Is a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree Worth It? If you’re dreaming about helping patients restore their mobility and quality of life, and you’re exploring what it would take to become a physical therapist, you may be wondering, “Is a degree in physical therapy worth it?” The answer to this question depends, of course, on your personal career goals. Some people choose to become physical therapist assistants because only a two-year associate degree is required. It’s true that pursuing a doctorate takes time and effort; however, there are countless advantages to earning a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. To that end, let’s look at some of the factors that make a Doctor in Physical Therapy (DPT) degree the best first step on an exceptional career Read more
Dwight Hampton is president and chief executive officer of Hampton Executive Consulting, LLC. He works across multiple healthcare segments to help organizations achieve their clinical, operational and financial objectives, as well as providing solutions to customers that enable them to establish a culture of compliance and helping patients maintain or improve their health. Prior to starting his business, Hampton, a decorated, retired Naval Officer and healthcare executive, served as an Ambulatory Care Surveyor for The Joint Commission, a principal advisor to the 38th Surgeon General of the United States Navy and Deputy Director of Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Patient-Centered Medical Home Program Management Office. He was also Deputy Director of Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Diversity and Inclusion Program Management Office, managed numerous primary care clinics and gained his experience while working as staff at the Nuclear Power Training Unit in Charleston, SC.
Dr. Hampton joined the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in July 2018.