The University of New England has appointed Dr. Jennifer Audette as the new Program Director for its Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Dr. Audette, a Clinical Associate Professor in the Physical Therapy Department at University of Rhode Island, is an active member of the APTA, Health Volunteers Overseas, and the World Confederation for Physical Therapy. She initiated the Broadening Experience at URI, which allows students to broaden their view of the profession of physical therapy locally, nationally and internationally through two-week non-clinical experiences. She has done physical therapy related work in China, Haiti, Suriname, and Guatemala. Dr. Audette earned a Ph.D. in Education from University of Rhode Island, an advanced Master's degree in physical therapy from Boston University and B.S. in physical therapy from Northeastern University.