School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

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Welcome USF School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences alumni & friends! Join us as we support the mission of the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences and provide assistance to our current and future alumni. Alumni and friends of the School can connect through announcements, volunteer opportunities, and special events. We encourage you to take a moment to explore our site. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to connecting with you!

School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Alumni Board

In 2021, the school founded the inaugural alumni board comprised of alumni of our various programs (MSPT, tDPT, DPT, MSAT, Advanced AT). The purpose of the board is to guide the school and alumni efforts, provide their expertise and individual talents, support alumni affairs, and get involved with the school/programs. Below are the current board members:

  • Christine Alvero (Chair) - MSPT 2022 - Moffitt Cancer Center
  • Christopher Gai (Co-Chair) - DPT 2019 - PT Solutions
  • Suzanne O'Neal (Co-Chair) - MSPT 2006 - Midwestern University DPT Program
  • Terry Larson Messmer - MSPT 2004
  • Kelly Tucker - tDPT - Tampa General Hospital
  • Aly Dhanani - DPT 2012 - Advent Health
  • Nicholas Choto - DPT 2013
  • Dana Webb - DPT 2014
  • Ginny Fox - DPT 2015
  • Sarah Norris - DPT 2018 - Lakeland Regional Health
  • Eric Schindler - DPT 2019 - PT Solutions
  • Sandra Akachukwu - DPT 2021
  • Raena Steffen - AT 2009, Advanced AT 2013
  • Mark Pellman - DPT 2022

If you are interested in joining the SPT&RS Alumni Board contact Jeremy Turkall (



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Jeremy Turkall

Jeremy Turkall 
Manager, Educational and Student Affairs