News: Physical Therapy

Student Awarded Research Grants

Written By: Matt Stock | January 10, 2017
David Phan was awarded funding from both the UCF Office of Undergraduate Research and Learning Institute for Elders (LIFE) group at UCF. His project will examine differences in muscle fatigue...

Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy Recognizes UCF DPT Faculty Member

Written By: Karen Guin | December 6, 2016
Morris “Rick” Beato, assistant clinical professor with the UCF Physical Therapy Program, received the Outstanding Service Award from the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) during the organization’s...

Children Who Can’t Walk Race Mini-Cars at UCF Event

Written By: UCF Today | September 12, 2016
Ten children got the gift of mobility on Friday at the University of Central Florida, when they rode away with their very own motorized child-sized car. GoBabyGo is a national...

UCF Go Baby Go! Holds Another Successful Car-Build Workshop

Written By: Karen Guin | September 12, 2016
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program’s UCF Go Baby Go! program, located in the Department of Health Professions, held another successful car-build workshop Sept. 9 at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center. Learn more about this exciting...

Pabian Represents UCF at International Conference

Written By: Karen Guin | August 29, 2016
Patrick Pabian,  D.P.T., program director for the UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy Program represented UCF and the physical therapy program as the opening guest speaker for the IX International Congress...

Physical Therapy Holds Class of 2017 White Coat Ceremony

Written By: Karen Guin | August 10, 2016
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program held its Class of 2017 White Coat Ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 8, in the Student Union’s Pegasus Ballroom. The ceremony marks the transition of D.P.T. students from...

Physical Therapy Partners with UCP of Central Florida

Written By: Karen Guin | August 7, 2016
The Doctor of Physical Therapy program is excited to announce a new partnership with the United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Central Florida. The UCF-UCP of Central Florida Pediatric Physical Therapy Initiative will capitalize on...

Students Care for Local Farmworkers at Free Clinics

Written By: Karen Guin | August 3, 2016
UCF physical therapy and social work students and faculty members were among the 60-some volunteers who offered two free health clinics last week for Apopka-area farmworkers and their families. They joined teams of UCF medical and...

UCF Go Baby Go! Receives President’s Award from National Down Syndrome Congress

Written By: Karen Guin | July 26, 2016
Jennifer Tucker spent much of her time at last week’s National Down Syndrome Congress Annual Convention in Orlando showcasing and leading efforts to enhance mobility in children with disabilities. But...

Rothschild Wins Faculty Excellence in Mentoring Award

Written By: Karen Guin | April 4, 2016
Carey Rothschild, a lecturer in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, received the Faculty Excellence in Mentoring Doctoral Students Award in the “Social Sciences, Humanities, Education, Business, Fine Arts and Health...

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