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Dr. Stephenson Selected as Group Facilitator for the IV STEP Conference
February 3, 2016

Dr. Jeannie Stephenson has been chosen to act as a group facilitator for small group, video-based, break-out sessions at the IV STEP Conference to be hosted at the Ohio State University in July 2016. These small group sessions are designed to complement the conference plenary sessions. The IV STEP conference is a collaboration of the […]

Successful Day at the Student Run Free Clinic Conference
February 1, 2016

SPTRS students presented posters at the Student Run Free Clinic Conference in Phoenix, AZ on January 30-31.  With over 500 attendees, the conference was an excellent opportunity for networking and idea sharing with students involved in free clinics around the country, aimed at bettering the student-run USF BRIDGE Physical Therapy Clinic. With the help of SPTRS faculty […]

SPTRS Alumni Publish Article about BRIDGE Clinic
January 13, 2016

SPTRS faculty mentor Rebecca Edgeworth, PT, DPT, OCS along with SPTRS Alumni Jillian Donohue, DPT, Arántzazu Gárate, DPT, and former faculty Rose Pignataro, PT, PhD, DPT, CWS published an article in The Journal of Student Physical Therapy. The article titled “Follow-up Attendance Among USF BRIDGE Physical Therapy Patients” establishes baseline attendance data to inform quality improvement […]

Dr. Miro Achieves CCRP Certification
December 16, 2015

Rebecca M. Miro, PhD, MBA, BSPO, CRA, Unit Research Administrator for the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, recently passed the Clinical Research Professional Certification Examination and is now designated as a Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) by the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA). CCRP is an internationally recognized and most well-respected certification for […]

USF SPTRS DPT Students Win the FPT-PAC Challenge
December 15, 2015

Three physical therapy educational programs participated in a challenge to raise funds for the Florida Physical Therapy Political Action Program (FPT-PAC): Keiser University (Sarasota), Nova Southeastern University (Tampa) and University of South Florida SPTRS (Tampa). Earning Points: 1. Percentage of students who are members 2. FPTA Advocacy Training Program 3. Make a donation to FPT-PAC 4. […]

tDPT Graduation
Graduation of the transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Students
December 14, 2015

Forty-six graduates of the transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT) degree program participated in the Fall 2015 USF commencement that took place on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at the Sun Dome on the USF Tampa campus.

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 […]

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