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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, […]
SPTRS Faculty Publishes Clinical Neurology Book
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:39:17 +0000 SPTRS faculty member, Orhan Arslan, DMV, PhD, has published the second edition of his book titled “Neuroanatomical Basis of Clinical Neurology”. His book bridges the gap between the disciplines of neuroanatomy and neurology, aiding the clinician in the understanding of neurologic disorders by investigating their anatomic basis. The illustrations and comprehensive coverage combine to make this […]
Student Presents at USF Health Research Day 2015
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:55:56 +0000 Mandy Huster, a 3rd year DPT student, presented a poster at the 25th anniversary of USF Health Research Day held at the USF Marshall Center on February 20, 2015. Ms. Huster’s poster, titled “Systematic Review of Change Scores used to Identify Recovery in the Oswestry Disability Index and Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire,” is based on a […]
SPTRS Students Promote Careers in Physical Therapy
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:12:28 +0000 Six DPT students representing the USF Health School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences visited Bethune-Cookman University on February 20 to discuss education and careers in Physical Therapy. Shoshanna Rahming, Justine Boyce, Jasmine Evans, Kristina Peart, Marvin Morissaint, and Sarah Thompson spoke about their education and future profession in front of an assembled audience of students, […]
Students Represent SPTRS and BRIDGE at Pro Bono Networking Conference
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 19:05:27 +0000 Second-year students Brittany Davis and Emily Ojea will represent SPTRS and the USF Health BRIDGE clinic at the 3rd Annual Networking conference of the Physical Therapy Pro Bono Network held in Chester, Pennsylvania on March 14, 2015. Ms. Davis and Ms. Ojea will present “Determining a Correlation Between Patient Attendance, Satisfaction, and Outcomes,” a 3-phase study […]

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