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SPTRS Director Appointed to FSBPT Education Committee
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:24:01 +0000 Dr. William Quillen, Associate Dean of USF Health’s Morsani College of Medicine and Director of the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, has been appointed to the Education Committee of the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT). The 3-year appointment (2015-2017) involves responsibility for educational programming at the federation’s annual meetings. The FSBPT’s […]
Dr. Stagliano Invited Speaker at Kinesiology & Exercise Sciences Conference
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:16:45 +0000 SPTRS faculty member Dr Angela Stagliano has been invited by the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) to speak at the 11th Annual International Conference on Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences that will be held in Athens, Greece on July 13-16, 2015. Dr Stagliano’s presentation is, “Is Training in Balance or Strength More Effective in Improving […]
SPTRS Students to Present at Student-Run Free Clinics Conference
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:55:17 +0000 Brittany Davis and Emily Ojea, DPT2 students, will present a poster at the 2015 Society of Student-Run Free Clinics Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on February 7-8. Their poster is titled “Determining a Correlation Between Patient Attendance, Satisfaction, and Outcomes.” The conference will feature poster and oral presentations by students in health professions from various institutions who […]
Dr. Hartsell Awarded Grant for PAMA 2015
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:16:16 +0000 Heather Hartsell PT, MDiv, PhD, Associate Professor at SPTRS, has recently received a $4,265 USF conference grant for the Second Annual Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA) conference “Caring for Artists and Arts that Heal” to be held at USF February 27-March 1, 2015. Dr Hartsell, who serves on the PAMA 2015 planning and program committee, collaborated […]
SPTRS Faculty Successfully Defends PhD Dissertation
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 20:49:59 +0000 USF Health SPTRS faculty member Jeannie Stephenson, PT, MS, NCS, successfully defended her doctoral thesis, “ Longitudinal, Quantitative Analysis of Gait and Balance in Friedreich’s Ataxia” on Wednesday, December 3rd. Congratulations, Dr. Stephenson!
Noted Physical Therapy Specialist Lectures USF Health SPTRS Students
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:19:31 +0000 Dr. Greg Ernst, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions at the University of Texas San Antonio Health Sciences Center, lectured second year DPT students on the basics of EMG/NCV studies during their PHT 6285 Foundations 2 course on Tuesday, November 25, 2014. Dr. Ernst, an ABPTS clinical specialist in electrophysiologic […]
SPTRS Professor Elected as Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow of NAP
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:21:18 +0000 Dr. Laura Lee Swisher, SPTRS Coordinator of Professional Education, Professor, and Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education at USF Health, has been elected to Distinguished Fellowship in the National Academies of Practice (NAP) and the Physical Therapy Academy as a Distinguished Practitioner & Fellow. The fellowship recognizes Dr. Swisher as a leader in her profession who possesses […]
USF Health SPTRS Students Participate in Florida Special Olympics
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:57:48 +0000 USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Doctor of Physical Therapy Students Brittany Davis, Katelin Foley, Stephen Cabral, Jamie Dolley, Sarah English, Brittany Crocker, Aureen Arellano, Stephanie Lindsey and Kaitlyn Edwards along with faculty member Dr. Huny Kim, participated in the Fall Florida Special Olympics competition held in Orlando.

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