Local man earns Trine Doctor of Therapy

Trine University welcomed its fifth Doctor of Physical Therapy class at its annual white coat ceremony, held at the university’s Health Sciences Education Center in Fort Wayne on Aug. 31.

Austin House, of Huntington, was one of 35 members of the Trine University Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2021 who received their white coats during the annual ceremony, symbolizing their transition from preclinical to clinical health sciences.

Presenting the coats were assistant professor Thomas “Gus” Almonroeder, Ph.D., Ryan Dombkowski, Ph.D. and Jenna Encheff, Ph.D.

Alexandra DeBoer and Breanna Duso, both members of the Trine University Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2018, were guest speakers.