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Podcast series produced by DEI Student Committee

dei Student committee presents: Core Conversations A podcast series committed to initiating conversations about diversity in healthcare and academia from the perspective of doctor of physical therapy students. The…

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…

Bricker receives Elks Club Scholarship

Daphne Bricker, a first-year UF DPT student, is the recipient of the 2020 Ben Brown Physical and Occupational Therapy Scholarship created by the Florida State Elks Association. Daphne was selected from a pool of applicants enrolled in physical and occupational therapy programs through public colleges or universities across the state…

Community Health partners with Gainesville Housing Authority

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present challenges, students in the UF Doctor of Physical Therapy program continue to adapt and overcome the obstacles that come their way with some exciting new opportunities to partner with community organizations. When businesses started closing in March, the Community Health REACH group paused…

Wienkers selected as Kuhns Award recipient

Britt Wienkers, DPT class of 2021 The UF Doctor of Physical Therapy’s Clinical Education team recently selected the Rolf and Anne Kuhns Endowment for PT Scholarship award recipient. Each year the team meets to review student performance during their first clinical experience as well as in clinical labs and discusses…