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SPTRS Faculty Hold APTA Leadership Positions
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:04:13 +0000 Three SPTRS faculty members continue their terms of service to the national American Physical Therapy Association in 2015. Dr. Gina Maria Musolino, PT, MSEd, EdD, Chief Delegate – Florida, in her second term, along with Dr. Becca Edgeworth, PT, DPT, OCS, Assistant Chief Delegate and Dr. Steve Ambler, PT, DPT, OCS serve as Florida Chapter Delegates […]
Dr. Brady Joins SPTRS FEMA Grant Team
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:48:04 +0000 O’Dane Brady, DC, joined the USF School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, Morsani College of Medicine in March 2015 as a Clinical Research Administrator for the FEMA grant titled “Worksite Exercise Interventions for Low Back Injury Prevention in Firefighters” (John Mayer – PI). Dr. Brady earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, a Master […]
Johnson Admitted as First Student in SPTRS Ph.D. Program
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:07:33 +0000 Ashley N. Johnson is the first student to be admitted to the new Ph.D. Program in Rehabilitation Sciences at the USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, as announced by Dr. Sandy Quillen, Associate Dean of the Morsani College of Medicine, Professor, and SPTRS Director; and Dr. John Mayer, Professor, and SPTRS Research Coordinator […]
SPTRS Faculty Awarded New Researcher Grants
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:17:22 +0000 SPTRS faculty Dr. Patricia Teran-Yengle and Dr. Dustin Hardwick are among this year’s recipients of New Researcher Grants. USF’s Office of Research & Innovation announced that their individual grant submissions have been selected for funding in the range of $9000 to $10,000 each. The NRGs are intended for new, early career USF faculty who may not […]
Dr. Tajiri’s Research is Widely Published
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 12:13:33 +0000 Research Scientist Dr. Naoki Tajiri, Assistant Professor in the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences and the Department of Neurosurgery & Brain Repair, has co-authored several manuscripts recently accepted for publication. “No pain, no gain: Lack of exercise obstructs neurogenesis” will appear in Cell Transplantation, an Open Access journal. Co-authors include Nate Watson, Dr Xunming […]
SPTRS Faculty Published in Journal of Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:33:19 +0000 A manuscript by SPTRS Assistant Professor Douglas Haladay, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, CSCS, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. The article, titled, “Electromyographic and Kinetic Analysis of Two Abdominal Muscle Performance Tests” is expected to appear in a late 2015 issue. This study provides preliminary support for the use […]
Ms. Atehortua is 2014 Outstanding Staff Award Recipient
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:29:04 +0000 Each year, USF recognizes employees who exemplify excellence through their daily commitment to the university. Ms. Olga Atehortua, SPTRS Administrative Specialist, has been named a USF System 2014 Outstanding Staff Award Recipient. Olga’s enthusiasm, diligence, and willingness to assist with projects outside of her assigned duties are noteworthy. She handles travel transactions for the USF Health […]
Dr. Swisher Named APTA Worthingham Fellow
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:58:15 +0000 Dr. Laura Lee (Dolly) Swisher, SPTRS Coordinator of Professional Education, Professor, and Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education at the USF Morsani College of Medicine, has been named a Catherine Worthingham Fellow by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The FAPTA designation is the highest honor among APTA’s membership categories and honors Dr Worthingham, an effective, respectful, […]
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