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Archive for November, 2014

Noted Physical Therapy Specialist Lectures USF Health SPTRS Students
November 25, 2014

Dr. Greg Ernst, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions at the University of Texas San Antonio Health Sciences Center, lectured second year DPT students on the basics of EMG/NCV studies during their PHT 6285 Foundations 2 course on Tuesday, November 25, 2014. Dr. Ernst, an ABPTS clinical specialist in electrophysiologic […]

SPTRS Professor Elected as Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow of NAP
November 25, 2014

Dr. Laura Lee Swisher, SPTRS Coordinator of Professional Education, Professor, and Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education at USF Health, has been elected to Distinguished Fellowship in the National Academies of Practice (NAP) and the Physical Therapy Academy as a Distinguished Practitioner & Fellow. The fellowship recognizes Dr. Swisher as a leader in her profession who possesses […]

USF Health SPTRS Students Participate in Florida Special Olympics
November 18, 2014

USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Doctor of Physical Therapy Students Brittany Davis, Katelin Foley, Stephen Cabral, Jamie Dolley, Sarah English, Brittany Crocker, Aureen Arellano, Stephanie Lindsey and Kaitlyn Edwards along with faculty member Dr. Huny Kim, participated in the Fall Florida Special Olympics competition held in Orlando.

USF Health SPTRS Team Participates in Tampa Bay Heart Walk
November 17, 2014

A USF Health SPTRS Team lead by Nancy Emineth, part of USF Health’s and the University’s Team participated in Saturday’s Tampa Bay Heart Walk. USF is the #1 Heart Walk University in the state of Florida.

Dr. Tajiri Presents at College of Nursing Joining Forces to Restore Lives: Nursing Research, Education and Practice in Veterans Health Symposium
November 17, 2014

Dr. Naoki Tajiri, Assistant Professor presented “Preclinical Basis for Combination of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Rehabilitation Therapy in Traumatic Brain Injury,” at the USF Health College of Nursing Joining Forces to Restore Lives Symposium held at the USF Health CAMLS on November 17th.

Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Students at USF Health
November 17, 2014

Over 90 Florida licensed Physical Therapists currently enrolled in the USF Health SPTRS/Rehab Essentials transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT) degree program attended a two day Professionalism Seminar on the USF Health Tampa campus November 8-9, 2014.

Dr. Wecker Awarded Grant for Mentoring Diversity Initiative
November 12, 2014

Dr Lynn Wecker, Distinguished University Professor in the USF Health Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences with a joint appointment in SPTRS, has been awarded $100,000 by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). The grant is a part of ASPET’s Big Ideas initiative and will fund a project proposed by Dr Wecker, “From […]