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Spencer Ashmun 17DPT lives in Rochester, Minn., and works in the Mayo Clinic ICU as an acute care physical therapist. In June next year, he will marry a nurse who also studied at Emory.

Courtney Beshel 17DPT recently was engaged and currently works for PT Solutions in the suburbs of Chicago. She splits time between adult orthopedics and outpatient pediatrics.

Mandy Blackmon 05DPT recently left an outpatient practice to go into private practice and will be serving as the medical director and head physical therapist at Atlanta Ballet.

Gail Butler 14DPT has worked at Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Conn., for the past three years as an acute care physical therapist. Recently engaged, she plans to marry in 2019.

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Tiernan Damas 17DPT and Emma Faulkner 15DPT presented at the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science annual conference in Houston, Texas.

Rebecca Grant 09DPT practices in the outpatient pediatric setting in Atlanta. She recently attended the International Symposium of the Aquatic Therapy and Rehab Institute and learned from expert aquatic therapy practitioners.

Whitney Gray 15DPT welcomed a baby girl, Holland Lois Gray, in February 2018. Before the birth of her daughter, Whitney worked at an outpatient neurologic clinic in Salem, Ore.

Maggie Griebert 16DPT works in acute care at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. She is training to be a mentor in the facility’s neuro residency program.

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Kate Hamilton 09DPT opened a private practice in 2016 outside of Boston called Girl Fit Physical Therapy, specializing in PT and injury prevention in female athletes. She and her husband are expecting a baby girl in November this year.

Kat Hedden 14DPT lives in Nashville, Tenn., and works as a pediatric physical therapist at two children’s hospitals in both acute care and outpatient settings. She became a pediatric certified specialist in June.

Crystal Huber 13DPT was recently promoted to the role of quality improvement manager at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, a three-campus hospital located in Oakland and Berkeley, Calif.

Anita Krishnan 12DPT recently married and is working in Southern California as an outpatient physical therapist at Intecore Physical Therapy where she specializes in neuro rehab and vestibular dysfunction.

Michael Saunders 14DPT works for Select Medical in an outpatient orthopedic clinic in Key West, Fla., working with patients with neurological and vestibular disorders.

Chrissy Gaydosik Stripling 12DPT, who married in May 2016, is the rehab director for Ageility Physical Therapy Solutions in Raleigh, N.C., overseeing two outpatient clinics in senior living communities.

Anna Fidler Stromquist 09DPT has two children, a girl (5) and boy (3), and has her own business, Magnolia Physical Therapy & Wellness, that provides services for geriatric and neurological rehabilitation patients at their homes.

Leigh Evans Whitton 08DPT works at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Newnan in Newnan, Ga., where she is senior physical therapist, the center coordinator of clinical education and the stroke program coordinator.

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