News: Physical Therapy

Three Faculty Members Receive Research Incentive Award

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | April 14, 2021
Congratulations to the three CHPS faculty members who received the 2021 UCF Research Incentive Award. This year’s winners from the College of Health Professions and Sciences are: Jacqueline Towson, from...

Neurologic PT Residents and Faculty Presents at Florida Physical Therapy Conference

Written By: Morris Beato | April 11, 2021
Faculty from the UCF and Orlando Health neurologic residency, as well as current and previous residents, presented on the topic of neuropathy at the Florida Physical Therapy Association’s Annual Conference...

2021 Founders’ Day Honorees

Written By: ALLISON HURTADO ’12 | April 7, 2021
The annual recognition celebrates the outstanding academic achievements of our faculty members and students.

Congratulations to our 2021 Founders’ Day Winners

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | April 7, 2021
Congratulations to our faculty members and student who have been recognized for this year’s University of Central Florida’s Founders’ Day Awards. This year’s winners are examples of the best of...

Physical Therapy Alumnus Writes Children’s Books to Inspire Black Youth

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | April 6, 2021
A physical therapy alumnus is helping to inspire Black children to dream big by sharing stories of positive role models that look like them in the children’s books he writes....

Physical Therapy Students Participate in 2021 Central Florida Walk to Defeat ALS

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | March 29, 2021
Eight students from the Division of Physical Therapy volunteered their time and efforts by participating in the 2021 Central Florida Walk to Defeat ALS in early March. Megan Cundiff, Rebecca...

UCF’s Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science hosts inaugural conference

Written By: NSM Today | March 29, 2021
The UCF Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science hosted its inaugural conference on Zoom on Friday. The conference included eight speakers, one of them being leading researcher at NASA,...

Resources and Support for the Asian Pacific American Community at UCF

Written By: NICOLE DUDENHOEFER ’17 | March 23, 2021
A list of the departments, organizations, resources, and services available to support Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander students, faculty, and staff.

Movement Matters: Go Baby Go! and St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital are Partnering to Provide Low-Cost Mobility Solutions for Children with Disabilities

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | March 19, 2021
Nearly six years ago, Ava Brown drove her first UCF Go Baby Go! car, and she is still racking up miles. These days, however, she is walking — something her...

UCF & OH Neuro PT Resident Present at Inaugural FPTA Neurology Continuing Education Series

Written By: Morris Beato | March 18, 2021
Ashley Gadelha, the current resident of the UCF and Orlando Health neurologic residency program, along with residency director Morris “Rick” Beato, presented at the inaugural Florida Physical Therapy Association Neurology...

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