Dr. Grace White is a Physical Therapist at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.S. Ed. Degree in Exercise and Sport Science in 2017 and from Georgia State University in 2020, where she earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She was recently inducted into the National PT Student Honor Society as well as the Alpha Eta Allied Health Honor Society. Dr. White was heavily involved with research in GSU's Biomechanics lab and was selected to present as a platform speaker at APTA's CSM 2020 conference in Denver, Colorado. She also received GSU's DPT 2020 Research Award at graduation. Alongside research, Dr. White also values community service, organizing several fall risk screens for older adults, tutoring refugee students at Clarkston High School, and assisting in Parkinson’s Disease boxing classes throughout her time in GSU’s DPT program. During her undergraduate career, Dr. White discovered a passion for the humanities and social justice regarding the health disparities within her community. She developed a strong desire to help break down barriers to facilitate accessibility to healthcare, particularly physical therapy services. She has become increasingly active within local and national organizations including PTAG and APTA, advocating for the profession and equity in healthcare. She was awarded The Georgia Foundation for Physical Therapy Scholarship in 2019. Dr. White enjoys spending her free time outdoors which she integrates into her career by promoting a healthy lifestyle and physical activity in her patients.
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