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Jeannie Stephenson, PT, PhD, NCS gave a platform presentation at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections meeting in Washington, DC on Jan. 24, 2019. Her talk was part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy’s Degenerative Diseases Special Interest Group platform presentati … [read more]
The USF Health Service Corps held their annual Health Fair for workers at the Tampa Bay Downs race track on February 21, 2019. This is an annual event in which USF Health sends faculty and student volunteers from the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Pharmacy, and C … [read more]
On Friday, February 15 the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences had some much younger guests attend class. As part of the Pediatric Physical Therapy course Dr. Holloway recruited children under the age of 14 to work with our second year DPT students. The DPT students were perform … [read more]
Last week over 300 University of South Florida (USF) students representing USF Tampa, USF St. Pete, USF Sarasota-Manatee, and USF Health traveled to Tallahassee for the annual USF Day at the Capital. Among those students were four of our second year DPT students Devina Gilmore, Justin Reynolds, Ali … [read more]
(Dr. Swisher, School Director pictured with construction foreman, Chris and superintendent, Cliff) The University of South Florida (USF) School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences (SPT&RS) recently started a new construction project to create the largest classroom within their facil … [read more]
A recent University of South Florida (USF) School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences (SPT&RS) Alumni was accepted to the Kaiser Permanente Spine Fellowship. Julian La, PT, DPT a 2017 graduate of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at USF accepted the fellowship. Dr. La  recently … [read more]
Dr. Jamie Holloway, PT, DPT, PhD was recently selected by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) to serve a two year term as a member of the Specialization Academy of Content Experts as an item writer, for the Pediatric Specialty Council starting in January 2019. Dr. Holloway wi … [read more]
  Dr. Laura Lee “Dolly” Swisher, School Director and Associate Dean, Morsani College of Medicine was recently interviewed by The Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation to discuss her thoughts on professionalism as part of a series on “Profiles in Professionalism.”  Dr. … [read more]


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