Dr. Rebecca Edgeworth was elected to the Florida Physical Therapy Association (FPTA) Board of Directors as the West Central District Regional Director at this year’s FPTA Fall Conference. As the district’s Regional Director, she will oversee the district activities and serve as a liaison on the FPTA board from this region of the state.
SPTRS faculty member Dr. Douglas Haladay has been selected by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) to become a member of the Specialization Academy of Content Experts (SACE) as an item writer for a two-year term, beginning January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2017. ABPTS coordinates and oversees the specialist certification process, is the […]
Nicole Nicholas, DPT ’13, teamed with Steve Ambler, assistant clinical professor, to publish a paper on a technique to address pain, motion and strength in the rotator cuff of individuals with osteoarthritis.
SPTRS alumna Dr. Nicole Nicholas (DPT Class of 2015) and faculty member Dr. Steven Ambler published an article titled External Rotation Strengthening with Manual Distraction for Individuals with Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis in the August issue of the Strength and Conditioning Journal.
The following faculty members have submissions accepted for presentation at the 2016 Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Dr. Laura Lee (Dolly) Swisher: “Professional Identity Formation, Transformation, and Maturation” Dr. Kevin Murdoch: “Scapula-Thoracic and Scapula-Humeral Dysfunction in a Softball Player after Pectoralis Minor Resection for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome” Drs. Steven Ambler […]
SPTRS students Kendra Smothers, Horace Howard, Shoshanna Rahming, Sarah Thompson and Marvin Morissaint attended the MPSS (Minority Pre-Professional Science Society) meeting to promote careers in the field of Physical Therapy. MPSS is the undergraduate chapter of the Students National Medical Association and it is focused on increasing the number of minority students matriculating into health professions.
Collaborating Across Borders is a combined meeting between US and Canadian Educators. It will focus on interprofessional education, practice, leadership and policy in a North American context. The conference will feature best practices, showcase evidence-based outcomes and lessons learned, and provide a venue for scholarly dialogue and productive networking. The theme, The Interprofessional Journey: Advancing Integration […]
SPTRS faculty Dr. Patricia Teran-Yengle has been selected to participate in the U.S. Bone and Joint Initiative, Young Investigators Initiative (YII) Fall 2015 Workshop to take place in Toronto, Canada.
Dr. Jeannie Stephenson’s abstract was accepted for poster presentation at the IV STEP Conference http://u.osu.edu/ivstep/ to be hosted at the Ohio State University in July 2016. The abstract is titled “Relationship between balance deficits and gait variability in adults with Friedreich’s Ataxia.” IV STEP conference is a collaboration of the Neurology and Pediatric sections of the […]
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. […]