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Mathew receives the Spitznagel Service Fellowship Award

Congratulations to DPT Student, Shane Mathew who received the Ronald J. Spitznagel Service Fellowship in Health Sciences Scholarship Award! The scholarship is a community service-based scholarship awarded to graduate and professional students based on commitment to volunteer service to the University and Community. Priority is given to…

DPT Students named INSPIRE scholars

The department is proud to congratulate the second-year Doctor of Physical Therapy students, Simone Norman, Lauren Struble, and Brittany Law, who were selected for this year’s INSPIRE Training grant. The Interdisciplinary Related Services Personnel Preparation for Early Childhood (INSPIRE) program draws applications from DPT students interested…

Jason Waz named to Gator100

Class of 1996 PT Alumnus and business owner, Jason Waz, was named one of the University of Florida’s Gator100 for 2022. The Gator100 recognizes the world’s fastest-growing Gator-owned business. Jason owns Competitive Edge Performance, a physical therapist-owned practice that focuses on providing a better patient experience…

Mlynarczyk and Perkins present at National Pro Bono Network Conference

Doctor of Physical Therapy students attended the virtual Pro Bono Network Conference on March 5th. Second-year DPT students, Rebecca Mlynarczyk and Sarah Perkins presented virtually with their community partner, Danielle Butler on the topic of “Building a Community Partnership during a Pandemic.” The presentation focused on current…

DPT students recognized at UF Presidential Service Awards Ceremony

The Department of Physical Therapy would like to congratulate DPT students, Kathleen Huffman and Angelina Castelli on receiving the esteemed Presidential Service Award which recognizes students who dedicated themselves to promoting social justice, community awareness, and civic engagement on campus and in the community!…

17th Annual Neuromuscular Plasticity Symposium: Poster Presentation Winners

On March 18th, the Department of Physical Therapy held its poster session at the 17th Annual Neuromuscular Plasticity Symposium. This year, 52 students from various colleges presented their cutting-edge research to an esteemed panel of judges. The department would like to congratulate the following poster presentation winners: Post-Doctoral Poster…

Class of 2024 SPTA Officers

A new group of DPT students were elected to the Student Physical Therapy Association Executive Board as Officers for the Class of 2024. The SPTA board oversees student committees, plan events, and serve as faculty liaisons for their class. Get to know this year’s elected SPTA…

Race for Rehab winners announced

The UF PT department would like to congratulate the participants and winners of the Race for Rehab 5k Touchdown Trot! We are so proud to have had 160 participants, including faculty, staff, students, and supporters participating virtually. The PT department is appreciative of the continued support for the Race…

Gator Giving Day 2022

Last year, in a unified show of Gator goodness, thousands of University of Florida alumni, students, faculty, staff, friends and families set a UF record during Stand Up & Holler, the third annual Gator Nation Giving Day. On February 17, 2022, we call upon Gators everywhere to once again stand…