Hands for Health Student Physical Therapist Team
Victoria (Tori) Cushard
Tori received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan. Currently, her interests for practice include pediatric and neurological physical therapy. Outside of school, she loves watching and playing sports, running, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
Quality of care
McKenna received her bachelor's degree from Central Michigan University in Clinical Exercise Science. Her previous medical experience includes cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, as well as stress testing. Currently, McKenna is planning on specializing in oncology rehabilitation but is open to orthopedic and manual therapy specialties as well. In her spare time, McKenna likes to stay active by running, hiking, and snowboarding. She also enjoys spoiling her furry friends any chance she gets.
Mara received her bachelor's degree from Central Michigan University in Kinesiology. Currently, she is interested in specializing in pediatric or neurological physical therapy. She enjoys outdoor activities like hiking and traveling up north, being with her dog, shopping, working out and attending yoga classes, going to concerts, and spending time with friends and family.
First year coordinator
Sam received her bachelor's degree from Central Michigan University in Exercise Science Kinesiology. Currently, she is interested in outpatient orthopedics, with a recent interest in pelvic floor and outpatient neuro populations. She loves traveling all around Michigan and the world. She enjoys playing volleyball, going to country concerts, and spending lazy days poolside with her friends and family.
Co-chair marketing representative
Elizabeth received her bachelor's degree from the University of Toledo in Exercise Science with a Pre-Physical Therapy Concentration. She is interested in specializing in neurological physical therapy or amputation and prosthetic rehabilitation. In her spare time, Elizabeth likes to play volleyball and card games, spend time with family, friends, and her puppy, DIY projects, be on the lake, and attend country concerts.