News: Physical Therapy

UCF DPT National Licensure Exam Performance Continues to Surpass State and National Averages

Written By: Megan Pabian | January 25, 2021
The recently released licensure exam  from the UCF DPT Class of 2020 place the cohort’s first-attempt pass rates and mean scores above both the state and national averages.  Based on...

Residency Faculty Receive Multiple Spinal Cord Injury Grants

Written By: Morris Beato | January 15, 2021
Erin Jones, UCF and Orlando Health’s neurologic residency coordinator and UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy program alumni and clinical faculty, is part of two rehabilitation teams at Orlando Health that...

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Fall 2020

Written By: CHPS Communications | January 14, 2021
Our faculty pursue big ideas and share what they learn by publishing their research to advance the profession. As part of an institution designated as “very high” research activity by...

Residency Faculty Davidson, Cezat and Voigtmann Receive National and State Awards

Written By: Audrey Ramos | January 14, 2021
The residency faculty of UCF and Orlando Health Neurologic Residency received multiple awards at the state and national level this award season. Kristen Cezat, PT, DPT, NCS was recognized by...

Second Resident Dr. Rohan Successfully Passes Neurologic Board Certification

Written By: Audrey Ramos | January 12, 2021
The University of Central Florida and Orlando Health’s neurologic residency program’s second resident, Brittany Rohan, PT, DPT, NCS, successfully passed the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABOTS) Neurologic Clinical...

Third Resident Dr. Berry Receives Multiple Awards From Neurology Academy and Orlando Health

Written By: Audrey Ramos | January 12, 2021
The University of Central Florida and Orlando Health’s neurologic residency program’s third resident, Olivia Berry, PT, DPT has been selected to be a recipient of this year’s Academy of Neurologic...

Director Appointed to UCF Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science

Written By: Megan Pabian | January 7, 2021
Matt S. Stock, an associate professor of physical therapy, has been named as the director of the UCF Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science. The institute is the research...

Neely Appointed To Exam Development Committee for National Physical Therapy Exam

Written By: Morris Beato | January 1, 2021
Laurie Neely, assistant professor of physical therapy, is appointed to the Exam Development Committee for the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) for Physical Therapists by the Federation of State Boards...

Orlando Health, UCF Partner to Provide Specialized Toy Cars for Kids with Limited Mobility

Written By: Charles Frazier, WFTV.com | December 14, 2020
A team of therapists from the Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, along with a group from UCF’s Department of Physical Therapy, built specialized, ride-in toy cars for four...

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...

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