Project Description

Why did you choose this profession?

Since I was 5 years old I wanted to become a doctor to help people to get better & be able to return to their routine life. Since 2014 when I started working as a volunteer in an outpatient physical therapy clinic & watching

Closely how a physical therapist is able to change someone’s life through use of hands & education is very powerful & rewarding. Therefore I decided to pursue my dream & apply for the DPT program in Utica NY.

What is your best quality as a professional?

Being flexible to interact with people with diverse kinds of personalities. 

Interests and hobbies?

Watch movies, read books (novels), play basketball, swim 

Did you know?

I have lived in 3 countries so far (Iran, Canada, and US).  I am bilingual & can speak 2 languages (Farsi & English)

What do you find most compelling about your job?

Having multitasking skills (being able to document pt’s notes, monitor patient’s reaction when performing exercises, and have a conversation with your patient simultaneously) 

What are some of your Favorites?

Favorite TV show: Friends (of course)

Food: Italian, sushi, persian/iranian food

Sports: Basketball, hockey

Meet Nina and her family