Alexandra Gurton, PT, DPT, is a recent graduate from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Medicine. Prior to enrolling in her physical therapy program, Alexandra completed her kinesiology degree through the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, College Park where she was afforded the opportunity to work and learn about diverse populations through the scope of Public Health efforts. In addition, she has experience educating aspiring professionals as various teaching assistant positions in both the under graduate and graduate settings. Throughout her schooling, Alexandra developed a passion for education with the goal of fostering compassion and awareness for underserved populations. Her work on this piece contributes to the integration of sexual education for the individual with disabilities through the lens of a student with the unique background of an educator.
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