Sarah Greytak learned to think outside of the box at USC. Now she’s putting her physical therapy skills to unexpected-but-much-needed use within the Denver police and sheriff’s departments.
Only 5 percent of practicing physical therapists are African American. Melodie Daniels DPT ’21 hopes to change that, serving as a role model to other people of color.
A rare inner ear disorder kept Hudson Stimmler bedbound for days on end. After surgery, a USC physical therapist helped him get back on his feet.
USC launches one of the nation’s first master’s of biokinesiology programs with a sports science emphasis.
On Friday, May 10, 2019 the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy conferred 96 doctor of physical therapy, 7 doctor of philosophy and 9 master of science degrees. Check out photos from the commencement ceremony.
The unique partnership aims to prepare traditionally underrepresented students to enter USC’s top-ranked doctor of physical therapy program.
Jessica Nguyen DPT ’19 shares her message of diversity and inclusion with the APTA.
Can exercise reduce the risk of heart disease in women with breast cancer? A new study from the division aims to find an optimal exercise program for breast cancer survivors.
Professor Francisco Valero-Cuevas and his research team use new AI algorithms to teach robots to move by themselves, opening exciting possibilities for physical rehabilitation.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy Barbara Sargent is leading a new study to find out if a particular type of movement — decreased selective leg control — can be used to diagnose cerebral palsy in very early infancy.