News: Physical Therapy

DPT Faculty, Students, and Alumni to Present at APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | January 20, 2022
Students, alumni, and faculty members will represent the Division of Physical Therapy at the annual American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, which will be held February 2 – 5...

Rothschild Elected as Member of Pain Special Interest Group with AOPT

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | January 7, 2022
Congratulations to Division of Physical Therapy assistant professor Carey Rothschild, who was recently elected to serve as the Nominating Committee member of the Pain Special Interest Group in the Academy...

Farran Earns Certification to Further Enhance Advising Services for Kinesiology Students

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | December 2, 2021
Jennifer Farran, EdD Jennifer Farran, an academic advisor for the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy, is the first CHPS’ staff member to  complete all three levels of the Student...

Staff Spotlight – Liana Perez-Hernandez 

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | November 17, 2021
When patients enter the UCF Physical Therapy Clinic, Liana Perez-Hernandez is the first smiling face they see. As the medical secretary for the public-facing clinic, she makes sure things run smoothly and patients have a great experience.  ...

Nemours Physical Therapists Team Up with UCF Go Baby Go on Car Build

Written By: Megan Pabian | November 9, 2021
On Sunday, five physical therapists from Nemours Children’s Health teamed up with UCF Go Baby Go to build two adaptive toy cars for children with mobility impairments. The cars will...

New Ph.D. in Kinesiology Approved by the BOG

Written By: MEGAN PABIAN ’06 ’13MA | November 5, 2021
A new Ph.D. in Kinesiology was approved by the Florida Board of Governors Nov. 4, making it the first Ph.D. program in the College of Health Professions and Sciences. The...

Beato Reflects on Establishment of PT Board Specialties

Written By: MEGAN PABIAN ’06 ’13MA | November 1, 2021
UCF DPT faculty member Morris “Rick” Beato reflects on “the explosion of knowledge” that resulted from the establishment of clinical specialties in PT, and the work still ahead. You can...

Behind the Masks: Stories from Alumni and Students on the COVID Frontline

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 1, 2021
Every year, thousands of UCF grads walk off a stage with bulbs flashing and brimming with excitement as they begin the next chapter of their lives.   Thanks to the global...

New AT Scholarship Honors Program’s Co-Founder, Celebrates His Love for Family, Students and Profession

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 27, 2021
A new memorial scholarship in UCF Athletic Training honors David Cassidy, one of the co-founders of the athletic training program and a long-time supporter of the program and its students....

Uzair Hammad Presents at South Seminole Rehabilitation Educational Symposium

Written By: | October 22, 2021
On October 22, 2021, Uzair Hammad, the current resident of the University of Central Florida – Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Program co-presented with the residency director, Rick Beato, on the...

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