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Doctor of Physical Therapy Student Association

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Student Association promotes student involvement, physical therapy research, teamwork, and cooperation among UWM students and faculty, and it educates and serves the community through its knowledge of physical therapy.

Doctor of Physical Therapy Student Association Mission & Vision Statements

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Student Association is committed to enriching the academic experience and supporting the professional development of students in UW-Milwaukee’s Physical Therapy Program through fundraising, volunteering, continuing education, community outreach, and collaboration with fellow health care students.

To ensure students have opportunities for growth that will prepare them for lives of active participation in their communities and in the physical therapy profession.

Carlynn Alt, Faculty Advisor
Clinical Associate Professor

Volunteer Service

The UWM Center for Community-Based Learning, Leadership, and Research provides the campus with different opportunities to volunteer throughout the city and beyond. There are opportunities to make a real difference by working to improve the environment, mentoring local kids, stocking shelves at a food pantry, serving breakfast to Milwaukee’s homeless community, engaging in an alternative spring break, and helping older adults. Learn more at uwm.edu/community/students.