News: Physical Therapy

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...

Residency Faculty Awarded Craig Nielsen Foundation Grant for Spinal Cord Injury Program

Written By: David Janosik | August 19, 2023
The Orlando Health Advanced Rehabilitation Institute neurologic residency faculty team was awarded a grant from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation. The goal of the proposed project is to provide a...

Resident Logan Brown Completes Preparing Tomorrow’s Faculty Program from UCF Faculty Center

Written By: UCF & OH Residency | August 19, 2023
UCF and Orlando Health neurologic resident and UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program teaching assistant, Logan Brown, PT, DPT received a graduate teaching assistant certificate from UCF’s Karen L....

Four CHPS Alumni Honored Among UCF’s 30 Under 30

Written By: CHPS Staff and UCF Alumni Staff | June 8, 2023
Four alumni from the College of Health Professions and Sciences have been recognized as 30 Under 30 Alumni Award recipients. Included in the Class of 2023 are: Atiyah Appline ’20, ‘22MPA, Emily...

Communication Disorders Clinic and Physical Therapy Program Team Up to Offer Enhanced Services

Written By: Heather Lovett | June 1, 2023
The College of Health Professions and Sciences’ Rehabilitation and Wellness Services is integrating clinical care services and will now offer outpatient physical therapy at the Communication Disorders Clinic. The expansion...

Orlando Health Funds Chair Yoga Therapy Program for People with Aphasia

Written By: CHPS Staff | May 12, 2023
The Aphasia House at the University of Central Florida was awarded a grant through the Orlando Health Community Grant program for more than $21,000 to aid people that have acquired...

UCF Resident, Faculty, and DPT Students Present at FPTA Neurology SIG University Series

Written By: UCF and OH Neurologic Residency | May 10, 2023
UCF and Orlando Health Neurologic Residency faculty members Jacqueline Flores Otero and Rick Beato, neurologic resident Sarah Kollas, and UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy students virtually presented the latest evidence-based...

Graduation Spotlight: Mariah Bush, Physical Therapy

Written By: Heather Lovett | May 8, 2023
Meet Mariah Bush. This member of the Class of 2023 graduates from the Doctor of Physical Therapy program which is designed to prepare entry-level therapists to practice in a variety...

Beato Appointed to National Residency Task Forces, Chairs Neurologic Board Specialty

Written By: UCF and OH Neurologic Residency | May 5, 2023
UCF and Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Director Morris “Rick” Beato, PT, DPT, GCS, NCS was appointed to several task forces involving the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) residency and board...

Resident Kollas Receives Graduate Teaching Certificate from UCF Faculty Center

Written By: UCF and OH Neurologic Residency | April 15, 2023
UCF and Orlando Health Neurologic Resident and UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Teaching Assistant, Sarah Kollas, PT, DPT received a graduate associate teaching certificate from UCF’s Karen L. Smith...

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