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Dr. David Fuller is Awarded a Neuroimaging Pilot Grant

https://rehabsci.phhp.ufl.edu/2014/03/03/dr-david-fuller-is-awarded-a-neuroimaging-pilot-grant/

RSD Program Director, Dr. David Fuller, has received a 2014 Neuroimaging Pilot Grant for a project titled “High Angular Resolution Imaging of Cervical Respiratory Pathway following Spinal Cord”. This collaborative work includes faculty from UF’s College of Medicine and College of Engineering. The project combines expertise in SCI modeling and respiratory neurophysiology (D.D. Fuller, Dept. of Physical Therapy,), MRI...

Rebecca Piazza, OTR/L awarded Fieldwork Educator of the Year

Rebecca Piazza, OTR/L was awarded the University of Florida, Department of Occupational Therapy Fieldwork Educator of the Year. Becky was nominated for her dedication to the education of our fieldwork students and her excellent contributions to the Masters in Occupational Therapy program. Becky is the Clinical Coordinator at UF Health Shands Rehabilitation Center in Gainesville,...

Three RSD Alumni Win APTA Awards

https://rehabsci.phhp.ufl.edu/2014/02/13/three-rsd-alumni-win-apta-awards/

Dr. Joel Bialosky and Dr. Mark Bishop were honored recently by the American Physical Therapy Association’s Orthopaedic Section by winning the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy Excellence in Research Award. Dr. Claudia Senesac was honored by the  American Physical Therapy Association’s Pediatrics Section by winning the APTA Outstanding Pediatric Clinician Award. Well done!

Alumni Spotlight – Mark Bishop, PT, PhD

https://rehabsci.phhp.ufl.edu/2014/02/13/alumni-spotlight-mark-bishop-pt-phd/

Tell us a little about your experience in the RSD program. I entered the RSD program in Fall 1999 after completing a Masters in health Science. We took the majority of classes in the evening. My dissertation was focused on motor control and the biomechanics of walking especially in people with Parkinson’s disease. What types...

RSD Students Present at APTA’s Combined Sections Meeting in Las Vegas

https://rehabsci.phhp.ufl.edu/2014/02/04/rsd-students-present-at-aptas-combined-sections-meeting-in-las-vegas/

Tuesday, February 4th EDUCATION SESSION: Geriatrics Section: 8:00AM – 10:00AM Corey B. Simon Title: Pathological Versus Psychological Influence on Post-Operative Shoulder Recovery: Comparison of Age Groups Speakers: C. Simon, R. Coronado, C. Valencia, S. George   POSTER PRESENTATION: Sports Physical Therapy Section: 1:00PM – 3:00PM.  Chao-Jung Hsieh Title: Quadriceps Strength Recovery after Meniscectomy is Not...

MOT students present research on driving safety

Kiah Brown, Stephanie Hernandez, and Megan Shanahan became part of the Institute for Mobility, Activity and Participation (I-MAP) as part of the Health Science Honors Program at the University of Florida, where they each completed an honors thesis. All three students are in the Masters of Occupational Therapy program at the University of Florida and...

RSD student co-author on prize winning paper

https://rehabsci.phhp.ufl.edu/2014/01/28/rsd-student-co-author-on-prize-winning-paper/

RSD student, Roy Coronado, is a co-author on a paper winning the Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy’s John Medeiros Distinguished Author Award for 2013. The paper is titled The relative effectiveness of segment specific level and non-specific level spinal joint mobilization on pain and range of motion: results of a systematic review and meta-analysis....

Student Travel Awards

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Please complete the E-Conference Award Application and return to Laura Quintana. Description Up to eight $250 awards annually to RSD students who are attending meetings where they are presenting data. Eligibility criteria 1. The student must have filled out the online student monitoring plan. 2. The student must be presenting data (oral presentation or poster presentation)...

RSD graduates two new PhD’s this fall

https://rehabsci.phhp.ufl.edu/2013/12/17/rsd-graduates-two-new-phds-this-fall/

The RSD program graduated two new Ph.D. students in December 2013. Leslie Barnes, mentored by Dr. Marybeth Horodyski – Dissertation Title “Running Kinematics of the Thoracolumbar Spine across the Age Spectrum”  Shilpa Patil Sharma, mentored by Dr. Carolynn Patten – Dissertation Title “Distinct Pattern of Walking Recovery following Therapeutic Interventions Post-Stroke: Responders Vs. Non-Responders”   Congratulations and best...

Brandon Roberts

https://rehabsci.phhp.ufl.edu/about-2/alumni/2015-2016/brandon-roberts/

Brandon Roberts, Ph.D. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Judge Track: Movement Science Dissertation: “The Role of FoxO1 during Cancer Cachexia” Degree Awarded: August 2016 Publications while a student: Roberts, B M, G S Frye, B Ahn, L F Ferreira, and A R Judge. “Cancer Cachexia Decreases Specific Force and Accelerates Fatigue in Limb Muscle.” Biochemical and Biophysical...