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Schack-Dugre scheduled to present at APTA Educational Leadership Conference

Judi Schack-Dugre, PT, DPT, MBA, EdD, Director of Clinical Education, collaborated with directors of clinical education from four other Doctor of Physical Therapy programs in Florida to investigate and compare the perceptions of users for two validated student clinical assessment tools – Clinical Internship Evaluation Tool (CIET) and the…

DPT students in Children on the Go REACH group adapt to new virtual environment

Children on the Go Leadership Team DPT c/o 2022. Back row (L to R): Sarah Davis, Angelina Castelli, Abigail Jones, Shelby Mahaz. Front row (L to R): KK Huffman, Jeanna Heater, Courtney Hersch. University of Florida Doctor of Physical Therapy students participate in community engagement activities across the curriculum, providing…

PT faculty receive Deans Citation, Scholarship of Teaching Publication awards

At the State of the College Meeting on Sept. 18, faculty members were recognized by Dean Michael Perri with a Dean’s Citation Paper Award, acknowledging their innovation and excellence in research, and the Scholarship of Teaching Publication Award, which is given to faculty members to acknowledge their innovation in teaching.

DPT students provide free resources for adaptive gymnastics during pandemic

The end of March brought unexpected challenges and difficult decisions as COVID-19 forced businesses to close for the foreseeable future. Balance 180, a local non-profit gym geared toward adaptive gymnastics, had to make the tough call to close its gym. For Ashley Tringas and Kayce Whitbeck, third-year Doctor of…

Beneciuk featured in Washington Post article

Jason Beneciuk, PT, DPT, PhD, MPH, research assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, research-scientist at Brooks Rehabilitation, and the director of the Brooks/UF-PHHP Research Collaboration, was recently featured in a Washington Post article discussing the effect of missed physical therapy treatments due to COVID-19 disruptions.