Four SPTRS students and two SPTRS faculty received awards at USF Health’s 27th annual Research Day. DPT Class of 2017 students Roberto Aponte, Jamie Dolley, David Hoke, and Lucas Simari collaborated with faculty mentors Dr. Seok Hun Kim (SPTRS) and Dr. Kyle Reed (Mechanical Engineering) on a poster presentation entitled “Gait Symmetry Following Sand-Assisted Locomotor Training.” […]
DPT Class of 2019 represented USF Health SPTRS at the 2017 Florida Physical Therapy Association (FPTA) Student Conclave. The event was held at Florida Gulf Coast University on January 13th and 14th. Guest lecturers, including Dr. Rebecca Edgeworth Ditwiler, presented on various topics relating to Physical Therapy while students were granted the opportunity to practice clinical […]
USF Health SPTRS faculty, Dr. Jeannie Stephenson and DPT 2018 students, Ms. Ciara Hall and Ms. Kelsey Ulliman, participated in the 2016 Day of Discovery Conference, hosted by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Mid-Florida Chapter. This year’s conference was held at Sea World on Saturday, December 3, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an […]
USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences Professor and Coordinator of Clinical Education, Dr. Gina Maria Musolino, is due to present her scholarship entitled, “Comprehensive Clinical Education: Efficient & Effective Clinical Learning Outcomes” at the American Physical Therapy Association NEXT Conference and Exposition. The conference will be held in Boston, MA, June 21-24, 2017.
USF Health SPTRS faculty and staff were recognized as contributors in an issue of the Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development (JRRD) which was released December 2016. The article title: Functional performance differences between the Genium and C-Leg prosthetic knees and intact knees, focuses on people who have transfemoral amputation impairments and their associated limitations. Dr. […]
Congratulations to USF Health SPTRS DPT 2018 students, Ciara Hall and Kelsey Ulliman, as they have been selected as scholars in the USF MS STEP UP (Multiple Sclerosis Standardized Training and Education) Program. The Scholars, who were appointed in May 2016, will receive a scholarship provided by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) Mid Florida Chapter […]
USF Health SPTRS Assistant Professors, Drs. Dustin Hardwick and Matthew Lazinski, co-authored the chapter, “Measuring the Performer and Performance” in Scholarly Research for Musicians, due to be released January 2017. Their contribution to the book addresses areas of body measurement during a musician’s performance—specifically focusing on posture, muscle activation, motion capture, and electromyography. The purpose of […]
The USF Health School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences graduated its final cohort of transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy students on Saturday, December 10, 2016. Through the innovative USF Health SPTRS/Rehab Essentials educational partnership, more than 300 Florida Physical Therapists advanced their professional education during the program’s existence. SPTRS held a congratulatory reception to celebrate […]
SPTRS faculty and staff celebrated the DPT Class of 2017 with cupcakes as they begin their Clinical Education journey in January 2017! Best of luck to the 3rd year students on their final step to becoming Doctorates of Physical Therapy!
On Friday, December 9th the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences received notification from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that its Doctor of Physical Therapy education program had received a Reaffirmation of Accreditation for the maximum ten years until 2026.