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Getting To Know The Zionsville PT Students EMINA ALICUSIC-KARIC & AMANDA RAINES ZPT The Newsletter About Your Health And Caring For Your Body March 2018

Emina Alicusic-Karic. Emina Alicusic-Karic is a PT student finishing her clinical rotations here at ZPT, under Katie Poisel's supervision and mentorship. She has attended Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania, earning her Bachelors in Sport and Exercise Science in 2015, and will be attaining her Doctorate in Physical Therapy this May, 2018. Emina was born and raised in Bosnia and Herzegovina and moved to Erie, PA, in 2001. She married and moved to Brownsburg, Indiana, at the end of December, 2017. Q: What are you learning here at ZPT? A: I joined the ZPT team to fine tune my clinical skills. Q: Next 2 to 3 year plan? A: Work full time as a Physical Therapist in a setting that makes me happy! Q: Favorite food? A: It definitely has to be bread! Amanda Raines. Amanda Raines is a senior student from IUPUI, completing her internship here at ZPT. She has been studying Exercise Science/ Pre-Physical Therapy and will graduate this May with her B.S. degree in Kinesiology. Amanda grew up in Anderson, Indiana, and now lives in Fishers. Q: What are you learning here at ZPT? A: I've learned so much here... including electrical stimulation, ultrasound, kinesiotaping from Marissa. I've learned different exercises in the gym that I didn't learn in school, fromTaylor and Katia. Most importantly, I've learned how to be efficient in the clinic to help ease the therapists and keep everything on track. Q: Next 2 to 3 year plan?

A: After graduation in May, I plan to take the ACSM CEP exam to become a certified exercise physiologist. I will be applying to physical therapy schools this fall, so in the meantime, I plan to work as a PT Tech (this upcoming year) at a fun, educational work place. Then I hope to become a PT student. Q: Favorite food? A: Anything chicken! Students bring fresh insights, ideas and energy to our clinic. Thank you Emina and Amanda, for allowing us to be an influence in your lives, and for each of your contributions to our team! We love you and so do our patients!

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