• Student Physical Therapist at ETSU

    Alexis Morgan


    An enlightening experience.

    East Tennessee State University

    Doctor of Physical Therapy
    December 2017
    APTA/TPTA Student Liaison
    March 2015 - Present
    Promoting student involvement within the APTA and TPTA, coordinating with respective faculty liaisons, and organizing class arrangements for conferences and events are my typical duties; additionally, I announce opportunities for district, state, and national events and service opportunities.
    Tuition Scholar
    Jan 2015 - Present 
    Working for the Associate Dean in the College of Education at ETSU, my responsibilities typically include administrative duties such as: compiling scholarship applications, inventorying test score data, and organizing office spaces.

    East Tennessee State University

    Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science
    December 2014
    Summa cum laude honors, 2014
    Coca-Cola Scholarship, 2012-2014
    Nebraska Book Co. Scholarship, 2012-2014
    Hope Scholarship, 2012-2014
    Virginia Ruth Barnes Scholarship, 2012-2013
    Dean’s List, 2011-2014

    The object of a person's ambition or effort; an aim or desired result.

    Short Term: 6-18 months

    • Organize, plan, and execute PT Day of Service as Johnson City's PTDOS Ambassador
    • Serve in Tennessee's PT Association (TPTA) as a link for ETSU students to our state's professional community

    Medium Term: 2-3 years

    • Serve in ATPA's Student Assembly Board of Directors
    • Attend as many state and national conferences and meetings as feasible

    Long Term: 5-10 years

    • Become a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT)

    “Life’s most urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’”
    Martin Luther King, Jr. 

    Laughlin Memorial Hospital
    Greeneville, TN

    Clinical Practicum I, 3 weeks
    Outpatient Orthopedics and
    Inpatient Acute Care
    Applied key PT skills such as documentation, strength and ROM assessments, patient education, vital signs, modalities, and gait/transfer training

    Learned about BPPV (vertigo) and aided in the history-taking and treatment of patients with this disorder; differentially diagnosed between BPPV and orthostatic hypertension, whenever possible

    Physical Therapy Services, P.A.
    Johnson City & Elizabethton, TN

    Volunteer Intern/ PT Technician, 2014
    Outpatient Orthopedics and Pediatrics
    Assisted in treatment for patients with severe disabilities including: autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, spina bifida, strokes, sensory integration disabilities, and traumatic brain injuries

    Gained experience treating pediatrics, geriatrics, sports injuries, and orthopedics

    Mountain States Rehabilitation at Johnson City Medical Center
    Johnson City, TN

    PT Volunteer, 2013
    Outpatient Orthopedics
    Witnessed therapy techniques in the hand program, amputee program, and vestibular balance program

    Observed evaluations, modalities, and therapeutic exercises

    communicate with (someone), typically in order to give or receive specific information.


    bring together or into contact so that a real link is established.

     Johnson City, Tennessee Area