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Physical therapy student recognized as culture champion















Laura Lee “Dolly” Swisher, PT, MDIV, PhD, FNAP, FAPTA, director of the Morsani College of Medicine School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences recently recognized SPTRS doctor of physical therapy student Joe Schneider as a culture champion for his dedication to his classmates.  Joe is a DPT Student Diplomat and the class of 2022.  He is constantly working to improve the student experience.  He recently represented SPTRS at the Florida Physical Therapy Association Student Conclave where he won the keynote speaker’s black belt, received, on behalf of the school,  the first-place award for the Shoes4Kids competition, and accepted USF’s appointment as the host of the next FPTA Student Conclave in January 2021.  For his dedication to the school, he received a culture coin from Dr. Swisher in front of his classmates.