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5 Tips for Integrating Teletherapy for Physical Therapists

If you’re a physical therapist during this COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a good chance you are already integrating teletherapy into your practice or will be soon. The staff at the RMUoHP Community Rehabilitation Clinic (CRC) have successfully utilized teletherapy into their daily routine. Here are five tips from CRC Director Coleby Clawson, PT, DPT, CSCS, and [...]

RMUoHP Represents at APTA’s 2020 Combined Sections Meeting

The American Physical Therapy Association hosted its annual Combined Sections Meeting (CSM), where over 18,000 physical therapists and other healthcare professionals gathered to learn, share research, network, and find resources. Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) was well represented with hosting a booth for prospective students and an evening reception for alumni, students, and [...]

RMUoHP Appoints New DPT Program Director

Steven G. Wilkinson, PT, PhD, has been appointed Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and Program Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP). Wilkinson has served as the Interim Chair and Program Director for the past ten months. Prior to that, he had served [...]

2020-01-21T12:00:24-07:00January 21st, 2020|Doctor of Physical Therapy, RMUoHP News|

RMUoHP Celebrates Legacy of Retiring DPT Program Director

Wesley McWhorter, PT, MPT, PhD, helped create and shape the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program and leaves a legacy on the DPT program and the University. Upon this retirement this year, RMUoHP celebrates his impact on students, alumni, and employees and on the physical therapy profession [...]

2020-01-17T16:02:03-07:00January 17th, 2020|Doctor of Physical Therapy, RMUoHP News|

RMUoHP Hosts Commencement Ceremony for 82 Master’s and Doctoral Degree Candidates

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) celebrated 82 master’s and doctoral degree candidates of various healthcare specialties during its Friday commencement ceremony. Dr. Richard P. Nielsen, founding president of RMUoHP, said, “We congratulate you for your persistence. Your dedication, your hard work. Your fortitude and your vision. You all set out to do [...]

2020-01-09T09:12:55-07:00December 16th, 2019|Doctor of Physical Therapy, RMUoHP News|

Dr. Wesley McWhorter of Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

J. Wesley McWhorter, PT, MPT, PhD, Chair, Department of Physical Therapy at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement award from the Utah Physical Therapy Association for providing decades of education to student physical therapists who now serve across the country providing quality, evidence-based patient care. “Dr. McWhorter [...]

2019-11-11T08:24:55-07:00November 1st, 2019|Doctor of Physical Therapy, RMUoHP News|

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Continues Service Trips Malawi

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions embarked on their fifth service trip to Malawi, Africa. There were 38 faculty, staff, and students from RMUoHP and 22 other volunteers who traveled 22,000 miles by air and 1,500 miles by land to get to their destination. They took with them approximately 6,000 pounds of educational supplies, [...]

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