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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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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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Athletic training alum hailed as local hero

On Valentine’s Day this year, Marlin Brown ’08, ‘11 began his Sunday at church and followed it with lunch. He looked forward to spending the rest of the day with his girlfriend, but wanted to make a stop at Northwoods Mall in search of the perfect Valentine’s gift. As he walked past JCPenney with his […]

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Woman Wednesday Series: Laurel Glover

Laurel Glover is an assistant professor of public health in the College of Health Sciences at Charleston Southern University and a doctoral candidate. For the last year, she has led the University Pandemic Task Force as the infection control/COVID-19 coordinator.  Glover’s personal experience in the early days of the pandemic prepared her for this role. […]

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Athletic trainers essential to healthcare

When most hear the term athletic training, it is common to envision a man or woman running to the aid of an injured athlete on the field or court. Charleston Southern University student Amy Hoyt, currently in the Master of Athletic Training program, said it’s much more than that. “Along with injury prevention, evaluation and […]

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Woman Wednesday Series: Dr. Skylar Stewart-Clark

In continued observance of Women’s History Month, this week’s Woman Wednesday spotlight is on Dr. Skylar Stewart-Clark. Before joining the faculty at the Charleston Southern University’s Physician Assistant program, Clark practiced adult urology and urologic oncology at the Medical University of South Carolina as well as served as adjunct faculty in the MUSC PA program. […]

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