Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2020


 

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Morgan Andrew Freund

Hometown: Marytown, WI
Undergraduate School: University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
Undergraduate Major: Exercise & Sport Science Pre-Professional
Professional Goals: My primary goal upon graduation is to work in an inpatient or geriatric setting and to positively impact every patient I see. I would also like to eventually open up my own practice in Wisconsin.
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Brandon Gallagher

Hometown: Duncansville, PA
Undergraduate School: Juniata College
Undergraduate Major: Biology with minor in Psychology
Professional Goals: My goal is to be the most outstanding PT possible and to help make a positive impact in the lives of patients.
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Stuart Harris

Hometown: Branchburg, NJ
Undergraduate School: James Madison University
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Professional Goals: I would like to earn my DPT and be at the forefront of current physical therapy science. I would like to have a career that fosters a positive environment, be able to help people, and provide for myself and my future family.
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Zack Harvey

Hometown: Oak Crreek, WI
Undergraduate School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Undergraduate Major: Kinesiology - Exercise & Movement Science
Professional Goals: I want to work in a sports med clinic affiliated with an NCAA team. Hopefully one day being a physical therapist for the Wisconsin Badgers.
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Ali Hellenbrand

Hometown:Middletown, WI
Undergraduate School: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Undergraduate Major: Kinesiology
Professional Goals: I hope to treat active duty military personnel, either on a base or in a military hospital. More specifically I am interested in working with amputees and prosthetics.
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Chelsea Hutchinson

Hometown: Marietta, OH
Undergraduate School: Slippery Rock University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: My professional goal is to utilize the skills and abilities I've learned to better promote a healthy, active, and independent lifestyle in the community.
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Donna Ishak

Hometown: Buffalo Grove, IL
Undergraduate School: Northern Illinois University
Undergraduate Major: Health Science
Professional Goals: I'd love to become a travel physical therapist to gain exposure in various settings and treat a wide range of diagnoses. Eventually, I'd like to work in an outpatient orthopedic clinic working with different populations such as those in countries that have limited resources and no access to healthcare.
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Sean Jones

Hometown: New Castle, PA
Undergraduate School: Slippery Rock University
Undergraduate Major: Biology
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Ryan Kasper

Hometown: Bridgeport, OH
Undergraduate School: Kent State University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science/Pre-PT
Professional Goals: After WJU, I plan to begin my career with the Veterans Affairs hospital system as an outstanding therapist. I plan to specialize in neurological and proprioceptive rehabilitation.
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Amanda King

Hometown: Dover, OH
Undergraduate School: The Ohio State University
Undergraduate Major: Health Science; minor - Integrative Approach to Health and Wellness
Professional Goals: My goal as a physical therapist is to positively impact the lives of my patients, not only through physical interventions, but by being mindful and supportive of the overall process of healing. I plan to one day receive my NCS upon graduation to work with a unique group of individuals suffering from neurological disorders. However, I'm not limiting myself to only this specialty and hope to find I'm practicing wherever I am best suited through clinical experiences.
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Christian Koroly

Hometown: Washington, PA
Undergraduate School: Waynesburg University
Undergraduate Major: Biology Pre-PT / Minor - Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I want to practice PT effectively in a community, open my own gym/rehab clinic/facility and work on athletes.
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Anna Lazar

Hometown: Perryopolis, PA
Undergraduate School: Shippensburg University
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Professional Goals: I want to work in an outpatient clinic and specialize in orthopedics.
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Rebecca Leibrick

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Undergraduate School: Slippery Rock University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I want to become an aquatic physical therapist, certified kinesiotape practitioner, and a certified stroke rehabilitation specialist.
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Wei Chang Lin

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California Irvine
Undergraduate Major: Biological Sciences
Professional Goals: I want to specialize in geriatrics, work in a SNF/Home Health setting, and advance/integrate technology with physical therapy. I would love to make PT fun and enjoyable!
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Madison Lough

Hometown: Buckhannon, WV
Undergraduate School: Fairmont State University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I want to obtain a job in the field of Physical Therapy that I find to be rewarding and enjoyable.
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Kelsey Maguire

Hometown: Swampscott, MA
Undergraduate School: Plymouth State University
Undergraduate Major: Athletic Training
Professional Goals: I would like to work in an outpatient setting with a focus on sports medicine.
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McJoseph Masiddo

Hometown:Bayville, NJ
Undergraduate School:Montclair State University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I want to be as competent as possible during class and in the professional setting. Demonstrate knowledge of topics to represent as an independent student learner. Excel at the best of my ability in different areas of physical therapy and mainly succeed!
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Alexander Maszak

Hometown: Camas, WA
Undergraduate School: Eastern Washington University
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science
Professional Goals: I want to obtain the knowledge to become a well-rounded, licensed physical therapist and continue learning post-graduation.
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Joshua Meade

Hometown: Williamson, WV
Undergraduate School: West Virginia University
Undergraduate Major: Psychology
Professional Goals: I want to one day work alongside a collegiate athletic team.
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Tamara Mendez-Yadron

Hometown: Brentwood, CA
Undergraduate School: CA State University of East Bay
Undergraduate Major: Kinesiology - Therapeutic Studies
Professional Goals: I want to provide the highest level of patient centered care that creates compassion and trust within each physical therapy experience.