News: Physical Therapy

Incoming UCF Physical Therapy Student Awarded Doctoral Diversity Fellowship

Written By: | 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...

UCF Go Baby Go Helps Central Connecticut University with Its First Car Build Event

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | March 16, 2022
Volunteers from a new Go Baby Go chapter at Central Connecticut University learned how to build cars for children with physical disabilities thanks to volunteers from the UCF chapter of...

Pabian Named As Fellow to National Academies of Practice in Physical Therapy

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | March 7, 2022
Physical therapy Professor Patrick Pabian was inducted as a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) in physical therapy. This  interprofessional organization involving healthcare practitioners and scholars is dedicated...

Residency Faculty Marla Laloo Receives Community Grant from Orlando Health

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | March 4, 2022
Marla Laloo, PT, DPT, NCS, UCF & Orlando Health’s Neurologic Residency clinical faculty and UCF DPT alumni, is part of the rehabilitation team that received a Community Rehabilitation Services Grant...

IEPRS Conference Brings Together Experts and Learners to Explore Synergies in Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | March 4, 2022
The Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science conference brought together kinesiology, physical therapy, and athletic training researchers, clinicians, and students who aspire to enter the field during the on-campus...

Go Baby Go! UCF chapter partners with elementary robotics club to help immobilized kids

Written By: Grayson Keglovic | February 26, 2022
UCF’s chapter of Go Baby Go! visited Sabal Point Elementary School on Jan. 21. The UCF community-based outreach program spent the day with Sabal Point’s Robotics Club to build a...

Physical Therapy Students Host Diversity Panel Discussion

Written By: | February 25, 2022
The Division of Physical Therapy hosted a virtual panel discussion on Feb. 23 about the importance of diversity within the field of physical therapy, in honor of Black History Month. ...

Interprofessional Faculty Earn $1.5 Million Grant To Build Healthcare Provider Resiliency

Written By: WENDY SARUBBI | February 15, 2022
As COVID-19 challenges the resilience of healthcare providers worldwide, an interprofessional team of UCF health faculty recently received a $1.5 million federal grant to help improve that resiliency. Support for...

UCF DPT Grads Achieve 100% First-Attempt Pass Rate on National Exam for 3 Years In a Row

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | February 14, 2022
For the third year in a row, UCF physical therapy graduates have achieved a 100%  pass rate on their first attempt on the National Physical Therapy Examination. That makes UCF...

Residency Faculty Conrad, Beato, Neely Receive National and State Awards

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | February 7, 2022
Multiple faculty members of the UCF & Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Program were recognized by their respective academies at this year’s American Physical Therapy Association Combined Section’s Meeting held in...

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