News: Physical Therapy

Health Sciences Graduate Continues Family Legacy in Healthcare

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 23, 2020
Growing up, Breon Clark always knew he wanted to go into the healthcare field. His mother and some of his aunts are nurses. Clark also played sports in high school...

UCF Go Baby Go! Builds New Partnership with St. Joseph Children’s Hospital

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 13, 2020
UCF Go Baby Go! builds more than innovative motorized cars that increase mobility in children, it also builds community by bringing children of all mobility levels together. Through a new...

CSD Grad Students and DPT Students Team Up To Expand Learning in Anatomy Lab

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 9, 2020
Graduate students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program teamed up with doctoral students in the Physical Therapy program to learn together in a joint, hands-on lesson about oropharyngeal, laryngeal,...

Graduate Kinesiology Student Gets Strength from Law Scholarship

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 5, 2020
Maxine Furtado is the first recipient of the Jeffrey D. Law Memorial Scholarship for students in the kinesiology M.S. program. Recently, she was able to meet the donors of the...

New Course Teaches Physical Therapy Students the Science of Pain

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | October 20, 2020
To better address the growing opioid epidemic and evidence of the important role that physical therapists play in caring for patients with pain, UCF’s physical therapy program developed a new...

UCF’s Doctoral Program in Exercise Physiology Ranks No. 1 in Florida

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 30, 2020
The UCF School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy recently earned the No. 1 ranking in Florida and ninth in the nation for its doctoral program in kinesiology by the National...

UCF Division of Physical Therapy Opens Clinic for UCF, Central Florida Community

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | September 8, 2020
This fall semester, the Division of Physical Therapy opened a physical therapy clinic to serve the UCF and greater Orlando communities. The clinic is located inside the Health Center on...

UCF Professors Adjusting to New Class Sizes, Protocols

Written By: WFTV | August 25, 2020
The first week of the fall semester at UCF is looking very different for both students and professors because of the coronavirus. UCF professor Amanda Groff, who teaches anthropology, says...

New Faculty Members Join CHPS

Written By: | August 24, 2020
We are so happy to welcome our new faculty to the College of Health Professions and Sciences for 2020-21! Nine faculty have joined their colleagues in the School of Communication...

UCF and Orlando Health Residency Program Offers DPTs Advanced Neurologic Training

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 20, 2020
Olivia Berry is the latest physical therapist to complete a neurologic residency offered by a partnership between UCF and Orlando Health. The UCF & Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Program offers post-graduate training in...

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