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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. […]

Kim Dunleavy, PHD, PT, OCS

Dr. Kim Dunleavy Joins PT Dept.

Published: Jul 18th, 2014

The Physical Therapy department welcomes newly hired Clinical Associate Professor Kim Dunleavy PhD, PT, OCS. Dr. Dunleavy served as an Associate Clinical Professor and Physical Therapy Program Director at Wayne […]

Judge awarded promotion and tenure

Judge awarded promotion and tenure

Published: Jun 19th, 2014

Dr. Andy Judge has been promoted to Associate Professor and awarded tenure. Announcing this year’s college promotions, College of Public Health and Health Professions Dean Michael G. Perri notes: “The […]

George Recognized for Low Back Pain Research Expertise

George Recognized for Low Back Pain Research Expertise

Published: May 30th, 2014

Steven George PT, PhD was identified as the #10 ranked world expert for contributions to the understanding and treatment of back pain by Expertscape in a May 22nd press release […]

CAPTE

Doctor of Physical Therapy program achieves re-accreditation

Published: May 30th, 2014

The physical therapy department is pleased to announce the re-accreditation of the DPT program by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). The program achieved the best possible […]

Alappattu selected as PHHP Dean’s Scholar

Alappattu selected as PHHP Dean’s Scholar

Published: May 21st, 2014

Physical Therapy Department Rehabilitation Science graduate Dr. Meryl Alappattu has been selected as the PHHP 2014 Dean’s Scholar by the College of Public Health and Health Professions. This prestigious PHHP […]