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SPTRS Students Volunteer at the Special Olympics
November 24, 2015

Six SPTRS students volunteered at the Special Olympics Florida Fall Classic on Saturday, November 14. The students were Arlene Shi, Kaitlyn Edwards, Stephanie Lindsey, Jeffrey Douglas, Kelly Macdonald, and Sarah Thompson along with faculty member, Dr. Seok Hun Kim. The Olympics were held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney in Orlando. The […]

School Director Co-Edits Second Edition of Popular Textbook
November 20, 2015

Dr. William Quillen, Senior Associate Dean, Morsani College of Medicine and Professor and Director of USF Health’s School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences recently co-edited Pathology and Intervention in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation to be published in December by Elsevier. The text is the second edition of Volume III in the popular four volume Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Series […]

Dr. Mayer Publishes Book Chapter
November 6, 2015

Dr. Mayer has published a book chapter. The title of the book is Health Risks and Fair Compensation in the Fire Service and the chapter is Injury, Musculoskeletal Disorders, and Ergonomics. Dr. Mayer is the Lincoln College Endowed Chair in Biomechanical & Chiropractic Research, Coordinator of Research and professor at SPTRS. The co-author, Sara Jahnke, PhD, […]

SPTRS Students Participated in Wholesome Ministries Health Fair
October 28, 2015

SPTRS students provided Physical Therapy screening procedures at the Wholesome Community Ministries on Saturday, October 26. The mission of the Wholesome Community Ministries is to help people live and enjoy a better life. The students contributed to this truly interdisciplinary service corps event along with other USF Health Public Health, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy students. The […]

Dr. Brady Published in BMC Health Services Research
October 21, 2015

O’Dane Brady, DC, a student in the Ph.D. Program in Rehabilitation Sciences at the USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, has co-authored a systematic review published in BMC Health Services Research 2015, 15:474 (19 October 2015). Dr. Brady collaborated with Simon Dagenais, DC, PhD, MSc (primary author), Scott Haldeman, DC, MD, PhD, and […]

Drs. Hardwick, Mayer and Quillen Awarded ASTEEZA Grant
October 21, 2015

Dr. Dustin Hardwick was awarded an ASTEEZA grant and received $115,444 in funding with contributions from Aldali Inc (industry sponsor), Florida High Tech Corridor Council matching grants research program, and USF Health SPTRS’s state-funded Center for Neuromusculoskeletal Research. Drs. Mayer and Quillen are co-investigators on the grant. The one year study will investigate the efficacy of […]

SPTRS DPT Students Participate in Global PT Day of Service Events
October 21, 2015

SPTRS DPT students, across two campuses, spent Saturday, October 17 helping great causes on the Global PT Day of Service. The Global PT Day of Service’s purpose is to unite the Physical Therapy profession in a global effort to better our communities! In Pensacola, Brittany Crocker, Stephanie Lindsey, Tyler Smith, Bryce Showers, Danielle Sims, Gabrielle Moser, […]

DPT Class of 2018 Commitment to Professionalism Ceremony
October 19, 2015

The DPT Class of 2018 students received their white coats at the Commitment to Professionalism ceremony on Thursday, October 15. Read more and watch the video: Link to see photos:

Dr. Teran-Yengle Selected to Participate at the Training in Grantsmanship for Rehabilitation Research (TIGRR) Workshop
October 16, 2015

Dr. Patricia Teran-Yengle was selected to attend the Training in Grantsmanship for Rehabilitation Research (TIGRR) that will take place January 12 to 16, 2016 at the Wild Dunes Resort in Charleston (Isle of Palms) South Carolina. The audience for this workshop includes faculty in all rehabilitation research disciplines who are on the cusp of success in […]

October is Physical Therapy Month
October 9, 2015

The USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences is celebrating! October 15th White Coat- Commitment to Professionalism Ceremony 700PM, Dr. Sharon Dunn- APTA President, Keynote Speaker October 17th Day of Service – DPT Students Will Conduct Balance and Fall Risk Screening for Residents of University Village October 22nd SPTRS Informational Open House 600PM October […]

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