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Archive for December, 2016

SPTRS Participates in National MS Society Mid-Florida Chapter 2016 Day of Discovery
December 23, 2016

USF Health SPTRS faculty, Dr. Jeannie Stephenson and DPT 2018 students, Ms. Ciara Hall and Ms. Kelsey Ulliman, participated in the 2016 Day of Discovery Conference, hosted by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Mid-Florida Chapter. This year’s conference was held at Sea World on Saturday, December 3, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an […]

SPTRS Faculty to Present at APTA NEXT Conference
December 22, 2016

USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences Professor and Coordinator of Clinical Education, Dr. Gina Maria Musolino, is due to present her scholarship entitled, “Comprehensive Clinical Education: Efficient & Effective Clinical Learning Outcomes” at the American Physical Therapy Association NEXT Conference and Exposition. The conference will be held in Boston, MA, June 21-24, 2017.

USF Health SPTRS Faculty & Staff Contribute to the Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development
December 22, 2016

USF Health SPTRS faculty and staff were recognized as contributors in an issue of the Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development (JRRD) which was released December 2016. The article title: Functional performance differences between the Genium and C-Leg prosthetic knees and intact knees, focuses on people who have transfemoral amputation impairments and their associated limitations. Dr. […]

DPT 2018 Students selected as MS STEP UP Scholars
December 22, 2016

Congratulations to USF Health SPTRS DPT 2018 students, Ciara Hall and Kelsey Ulliman, as they have been selected as scholars in the USF MS STEP UP (Multiple Sclerosis Standardized Training and Education) Program. The Scholars, who were appointed in May 2016, will receive a scholarship provided by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) Mid Florida Chapter […]

The Vast Roles of Physical Therapy
December 15, 2016

USF Health SPTRS Assistant Professors, Drs. Dustin Hardwick and Matthew Lazinski, co-authored the chapter, “Measuring the Performer and Performance” in Scholarly Research for Musicians, due to be released January 2017.  Their contribution to the book addresses areas of body measurement during a musician’s performance—specifically focusing on posture, muscle activation, motion capture, and electromyography. The purpose of […]

Transitional DPT Program Graduation
December 14, 2016

The USF Health School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences graduated its final cohort of transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy students on Saturday, December 10, 2016. Through the innovative USF Health SPTRS/Rehab Essentials educational partnership, more than 300 Florida Physical Therapists advanced their professional education during the program’s existence. SPTRS held a congratulatory reception to celebrate […]

DPT 2017 Cupcake Toast
December 12, 2016

SPTRS faculty and staff celebrated the DPT Class of 2017 with cupcakes as they begin their Clinical Education journey in January 2017! Best of luck to the 3rd year students on their final step to becoming Doctorates of Physical Therapy!

Doctor of Physical Therapy Education Program Receives CAPTE Reaffirmation of Accreditation
December 12, 2016

On Friday, December 9th the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences received notification from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that its Doctor of Physical Therapy education program had received a Reaffirmation of Accreditation for the maximum ten years until 2026.

SPTRS Staff Member Receives Quiet Quality Award
December 6, 2016

(Left to right: Ms. Sharon Wright and Ms. Carolyn Mercurio Dove) Ms. Sharon Wright, Administrative Assistant to Dr. William S. Quillen, received the Quiet Quality Award for the 2016-2017 academic year. The creation of this award was intended to increase employee recognition for those individuals who possess conscientiousness, an encouraging professional demeanor, outstanding work performance, and […]

SPTRS Director attends the University of Nebraska-Omaha as Visiting Professor
December 5, 2016

USF Health SPTRS Director, Dr. William S. Quillen, recently visited the University of Nebraska-Omaha, Department of Biomechanics Center for Research in Human Movement Variability.  Dr. Quillen served as a guest of Dr. Nicholas Stergio, Director and Founding Chair of the Center, in delivering a presentation titled: “Rehabilitation and/or Science – Why Not Both?” to faculty and […]