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Class of 2015


Students in the DPT program had a strong presence at the Blades and Bikes Duathlon held at Shelby Park in Nashville on September 20, 2015. Of the 55 volunteers present in the event, 51 were first and third year students of the DPT program. Newly-elected TPTA Nashville District Chair, Dr. Karen Coker, spearheaded the volunteer contingent from TSU.






Class of 2018
Welcome to the DPT Class of 2018! June 1 marks the beginning of your three-year trek to becoming physical therapists. Best wishes on your professional journey!









Class of 2015

Congratulations to the 35 students in the DPT Class of 2015 who graduated on May 8, 2015... Best wishes on your professional endeavors!









2015 Poster Presenters
The DPT Class of 2016 participated in the University-wide Research Symposium. Research posters were presented on April 2, 2015. Not pictured were members of the class who delivered oral presentations.








TSU Bowling Champs 2015

TSU students from the DPT Class of 2016 won the 1st Annual Mac Hensley Bowling Competition held at the Donelson Bowling Center on Friday, March 27, 2015. The TSU delegation (L to R: Tam Tran, Scott Dunham, Drew Kiel, Jeff Berger, and Lucas Wall) bested all teams from other districts in the state. The traveling trophy will be displayed in the Department of Physical Therapy for a year until the next bowling tournament winners are crowned.  The Mac Hensley Bowling Competition benefits that TPTA-PAC.





TPTA Day on the Hill 2015
TSU students from the DPT Class of 2017 participated in the TPTA Day on the Hill held at the State Capitol on February 11, 2015. The students were accompanied by Dr Karen Coker and Dr. Ronald Barredo.








TSU students from the DPT Class of 2015 and 2016 join Dr. Lehman for dinner at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting in Indianapolis, IN - February 2015.




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