School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

News & Notes

7/26/2021
Rebecca Lopez, PhD, ATC, CSCS, Associate Professor in Athletic Training and Post-Professional Advances Atheltic Training Program Director recently received the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Atheltic Trainer Service Award (ATSA). This  award recognizes NATA members for their c … [read more]
7/14/2021
Our 2020 Orthopaedic Residency Program residents both recently passed their American Board of Physical Therapy Specialty exam to become Board-Certified Clinical Specialists in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. This marks our 6th cohort of residency graduates to successfully pass their board certificat … [read more]
6/14/2021
Jamie Holloway, PT, DPT, PhD, Assistant Professor and Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy recently co-authored a paper that was published in the Journal of Infants and Young Children. The paper is titled “The Intersection of Gross Motor Abilities and Participatio … [read more]
5/10/2021
     Rebecca Ditwiler, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedics, Associate Professor, Laura Lee “Dolly” Swisher, PT, MDIV, FAAPTA, Professor Emeritus, and Dustin Hardwick, PT, DPT, Ph.D., Assistant Professor recently published one of the first Physical Therapy … [read more]
5/5/2021
On May 4, 2021 the USF Health Office of Shared Student Services held their annual Student Awards Ceremony to recognize students, organizations, groups, faculty, and staff for their accomplishments over the past year. This year several students from our School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation … [read more]
5/4/2021
On Friday, April 9, 2021 we awarded our scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year.  Students who are eligible for a scholarship are able to apply, and then our Scholarships & Awards Committee comprised of faculty and staff make the final decisions. Many of these scholarships are made availabl … [read more]
4/27/2021
Kelly Collins, PT, DPT, CLT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Oncologic Physical Therapy & Assistant Professor has recently become the Co-Chair of the Lymphatic Diseases Special Interest Group (SIG). This committee is part of the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Associati … [read more]
4/16/2021
An important part of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)  is the clinical education component, which gives students hands-on, real-world experience under a licensed physical therapist. Our program has always thrived due to our strong community partnerships and our clinical affiliations throughout T … [read more]

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