Dr. Greg Ernst, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions at the University of Texas San Antonio Health Sciences Center, lectured second year DPT students on the basics of EMG/NCV studies during their PHT 6285 Foundations 2 course on Tuesday, November 25, 2014. Dr. Ernst, an ABPTS clinical specialist in electrophysiologic […]
Dr. Laura Lee Swisher, SPTRS Coordinator of Professional Education, Professor, and Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education at USF Health, has been elected to Distinguished Fellowship in the National Academies of Practice (NAP) and the Physical Therapy Academy as a Distinguished Practitioner & Fellow. The fellowship recognizes Dr. Swisher as a leader in her profession who possesses […]
USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Doctor of Physical Therapy Students Brittany Davis, Katelin Foley, Stephen Cabral, Jamie Dolley, Sarah English, Brittany Crocker, Aureen Arellano, Stephanie Lindsey and Kaitlyn Edwards along with faculty member Dr. Huny Kim, participated in the Fall Florida Special Olympics competition held in Orlando.
A USF Health SPTRS Team lead by Nancy Emineth, part of USF Health’s and the University’s Team participated in Saturday’s Tampa Bay Heart Walk. USF is the #1 Heart Walk University in the state of Florida.
Dr. Naoki Tajiri, Assistant Professor presented “Preclinical Basis for Combination of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Rehabilitation Therapy in Traumatic Brain Injury,” at the USF Health College of Nursing Joining Forces to Restore Lives Symposium held at the USF Health CAMLS on November 17th.
Over 90 Florida licensed Physical Therapists currently enrolled in the USF Health SPTRS/Rehab Essentials transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT) degree program attended a two day Professionalism Seminar on the USF Health Tampa campus November 8-9, 2014.
Dr Lynn Wecker, Distinguished University Professor in the USF Health Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences with a joint appointment in SPTRS, has been awarded $100,000 by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). The grant is a part of ASPET’s Big Ideas initiative and will fund a project proposed by Dr Wecker, “From […]
SPTRS faculty members, Dr. Seok Hun Kim and Jeannie B. Stephenson, PT, MS, NCS, are co-authors of an article accepted for publication in the Journal of Neurology Research, an open access, peer-reviewed, international journal. “Treatment of Neurodegenerative Ataxias With Intravenous Immune Globulin” was authored by Dr. Theresa Zesiewicz and USF co-authors also included Dr. Kelly Sullivan, […]
Dr. Naoki Tajiri, Assistant Professor in the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences and the Department of Neurosurgery & Brain Repair, is co-author of a paper recently published in the September 2014 issue of the Journal of Cellular Physiology. The article, titled ”Alpha-synuclein as a Pathological Link between Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury and Parkinson’s disease” […]
Fifteen members of the the USF Health SPTRS Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Class of 2015 will attend the National Student Conclave of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The meeting will be held I Milwaukee, Wisconsin October 30-November 1, 2014. Zazu Garate, DPT3, is a candidate for the position of Delegate on the Student Assembly […]