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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…

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…

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!…

Time to order PT Gear!

We are excited to be accepting gear orders again for the upcoming fall/winter weather. Reminder! We request that you only email questions regarding the catalogue or order form/ sending orders to uf.ptgear@gmail.com. Deadlines for collecting payments and accepting orders will be midnight October 20th. Please email…

Brooks Rehabilitation and University of Florida Researchers Conduct a Scoping Review to Explore the Unmet Rehabilitation Needs of Individuals Following Gender-Affirming Surgery

Dr. Meryl Alappattu, Brooks clinical research scientist and research assistant professor at the University of Florida (UF) College of Public Health and Health Professions Department of Physical Therapy, collaborated with Dr. Mark Bishop, professor & director of the UF Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and UF…