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Pacific University's Old College Hall
Pacific Priority allows students to apply for and receive conditional admission to select Pacific graduate programs before they even start college, providing a clear pathway to graduation and the next step in their education & career journey.
Kirsten Londeree DPT '24 is featured in the APTA Home Health Quarterly Report 'The Impact That Home Health Had on Me.'
CHP students are creating a new virtual workout series called Smiles and Sweat in collaboration with Special Olympics Oregon. Two first-year physical therapy students are producing the classes.
CHP Student Volunteers at the Youth Games
A group of 40+ students from Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Associates Studies and Audiology came together to provide medical coverage for the 2023 Youth Games which was held at the Nike campus in Beaverton. During this event the team provided care for over 500 Special Olympic athletes. 
On September 23, 2023 Dr. Corvus and two members of the DPT The Collective, Emily Jones ('24) and Lexi Phan ('25), spent 6.5 hours helping with community member screenings for PAD (Peripheral Artery Disease). 
Isabel Lin, DPT '24 presented the research project "Muscle Power and Strength Deficiencies in Fallers with Lower Limb Loss" at the XXIX Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics in Fukuoka, Japan.
DPT alumni and faculty presented a research project at a World Congress in Brisbane, Australia. The study evaluated the efficacy of gait parameters and variability in identifying risk for imbalance among control and individuals with unilateral LLA using the APDM system.    
The Pacific University School of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training honored its 2023 physical therapy graduates on May 19.
Kim Malin, who teaches Adult Neurologic Rehabilitation and Bioethics for the Physical Therapist, has been awarded indefinite tenure by Pacific University.
What does it take to become a physical therapist? That's what fifth and sixth-grade students from Jackson Elementary School in Hillsboro learned about when they visited the College of Health Professions Campus in February.