community in an attempt to optimize the lives of whom I come into contact.
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Megan Roessler

Hometown: Zanesville, OH
Undergraduate School: Ashland University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I would like to earn my doctorate of physical therapy and become a practicing physical therapist where I can help individuals live the best possible (functioning) life.
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Arif Salla

Hometown: Hollywood, FL
Undergraduate School: Florida International University
Undergraduate Major: Psychology
Professional Goals: I would like to graduate with my doctorate degree in physical therapy so that I can help as many people as I can.
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Danny Savoie

Hometown: Westminster, CA
Undergraduate School: California State University of Fullerton
Undergraduate Major: Kinesiology (focus in clinical exercise)
Professional Goals: I would like to work in an outpatient clinical setting and eventually run my own practice or work for a professional sports team.
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Elina Shapiro

Hometown: Vernon Hills, IL
Undergraduate School: Lake Forest College
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Professional Goals: I would like to specialize in either orthopedic or geriatric rehabilitation.
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Emily Stroud

Hometown: Chapmanville, WV
Undergraduate School: Marshall University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Physiology
Professional Goals: I would like to obtain an abundant amount of knowledge in order to become a licensed physical therapist and contribute to the practice as a whole.
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Molly Sullivan

Hometown: Kensington, MD
Undergraduate School: Elon University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I want to become the best physical therapist I can be and I would like to find a specialty that I am really passionate about.
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Jessica Thobe

Hometown: Sidney, OH
Undergraduate School: Wheeling Jesuit University
Undergraduate Major: Psychology
Professional Goals: I would like to become a licensed physical therapist with the goal of working with special needs patients.
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Jessica Tierney

Hometown: Sedro-Woolley, WA
Undergraduate School: Western Washington University and Columbia College of Chicago
Undergraduate Major: Creative Writing
Professional Goals: My dream is to open an outpatient physical therapy clinic adjacent to my sister's horse farm and combine yoga, hippotherapy and physical therapy. I am also interested in neuro physical therapy and am excited to gain clinical experience through this program.
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Nicole Vasas

Hometown: Windber, PA
Undergraduate School: University of Pittsburgh
Undergraduate Major: Rehabilitation Science
Professional Goals: My goal is to become a licensed physical therapist who is able to serve a diverse population.
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Lauren Wiegman

Hometown: Nanty Glo, PA
Undergraduate School: Bethany College
Undergraduate Major: Psychology
Professional Goals: I want to earn my doctorate of physical therapy and work in pediatrics or sports medicine.