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4th Annual Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Charity Golf Tournament a Success

Published: Apr 17th, 2015

61 golfers and numerous volunteers and supporters raised over $5,000 at the 4th Annual Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) Charity Golf Tournament, hosted by the UF SPTA. A giant thank […]

SPTA Dance Marathon Participants Raise $3,000+ for the Children’s Miracle Network at UF Shands

Published: Apr 17th, 2015

UF Student Physical Therapy Association (SPTA) representatives Vivian Albert, Cortney Halstead, Kelly Crews, Meghan Dooley and Ashely Gibbens raised $3,255.74 in contributions for the Children’s Miracle Network at UF Shands […]

Dr. Gordon S. Mitchell Joins PT Dept. through UF’s Preeminence Campaign

Dr. Gordon S. Mitchell Joins PT Dept. through UF’s Preeminence Campaign

Published: Dec 17th, 2014

After 17 years as Chair of the Department of Comparative Biosciences at the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Gordon S. Mitchell has joined the Department of Physical Therapy as a Professor […]

Ross Awarded Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Grant

Published: Dec 17th, 2014

Heather Ross, PT, MPT, PhD, Department of Physical Therapy research assistant professor, was recently awarded a research grant from The Foundation for Physical Therapy. The one year grant will fund […]

BRRC Renewal Celebration featured in The Gainesville Sun

Published: Oct 15th, 2014

Post-doctoral Associate Eric Walker spoke to The Gainesville Sun during their recent front page feature on the BRRC (Brain Rehabilitation Research Center) Renewal Celebration.  Walker is mentored by UF PT […]

Gaitor Challenge gains mention in The Alligator

Published: Oct 15th, 2014

Gaitor Challenge, a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) student-run community health initiative, helped host a very successful first day of Wellness Walks, with 15 participants and counting. The Monday Wellness […]

Race for Rehab a Success!

Published: Oct 15th, 2014

The Race for Rehab 5K and 1 mile Fun Run, organized by the UF Student Physical Therapy Association with the help of race chairs Jamie Beckwith, Alex Millette, Andy Mullins, […]

11 DPT Student Posters Accepted at 2015 APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Published: Sep 25th, 2014

The DPT program congratulates the nearly one dozen recent graduates and current students whose posters have been accepted for presentation at the American Physical Therapy Association 2015 Combined Sections Meeting.  […]

DPT Class of 2014 Excels on National Physical Therapy Exam

Published: Sep 3rd, 2014

Congratulations to the DPT Class of 2014 on an over 96% first time pass rate on the National Physical Therapy Exam! This continues the trend of UF DPT students consistently […]

UF Health granted $12 million to establish comprehensive sepsis research center

Published: Aug 20th, 2014

  Dr. A. Daniel Martin will lead a study on muscle wasting and rehabilitation, one of four main projects to be initiated in the center’s first five years of operation. […]