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News & Notes

12/15/2017
  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]
12/11/2017
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]
11/21/2017
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]
10/20/2017
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]
10/6/2017
The month of October is recognized as National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM). This year, APTA continues to spread awareness regarding the opioid epidemic our nation faces. Individuals who are prescribed opioids as a method of pain relief are faced with health risks of depression, overdose, and addic … [read more]
10/3/2017
Congratulations to Arántzazu Gárate Cioce, for being nominated and selected by her peers as the 2017 Physical Therapist of the Year in the state of New Mexico. Dr. Cioce is a graduate of the USF DPT Class of 2015. [read more]
9/22/2017
Falls are considered a leading cause in injury related emergencies, specifically among the elderly and those diagnosed with osteoporosis. Due to this growing issue, September 22, 2017 is recognized as Fall Prevention Awareness Day. The 10th annual event is intended to raise awareness in teaching eff … [read more]
8/7/2017
Congratulations to USF employees Tony Hardy and Paul Laplante for their continuing contribution to making USF better. By earning the USF Quiet Quality award, employees such as themselves are recognized for their exceptional efforts in problem-solving, having a positive attitude, and providing leader … [read more]

 


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