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Archive for November, 2011

DPT 2015 Admissions Update
November 17, 2011

Acceptance of applications for admissions to the USF School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences DPT Class of 2015 is now closed. Over 800 applications were received this admissions cycle. All completed applications on file with PTCAS by the November 15th deadline will be reviewed by the SPTRS Student Selection Committee. Notification letters to students offered […]

SPTRS Faculty Co-Author Three Journal Articles
November 17, 2011

Dr. Laura Swisher, SPTRS Coordinator of Professional Education and Dr. Gina Musolino, SPTRS Coordinator of Clinical Education were co-authors on articles published this month in Physical Therapy, the Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association. Dr. Swisher co-authored two articles, “New Perspectives on the Theory of Justice: Implications for Physical Therapy Ethics and Clinical Practice,” and […]

Faculty Member Co-Author on Article
November 17, 2011

Dr. Jason Highsmith, Assistant Professor is the co-author of the article, “3D printed tooling for thermoforming of medical devices” published in the Rapid Prototyping Journal.

Faculty Member Co-Author on Article
November 17, 2011

Dr. Gina Musolino, Associate Professor is the co-author of the article, “Assessing Reflective Thinking and Approaches to Learning Setting” to be published in the Fall 2011 issue of the Journal of Allied Health.

SPTRS Faculty Awarded $264,000 Veterans Reintegration Grant
November 17, 2011

School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences and Communication Sciences & Disorders faculty have received a two year $264,000 research grant, as part of the USF Tampa campus’ veteran’s reintegration program to study the occurrence of “Impairments in Balance, Gait, Vestibular and Hearing Functions in USF Student OEF and OIF Veterans Compared to a Control Group […]

Faculty Member Lead Author on Article
November 17, 2011

Dr. Jason Highsmith, Assistant Professor is the lead author of the article, “Kinetic asymmetry in transfemoral amputees while performing sit to stand and stand to sit movements” to be published in the Summer 2011 issue of Gait & Posture.

Faculty Member’s Abstracts Selected for Presentation
November 17, 2011

Dr. Dolly Swisher, Associate Professor and Dr. Gillian Sadhi, Instructor were contributing authors of two abstracts, “Negotiating the Maze of Academic Healthcare: An Interprofessional Journey of Collaboration,” and “Don’t be Talking IPE With Silos on Your Mind” which have been selected for presentation at the 3rd Biennial Interprofessional Education Conference- Collaborating Across Borders III to be […]

Faculty Member Senior Author on Journal Article
November 17, 2011

Dr. Ana Mieres, Assistant Professor is the senior author on the upcoming Journal of Pediatric Physical Therapy article, “Retrospective Case Report: Evaluation of Pain in a Child With Pervasive Developmental Disorder” to be published in Summer 2011.

Faculty Members Selected to Present Poster at Society for Neuroscience Meeting
November 17, 2011

Dr. Huny Kim, Assistant Professor and Ms. Jeannie Stephenson, Instructor have been selected to make a poster presentation, “Use of instrumented gait assessment in people with normal pressure hydrocephalus,” at the upcoming Society for Neuroscience Meeting in Washington, DC in November.

School Director Contributes to New Edition of Textbook
November 17, 2011

Dr. William Quillen, Professor & SPTRS Director contributed case studies and lab activities to the 4th edition of Prentice’s Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation published this month by McGraw Hill Medical.

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