Members of the Class of 2023 and the Class of 2024 traveled to Taulabe Honduras serving a community in need with free physical therapy services. They impacted the lives of others while also being greatly impacted by the community of Taulabe.
Students from all cohorts got together to help raise funds for the student run pro bono MAPHealth Clinic. Funds are used for clinic equipment as well as for the needs of patients, including assistive devices. Find out more about MAPHealth.
Focused on student centered learning, the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is dedicated to developing exceptional clinicians through a challenging curriculum built on inter-professional collaboration, evidence-based practice, and community engagement. Throughout their studies, our students are supported by faculty who are committed to their success in a dynamic learning environment.
*The estimated expenses listed in the sheet linked to Program Costs includes fees for health insurance. Students are required to have health insurance, but may be covered under another policy (e.g. spouse or parent). A detailed program expense sheet is provided that does not include cost of health insurance.
MAPHealth is a free clinic with physical therapy and social work services and serves
uninsured or under-insured individuals in western North Carolina, regardless of socioeconomics
or health status.
Providing evaluation, treatment, and consultation services for individuals who have fallen or are at risk for falling. Our team provides integrated care to help identify risk factors and other contributing factors associated with balance disorders.
Explore the current projects in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program such as community college training, migrant worker outreach and community-based health and wellness promotions driven by students.