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Alappattu and Gonzalez-Rothi Promoted

Congratulations to Dr. Meryl Alappattu & Dr. Elisa Gonzalez-Rothi, Gator alums who were both promoted to Research Associate Professor. Way to go, Meryl and Elisa!…

APTA Awards for PT Faculty

We are delighted to announce that UF PT Faculty will be receiving the following APTA awards this summer! Dorian Rose – Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the APTA Joel Bialosky – Dorothy Baethke-Eleanor J. Carlin Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching Claudia Senesac – Humanitarian…

DPT Class of 2026 Elects SPTA Officers

The DPT Class of 2026 elected officers to serve on the Student Physical Therapy Association. Meet the new officers below in their own words. Zachary Blanchard – President I was born and raised in Orlando, Fl. I attended the University of Florida with a bachelor’s in health sciences. Coming back…

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…