Extensive hands-on laboratory experiences, supervised by expert PT faculty, allow students to master patient care skills.
We are committed to meeting the needs of rural and underserved communities in WV
All students complete one of their full-time clinical experiences in a rural or underserved community
Students starting the second year of the program are eligible to apply to the AHEC Rural Community Health Scholars program. This program offers interprofessional learning experiences for students to prepare them to be leaders in improving the health of rural communities.
Our highly qualified, experienced faculty are dedicated to student success.
Eleven core faculty members, with over 200 years of combined clinical experience, are actively engaged in classroom and laboratory teaching.
Three clinical faculty members are overseeing specialty clinical programs in women’s health, oncology/cancer rehabilitation, and neurological movement disorders.
Three adjunct faculty members with faculty appointments in other programs/departments bring their unique expertise to the classroom.
Ten faculty members hold PhD/EdD degrees. Four hold DPT degrees.
Nine faculty members are board certified clinical specialists, are fellowship credentialed, or hold other advanced specialty credentials.
Faculty are actively engaged in clinical practice in specialty clinical areas.