BRIDGE Clinic

Physical Therapy
the BRIDGE Healthcare Clinic

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide free physical therapy services and education to the under-insured population of the University Area Community by creating an environment of collaboration, competent care, and patient-centered service.

Directors
Jillian Donohue
Arantzazu Garate 

Patient Coordinators
Vanessa Gonzalez
Ashley Jay
Edward Liu
Ginny Tolle 

Mentors:
William S. Quillen, PT, DPT, PhD, FACSM
Director of SPTRS

Rebecca Edgeworth, PT, DPT
Clinical Mentor

Staff Coordinators
Michaela Bundy
Brittany Morrissey
Hannah Warne
Myriah Warren 

Treasurers
Casey Hodgin
Christopher Stephenson 

Operation Coordinators
Justine Boyce
Alexander Rakhshani
Kristina Terrana
Allison Welch

Steering Committee Contacts

 

Co-Directors

Arantzazu Garate - agarate@health.usf.edu

Jillian Donohue - jdonohu2@health.usf.edu

Phone Number: 813-766-0794
Fax Line: 813-974-8614
(Please send to the attention of Bridge Healthcare Clinic.)

  • Steering Committee
  • Back Row:

    Alex Rakhshani , Edward Liu, Chris Stephenson

    Middle Row:

     Mickey Bundy, Tina Terrana , Myriah Warren , Justine Boyce , Ashley Jay , Hannah Warne, Casey Hodgin

    Front Row:

  • Brittany Morrissey, Vanessa Gonzalez, Jillian Donohue, Arantzazu Garate, Ginny Tolle, Allison Welch

 

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With the establishment of the BRIDGE Clinic and initial development and funding of resources, the BRIDGE Clinic physical therapy services will be directed towards evaluation and management of primarily musculoskeletal injuries and impairments. We will also provide educational training for integumentary conditions and assistive device use. To ensure appropriate referral, listed below are categories detailing the target population we will be accepting at the Clinic:

Evaluation and Management

  • Musculoskeletal injury (Chronic or sub-acute)
  • Back pain (Chronic or sub-acute)
  • Spinal anomaly (Chronic or sub-acute)

Education Focus

  • Diabetic wound prevention, care and self-management
  • Assistive Device Training