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The University of South Florida (USF) School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences (SPT&RS) celebrated its 20th Anniversary and hosted their first Alumni Weekend. The two-day event was held on October 26-27 at the School on the USF Health Campus in North Tampa. The weekend was full of … [read more]
The 2018 Special Olympics Florida State Fall Classic Games were held in Orlando at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex this past weekend. We had nine of our current Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) students attend with two faculty members, Dr. Seok Hun Kim and Dr. Dana Webb. The students and f … [read more]
  Dr. Jamie Holloway was recently awarded the Linda Crane Research Grant by the Florida Physical Therapy Association at their annual conference in Orlando. The Linda Crane Research Grant has been given out each year in honor of Dr. Linda Crane who was a dedicated member of the profession of ph … [read more]
The Veterans Health Administration Office of Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services recently welcomed M. Jason Highsmith, PT, DPT, PhD, CP, FAAOP to the role of National Program Director, National Director for Clinical Orthotist & Prosthetist Service effective September 17, 2018.  Dr. Highsmith … [read more]
               The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) recently announced which presentations and posters were selected for the Annual Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) Conference this January 2019.  The APTA is one of the largest national organizations for physical therapy with over 100,00 … [read more]
University of South Florida School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Professor, Dr. William Quillen presented a poster, “Relationship between Time of Day Tested and Lumbar Spine Strength and Endurance” at last week’s Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) held in Orlando, F … [read more]
The School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences welcomed the DPT Class of 2021 to campus recently. This incoming class is composed of over half Florida residents, and other half hailing from states such as Ohio, Georgia, New Jersey, and as far as California. Their average undergraduate G … [read more]
                Two University of South Florida (USF) School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science (SPT&RS) Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) 2020 students, Nicole Harder and Sandrine Urias  have been selected as scholars in the USF MS STEP UP (Multiple Sclerosis Standardized Train … [read more]


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