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News & Notes

8/26/2016
Faculty, staff, and students unite from all four colleges of USF Health to celebrate the grand opening of phase 2 of the Student Services Center, known as the WELL. The WELL’s opening debut occurred during the spring of 2014 and was built with the foundation to include shared student success, inter … [read more]
8/17/2016
To all Tampa Bay Physical Therapist, Please join us at the August Orthopaedic Residency Journal Club on Wednesday, August 31st from 5:15 – 6:45 pm.  This month’s topic is the Hip region.  We will be discussing the following articles: Lequense M et al:  Gluteal Tendinopathy in Refractory Greater Tro … [read more]
8/9/2016
The Class of 2016 graduated with the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree at the USF commencement that took place on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at the Sun Dome on the Tampa campus.  Congratulations to our graduates! [read more]
8/1/2016
Dr. William Quillen, Senior Associate Dean, Morsani College of Medicine and Director, USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences has been appointed by VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special Di … [read more]
7/27/2016
SPTRS faculty member and Coordinator of Clinical Education, Dr. Gina Maria Musolino, was invited to join the 2016-2017 Class of the University of South Florida System’s Professional Development in Higher Education Leadership program.  Her selection was based upon consideration of her academic crede … [read more]
7/7/2016
SPTRS Pharmacology Professor, Dr. Lynn Wecker, was appointed an Executive Editor of Pharmacology & Therapeutics (P&T).  This journal, which is published by Elsevier, is highly respected in the field with an impact factor of 11. Dr. Wecker will be 1 of 5 executive editors with the others fro … [read more]
7/7/2016
Dr. William Quillen, Senior Associate Dean, Morsani College of Medicine and Director, USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences has been appointed as an Education Section representative to the American Physical Therapy Association’s Joint Educational Partnership Steering C … [read more]
6/27/2016
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 interd … [read more]

 


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Student Services Center Opening
August 26, 2016

Faculty, staff, and students unite from all four colleges of USF Health to celebrate the grand opening of phase 2 of the Student Services Center, known as the WELL. The WELL’s opening debut occurred during the spring of 2014 and was built with the foundation to include shared student success, inter-professional relationships, and a collaborative approach […]

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August Orthopaedic Residency Journal Club
August 17, 2016

To all Tampa Bay Physical Therapist, Please join us at the August Orthopaedic Residency Journal Club on Wednesday, August 31st from 5:15 – 6:45 pm.  This month’s topic is the Hip region.  We will be discussing the following articles: Lequense M et al:  Gluteal Tendinopathy in Refractory Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome: Diagnostic Value of Two Clinical […]

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Class of 2016 Doctor of Physical Therapy Graduation
August 9, 2016

The Class of 2016 graduated with the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree at the USF commencement that took place on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at the Sun Dome on the Tampa campus.  Congratulations to our graduates!

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School Director Appointed to National VA Advisory Committee
August 1, 2016

Dr. William Quillen, Senior Associate Dean, Morsani College of Medicine and Director, USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences has been appointed by VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special Disabilities.

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Dr. Musolino Selected for the Professional Development in Higher Education Leadership Program
July 27, 2016

SPTRS faculty member and Coordinator of Clinical Education, Dr. Gina Maria Musolino, was invited to join the 2016-2017 Class of the University of South Florida System’s Professional Development in Higher Education Leadership program.  Her selection was based upon consideration of her academic credentials, potential for administrative leadership, and her qualifications as measured against the standards of […]

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Dr. Wecker Appointed as an Executive Editor of Journal
July 7, 2016

SPTRS Pharmacology Professor, Dr. Lynn Wecker, was appointed an Executive Editor of Pharmacology & Therapeutics (P&T).  This journal, which is published by Elsevier, is highly respected in the field with an impact factor of 11. Dr. Wecker will be 1 of 5 executive editors with the others from Imperial College School of Medicine in London, Kings […]

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School Director Appointed to Educational Partnership Steering Committee
July 7, 2016

Dr. William Quillen, Senior Associate Dean, Morsani College of Medicine and Director, USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences has been appointed as an Education Section representative to the American Physical Therapy Association’s Joint Educational Partnership Steering Committee. The Steering Committee, comprised of members from the APTA Board of Directors, American Council of Academic […]

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National Academies of Practice Inducts Dr. Swisher
June 27, 2016

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 […]

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SPTRS Faculty Achieves Specialist Designation
June 27, 2016

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.

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Dr. Musolino Re-Elected to Second Term as President of APTA Education Section
May 27, 2016

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 […]

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