School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

News & Notes

We are pleased to announce that Tamara N. Gravano, PT, DPT, EdD has accepted the position of Assistant School Director of Curriculum and Assessment and Associate Professor for our University of South Florida (USF) School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences starting on January 4, 2021. … [read more]
As we close out another year we want to look back to some of the top stories of 2020 for our School.  They are in no particular order and reflect the top stories read on our website and social media based on views. New School Director announced Douglas Haladay, PT, DPT, PhD, CSCS was appointed dire … [read more]
Douglas Haladay, PT, DPT, PhD (pictured above) and a multisite team, which includes several of our faculty members, were selected by the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Board of Trustees to receive the 2020 Physical Therapy Education Research Grant in the amount of $40,000 for their work e … [read more]
Bini Thomas, PT, DPT, MSA, Ed.D., Assistant Professor recently received an award from the Physical Therapy Learning Institute (PTLI) for her presentation during the ACAPT and APTA Educational Leadership Conference (ELC) this fall. Her presentation Clinical Instruction: An Intrinsic Motivational Fac … [read more]
During the past month, the class of 2021 presented their capstone projects to faculty, fellow students, and community members as part of National PT Month.  The Capstone Seminar in Physical Therapy course provides an opportunity for third-year Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students to develop a … [read more]
USF Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Faculty Wendy Herbert, PT, PhD, Associate Professor, Rebecca Ditwiler, PT, DPT, OCS, Associate Professor, and Stephanie Hart Hughes, PT, MSMS, NCS, Associated Faculty Member were invited presenters at the 2020 USF Virtual Critical and Creative Thinking Conf … [read more]
Stephanie Anderson, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education (DCE) was recently elected as Secretary for the Florida Consortium of Clinical Educators (FCCE). Dr. Anderson is excited and honored to serve as se … [read more]
On October 14, 2020 we celebrated the graduation of our two orthopaedic physical therapy residents, Abbey Liebert, PT, DPT (left) and Mackenzie Garreth, PT, DPT (right). Both completed our USF Health orthopaedic physical therapy residency program this past year during unique times. When they starte … [read more]

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