News: Physical Therapy

A Message from Our Dean on Our Commitment to Stand Up for What Is Right

Written By: Christopher D. Ingersoll | June 4, 2020
Dear CHPS students, faculty and staff- The heartbreaking events of the past week emphasize the significant and persistent racial injustices that exist in our nation. I share in your feelings...

UCF Physical Therapy Program Ranks Among Top 25% In The Nation 

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | April 30, 2020
UCF’s doctor of physical therapy program rose 44 spots in the most recent U.S. News and World Report rankings, ranking No. 57 in the nation. This puts UCF in the top...

Harnessing Power: UCF’s Aphasia House and Knights on the Go Café is helping people like Larry Lentz Jr. improve their mobility, language and social skills.

Written By: Megan Pabian | April 1, 2020
Not all heroes wear capes. Sometimes, they wear harnesses. When Larry Lentz Jr. wears his harness in the Knights on the Go Café, he glides from cash register to refrigerator, serving...

UCF and Orlando Health Residency Faculty Shine at APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Written By: Rick Casano Beato | March 6, 2020
The UCF & Orlando Health Neurologic Residency faculty were busy at this year’s Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association held at the Colorado Convention Center from March...

UCF DPT Faculty Appointed to Multiple PT Specialty Board Positions

Written By: Megan Pabian | February 14, 2020
Three UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy Program faculty members representing three different board specialty areas of physical therapy are headed to Denver, Colorado February 11-15 for the annual meeting of...

Helping to Prevent Injuries in String Musicians

Written By: Megan Pabian | February 3, 2020
Thanks to a new partnership with UCF School of Music, William J. Hanney, associate professor in physical therapy, and James Sonne, assistant professor in exercise physiology, are working on a...

Residency Faculty Receive Awards from the Neurology Section, Federation of State Boards and Florida Physical Therapy Association

Written By: Rick Beato | January 6, 2020
Kristen Cezat, DPT will be recognized at the 2020 Combined Sections Meeting in Denver, Colorado with the 2019 Award for Clinical Excellence by the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy Spinal...

UCF harness system helping children with disabilities make strides

Written By: Kirstin O’Connor / Click Orlando | December 30, 2019
UCF’s Go Baby Go! program partners with Chance 2 Dance studio for The Nutcracker Reimagined.

DPT Students, Neurologic Resident and Faculty Screen Parkinson’s Patients In The Community

Written By: Rick Beato | December 30, 2019
The third year UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy students under the supervision of current neurologic resident, Olivia Berry, DPT, screened Parkinson’s patients in the community on October 4 at Select...

First Resident Dr. Stocker Successfully Passes Neurologic Board Certification

Written By: Rick Beato | December 23, 2019
The University of Central Florida and Orlando Health’s neurologic residency program’s first resident, Clayton Stocker, PT, DPT, NCS, successfully passed the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties Neurologic Clinical Specialist...

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