News: Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Students Present Capstone Research Projects

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | April 18, 2022
Thirty-six physical therapy students from the class of 2022 cohort presented their capstone research projects during a community forum on April 9 at UCF.  Students were split into groups and...

Two PT Residents Awarded Diversity Scholarship

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | April 15, 2022
Uzair Hammad and Stephon Moise, both alumni from the DPT program who are currently completing residency programs, have been selected as the inaugural Rizing Tide Surge scholarship recipients. The Rizing...

UCF Students Team up to Provide Care at Apopka Farmworkers Clinic

Written By: MEGAN PABIAN ’06 ’13MA | April 11, 2022
Students from various health-related programs are once again teaming up to provide health screenings and resources to a population of underserved farmworkers in Apopka, Florida. By working together, students learn...

Division of Physical Therapy Connects Students and Employers at Career Fair

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | April 11, 2022
Physical therapy students met with an array of potential employers during the annual UCF DPT Career Fair on April 1.  Clinics, hospitals systems, and top companies in rehabilitation services from...

Five DPT Students Accepted into Clinical Residencies

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | April 7, 2022
Five students from the Division of Physical Therapy have been accepted into clinical residencies and will start these programs upon their graduation from the DPT program in May.   Meagan Friedman...

Student Researchers in School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy Shine at Scholar Symposium

Written By: Megan Pabian | April 5, 2022
As part of Research Week, students from the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy showcased their research in exercise physiology and rehabilitation. The research spans five academic programs, and includes...

Activity Day Gets Kids of All Abilities Engaged and Moving

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | March 31, 2022
The Division of Physical Therapy, the UCF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, and UCF Athletics joined with Providing Autism Links and Support to host Black and Gold Activity Day...

UCF Physical Therapy Educates ROTC Cadets on Injury Prevention

Written By: MEGAN PABIAN ’06 ’13MA | March 31, 2022
Clinical Assistant Professor Randi Richardson and second year DPT student Andrew Perez recently presented to a group of ROTC Army cadets to educate them on ways to reduce their risk...

Go Baby Go Hosts Interactive Field Trip for Middle School Students

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | March 25, 2022
A group of seventh-grade students from St. Mary Magdalen School in Altamonte Springs visited the UCF Go Baby Go lab in the CHPS Innovation Center on March 25. The students...

Incoming UCF Physical Therapy Student Awarded Doctoral Diversity Fellowship

Written By: Drexler James | March 24, 2022
Veoletta Dyer, an incoming physical therapy doctoral student, has been awarded the Doctoral Diversity Fellowship by UCF’s College of Graduate Studies. The fellowship is awarded to a student to increase...

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