Dr. Talina Corvus ‘12 awarded Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy scholarship

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Talina Corvus ‘12, who was selected as one of the two recipients of the Adopt-A-Doc Award from the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy. This award seeks to recognize “outstanding students committed to geriatric physical therapy” who are interested in “pursuing faculty positions in physical therapy education.” Award recipients were recognized during the American Physical Therapy Association – Combined Section Meeting in Washington, DC on Jan. 24, 2019. Dr. Corvus is currently a second year student in the PhD program in Education & Leadership, an inter-professional program designed by our College of Education and College of Health Professions. Her research is examining the role of identity in physical activity engagement among older adults.

Dr. Corvus is recognized by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties as a Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist and by the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy as a Certified Exercise Expert for the Aging Adult. She is the lead instructor for the Principles of Therapeutic Exercise course and supports Physical Agents and Mechanical Modalities and Clinical Biomechanics courses within our Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.

Feb. 12, 2019