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Duke DPT faculty, Trainees and Alumni Raising the Bar on Expectations Following ACL Reconstruction

Read about the collaboration among Duke DPT faculty and interim director of the K Lab Dr. Robert Butler with Duke DPT alum Dr. Jason Shutt '13 and Duke Department of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Sports Residency and Division I Sports Fellowship alum Nikki Huffman to get MLB pitcher Marcus Stroman back on the mound 5 months after tearing his ACL in spring training:

Dr. Landry's work in Nepal featured on the Duke GHI Website

Duke DPT Community! I want to draw your attention to an article that was just posted on the Duke Global Health Institute’s website about Dr. Landry’s work in Nepal. The article provides a rich description on his important work on behalf of the World Health Organization. Please take a moment to read the Duke Global Health Institute’s news post.

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!


  • Nominations for Duke PT Alumni Association Awards due by October 15th

  • Congratulations to Dr. Kyle Covington

    Congratulations to Dr. Kyle Covington ’04 for receiving a 2015 Duke AHEAD grant for his project with Deborah Engle, Kathryn Turner, and Kim Cavanagh: “Assessing Student Attitudes of Interprofessional Learning Experiences: A Mixed Methods Approach”

  • The Summer 2015 Newletter is here!!

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