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Dr. Stephenson to Present Poster at the IV STEP Conference
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:30:31 +0000 Dr. Jeannie Stephenson’s abstract was accepted for poster presentation at the IV STEP Conference http://u.osu.edu/ivstep/ to be hosted at the Ohio State University in July 2016.  The abstract is titled “Relationship between balance deficits and gait variability in adults with Friedreich’s Ataxia.” IV STEP conference is a collaboration of the Neurology and Pediatric sections of the […]
Dr. Mayer Selected for a USF Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Award
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:43:09 +0000 Dr. John Mayer, Lincoln Endowed Chair, Associate Professor, and Coordinator of Research of SPTRS, has been selected to receive a USF Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Award (ORAA). The ORAA is awarded by USF Research and Innovation to faculty with exceptional research achievements accomplished or recognized during the 2014 calendar year, as selected by the . Dr. […]
Dr. Tajiri Awarded Byrd Institute Research Funding
Thu, 09 Jul 2015 20:00:42 +0000 Dr. Naoki Tajiri, Assistant Professor in the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences and the Department of Neurosurgery & Brain Repair, has been awarded a $20,000 grant by the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute for research on “Stem cell-paved biobridges in TBI with AD-like pathology.” In association with this award he is considered an Associate […]
Drs. Highsmith and Miro Awarded Grant from the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:55:25 +0000 SPTRS faculty Dr. Jason Highsmith and Dr. Rebecca Miro were awarded a $15,000 grant funded by the Center for Orthotic and Prosthetic Learning and Outcomes/Evidence-Based Practice (COPL) in conjunction with the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA). Dr. Highsmith is the principal investigator and Dr. Miro the co-principal investigator. The title of the grant is “Concurrent […]
Applications Portal for DPT Class of 2019 is OPEN
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:45:42 +0000 The PTCAS application portal for students applying for the USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Class of 2019 is now open! Please use the PTCAS website link (below) to begin the application. Qualified students – those with at least the minimum required GPA and either (a) having completed […]
SPTRS Faculty Achieves Specialist Designation
Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:45:32 +0000 SPTRS Faculty member Angela Stagliano, PT, DPT, OCS, has earned the designation of Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) after recently passing the examination conducted by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. We congratulate Dr. Stagliano on achieving this significant career milestone.
SPTRS Students Selected as MS STEP UP Scholars
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:32:28 +0000 Jamie Dolley and Valerie Dickinson, 2nd year DPT students at SPTRS, have been selected as scholars in the USF MS STEP UP (Multiple Sclerosis Standardized Training and Education) Program. They will each receive a scholarship provided by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) Mid Florida Chapter and will participate in the MS STEP UP program over […]
Article Published in Stroke Journal
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 20:02:28 +0000 Naoki Tajiri, PT, PhD, Assistant Professor in the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences and the Department of Neurosurgery & Brain Repair has been notified that an original research manuscript will be published in Stroke, a journal of the American Heart Association. Dr. Tajiri is 2nd author and collaborated with authors Dr. Sandra Acosta, Jaclyn […]

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