News: Physical Therapy

Resident Chloe Artrip Shares Concussion Management Expertise

Written By: David Janosik | January 10, 2024
Current resident Dr. Chloe Artrip and residency mentor Marissa Conrad co-presented a case study and current literature on concussion management and concussion examination to current sports medicine physicians, neuropsychologists, sports...

Residency Faculty and Resident’s Research Posters Presented at FPTA State Conference

Written By: David Janosik | December 10, 2023
The research projects of residency faculty and previous residents were on full display at the Florida Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference and Assembly of Representatives last September.. New neurologic resident...

Mighty Knights Program Helps Children with Complex Communication and Motor Needs

Written By: Stella Canfield and Heather Lovett | December 8, 2023
Speech-language pathologist and Assistant Professor Julie Feuerstein and pediatric physical therapist and Clinical Associate Professor Jennifer Tucker share a passion for improving clinical care and the quality of care for children...

Knight Life @UCFCHPS Spotlights DPT Student Service to the Community

Written By: David Janosik | December 1, 2023
Doctor of Physical Therapy student Lily Rubio discovered her passion for community service through the DPT program at UCF, which encourages students to perform volunteer hours to expand their learning...

Physical Therapy Associate Professor Receives National Innovation Award

Written By: Ryan Greene | November 13, 2023
Jennifer Tucker, a clinical associate professor in the Division of Physical Therapy, has been awarded the 2023 Innovation Award by the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT). The prestigious...

Uzair Hammad Earns Neurologic Board Specialty Certification, Appointment to National Task Force

Written By: David Janosik | October 19, 2023
Uzair “Z” Hammad, PT, DPT, NCS, the University of Central Florida – Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Program’s fifth resident, recently earned the designation of American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties...

Learning with Marlie: When Play Helps Complex Disabilities

Written By: Ivanhoe Broadcast News | October 9, 2023
Playing—it’s a rite of passage for children. But not all children get to enjoy a playground, birthday party or recess. Kids born with complex disabilities like cerebral palsy or down...

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Spring 2023

Written By: Stella Canfield | October 5, 2023
Students at the College of Health Professions and Sciences benefit from faculty who conduct research into a broad number of health and wellness topics, discovering new insights and creating innovation...

Physical Therapy Assistant Professor Studies How to Repair Both the Muscle and the Brain

Written By: David Janosik | October 4, 2023
Meredith Chaput joined the Division of Physical Therapy this fall as an assistant professor and co-director of the Cognition, Neuroplasticity, & Sarcopenia (CNS) research lab in the School of Kinesiology...

UCF and Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Reaccredited

Written By: David Janosik | September 30, 2023
The American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE) has renewed the accreditation of the University of Central Florida (UCF) and Orlando Health (OH) Neurologic Residency program for...

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