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Inaugural Ron Peyton Innovation Lecture

The Inaugural Ron Peyton Innovation Lecture was delivered by Ron Peyton himself on Tuesday, August 25th, 2015. Ron Peyton is an alum of our program from the Class of 1966. A Catherine Worthingham Fellow Award winner and the founder of the Sports Physical Therapy Section, his lifelong commitment to learning led to the establishment of what is now known as the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Faculty Residency

The Duke University Doctor of Physical Therapy Division Faculty Residency has been granted recognition status and will be listed on the ABPTRFE directory of Developing Programs. Congratulations to Drs Carol Figuers and Kyle Covington in their efforts to develop this innovative and important program.

Congratulations to Dr. Landry!

Dr. Michel Landry is the awardee for the International Service Award in the Area of Practice as selected by the World Confederation of Physical Therapy (WCPT). Dr. Landry was nominated by the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

Congratulations Dr. Landry!

Duke DPT Participates in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

On Friday, September 12th, Steven Higbie (President of Class 2016) Dr. Jody Feld, and Dr. Jan Gwyer provided Dr. Richard Bedlack, Director of the Duke ALS Clinic, with a check for $1,000 dollars from their recent Ice Bucket Challenge. Dr. Bedlack spoke to the Class of 2016 and thanked them and the DPT Division for their efforts in drawing awareness and providing financial support for the research and clinic efforts of the Duke ALS Clinic.

Congratulations to Emma Stokes the official president elect of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT)!

Dr. Emma Stokes, currently WCPT's Vice President will become the next President of the WCPT. She was nominated by member organizations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Japan, Lebanon, Malta, Norway, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom and the United States of America.



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Award Winning Faculty

Duke's diverse and world renowned faculty lead the DPT translational research program.

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The DPT Program's Curriculum

The 33-month, full-time program provides a comprehensive foundation in the science and art of physical therapy.

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Student Life

Students in the Duke DPT program have a steep tradition in making life-long connections from experiences both in - and outside of - the classroom.

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