We would like to congratulate J. Kyle Covington, PT, DPT, PhD, who was promoted to Associate Professor. Dr. Covington currently serves as the Director of Admissions and Program Evaluation for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. He is a neurologic physical therapist and 2004 graduate of the DPT program. He joined the faculty in 2007. After completing his PhD in Educational Research and Policy Analysis at North Carolina State University, he now serves as the DPT program’s director of assessment and evaluation. Dr. Covington's experience as a neurologic PT is utilized in the classroom during our foundational examination and neurologic practice management course work.
Dr. Covington's research interests include professional curricular formation and assessment, collaborative student learning, and professional development of physical therapists.