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Physical Therapy Students Visit Tennessee Legislature

2015-Day-on-the-HillBelmont Physical Therapy students attended the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association (TPTA) Day on the Hill  on Feb. 11.  TPTA President Scott Newton and TPTA Legislative Chair Joe Newton provided an orientation to the legislative process and highlighted a particular bill of interest to physical therapists.

The students were then escorted through Legislative Plaza to the Old Supreme Court Room in the Capitol where the students, accompanied by UTC PT students, heard an inspiring talk from State Senator and physical therapist Bo Watson. Watson stressed the importance of the legislative arena for PT practice and urged students to be advocates for their profession.​