The College of Public Health and Health Professions announced the PHHP Outstanding Alumni for 2021, including PT alumni Christine Davison, PT, DPT, and Trevor Lentz, PT, PhD, MPH. Dr. Davison, Dr. Lentz and other PHHP graduates will be recognized at a virtual celebration for Outstanding Alumni award winners on September 24.
After graduation, Christine Davidson worked at Orlando Health in the Institute for Advanced Rehabilitation inpatient rehabilitation unit, with a passion for stroke gait training and neurorecovery. She achieved board certification in neurologic physical therapy in 2015 and now is a supervisor for the outpatient division of the institute. She is involved in advancement and support of the profession of physical therapy at the state and national levels, having served as her district’s chair, working to provide networking, education and advocacy to her colleagues.
Trevor Lentz is a three-time UF College of Public Health and Health Professions graduate with a Master of Physical Therapy (2006), Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management (2016) and PhD in Rehabilitation Science (2017). He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University School of Medicine, and a faculty member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute and Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy. His work focuses on health care system redesign to improve outcomes and reduce opioid use for patients following orthopedic injury and surgery.