School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

News & Notes

3/27/2020
Due to our current remote working and learning situation we awarded our 2019-2020 Scholarships virtually. The USF School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences (SPT&RS) Awards and Scholarship Committee notified this years scholarship recipients on March 23. Our School scholarships a … [read more]
3/25/2020
Dr. Jeannie Stephenson has recently been appointed to the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy (ANPT) Specialization and Advanced Proficiency Committee. She was selected to join this committee by ANPT leadership after an application process. The role of the committee is to support physical therap … [read more]
3/18/2020
Our School made significant gains in this year’s rankings from U.S. News & World Report (U.S. News), along with other USF Health programs. In the U.S. News 2021 Best Graduate Schools list released March 17, the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, Taneja College of Pharmacy, and the S … [read more]
3/13/2020
Julian La, PT, DPT, OCS a University of South Florida (USF) School of Physical Thearpy and Rehabilitation Science Alum, class of 2017 recently completed the Kaiser Permanente Spine Fellowship. His groups of Spine Fellows won the excellence in research award for best research group in the Kai … [read more]
3/12/2020
We are pleased to announce that Douglas Haladay, PT, DPT, PhD, CSCS has been appointed director of the University of South Florida (USF) School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences (SPT&RS) and associate dean of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM). Laura Lee “Doll … [read more]
3/6/2020
Dr. Jeannie Stephenson co-authored an article entitled “Use of Wearable Sensor Technology in Gait, Balance and Range of Motion Analysis,” which was recently published in Applied Sciences Journal. She published this article along with Steven Diaz, MS, a PhD student in USF’s Department of Computer Sc … [read more]
2/24/2020
At the Combined Sections Meeting (CSM), Dr. Laura Lee “Dolly” Swisher was selected as the 2021 recipient of the Polly Cerasoli Lectureship Award by the Academy of Physical Therapy Education (APTE). The purpose of this award is to acknowledge an individual who has distinguished himself/herself as an … [read more]
2/24/2020
On Friday, February 21, 2020, our students presented their research posters at the annual USF Health Research Day. The event is a time for USF Health students, faculty, and staff to present their research to our local community. Topics presented included: Can Gait Training with Auditory Cueing Red … [read more]

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