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Drs. Highsmith and Miro Awarded Grant from the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:55:25 +0000 SPTRS faculty Dr. Jason Highsmith and Dr. Rebecca Miro were awarded a $15,000 grant funded by the Center for Orthotic and Prosthetic Learning and Outcomes/Evidence-Based Practice (COPL) in conjunction with the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA). Dr. Highsmith is the principal investigator and Dr. Miro the co-principal investigator. The title of the grant is “Concurrent […]
Applications Portal for DPT Class of 2019 is OPEN
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:45:42 +0000 The PTCAS application portal for students applying for the USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Class of 2019 is now open! Please use the PTCAS website link (below) to begin the application. Qualified students – those with at least the minimum required GPA and either (a) having completed […]
SPTRS Faculty Achieves Specialist Designation
Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:45:32 +0000 SPTRS Faculty member Angela Stagliano, PT, DPT, OCS, has earned the designation of Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) after recently passing the examination conducted by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. We congratulate Dr. Stagliano on achieving this significant career milestone.
SPTRS Students Selected as MS STEP UP Scholars
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:32:28 +0000 Jamie Dolley and Valerie Dickinson, 2nd year DPT students at SPTRS, have been selected as scholars in the USF MS STEP UP (Multiple Sclerosis Standardized Training and Education) Program. They will each receive a scholarship provided by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) Mid Florida Chapter and will participate in the MS STEP UP program over […]
Article Published in Stroke Journal
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 20:02:28 +0000 Naoki Tajiri, PT, PhD, Assistant Professor in the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences and the Department of Neurosurgery & Brain Repair has been notified that an original research manuscript will be published in Stroke, a journal of the American Heart Association. Dr. Tajiri is 2nd author and collaborated with authors Dr. Sandra Acosta, Jaclyn […]
Manuscript to be Published in The Spine Journal
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 19:57:50 +0000 Dr. O’Dane Brady, Clinical Research Administrator at SPTRS, has co-authored a manuscript accepted for publication in The Spine Journal. Dr. Brady collaborated with co-authors Dr. Scott Haldeman, Dr. Margareta Nordin, Dr. Geoff Outerbridge, Dr. Eric L. Hurwitz, Dr. Maria Hondras, Dr. Deborah Kopansky-Giles, Dr. Timothy Ford, and Dr. Emre Acaroğlu on “Creating a Sustainable Model of […]
Libous Invited to NBME Faculty
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:46:43 +0000 Jennifer Libous, MS, CCRP, Clinical Research Administrator for the Lincoln Chair at the USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, has been invited by the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) to become a member of the national faculty for the NBME’s Clinical Research Professionals Item Writing Pilot. Ms. Libous has joined other clinical […]
SPTRS Student Katherine Lewis’ Poster Wins Recognition at APTA’s 2015 NEXT Conference
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:08:58 +0000 Third year DPT student Katherine Lewis won special recognition for the poster she and co-author SPTRS professor Dr. Douglas Haladay presented at the APTA’s NEXT Conference. This recognition was for her quality abstract in the Hand Rehabilitation category entitled Ulnar Nerve Decompression Surgery – 8 Years After Tommy John Surgery in a Professional Baseball Player: A […]
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