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Dr. Jamie Holloway, PT, DPT, PhD was recently selected by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) to serve a two year term as a member of the Specialization Academy of Content Experts as an item writer, for the Pediatric Specialty Council starting in January 2019. Dr. Holloway wi … [read more]
  Dr. Laura Lee “Dolly” Swisher, School Director and Associate Dean, Morsani College of Medicine was recently interviewed by The Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation to discuss her thoughts on professionalism as part of a series on “Profiles in Professionalism.”  Dr. … [read more]
The University of South Florida (USF) School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences (SPT&RS) celebrated its 20th Anniversary and hosted their first Alumni Weekend. The two-day event was held on October 26-27 at the School on the USF Health Campus in North Tampa. The weekend was full of … [read more]
The 2018 Special Olympics Florida State Fall Classic Games were held in Orlando at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex this past weekend. We had nine of our current Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) students attend with two faculty members, Dr. Seok Hun Kim and Dr. Dana Webb. The students and f … [read more]
  Dr. Jamie Holloway was recently awarded the Linda Crane Research Grant by the Florida Physical Therapy Association at their annual conference in Orlando. The Linda Crane Research Grant has been given out each year in honor of Dr. Linda Crane who was a dedicated member of the profession of ph … [read more]
The Veterans Health Administration Office of Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services recently welcomed M. Jason Highsmith, PT, DPT, PhD, CP, FAAOP to the role of National Program Director, National Director for Clinical Orthotist & Prosthetist Service effective September 17, 2018.  Dr. Highsmith … [read more]
               The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) recently announced which presentations and posters were selected for the Annual Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) Conference this January 2019.  The APTA is one of the largest national organizations for physical therapy with over 100,00 … [read more]
University of South Florida School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Professor, Dr. William Quillen presented a poster, “Relationship between Time of Day Tested and Lumbar Spine Strength and Endurance” at last week’s Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) held in Orlando, F … [read more]


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