News: Physical Therapy

Orlando Health Funds Chair Yoga Therapy Program for People with Aphasia

Written By: CHPS Staff | May 12, 2023
The Aphasia House at the University of Central Florida was awarded a grant through the Orlando Health Community Grant program for more than $21,000 to aid people that have acquired...

UCF Resident, Faculty, and DPT Students Present at FPTA Neurology SIG University Series

Written By: UCF and OH Neurologic Residency | May 10, 2023
UCF and Orlando Health Neurologic Residency faculty members Jacqueline Flores Otero and Rick Beato, neurologic resident Sarah Kollas, and UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy students virtually presented the latest evidence-based...

Graduation Spotlight: Mariah Bush, Physical Therapy

Written By: Heather Lovett | May 8, 2023
Meet Mariah Bush. This member of the Class of 2023 graduates from the Doctor of Physical Therapy program which is designed to prepare entry-level therapists to practice in a variety...

Beato Appointed to National Residency Task Forces, Chairs Neurologic Board Specialty

Written By: UCF and OH Neurologic Residency | May 5, 2023
UCF and Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Director Morris “Rick” Beato, PT, DPT, GCS, NCS was appointed to several task forces involving the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) residency and board...

Resident Kollas Receives Graduate Teaching Certificate from UCF Faculty Center

Written By: UCF and OH Neurologic Residency | April 15, 2023
UCF and Orlando Health Neurologic Resident and UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Teaching Assistant, Sarah Kollas, PT, DPT received a graduate associate teaching certificate from UCF’s Karen L. Smith...

UCF Supports Autism Community With Resources, Research

Written By: Rachel Williams ’15 ’20MA | April 12, 2023
UCF faculty conduct cutting-edge research on autism spectrum disorder, discovering innovative ways to better support this community. Through free camps and programs, Central Florida families can benefit from their work.

Residency Graduate Hammad Recognized with Early Career Professional Award

Written By: UCF and OH Neurologic Residency | April 5, 2023
UCF and Orlando Health Neurologic Residency graduate and UCF alumni Uzair “Z” Hammad, PT, DPT, was recognized by the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy (ANPT) with an Early Career Professional...

Awardees Announced for 2023 Founders’ Day Faculty Honors Celebration

Written By: Joe Adams | March 31, 2023
UCF’s annual marquee event for faculty on April 5 highlights outstanding teaching, advising, mentoring, research, professional service and librarianship.

UCF Team Awarded $2.3M Grant for Innovative Intervention to Prevent Falls

Written By: Julie Harper ’01 | March 28, 2023
Through interdisciplinary collaboration and a community partnership, UCF researchers are seeking to address falling, which is the leading cause of injury and hospitalization among older adults. Falls — and the...

Residency Faculty Beato Recognized with Outstanding Residency Mentor Award

Written By: UCF and OH Neurologic Residency | March 25, 2023
UCF and Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Faculty and Residency Director Morris “Rick” Beato was recognized by the Academy of Physical Therapy Education with the Distinguished Mentor in Residency Education and...

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