Doctoral Student Spotlights

Thomas Hobson

Physical Therapy

I chose this Doctoral Program Because:
I chose this doctoral program because of its reputation, location, and curriculum. I love New York City and all the health care opportunities it provides. NYU has been challenging, and has pushed me to better myself as a student, person, and future health care provider.
Before I enrolled in this program, I was:
Contemplating medical school, enjoying my senior year at Georgetown down in DC.
A hobby I have is:
Playing the drums in a wedding band
Personal story that inspired me to pursue this professional field:
All of my family requring PT at some point during the course of my life.
Clinical experience I've enjoyed the most:
Working with spinal cord patients at Mt. Sinai.
Favorite course as a DPT student:
Musculoskeletal Interventions
Clinical setting that most interests me when I graduate:
Orthopedics
In 5 or 10 years I hope to:
Own or co-own a PT clinic

Background Information

Where you grew up:
New Rochelle, NY
Career Goals:
Obtain my DPT and own my own PT clinic