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Student Presents at USF Health Research Day 2015
February 24, 2015

Mandy Huster, a 3rd year DPT student, presented a poster at the 25th anniversary of USF Health Research Day held at the USF Marshall Center on February 20, 2015. Ms. Huster’s poster, titled “Systematic Review of Change Scores used to Identify Recovery in the Oswestry Disability Index and Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire,” is based on a […]

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SPTRS Students Promote Careers in Physical Therapy
February 23, 2015

Six DPT students representing the USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences visited Bethune-Cookman University on February 20 to discuss education and careers in Physical Therapy. Shoshanna Rahming, Justine Boyce, Jasmine Evans, Kristina Peart, Marvin Morissaint, and Sarah Thompson spoke about their education and future profession in front of an assembled audience of students, […]

Students Represent SPTRS and BRIDGE at Pro Bono Networking Conference
February 16, 2015

Second-year students Brittany Davis and Emily Ojea will represent SPTRS and the USF Health BRIDGE clinic at the 3rd Annual Networking conference of the Physical Therapy Pro Bono Network held in Chester, Pennsylvania on March 14, 2015. Ms. Davis and Ms. Ojea will present “Determining a Correlation Between Patient Attendance, Satisfaction, and Outcomes,” a 3-phase study […]

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SPTRS Students Active at Student-Run Free Clinic Conference
February 11, 2015

USF Health SPTRS and BRIDGE Clinic were represented by DPT2 students Brittany Davis, Claire Millman, and Emily Ojea, at the 2015 Society of Student-Run Free Clinics Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on February 7-8. Ms. Davis and Ms. Ojea presented a poster titled “Determining a Correlation Between Patient Attendance, Satisfaction, and Outcomes.” The students were also among […]

SPTRS Well Represented at APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2015
February 2, 2015

The American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections meeting will be held in Indianapolis from February 4-7, 2015. SPTRS will be represented by faculty who will present scholarly work at the conference, as well as those in professional service roles in the organization. Dr. Aimee Klein serves on the Board of Trustees for the Foundation of Physical […]

Dr. Klein appointed as Trustee
January 27, 2015

Aimee Klein, PT, DPT, DSc, OCS, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Post-Professional Residency Education at SPTRS, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Physical Therapy. The Foundation for Physical Therapy is an independent nonprofit organization, dedicated to improving the quality and delivery of physical therapy care by providing support for scientifically […]

Article to be published in Gait & Posture Journal
January 27, 2015

Two SPTRS faculty members have authored a manuscript accepted for publication in the Gait and Posture journal. Assistant Professors Jeannie B. Stephenson, PT, Ph.D., NCS, and Seok Hun Kim, PT, PhD, collaborated on the manuscript, “Gait and Balance in Adults with Friedreich’s Ataxia.” Their USF Health co-authors include Dr Lynn Wecker, Dr Theresa Zesiewicz, Dr Clifton […]

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Libous Achieves CCRP Certification
January 9, 2015

Jennifer Libous, MS, CCRP, Clinical Research Administrator for the Lincoln Chair at SPTRS, has recently passed the Clinical Research Professional Certification Examination and is now designated as a Certified Clinical Research Professional by the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA). CCRP is an internationally recognized and most well-respected certification for professionals in medical research who achieve […]

SPTRS Faculty Elected to Board of Directors of APTA Orthopaedic Section
December 17, 2014

Aimee Klein, PT, DPT, DSc, OCS, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Post-Professional Residency Education at SPTRS, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Orthopaedic Section, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) for a 3 year term. The APTA’s Orthopaedic Section represents 18,941 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and students, who are interested or practice […]

SPTRS Director Appointed to FSBPT Education Committee
December 16, 2014

Dr. William Quillen, Associate Dean of USF Health’s Morsani College of Medicine and Director of the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, has been appointed to the Education Committee of the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT). The 3-year appointment (2015-2017) involves responsibility for educational programming at the federation’s annual meetings. The FSBPT’s […]

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