School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

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Bini Thomas, PT, DPT, MSA, Ed.D., Assistant Professor recently received an award from the Physical Therapy Learning Institute (PTLI) for her presentation during the ACAPT and APTA Educational Leadership Conference (ELC) this fall. Her presentation Clinical Instruction: An Intrinsic Motivational Fac … [read more]
During the past month, the class of 2021 presented their capstone projects to faculty, fellow students, and community members as part of National PT Month.  The Capstone Seminar in Physical Therapy course provides an opportunity for third-year Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students to develop a … [read more]
USF Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Faculty Wendy Herbert, PT, PhD, Associate Professor, Rebecca Ditwiler, PT, DPT, OCS, Associate Professor, and Stephanie Hart Hughes, PT, MSMS, NCS, Associated Faculty Member were invited presenters at the 2020 USF Virtual Critical and Creative Thinking Conf … [read more]
Stephanie Anderson, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education (DCE) was recently elected as Secretary for the Florida Consortium of Clinical Educators (FCCE). Dr. Anderson is excited and honored to serve as se … [read more]
On October 14, 2020 we celebrated the graduation of our two orthopaedic physical therapy residents, Abbey Liebert, PT, DPT (left) and Mackenzie Garreth, PT, DPT (right). Both completed our USF Health orthopaedic physical therapy residency program this past year during unique times. When they starte … [read more]
This week faculty of the School will be attending the Education Leadership Conference (ELC) 2020, a joint conference put on by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Academy of Education and the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT). This year due to Covid19 the conference … [read more]
Our School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences (SPT&RS) Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Class of 2020 celebrated their graduation on August 7-8, 2020 virtually via our annual Graduation Celebration and the USF Summer Commencement. We welcomed forty new Doctor of Physical Therapy g … [read more]
David Russ, PT, PhD, Associate Professor and Assistant School Director of Research recently co-published two research papers. 1.Russ, D.W., Dimova, K., Morris, E. et al. Dietary fish oil supplement induces age-specific contractile and proteomic responses in muscles of male rats. Lipids Health Dis 1 … [read more]

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