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According to the National Council of Aging, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Additionally, falls contribute to the growing cost of rehabilitation and can affect one’s quality of life. The 9th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) is recognized … [read more]
Congratulations to Dr. Heidi Piccione, PT, DPT, on achieving her APTA Advanced Clinical Instructor Certification. Dr. Piccione joins USF SPTRS faculty including, Drs. Ambler, Edgeworth, and Musolino in accomplishing APTA Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor status. Among those faculty, USF SPT … [read more]
Mid-conversation, your colleague drops to the floor and begins losing facial color. You scream for help from on-lookers. Is the co-worker breathing? Is he/she dead? What do I do? Many individuals in such circumstances freeze, motionless in thought, clueless on how to assist in the situation. One’s … [read more]
USF’s annual Faculty Staff Campaign is a fundraising event in which employees donate to a particular area in the USF system. According to USF Health Development and Alumni Relations, SPTRS triumphed, with 100% participation from its faculty and staff during the 2015-16 academic year. These results … [read more]
USF Health SPTRS Director, Dr. Sandy Quillen recently returned from a 12 day trip to China where he served as a visiting professor for universities in Lanzhou, Shanghai and Beijing. [read more]
Faculty, staff, and students unite from all four colleges of USF Health to celebrate the grand opening of phase 2 of the Student Services Center, known as the WELL. The WELL’s opening debut occurred during the spring of 2014 and was built with the foundation to include shared student success, inter … [read more]
To all Tampa Bay Physical Therapist, Please join us at the August Orthopaedic Residency Journal Club on Wednesday, August 31st from 5:15 – 6:45 pm.  This month’s topic is the Hip region.  We will be discussing the following articles: Lequense M et al:  Gluteal Tendinopathy in Refractory Greater Tro … [read more]
The Class of 2016 graduated with the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree at the USF commencement that took place on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at the Sun Dome on the Tampa campus.  Congratulations to our graduates! [read more]


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