Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2021


 

Christopher Aboagye

Hometown:  Highland, CA
Undergraduate School: Muskingam University
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Professional Goals: I am excited to start my Physical Therapy career. I would like to open my own clinic and possibly work in a sports related field.

Yousuf Aslam

Hometown:  Selden, NY
Undergraduate School:  SUNY StonyBrook    
Undergraduate Major:  Health Science; Studio Art minor
Professional Goals:  My goal is to become an innovative physical therapist with hopes of international work and/or specializing in working with athletes.

Amar Barot

Hometown:  Galloway, NJ   
Undergraduate School: Rutgers University 
Undergraduate Major:  Exercise Science and Sports Medicine
Professional Goals: My goal is to become an exceptional physical therapist who is able to help a variety of patient populations.

Kristin Beitz

Hometown:  Bucks County, PA
Undergraduate School:   Messiah College
Undergraduate Major:   Applied Health Science
Professional Goals:  My goal is to excel as a physical therapist by serving others and displaying integrity, compassion and communication to my patients.

Adam Brizendine

Hometown:  Yorktown, VA
Undergraduate School:   Liberty University
Undergraduate Major:   Exercise Science
Professional Goals:  My goal is to become a successful physical therapist with the ability to treat a wide range of patients.

Ashley Chestnut

Hometown:  Sunnyvale, CA
Undergraduate School:   University of California San Diego
Undergraduate Major:   Human Development, Business minor
Professional Goals:  My professional goal is to become a well-rounded physical therapist that fosters a positive environment for my patients while also motivating them in order to improve their quality of life.

Corbin Coffman

Hometown:  Coshocton, OH
Undergraduate School: Indiana Wesleyan University
Undergraduate Major:  Exercise Science
Professional Goals:  My goal is to specialize in a sports or pediatrics clinic.

Alyssa Freeman

Hometown:  Broadview Heights, OH
Undergraduate School:   Cleveland State University
Undergraduate Major:  Health Science/Pre-Physical Therapy
Professional Goals:  My professional goal is to become a successful physical therapist.

Thomas Galbreath

Hometown:  Peoria, IL
Undergraduate School: University of Iowa
Undergraduate Major:  Human Physiology
Professional Goals:  My goal is to become a well-rounded physical therapist. I hope to work in the acute care setting in the future.

DeLaney Hanagan

Hometown:  Artesia, NM
Undergraduate School: Texas Tech University   
Undergraduate Major:  Animal Science
Professional Goals:  My goal is to go into pediatrics, specifically with the special needs population.

Anthony (AJ) Howard

Hometown:   Hartford, WV
Undergraduate School:  Glenville State College
Undergraduate Major:  Exercise Science
Professional Goals:  My goal is to sharpen my professional skills to be able to one day work in athletic and pediatric specializations.

Gregory T. Jacobs

Hometown: Ellicott City, MD
Undergraduate School:  University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Undergraduate Major:  Kinesiology
Professional Goals:  My short-term goal is to expand my knowledge by working with a diverse population within the field of physical therapy. My long-term goal is to develop my brand and open an all-inclusive facility which offers rehabilitation, performance development, and sports-specific training.

Sarah Johnson

Hometown:  Moundsville, WV
Undergraduate School:   West Liberty University
Undergraduate Major:   Human Biology
Professional Goals:  My goal is to become a holistic physical therapist. I want to teach individuals about their anatomy to improve their quality of life. My goal is to help treat pain through the power of movement.

Madison Kadlic

Hometown: Powell, OH 
Undergraduate School: Elon University 
Undergraduate Major: Exercise Science; Psychology minor
Professional Goals: My goal is to become a well-rounded, licensed physical therapist. I would eventually like to specialize in pediatrics or sports medicine.