News: Physical Therapy

Pabian Elected to Board of Directors for American Council of Academic Physical Therapy

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | May 19, 2022
Patrick Pabian, professor and director for the Division of Physical Therapy, has been elected to the board of directors for the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy. The term for...

DPT Class of 2022 Celebrates Achievements During Hooding Ceremony

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | May 12, 2022
On May 6, the Division of Physical Therapy class of 2022 celebrated their perseverance and commitment to the program and profession at a hooding event. Students received their graduation “hoods”...

What are easy, at-home ways to keep an aging spine in better shape?

Written By: William Hanney | May 2, 2022
My mother always told me not to slouch as a kid, and I can’t help but notice that her posture weakens as she gets older and spends more time at...

Residency Graduate Olivia Berry Publishes in Acute Care Journal

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | April 20, 2022
Olivia Berry, PT, DPT, NCS, UCF & Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Program’s third resident, recently published in the Journal of Acute Care Physical Therapy. Her residency research capstone titled, “Two...

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...

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