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UF DPT Graduate on CBS News

UF DPT Graduate on CBS News

Published: Nov 17th, 2015

Melissa Daly, a 2009 UF DPT graduate, recently appeared on a CBS news feature in Tallahassee spotlighting the trials and triumphs of a young lady undergoing extensive rehabilitation after a life threatening ATV […]

DPT Students Conduct Assessments for UF ROTC

DPT Students Conduct Assessments for UF ROTC

Published: Nov 17th, 2015

Approximately 30 second-year DPT students successfully performed a functional movement screening and a running analysis on a total of 65 members of UF’s Army and NAVY ROTC programs. This event  assessed […]

Dr. Mark Bishop

Bishop Receives FPTA Honor

Published: Oct 7th, 2015

Mark Bishop, PT, PhD, Associate Professor, has been named as the 2015 Florida Physical Therapy Association (FPTA) Excellence in Academic Teaching awardee.  The award is given in recognition of: Exceptional […]

Krista Vandenborne

Vandenborne Receives $7.15 Million Grant for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Study

Published: Oct 7th, 2015

A new five-year, $7.15 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will support the University of Florida’s continued study of MRI to track Duchenne muscular dystrophy disease progression. Read […]

Class of 2013 Alumni News

Published: Oct 7th, 2015

The UF DPT program would like to congratulate the four alumni from the Class of 2013 who have received a specialist certification. Courtney Bohne has achieved recognition from the American […]

Dunleavy Travels to Rwanda for Health Volunteers Overseas

Published: Oct 7th, 2015

Kim Dunleavy PT, PhD, OCS recently traveled to Rwanda for the final component of the Advancement of Rwandan Rehabilitation Services grant funded by the United States Agency of International Development. […]

PT Welcomes 70 Doctor of Physical Therapy students

PT Welcomes 70 Doctor of Physical Therapy students

Published: Aug 26th, 2015

  The Department of Physical Therapy welcomed 70 Doctor of Physical Therapy students at the new student orientation event on August 20th. These students were selected from an applicant pool […]

George Receives Prestigious APTA Award

George Receives Prestigious APTA Award

Published: Aug 26th, 2015

Steven Z. George, Ph.D., P.T., Associate Professor, Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and Director of the Brooks-PHHP Research Collaboration, has received the American Physical Therapy Association’s 2016 […]

Dr. Dorian Rose receives American Heart Association grant

Dr. Dorian Rose receives American Heart Association grant

Published: Aug 26th, 2015

The American Heart Association has awarded a $154,000 grant entitled “A Novel Strategy to Improve Gait and Increase Fall-Related Efficacy Post-Stroke” to Principal Investigator Dr. Dorian Rose and Co-Investigators Drs. […]

Patten Awarded SPiRE grant from VA

Published: Aug 26th, 2015

Physical Therapy department Associate Professor Carolynn Patten, PhD, PT has been awarded a SPiRE (Small Projects in Rehabilitation Effectiveness) grant from VA Rehabilitation R&D, “Neural Mechanisms Mediating Interlimb Transfer Following […]