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Doctor of Physical Therapy


If a complaint falls outside of due process, complaints regarding the program should be first addressed to the PT Program Director, Dr. Lisa VanHoose, vanhoose@ulm.edu or by phone at 318-342-1236.

Unresolved complaints or complaints about the PT Program Director should be directed to the Interim Dean of the College of Health and Sciences, Dr. Wendy Bailes. Dr. Bailes may be reached at bailes@ulm.edu or by phone at 318-342-1733.

All complaints will be documented, including the projected outcome, and kept on file at the program facility. All complaints will be stored in a locked filing cabinet located in the program director’s office. 

Complaints regarding the Accreditation of this program should be addressed to the Commission for Accreditation for Physical Therapy Education. This Commission is located at 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia, 22305. 

No retaliation will occur by the program or university to any individual filing a complaint regarding the University of Louisiana Monroe’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program or the faculty that staff the program. 



Effective November 8, 2022, The University of Louisiana Monroe Doctor of Physical Therapy Program has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; phone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org).  

If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 318-342-1265 or email ulmdpt@ulm.edu. Candidate for Accreditation is an accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates the program may matriculate students in technical/professional courses. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status does not assure that the program will be granted Initial Accreditation.