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Meryl Alappattu, P.T., D.P.T., and Elisa Gonzalez-Rothi, D.P.T., doctoral students in the rehabilitation science degree program, received 2011 Promotion of Doctoral Studies scholarships from the Foundation for Physical Therapy.


Brittany Hensley, Au.D., a doctoral student in the department of speech, language, and hearing sciences, received Starkey Laboratories’ 2011 William F. Austin Scholarship for candidates pursuing clinical, teaching and research careers in audiology. 


Sarah Senf, a doctoral student in exercise physiology and a fellow in UF’s NIH-funded Interdisciplinary Training Program in Rehabilitation and Neuromuscular Plasticity, received the Best Contribution award at the 2011 International Conference on Muscle Wasting for her poster presentation. 


Martina Spiess, a doctoral student in the college’s rehabilitation science program, received a 2011 International Student Academic Award from UF’s International Center.

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Winter 2012

The next generation of rehab experts

The Rehabilitation Research Career Development Program supports occupational and physical therapy scholars who are training to become independent investigators and leaders in rehabilitation research.

Recovery, by the book

A new book club for people with language problems caused by stroke and other illnesses offers participants the opportunity to express themselves in a safe, fun environment.

Researchers map the global spread of drug-resistant influenza

Dr. Ira Longini is among a team of researchers who explain how seasonal H1N1 influenza became resistant to oseltamivir, otherwise known as Tamiflu, the most widely used antiviral agent for treating and preventing flu.

PHHP alumni reunion 2011

PHHP Alumni Reunion was a huge success! Guests had the opportunity to catch up with former classmates and professors and attend the Outstanding Alumni Awards ceremony.

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