School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

News & Notes

2/11/2020
  On Friday, January 31, and Saturday, February 1, the Florida Physical Therapy Association (FPTA) hosted the Annual Student Conclave. This year, the event was hosted in Tallahassee at the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU). The event provides Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and … [read more]
1/29/2020
In a few short weeks several of our faculty and our two orthopaedic residents will travel to Denver to attend the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting (CSM). This year will be our largest School presence, with over 17 members of our community attending, presenting … [read more]
1/9/2020
David Russ, PT, PhD, has been appointed assistant school director for research for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences (SPT&RS). The position was created to help strengthen the school’s research profile now that innovative curricul … [read more]
1/9/2020
(Left to right: Olga Atehortua, Dr. Stephanie Anderson, Dr. Barbara Wagner, Dr. Laura Lee “Dolly” Swisher, Dr. Douglas Haladay) Dr. Barbara Wagner (pictured middle) was recently recognized as the first culture champion for the USF Health School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitative Scie … [read more]
12/30/2019
As we close out another year we wanted to look back to some of the top stories of 2019 for our School.  They are in no particular order and reflect the top stories read on our website and on our social media. #1 New Flexible Learning Classroom This past fall we opened our new Flexible Learning Clas … [read more]
12/13/2019
We are proud to announce Dr. Shayne Tarrance, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMB has joined the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Tarrance is certified as a Women’s Health Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. She also holds biofeed … [read more]
12/11/2019
On Friday, December 6th the class of 2020 presented their capstone projects to faculty and students.  The Capstone Seminar in Physical Therapy provides an opportunity for third year Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students to develop a tailored learning experience involving professional peer ment … [read more]
12/6/2019
The 2019 Special Olympics Florida State Fall Classic Games were held in Orlando at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex on November 15-16 . We had twenty of our current Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) students, and Dr. Seok Hun Kim, Associate Professor volunteer to help out at the event. The s … [read more]

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