Doctoral Student Spotlights

Alexandria Kuhns

Physical Therapy

I chose this Doctoral Program Because:
I chose to come to NYU for my DPT because of the great opportunties that the program could provide. The idea of coming to live in NYC was enthralling. When I came for my interview I realized how many diverse clincial experiences would be at my finger tips. The program and instructors are renowned in the field. I saw NYU as my chance to grow and become something that is bigger than just my dream of becoming a physical therapist.
Before I enrolled in this program, I was:
a waitress and dancer
A hobby I have is:
Getting off at random subway stops to explore the city
Personal story that inspired me to pursue this professional field:
seeing my fellow dancer's constantly injured.
Person in my field I most admire:
Dr. Moffat
Favorite course as a DPT student:
Histology
Clinical setting that most interests me when I graduate:
Performing Arts Physical Therapy
In 5 or 10 years I hope to:
Be working as a physical therapist for a dance company

Background Information

Where you grew up:
Hanover
Career Goals:
Physical Therapist