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Faculty Spotlight: Thompson moves with faith

Kinesiology, the study of human body movement, is a term many may be unfamiliar with—even in those entering the healthcare field. But at Charleston Southern University, Dr. Heather Thompson knows kinesiology quite well.  As an undergraduate at Lander University, she received her B.S in Exercise Science. Thompson continued her studies with an MS in Rehabilitation Science […]

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CSU PA program gains accreditation-continued status

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Charleston Southern University Physician Assistant Program. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards. Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process […]

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Wiser finds purpose on mission trip

Moving into adulthood as one transitions from college into the real world is no easy task. As students face down the graduation stage, many find themselves facing questions; “Did I choose the right major?” “Will I be able to find a job?” “Have I made good decisions?” and one that rings through the ears of […]

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Physician assistant students planting seeds of service in Dominican Republic

The Charleston Southern Physician Assistant program sent a group of students and faculty to the Dominican Republic on their annual summer trip to serve the local community through medical care.  Dr. Scott Wade, director of didactic education for the PA program, leads the group that partners with Sowers for the Kingdom. This DR ministry partners […]

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Coping with anxiety

This story has been relocated to the Charleston Southern University blog found here!

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Doctor of Physical Therapy opens doors

After years of planning and preparation, the Charleston Southern University Doctor of Physical Therapy program hosted an Open House this week and welcomed visitors to tour the classrooms and clinical spaces.  President Dondi Costin welcomed the guests which included clinical partners, advisory board members, and members of the community. Costin said, “It’s a day to […]

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Professor named Editor-in-Chief of international PT journal

Dr. Kevin Brueilly, professor of physical therapy at Charleston Southern University, has been named as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Acute Care Physical Therapy (JACPT), the only peer reviewed journal dedicated specifically to acute care physical therapy. JACPT is the official journal of the Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy of the American Physical […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Katherine Smith

Katherine Smith, PT, DPT, PCS is an assistant professor of physical therapy at Charleston Southern University. She earned her Master of Physical Therapy in 2002 from American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts, and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2017 from the University of St. Augustine for Health Science. Smith is currently working toward a […]

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PA students focus on pediatrics in outdoor class

Physician assistant students at Charleston Southern University participated in COVID-safe pediatric examinations on Friday—outside of the Health Science building. Every fall semester, the PA program offers a Fundamentals of Pediatrics course that focuses on teaching how to approach the well child visit, including developmental milestones, immunizations, screenings, and physical exams. Children of CSU faculty members […]

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Athletic training students win regional quiz bowl

Students from Charleston Southern University’s athletic training program earned a first-place win in the 2021 Mid Atlantic Athletic Trainers’ Association (District 3) Quiz Bowl on Friday, May 14. Students Devynn Galloway, Lauren Holliday and Megan O’Dell represented Charleston Southern and beat out teams from Towson University (Maryland), Western Carolina University (North Carolina), University of Lynchburg […]

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