School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

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Alumni and faculty will be representing the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences DPT program at the annual American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting (CSM). This year the meeting will be virtual and in person on February 2-5, 2022 in San Antonio, TX. Not only … [read more]
As we close out another year we want to look back to some of the top stories of 2021 for our School.  They are in no particular order and reflect the top stories read on our website and social media based on views. 1. New Faculty & Staff Members This past year we hired several new faculty and s … [read more]
Rebecca Edgeworth Ditwiler PT, DPT, Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy & Associate Professor was recently appointed to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Ethics and Judicial Committee. Her term will start on January 1, 2022 and end on December 31, … [read more]
Laura Lee “Dolly” Swisher was recently awarded the 53rd American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Mary McMillan Lecture Award. The Mary McMillan Lecture is the most distinguished honor an active APTA member physical therapist or life member can receive. This lecture is regarded as on … [read more]
The Florida Physical Therapy Association (FPTA) Annual Conference was recently held virtually on September 24-26. Our School had numerous levels or participation, involvement, and even a few award honorees.  We also have several of our alumni involved as well. Presentations: The National Senior Ga … [read more]
The USF Health Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency program was recently awarded a ten year re-accreditation by the American Board of Physical Therapy & Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE). This is the longest accreditation length a program can be granted by this organization that oversees PT resi … [read more]
Recently athletic training students in the Professional Athletic Training Program received a Nexus Deadbug Sling bag to welcome them to the program and profession. Not only is this the first type of gift giving event hosted by the program, but the gift also carried several additional meanings. The … [read more]
To continue and build upon our mission and vision for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) Dr. Haladay, School Director, Associate Professor, and Associate Dean recently appointed Rebecca Lopez, PhD, ATC, CSCS, Associate Professor & Program Director Post-Professional Athletic Training Program … [read more]

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