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March 30, 2015

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SPTRS Faculty Published in Journal of Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
March 23, 2015

A manuscript by SPTRS Assistant Professor Douglas Haladay, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, CSCS, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. The article, titled, “Electromyographic and Kinetic Analysis of Two Abdominal Muscle Performance Tests” is expected to appear in a late 2015 issue. This study provides preliminary support for the use […]

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Ms. Atehortua is 2014 Outstanding Staff Award Recipient
March 23, 2015

Each year, USF recognizes employees who exemplify excellence through their daily commitment to the university. Ms. Olga Atehortua, SPTRS Administrative Specialist, has been named a USF System 2014 Outstanding Staff Award Recipient. Olga’s enthusiasm, diligence, and willingness to assist with projects outside of her assigned duties are noteworthy. She handles travel transactions for the USF Health […]

Dr. Swisher Named APTA Worthingham Fellow
March 19, 2015

Dr. Laura Lee (Dolly) Swisher, SPTRS Coordinator of Professional Education, Professor, and Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education at the USF Morsani College of Medicine, has been named a Catherine Worthingham Fellow by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The FAPTA designation is the highest honor among APTA’s membership categories and honors Dr Worthingham, an effective, respectful, […]

SPTRS Faculty Publishes Clinical Neurology Book
March 6, 2015

SPTRS faculty member, Orhan Arslan, DMV, PhD, has published the second edition of his book titled “Neuroanatomical Basis of Clinical Neurology”. His book bridges the gap between the disciplines of neuroanatomy and neurology, aiding the clinician in the understanding of neurologic disorders by investigating their anatomic basis. The illustrations and comprehensive coverage combine to make this […]

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 […]

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