Dr. Pignataro to Present at APHA Conference

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Assistant Professor Dr. Rose Pignataro will present at the annual conference of the American Public Health Association (APHA) in New Orleans on Nov 15-19, 2014. Her poster presentation “Tobacco Cessation Counseling Within Physical Therapist Practice: Implementation of the US Public Health Service Guidelines (‘The 5 A’s’)” will include results of a recent statewide survey of Florida physical therapists that was funded by the Florida Physical Therapy Association’s 2013 Linda Crane Award. Dr. Pignataro’s research investigates opportunities for physical therapists to reduce tobacco use, particularly among patients with disabilities.