News: Physical Therapy

College students make mom’s dream come true for 4-year-old son

Written By: USA TODAY | June 16, 2021
Engineering students at the University of Central Florida create a custom ride-on car for Evan Schaefer, a boy with a rare genetic disorder.

UCF Summer 2021 Commencement Schedule and Fall Makeup Ceremony Announced

Written By: NICOLE DUDENHOEFER ’17 | June 7, 2021
Summer 2021 Grad Walk takes place Aug. 4-6 and three in-person commencement ceremonies will be held Aug. 7. Graduates are allowed to sign up for Grad Walk and in-person commencement,...

Rothschild Featured on Podcast to Discuss Pain Science Course

Written By: David Janosik | June 2, 2021
Carey Rothschild, an assistant professor in the Division of Physical Therapy, appeared as a guest on a recent episode of the Healing Pain Podcast. Rothschild spoke about her development of...

Researchers in the College of Health Professions and Sciences Use the Pandemic as an Opportunity to Expand Collaborations and Impact

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 21, 2021
A little more than a year ago, faculty and students in the College of Health Professions and Sciences who were working on research projects had to pivot when COVID-19 derailed their plans. CHPS researchers regrouped and forged ahead with their projects by finding new ways to use the...

Hanney and Rothschild Receive Teaching Incentive Program Awards

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 17, 2021
William Hanney and Carey Rothschild, both from the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy, are recipients of the Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) awards. The program, offered by Faculty Excellence, recognizes...

Kristen Cezat Elected to National Spinal Cord Injury Special Interest Group

Written By: David Janosik | May 12, 2021
Kristen Cezat, residency clinical faculty and lead residency mentor at the Orlando Health’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Spinal Cord Injury Program was elected as a Nominating Committee Member of the Academy of...

DPT Grads Accepted Into Residency Programs

Written By: UCF DPT | May 10, 2021
Four new graduates from the UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy program were accepted into post-professional physical therapy residency programs.GeiselMoiseHammadMehtaMelinda Geisel ’21 will attend the Nova Southeastern University Neurologic Residency program,...

Everyday Hero: Teen helps give children mobility, one car at a time

Written By: Spectrum News 13 | May 10, 2021
Certain conditions make it nearly impossible for some kids to move on their own. But one Spectrum News 13 Everyday Hero is using what he knows to help a program...

DPT Class of 2021 Celebrates Achievements and Incredible Journey to Graduation

Written By: UCF DPT | May 10, 2021
This week, we celebrated the DPT class of 2021 for their perseverance, creativity and commitment to their program and profession. This class demonstrated tremendous resilience in their ability to successfully navigate clinical internships during the...

DPT Faculty, Students and Alumni Serve in Multiple Leadership Positions at National and State Level

Written By: Audrey Ramos | May 7, 2021
UCF DPT faculty, students and alumni are committed to advancing the profession of physical therapy and how future PTs are trained. Several representatives from the Division of Physical Therapy were...

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