News: Physical Therapy

COVID-19 pandemic takes toll on mental health, even in those who do not get virus

Written By: Spectrum 13 | May 3, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic’s ripple effects have been varied and wide-reaching, including when it comes to mental health.

UCF program Go Baby Go helps special-needs children get mobile

Written By: Spectrum 13 | April 30, 2021
For the first time, the University of Central Florida challenged engineering students to get creative, forming teams to craft a new device — a modified ride-on vehicle — for a child with...

Longwood boy with rare disorder gets new ride for 4th birthday thanks to UCF program

Written By: WESH | April 27, 2021
WESH 2’s Matt Lupoli explains, thanks to some local engineering students, he’s getting around, and having fun doing I Matt: a kid and his very own car. Even the sound...

Incoming Physical Therapy Student Receives RAMP Fellowship

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | April 26, 2021
Juan Rodriguez, an incoming physical therapy student, has recently been granted the UCF Graduate RAMP Fellowship.  The UCF Graduate RAMP Fellowship provides financial support to the most outstanding undergraduate RAMP...

DPT Students Increase Dissemination of Research Through Peer-Reviewed National Presentations

Written By: MEGAN PABIAN ’06 ’13MA | April 23, 2021
Students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program have steadily increased the dissemination of their unique research that is completed as part of their requirements for graduation. Since 2017, the...

Three Faculty Members Receive Research Incentive Award

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | April 14, 2021
Congratulations to the three CHPS faculty members who received the 2021 UCF Research Incentive Award. This year’s winners from the College of Health Professions and Sciences are: Jacqueline Towson, from...

Neurologic PT Residents and Faculty Presents at Florida Physical Therapy Conference

Written By: Morris Beato | April 11, 2021
Faculty from the UCF and Orlando Health neurologic residency, as well as current and previous residents, presented on the topic of neuropathy at the Florida Physical Therapy Association’s Annual Conference...

2021 Founders’ Day Honorees

Written By: ALLISON HURTADO ’12 | April 7, 2021
The annual recognition celebrates the outstanding academic achievements of our faculty members and students.

Congratulations to our 2021 Founders’ Day Winners

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | April 7, 2021
Congratulations to our faculty members and student who have been recognized for this year’s University of Central Florida’s Founders’ Day Awards. This year’s winners are examples of the best of...

Physical Therapy Alumnus Writes Children’s Books to Inspire Black Youth

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | April 6, 2021
A physical therapy alumnus is helping to inspire Black children to dream big by sharing stories of positive role models that look like them in the children’s books he writes....

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