Francis to begin fellowship training after graduating from Mizzou

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Allea Francis, of Columbia, attended the University of Missouri where she achieved her bachelorís of health sciences degree in 2015 Magna Cum Laude. She was granted early admission into the University of Missouriís Physical Therapy Program and graduated in May of 2017.

During her time at the University of Missouri, she participated in PhysZou, the largest pro bono clinic in the nation. In 2016, Francis was chosen to volunteer in Guatemala, alongside her classmates, restoring wheelchairs for the individuals with disabilities.

Francis found her passion for womenís health and pelvic floor therapy on a clinical rotation in Kansas City. Afterwards, she began to further her experience and knowledge by developing a protocol for female stroke victims with urinary incontinence.

Francis will begin her fellowship training in Tustin, Calif., with Sarton Physical Therapy in October of 2017, integrating her knowledge with the experts at Sarton to treat pelvic floor dysfunction.

Allea is the daughter of Jeff and Kelly Francis of Columbia, and granddaughter of John and Verna Sue Gibson, and the late Eugene Francis of Marshall.

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