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Kelsey Ulliman, Brian Bernal, Sarah Besaly, and Sarah Woody, students in the USF DPT Class of 2018, presented their research project at the USF Health Research Day 2018. Entitled, “Gait Modification Following Asymmetrical Rhythmic Auditory Cueing,” their project revealed that specific training can a … [read more]
USF Health held the annual Research Day event on Friday, February 23, 2018, in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom. Faculty, staff, and students were invited to present and view various posters across the USF Health disciplines. SPT&RS Faculty member, Dr. Kenneth Taylor, Assistant Professor, pr … [read more]
The annual Tampa Bay Downs Health Fair was held on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at the race track. This event is designed for the employees who work ”behind the scenes” at Tampa Bay Downs by providing care and education to their workers on occupational health and safety.  Through an interprofessional … [read more]
This year’s BANDaids for BRIDGE Benefit was held on Friday, February 2, 2018 at the T. Pepin Hospitality Centre in Tampa, Florida. Hosted by USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, the community was invited to support the BRIDGE Clinic in Tampa Bay by enjoying dinner, a silent auction, and performan … [read more]
  USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences Associate Professor, Dr. Seok Hun Kim, contributes to the advancement of patient care through the creation of a new portable device called Gait Enhancing Mobile Shoe (GEMS). Dr. Kim partners with other members within USF Depa … [read more]
Congratulations to Dr. Laura Lee ‘Dolly’ Swisher, Associate Dean and Professor, on being named the Director of the USF Health School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences. After nearly a year of fulfilling the role as Interim Director, she has been selected to lead the School into its next … [read more]
The University of South Florida’s Student Government Department invites students from across the University to join in lobbying for USF at the State Capitol each year. This year’s event was held on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017, at the Governor’s Club in Tallahassee, Florida. DPT 2018 and DPT 2019 st … [read more]
USF Health SPTRS held their annual Commitment to Professionalism Ceremony on Thursday, October 19th, in the USF School of Music Hall. The DPT Class of 2020 is the largest matriculating DPT class to date, as 50 students received their white coats to symbolize their commitment to professionalism and t … [read more]


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