Faculty and Staff

Carey Rothschild PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, CSCS is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Central Florida. She received her Bachelor of Health Science degree from the University of Florida in 1999. She went on to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2005 from Boston University. Rothschild is a dual board-certified clinical specialist in both Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. Rothschild has recently applied for her Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy. She currently serves on the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties Sports Specialty Council. Her research related to running and the female athlete has been published in the Strength and Conditioning Journal, the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, Sports Health, and the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy. In 2019, Rothschild received the award for Excellence in Academic Teaching from the Florida Physical Therapy Association.

  • BS, Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy, University of Florida
  • PT, Licensed Physical Therapist, University of Florida
  • DPT, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Boston University
  • SCS, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
  • OCS, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
  • CSCS, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association
Areas of Specialty
  • Conditions of the female athlete
  • Management of running-related injury
  • Pain science and education
Research Lab Affiliations
Research Grants
Physical Therapy

Interprofessional Pain Curriculum with Emerging Technologies across the UCF Academic Health Science Center

  • PI: Carey Rothschild
  • Amount: $26,000 | Timeframe: 11/01/2021 - 07/30/2022
    Funding Type: Internal
    Funding Agency: Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation

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