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We celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2019 with various events on August second and third to recognize their accomplishments. On Friday we held our annual Graduation Celebration at the USF Gibbons Alumni Center for them to celebrate their accomplishment with their close family and friends, a … [read more]
Dr. Douglas Haladay, PT, DPT, PhD, MHS, OCS, CSCS recently graduated from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Education Leadership Institute (ELI).  Dr. Haladay is the Associate School Director and an Associate Professor for the University of South Florida School of Physical Therapy an … [read more]
  The Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy (ANPT) is proud to announce that Jeannie Stephenson, PT, Ph.D., NCS, Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences has been elected to the position of Vice Chair of the Degenerative D … [read more]
Our University of South Florida (USF) Health Physical Therapy Center was recently recognized for receiving the highest Press Ganey patient satisfaction percentage for the USF Health Physical Group in the 1st quarter of 2019. During that quarter the USF Health Physican Group received over 7,000 pati … [read more]
  Dr. Laura Lee “Dolly” Swisher was a co-author on “Physical Therapist Student Use of Social Media and Perceptions of Professional Behaviors Regarding Social Media Postings” recently featured in the Journal of Physical Therapy Education. The articles explored the possib … [read more]
  Dr. Jamie Holloway’s article on The Interdependence of Motor and Social Skill Development: Influence on Participation was recently included in the Physical Therapy Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association. This issue was a special one that focused on Infant and Child Devel … [read more]
The 2019 Special Olympics Florida State Summer Games were held in Orlando at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex on June 17-20 . We had eighteen of our current Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) students, one of our Orthopaedic Residents, and three faculty members, Dr. Seok Hun Kim, Dr. Angela … [read more]
Dr. Douglas Haladay, PT, DPT, PhD, CSCS, Associate Professor and Associate School Director received a $95,000+ RO3 grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality as the Principle Investigator. The project title is “Feasibility of Goal Attainment Scaling as an Outcome Measure for Patients … [read more]


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