The National Academies of Practice (NAP) announced the election of Dr. Dolly (Laura Lee) Swisher, PT, M.Div., Ph.D., of Tampa, FL as a Distinguished Practitioner & Fellow. Dr. Swisher was inducted at a gala membership banquet on April 9, 2016 in Baltimore, MD. Founded in 1981, NAP is an interdisciplinary, non-profit organization, with membership representing 14 […]
SPTRS Faculty member Kenneth Taylor, PT, DPT, OCS, has earned the designation of Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) after recently passing the examination conducted by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. We congratulate Dr. Taylor on achieving this significant career milestone.
Dr. Gina Maria Musolino, SPTRS faculty member and Coordinator of Clinical Education, was re-elected to her second term as President of the APTA Education Section. The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is a professional organization representing more than 93,000 and seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical […]
Dr. John Mayer of the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences along with Tampa Fire Rescue have launched a $1.3M Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) back injury prevention study to assess the effectiveness of a worksite exercise regimen targeted to reduce the risk of low back injury and disability in firefighters — a physically demanding occupation […]
Twenty eight Florida physical therapists graduated with the transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT) degree at the USF Health commencement that took place on Friday evening, May 6, 2016 at the Sun Dome on the Tampa campus.
Three SPTRS faculty members continue their terms of service to the national American Physical Therapy Association in 2016. Dr. Gina Maria Musolino, PT, MSEd, EdD, Chief Delegate – Florida, in her second and final term, along with Dr. Becca Edgeworth, PT, DPT, OCS, Delegate – West Central District and Dr. Steve Ambler, PT, DPT, OCS serve […]
A successful conference begins with planning ahead. In an article in the May 2016 perspectives magazine, Ginny Tolle, PT, DPT, an orthopedic resident at SPTRS, speaks highly of the benefits of using a mobile app for conferences, well in advance of attendance, whenever apps are available. This planning tool will help you make the most of […]
O’Dane Brady, DC a student in the Ph.D. Program in Rehabilitation Sciences at the USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, Morsani College of Medicine has co-authored a commentary published in The Spine Journal, 2016 Mar;16(3):313-4. Brady collaborated with Simon Dagenais, DC, PhD, MSc (primary author) on the commentary titled “In evidence-based medicine, more […]
Dr. Seok Hun Kim (Co-Principal Investigator) collaborating with Dr. Kyle Reed (Principal Investigator) from the Department of Mechanical Engineering received a grant for $199,858 from the National Science Foundation, Partnership for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research – Technology Translation for support of a project entitled “PFI: AIR-TT: Enhancing the Balance and Control of Crutch Walking Using a […]
USF SPTRS DPT students Beth Tillman and Jordan Luther have had a poster accepted for presentation at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) along with Dr. Derrick Robertson, Lise Casady and Dr. Jeannie Stephenson. The annual meeting of the CMSC will be held in National Harbor, MD June 1-4, 2016. […]