It’s been one year since the Division began its work on Diversity and Anti-Racism, establishing a Comprehensive Anti-Racism Plan for 2020-2021. While the plan is meant to be revisited and revised every academic year, this is what we’ve done so far.
Watch the Virtual Commencement Celebration, honoring the graduating Class of 2021.
Three years after launching one of the nation’s first doctor of physical therapy programs with a hybrid online/on-campus pathway, USC is set to reach a major milestone next week as the inaugural DPT@USC cohort tosses their mortarboards into the air as part of the graduating Class of 2021!
We are pleased to announce the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy commencement awards and honors for the USC Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2021.
Stephanie Contreras will be the first person in her family to attend college — and the leap doesn’t look so formidable, thanks to the mentorship of first-generation college student Natalia Barajas DPT ’22.
Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy Julie Tilson MS ’09, DPT ’98 has been recognized with an Award for Leadership in Education from the American Physical Therapy Association Academy of Education.
The goals of the commission are to increase representation of racial and ethnic minority students and faculty in physical therapy education and create new anti-racist and anti-bias policies and programming to help programs across the nation with their own diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.
Journey through the various spaces of the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy with this virtual tour, which gives you fully immersive, 360-degree views and information on each location. Simply click and drag through each location for the full view.
USC’s Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy Black Alumni Association aims to add more Black practitioners to the physical therapy profession.
In the aftermath of the mass protests earlier this year, resulting from the murder of George Floyd Jr. by Minneapolis police officers, the Division knew it needed to do more to fight systemic racism — both within its own walls as well as the health care system writ large.