• UVM DPT students with faculty in lab

    UVM Physical Therapy Program Celebrates 50 Years

    The College of Nursing and Health Sciences marked the 50th anniversary of the physical therapy program with an event honoring founder Sam Feitelberg. Read more >>

  • Zachary Klein

    Part of the Climb

    Zachary Klein ’19 summited Cotopaxi, a 19,347-foot active volcano in Ecuador, to promote the need for prosthetics. Read more >>

  • View of ocean in Ikaria, Greece

    Blue Zone Travel Course Examines Health Behaviors, Longevity

    Dr. Connie Tompkins leads UVM’s first travel course to Ikaria, Greece - one of five places in the world named a “blue zone," where people live long, healthy lives. Read more >>

  • Nordic skiier for Team USA

    Professor Karen Westervelt Volunteers at Winter World University Games

    Dr. Westervelt offers physical therapy services to international winter athletes and UVM athletes representing Team USA. (Photo: Lake Placid 2023 FISU Games) Read more >>

  • Dr. Sue Kasser with students in Human Motion Analysis Lab

    Research Mentorship Builds Skills for Success

    Dr. Sue Kasser's guidance supports students' personal and professional development. Read more >>

  • aerial view of uvm campus

    UVM Receives $5.75M to build occupational therapy labs

    A grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration supports Vermont's first OT degree. Read more >>

  • wren pyle rides her bike on UVM campus

    Toward Bigger Mountains

    Spring brings cycling season for U.S. Skimo National sprint champ Wren Pyle '23, who's prepping for an “Everest,” which involves ascending 8,848 meters (29,029 feet) by repeating a 163-meter climb 54 times. Read more >>

An interprofessional learning community of teachers, scholars and practitioners

The cornerstones of our community include the education of students, dissemination of research and scholarship, service to the university and professional organizations, and evidence-based clinical practice to improve health.

Our programs, learning environment and research laboratories are designed to develop competent graduates who demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors essential for those who participate in health promotion and management of injury and disability.

Transfer Information Sessions

Transfer information sessions are open to UVM students and students from outside of the university interested in transferring into any of our undergraduate majors.

Graduate Student Information Sessions

Potential applicants to the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program are invited to attend an information session about the program and the admissions process.