News: Physical Therapy

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...

Residency Faculty Presents with National Parkinson Task Force Members

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | February 5, 2022
UCF & Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Coordinator Nicole Dawson PT, PhD, GCS, and Residency Director Morris “Rick” Beato, PT, DPT, GCS, NCS, presented with members of the national Parkinson task...

4 Physical Therapy Faculty Recognized at APTA Conference

Written By: | February 5, 2022
Congratulations to our faculty members from the Division of Physical Therapy who received awards at this year’s American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting in San Antonio, TX. Morris...

Neurologic PT Resident and Residency Faculty Screen Orlando Women’s Soccer Team

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | January 30, 2022
UCF & Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Program’s current resident Uzair Hammad, under the direction of board-certified neurologic clinical specialists and concussion expert residency faculty Marissa Conrad and Marla Laloo, participated...

Child in Belgium Receives Go Baby Go Car

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | January 28, 2022
Thanks to a collaboration between UCF Go Baby Go! and a university in Belgium,  “Baby Pia” now has the chance to play with her friends.   Baby Pia became well known...

UCF Go Baby Go Builds Car with Sabal Point Elementary

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | January 25, 2022
UCF Go Baby Go joined with students and volunteers at Sabal Point Elementary School on Jan. 21, 2022  to build a car for a child in need in the community....

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Fall 2021

Written By: | January 25, 2022
Our faculty pursue big ideas and share what they learn by publishing their research to advance scientific discovery. As part of an institution designated as “very high” research activity by...

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