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Nine DPT students volunteered at the Special Olympics for the FUNfitness program.

DPT students volunteer at Special Olympics

Published: May 23rd, 2018

This past weekend, nine DPT students volunteered at the Special Olympics Summer Games in Orlando at the Wide World of Sports arena. There, they were a part of the FUNfitness program, […]

Krista Vandenborne

Potential Breakthrough in the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Published: May 21st, 2018

Hannah Belles, UF DPT student, participated in the Federal Advocacy Forum on May 1.

DPT student participates in Federal Advocacy Forum

Published: May 11th, 2018

Hannah Belles, a first-year DPT student, visited Washington, D.C. at the beginning of May to be a part of the Federal Advocacy Forum. More than 1,000 physical therapists, physical therapist […]

DPT Class of 2018, Graduation Banquet, PHHP - Physical Therapy

Graduating DPT students receive their white coats

Published: May 10th, 2018

On May 3, over 400 guests attended the graduation dinner at the Touchdown Terrace to watch 69 Doctor of Physical Therapy students successfully graduate and receive their white coats. The […]

DPT Class of 2018, Graduation Banquet, PHHP - Physical Therapy

APTA President presents Barbara C. White Lecture at DPT Banquet

Published: May 10th, 2018

Sharon Dunn, P.T., Ph.D., OCS, president of the American Physical Therapy Association and associate professor in the DPT program and chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at LSU Health New […]

Brandi Black, a first-year DPT student, received the UF Health Shands Auxiliary Scholarship this past weekend at the PHHP Convocation.

DPT student receives UF Health Shands Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship

Published: May 9th, 2018

Brandi Black, a first-year DPT student, received the UF Health Shands Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship this past weekend at the PHHP Convocation. This scholarship is awarded to those who have strong faculty […]

Graduating DPT students' Health Promotion and Wellness final project exhibit.

Third-year DPT students display projects at Health Promotion Exhibit Hall

Published: April 24th, 2018

Last week, third-year DPT students displayed their capstone projects at the Health Promotion Exhibit Hall. There were a number of projects that students had spent an extensive amount of time […]

Dr. Mark Bishop

Bishop selected as Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association

Published: April 2nd, 2018

Congratulations to our own Dr. Mark Bishop on his selection as a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association (FAPTA)! FAPTA is the highest honor awarded by the […]

Dr. Meryl Alappattu

Alappattu awarded APTA Lucy Blair Service Award

Published: April 2nd, 2018

Dr. Meryl Alappattu is the recipient of the APTA Lucy Blair Service Award! This award is given to physical therapists whose contributions to the APTA are of exceptional quality. Congratulations […]

Portrait of Dr. Kim Dunleavy

Dunleavy selected to represent American Council of Academic Physical Therapy at Global Forum

Published: April 2nd, 2018

Dr. Kim Dunleavy was selected by the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy to represent the group at the Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education. The Global Forum […]