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PICTURE COMING (Left to right: Ms. Sharon Wright and Ms. Carolyn Mercurio Dove) Ms. Sharon Wright, Administrative Assistant to Dr. William S. Quillen, received the Quiet Quality Award for the 2016-2017 academic year. The creation of this award was intended to increase employee recognition for those … [read more]
USF Health SPTRS Director, Dr. William S. Quillen, recently visited the University of Nebraska-Omaha, Department of Biomechanics Center for Research in Human Movement Variability.  Dr. Quillen served as a guest of Dr. Nicholas Stergio, Director and Founding Chair of the Center, in delivering a pres … [read more]
  Dr. John Mayer, SPTRS Coordinator of Research and Professor, served as primary author in the November/December issue of Military Medicine of the article titled; Effect of Lumbar Progressive Resistance Exercise on Lumbar Muscular Strength and Core Muscular Endurance in Soldiers. Dr. William S … [read more]
Admissions for the USF Health SPTRS DPT Class of 2020 closed on November 14th.  Almost 1600 applications were received for the class.  Completed applications of qualified students with all supporting documentation, received by PTCAS by November 14th will now be reviewed by the School’s DPT St … [read more]
Congratulations to Dr. John Mayer, Professor and Coordinator of Research at USF Health SPTRS, for receiving the fellowship award from the American College of Sports Medicine.  This award recognizes candidates who demonstrate excellence and professional achievement in sports related disciplines thro … [read more]
USF Health SPTRS faculty and staff were recognized as contributors in the special issue of Military Medicine, Raising the Bar: Extremity Trauma Care. Dr. Jason Highsmith was co-author on three publications in this issue. He served as lead author on Differences in Military Obstacle Course Performanc … [read more]
The APTA National Student Conclave (NSC) was held in Miami, Florida on October 27-29, 2016. USF Health SPTRS students were in attendance to gain additional insight into the field of Physical Therapy. Students were granted the opportunity to attend educational seminars and meet exhibitors, while net … [read more]
USF Health SPTRS held the annual Commitment to Professionalism Ceremony on Thursday, October 20th, in the USF School of Music Concert Hall. This ceremony symbolized the commitment and professionalism the DPT Class of 2019 will exhibit as they embark on their three year journey to becoming future Ph … [read more]


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