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Dr. Stephenson Selected as Group Facilitator for the IV STEP Conference
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 21:07:01 +0000 Dr. Jeannie Stephenson has been chosen to act as a group facilitator for small group, video-based, break-out sessions at the IV STEP Conference to be hosted at the Ohio State University in July 2016. These small group sessions are designed to complement the conference plenary sessions. The IV STEP conference is a collaboration of the […]
Successful Day at the Student Run Free Clinic Conference
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 20:31:41 +0000 SPTRS students presented posters at the Student Run Free Clinic Conference in Phoenix, AZ on January 30-31.  With over 500 attendees, the conference was an excellent opportunity for networking and idea sharing with students involved in free clinics around the country, aimed at bettering the student-run USF BRIDGE Physical Therapy Clinic. With the help of SPTRS faculty […]
SPTRS Alumni Publish Article about BRIDGE Clinic
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 19:01:44 +0000 SPTRS faculty mentor Rebecca Edgeworth, PT, DPT, OCS along with SPTRS Alumni Jillian Donohue, DPT, Arántzazu Gárate, DPT, and former faculty Rose Pignataro, PT, PhD, DPT, CWS published an article in The Journal of Student Physical Therapy. The article titled “Follow-up Attendance Among USF BRIDGE Physical Therapy Patients” establishes baseline attendance data to inform quality improvement […]
Dr. Miro Achieves CCRP Certification
Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:33:09 +0000 Rebecca M. Miro, PhD, MBA, BSPO, CRA, Unit Research Administrator for the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, recently passed the Clinical Research Professional Certification Examination and is now designated as a Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) by the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA). CCRP is an internationally recognized and most well-respected certification for […]
USF SPTRS DPT Students Win the FPT-PAC Challenge
Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:44:15 +0000 Three physical therapy educational programs participated in a challenge to raise funds for the Florida Physical Therapy Political Action Program (FPT-PAC): Keiser University (Sarasota), Nova Southeastern University (Tampa) and University of South Florida SPTRS (Tampa). Earning Points: 1. Percentage of students who are members 2. FPTA Advocacy Training Program 3. Make a donation to FPT-PAC 4. […]
Graduation of the transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Students
Mon, 14 Dec 2015 19:18:03 +0000 Forty-six graduates of the transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT) degree program participated in the Fall 2015 USF commencement that took place on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at the Sun Dome on the USF Tampa campus.
SPTRS Students Volunteer at the Special Olympics
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:19:39 +0000 Six SPTRS students volunteered at the Special Olympics Florida Fall Classic on Saturday, November 14. The students were Arlene Shi, Kaitlyn Edwards, Stephanie Lindsey, Jeffrey Douglas, Kelly Macdonald, and Sarah Thompson along with faculty member, Dr. Seok Hun Kim. The Olympics were held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney in Orlando. The […]
School Director Co-Edits Second Edition of Popular Textbook
Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:36:49 +0000 Dr. William Quillen, Senior Associate Dean, Morsani College of Medicine and Professor and Director of USF Health’s School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences recently co-edited Pathology and Intervention in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation to be published in December by Elsevier. The text is the second edition of Volume III in the popular four volume Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Series […]

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