Paige Madison, DPT
Dr. Paige L. Madison completed her under graduate degree at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. While expanding her knowledge about the human body and mind, she also had the opportunity to pursue another one of her passions while attending ODU. She was recruited by ODU’s head rowing coach to be one of the key members of the team of the Division 1 team.
While in high school, Paige discovered rowing and quickly fell in love with the sport. During those formative years, she rose to be one of the top female scull rowers in the mid-Atlantic region. In her senior year, she placed in the top 10 at nationals while graduating with honors.
During her four years at ODU, she was on Dean’s list eight semesters and rowed as a member of the varsity A boat all 4years. During her rowing career, she traveled throughout the United States and raced against the top national teams and have participated in some of the top recognized regattas in North America including Head of the Charles. After setting the benchmark for the fastest erg times and through her tireless dedication and drive, she was elected captain of the women’s varsity team her senior year. Paige was voted MVP by her teammates and was selected to the All-Conference academic team for Conference USA her senior year.
In 2014, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Old Dominion University with a major in exercise science and a minor in psychology. While she balanced her rowing career along with a rigorous course load, she still found time to be a member of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
After receiving her Bachelor of Science from Old Dominion, Paige perused her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Rhode Island. In her second year of her program, she was honored by receiving one of the few graduate assistant positions. While studying at the URI, she has been able to continue her love for community service by volunteering with local pediatric cases, and animal shelter, in addition to providing skilled therapy services in Guatemala.
After graduating with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Paige is looking forward to applying the knowledge, wisdom, and skills she developed to pursue her passion in physical therapy.