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SPTRS Faculty Member Designated ImPACTtm-Trained Physical Therapist
June 23, 2017

Congratulations to SPTRS Faculty member, Dr. William S. Quillen, on his designation as an ImPACTtm Trained Physical Therapist committed to excellence in comprehensive concussion rehabilitation and management through the latest clinical methodologies and research. As the prevalence and awareness of concussions continues to rise, physical therapists have become an integral part of multi-disciplinary concussion management teams.

SPTRS Faculty Member Appointed to ABPTRFE Council
June 2, 2017

  Congratulations to SPTRS Faculty member, Dr. William S. Quillen, on his new appointment to serve on the Accreditation Services Council for the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency & Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE). He has been appointed to this position, effective July 1, 2017 and will continue working on this committee until year 2021.

Think Purple for Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
May 12, 2017

  According to the APTA, fibromyalgia is a chronic condition of widespread musculoskeletal pain, causing muscle stiffness, fatigue, and sleep disturbances in an estimated 5 million people. Friday, May 12th is recognized as World Fibromyalgia Day to raise awareness and educate the public on methods for handling and living with this condition. Physical Therapists work to […]

SPTRS Students & Faculty Win USF Health Research Day Awards
March 9, 2017

Four SPTRS students and two SPTRS faculty received awards at USF Health’s 27th annual Research Day. DPT Class of 2017 students Roberto Aponte, Jamie Dolley, David Hoke, and Lucas Simari collaborated with faculty mentors Dr. Seok Hun Kim (SPTRS) and Dr. Kyle Reed (Mechanical Engineering) on a poster presentation entitled “Gait Symmetry Following Sand-Assisted Locomotor Training.” […]

SPTRS Attends 2017 FPTA Student Conclave
January 31, 2017

DPT Class of 2019 represented USF Health SPTRS at the 2017 Florida Physical Therapy Association (FPTA) Student Conclave. The event was held at Florida Gulf Coast University on January 13th and 14th. Guest lecturers, including Dr. Rebecca Edgeworth Ditwiler, presented on various topics relating to Physical Therapy while students were granted the opportunity to practice clinical […]

SPTRS Participates in National MS Society Mid-Florida Chapter 2016 Day of Discovery
December 23, 2016

USF Health SPTRS faculty, Dr. Jeannie Stephenson and DPT 2018 students, Ms. Ciara Hall and Ms. Kelsey Ulliman, participated in the 2016 Day of Discovery Conference, hosted by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Mid-Florida Chapter. This year’s conference was held at Sea World on Saturday, December 3, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an […]

SPTRS Faculty to Present at APTA NEXT Conference
December 22, 2016

USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences Professor and Coordinator of Clinical Education, Dr. Gina Maria Musolino, is due to present her scholarship entitled, “Comprehensive Clinical Education: Efficient & Effective Clinical Learning Outcomes” at the American Physical Therapy Association NEXT Conference and Exposition. The conference will be held in Boston, MA, June 21-24, 2017.

USF Health SPTRS Faculty & Staff Contribute to the Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development
December 22, 2016

USF Health SPTRS faculty and staff were recognized as contributors in an issue of the Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development (JRRD) which was released December 2016. The article title: Functional performance differences between the Genium and C-Leg prosthetic knees and intact knees, focuses on people who have transfemoral amputation impairments and their associated limitations. Dr. […]

DPT 2018 Students selected as MS STEP UP Scholars
December 22, 2016

Congratulations to USF Health SPTRS DPT 2018 students, Ciara Hall and Kelsey Ulliman, as they have been selected as scholars in the USF MS STEP UP (Multiple Sclerosis Standardized Training and Education) Program. The Scholars, who were appointed in May 2016, will receive a scholarship provided by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) Mid Florida Chapter […]

The Vast Roles of Physical Therapy
December 15, 2016

USF Health SPTRS Assistant Professors, Drs. Dustin Hardwick and Matthew Lazinski, co-authored the chapter, “Measuring the Performer and Performance” in Scholarly Research for Musicians, due to be released January 2017.  Their contribution to the book addresses areas of body measurement during a musician’s performance—specifically focusing on posture, muscle activation, motion capture, and electromyography. The purpose of […]

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