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Assisting the Global Geriatric Population: Meet Rizing Tide Scholar Nanami Mano

This is the seventh installment of Rizing Tide’s Lighthouse Series which spotlights our exceptional scholars. Stay tuned for the next…

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Service: Worthy to Do and Worth Doing

I began this essay while traveling on a plane, during which, every now and again, I gazed through the windows…

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6 Secrets to Success for Aspiring DPT Students

Are you wondering how to get into a DPT program? As a prospective doctor of physical therapy (DPT) student, getting…

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A Journey into Neurological PT: Meet Rizing Tide Scholar Uzair Hammad

This is the sixth installment of Rizing Tide’s Lighthouse Series which spotlights our exceptional scholars. Stay tuned for the next…

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Time to Reimagine The American Dream

I opened the building door, ran up the stairs, and stopped by the door to the apartment. It had been…

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Investigating LGBTQ+ Cultural Competence in Physical Therapy

No two patients are exactly alike. In a clinical sense, two patients recovering from the same condition won’t progress in…

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Diversifying the PT Hiring Pool Through HBCUs

Many people who work in or alongside the physical therapy industry are invested in diversifying the PT profession. National PT…

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Trust and Healthcare: Meet Rizing Tide Scholar Tyrell McGee

This is the fifth installment of Rizing Tide’s Lighthouse Series which spotlights our exceptional scholars. Stay tuned for our sixth…

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Identifying and Dismantling Performative Allyship

Good intentions are easy to have. Most people have a lot of them—and you likely do, too. You may intend…

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From Patient to PT Student: Meet Rizing Tide Scholar Jacqueline Hua

This is the fourth installment of Rizing Tide’s Lighthouse Series which spotlights our exceptional scholars. Stay tuned for our fifth…

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How to Network as a PT Student

Networking is key to a fruitful and far-reaching career.  If you’ve spent any amount of time looking up professional development…

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What the Confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson Means for U.S. Diversity Efforts

This month, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson made history as she became the first Black woman to secure a position on…

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Yuri Kochiyama

“Our ultimate objective in learning about anything is to try to create and develop a more just society than we have seen.”

Yuri Kochiyama