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View from a pandemic

The excerpt below was pulled from the Summer 2021 edition of the Public Health and Health Professions News e-magazine. Clinical placement scramble Tending to her flower garden has helped Natacha Miller cope with stress over the past year. When COVID-19 upended spring and summer 2020…

HPW3 2021 Highlight

Third-year Doctor of Physical Therapy students had the unique experience this year of completing their Health Promotion and Wellness III capstone projects entirely virtual due to the continued covid crisis. Despite current limitations, the class of 2021 worked diligently on a variety of projects with topics ranging from community service…

Supporting the future of physical therapy

Anne and Rolf Kuhns Over the summer, Rolf and Anne Kuhns made a major estate gift to the Department of Physical Therapy, expanding on the endowed chair and the scholarship fund they established in 2006. “We recognized, both of us, that our experience at the University of Florida was…

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…

Chronic Black Pain: Panel Discussion Recap

On Friday, June 19, 2020 – or Juneteenth – the University of Florida Student Physical Therapy Association (SPTA) class of 2021 and 2022, including Justus Norman, Monique Deveaux, Donelle MacDonald, SPTA leaders and others with support from faculty and staff, coordinated a successful panel discussion entitled, “Chronic Black Pain:…

Virtual Office Hours

Have Questions About the DPT Program? The Department will now offer virtual office hours available through Zoom. Check out the calendar below to schedule an appointment with the DPT Education…