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David Fuller named 2024 UF Research Foundation Professor

The University of Florida Research Foundation has named Dr. David Fuller as one of 34 of the university’s most productive and promising faculty members as UFRF Professors for 2024. “This recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong…

Remembering Professor Emerita Martha Wroe

We are deeply saddened to report that Professor Emerita Martha Wroe has passed away at the age of 102. Ms Wroe was the first physical therapist at Shands Hospital, co-founded the UF Department of Physical Therapy, received the Henry O. and Florence P. Kendall Award and the Lucy Blair Service…

Alumni and Friends Reception at CSM 2024!

Gator PTs will gather for the Alumni and Friends Reception the APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in Boston, MA – will we see you there? Please join the UF Department of Physical Therapy for drinks and appetizers and a chance to catch up with friends and colleagues. When: Thursday, February…

Schack-Dugré elected to Chair ACAPT Leadership Academy Oversight Committee

Judi Schack-Dugré, PT, DPT, MBA, EdD, FNAP, Director of Clinical Education for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, has been elected to Chair the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) Leadership Academy’s (ALA) Oversight Committee. ACAPT is dedicated to excellence in physical therapist education programs as…

DPT Students present research at 2023 FPTA Meeting

Dr. Kelly Hawkins, Stephanie Massie, Arielle Grusky, Briana Dentry, Melyn Jessell, and Dr. Rachelle Studer Byrnes at the 2023 FPTA Meeting Four students from the class of 2024 presented “Promoting physical activity and wellness for individuals with chronic neurological conditions: determining need and designing a student run exercise class” at…

Race for Rehab 5k Color Run

Get ready to dash across the finish line of UF DPT’s Race for Rehab 5k in this year’s Color Run! Race for Rehab is an annual 5k run/walk that benefits the community outreach programs run by the UF Department of Physical Therapy, including: Equal Access Clinic, Children on the Go,…

Tim Fitzgerald recognized as Employee of the Year

Administrative Support Assistant II Tim Fitzgerald was recognized as the 2023 Employee of the Year for the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions. We’re lucky to have him!…