News: Physical Therapy

Graduation Spotlight: Riley Hogge, Physical Therapy

Written By: Lasha Markham | May 13, 2024
Meet Riley Hogge. After graduating from USF, she knew she wanted to pursue a Doctor of Physical Therapy and, eventually, become a physical therapist. During her time at UCF, she...

Graduation Spotlight: Jacob Allen, Physical Therapy

Written By: Lasha Markham | May 6, 2024
Meet Jacob Allen ‘12. Despite the obstacles it took to get here, he says it’s been the journey of a lifetime. After receiving an undergraduate degree in biology in 2012...

Record Number of Doctor of Physical Therapy Students Accepted to Residencies

Written By: Heather Lovett | May 1, 2024
Of the 38 students who will graduate from UCF’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program this spring, one in four — an impressive 26% — will immediately go on to develop further...

How to Train for a Marathon

Written By: Heather Lovett | April 12, 2024
Health and sports medicine experts discuss the training, trends and technology long distance runners are looking to as they prepare for one of the world’s most watched foot races —...

CHPS Excels in 2024 U.S. News and World Report Graduate Rankings

Written By: Lasha Markham | April 9, 2024
Three graduate programs in the College of Health Professions and Sciences rank in the top 25% of the nation according to the U.S. News & World Report rankings for 2024....

Two Sisters, One Journey

Written By: Lasha Markham | March 25, 2024
Physical therapy doctoral student Gabrielle “Gabie” Owens ’23 and junior social work student Zoe Owens are often spotted together on the UCF campus where they take classes in the same building,...

UCF Physical Therapy Faculty Inducted as Distinguished Fellows of the National Academies of Practice

Written By: Lasha Markham | March 22, 2024
Clinical associate professors Laurie Neely and Jennifer Tucker ’23PhD have been elected as Distinguished Fellows of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) in physical therapy. Fellowship is an honor extended to those who have...

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Fall 2023

Written By: Stella Canfield | March 21, 2024
Students at the College of Health Professions and Sciences benefit from faculty who conduct research into a broad number of health and wellness topics, discovering new insights and creating innovation...

Beato Appointed as Board Member to the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties

Written By: UCF & OH Residency | January 19, 2024
UCF and Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Director Morris “Rick” Beato, PT, DPT, GCS, NCS has been appointed as a new member of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS)....

Neurologic PT Residents and Faculty Screen Orlando Women’s Pro Soccer Team

Written By: Lasha Markham | January 19, 2024
UCF and Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Program’s current residents Logan Brown and Chloe Artrip, under the direction of board-certified neurologic clinical specialists and concussion expert residency faculty Marissa Conrad, participated...

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