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Department of Physical Therapy

Clayton Holmes EdD, PT, ATC, Chair Department of Physical Therapy
Mike Kennedy, M.Ed., Director of Admissions and Outreach
Cheryell Williams-Price, Senior Administrative Services Officer
Mindy Hutchison, Senior Admissions Associate

For admissions information contact:
Office of Admissions and Outreach - PT Admissions
University of North Texas Health Science Center
3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107
E-mail at PTAdmissions@unthsc.edu
Phone at (817) 735-2204  

Mission

To produce highly qualified physical therapists who will enhance the health and functional abilities of the people of Texas with a distinctive focus on Tarrant county, rural areas, and beyond; to participate in research that impacts the practice of physical therapy; and to provide high level physical therapy clinical services.

Vision

To provide a physical therapy program that will be recognized nationally as a health care provider of choice in education, research, patient care and community involvement.

Values

The faculty of the Department of Physical Therapy embrace the seven core professional values as stated by the American Physical Therapy Association. These values are recognized as tenants of a doctoring profession. Faculty model these values and integrate them into the curriculum, while encouraging our students to do the same. These core values are integrated and synthesized through evidence-based learning and service learning opportunities. The seven core professional values are:

  • accountability
  • altruism
  • compassion/caring
  • excellence
  • integrity
  • professional duty
  • social responsibility

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