Dr. John Mayer, Lincoln Endowed Chair, Associate Professor, and Coordinator of Research of SPTRS, has been selected to receive a USF Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Award (ORAA). The ORAA is awarded by USF Research and Innovation to faculty with exceptional research achievements accomplished or recognized during the 2014 calendar year, as selected by the . Dr. […]
Dr. Naoki Tajiri, Assistant Professor in the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences and the Department of Neurosurgery & Brain Repair, has been awarded a $20,000 grant by the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute for research on “Stem cell-paved biobridges in TBI with AD-like pathology.” In association with this award he is considered an Associate […]
SPTRS faculty Dr. Jason Highsmith and Dr. Rebecca Miro were awarded a $15,000 grant funded by the Center for Orthotic and Prosthetic Learning and Outcomes/Evidence-Based Practice (COPL) in conjunction with the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA). Dr. Highsmith is the principal investigator and Dr. Miro the co-principal investigator. The title of the grant is “Concurrent […]
The PTCAS application portal for students applying for the USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Class of 2019 is now open! Please use the PTCAS website link (below) to begin the application. Qualified students – those with at least the minimum required GPA and either (a) having completed […]
SPTRS Faculty member Angela Stagliano, 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. Stagliano on achieving this significant career milestone.
Jamie Dolley and Valerie Dickinson, 2nd year DPT students at SPTRS, have been selected as scholars in the USF MS STEP UP (Multiple Sclerosis Standardized Training and Education) Program. They will each receive a scholarship provided by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) Mid Florida Chapter and will participate in the MS STEP UP program over […]
Naoki Tajiri, PT, PhD, Assistant Professor in the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences and the Department of Neurosurgery & Brain Repair has been notified that an original research manuscript will be published in Stroke, a journal of the American Heart Association. Dr. Tajiri is 2nd author and collaborated with authors Dr. Sandra Acosta, Jaclyn […]
Dr. O’Dane Brady, Clinical Research Administrator at SPTRS, has co-authored a manuscript accepted for publication in The Spine Journal. Dr. Brady collaborated with co-authors Dr. Scott Haldeman, Dr. Margareta Nordin, Dr. Geoff Outerbridge, Dr. Eric L. Hurwitz, Dr. Maria Hondras, Dr. Deborah Kopansky-Giles, Dr. Timothy Ford, and Dr. Emre Acaroğlu on “Creating a Sustainable Model of […]