Physical Therapist

Interview of Karlyn Dauplaise, physical therapist, Florida Hospital, and physical therapy alumna, University of Central Florida (UCF)
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Quick Facts

  • 100% - (ATHLETIC TRAINING) First-time pass rate on the certification exam by 2016 graduates
  • 2nd - (PRE-CLINICAL) Ranking among the 15 most popular majors at UCF in 2016-17
  • 12 - (PHYSICAL THERAPY) Ranking among "100 Best Jobs" by U.S. News & World Report

Mailing Address

Department of Health Professions
College of Health and Public Affairs
University of Central Florida

4364 Scorpius Street
Orlando, FL 32816-2205

Phone: 407-823-2214
Fax: 407-823-2596

Athletic Training Faculty

Kristen Schellhase

Kristen Couper Schellhase

, Ed.D., LAT, ATC, CSCS
Program Director - Athletic Training Program, Interim Chair - Department of Health Professions, Associate Lecturer - Athletic Training Program
Health Professions

Research Interests

therapeutic modalities (application or knowledge base), education (health or allied health), athletic training administration and policy, athletic trainer knowledge and attitudes regarding heat illness prevention and treatment

Full-Time Faculty

Jennifer PlantJennifer Plant
Clinical Coordinator/Instructor - Athletic Training Program
Department(s): Health Professions

Credentials: M.S.


Carlos GualCarlos Gual
Instructor - Athletic Training Program
Department(s): Health Professions

Credentials: M.S., ATC, LAT


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Program Contact

Contact the program office for general program information and questions.

Office: HPA II - 119
Phone: 407-823-2747
Fax: 407-823-2596
E-mail: atinfo@ucf.edu

 

 



Our new student organization, the Health Awareness Prevention Society, focuses on promoting a healthy lifestyle by increasing awareness of healthy living through education and prevention.
— Suha Saleh,  Assistant Professor, Health Sciences Pre-Clinical Director
It was great to see Jennifer [Plant] honored with the statewide Athletic Trainer of the Year Award. She is an exceptional teacher, a professional leader and an amazing colleague.
— Kristen Schellhase,  Interim Chair, Athletic Training Director
The event [for children with disabilities] was a huge success. We had about 30 children, and the students did a phenomenal job. I'm already receiving inquiries about next year's event.
— Jennifer Tucker,  Physical Therapy Instructor
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