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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

Health Sciences Internship

Health Sciences Pre-Clinical Internship Course Beginning Summer 2017!!!

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR SUMMER 2017 SEMESTER HAS CLOSED.

APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2017 WILL OPEN ON MAY 1, 2017.


This course will be for 3 credit hours, enrollment will be by application only with guidelines and prerequisites that must be met.  The internship experience will have one of the following three focuses:

Clinical Shadowing, Research, and/or Community Outreach  

The following prerequisites must be met:

Overall GPA of 3.5 or higher
Minimum Junior standing (60 credit hours completed) by the end of Spring 2017
Completion of Pathophysiology I (HSC 4555) and/or Pathophysiology II (HSC 4558) by Spring 2017
If internship focus is Research, completion of Applied Health Research Methodology (HSC 4730) or Health Sciences Research Methods (HSA 4702)

If interested please apply online at:  Health Sciences Pre-Clinical Internship Application

 

If you have any questions or issues please contact Toshiro Myles, HSPC Internship Coordinator at Toshiro.myles@ucf.edu or (407) 823-4096

 

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Program Contacts

Suha Saleh, Ph.D., MT,
Program Director

HPA I - 268
E-mail: suha.saleh@ucf.edu
Phone: 407-823-6761

Advising Office
HPA I - 124
E-mail: pcinfo@ucf.edu
Phone: 407-823-0946

Jennifer Farran, MS
Coordinator, Academic Advising Services

Phone: 407-823-0946
HPA I - 124

Roblene Vallesteros, MS, MPA
Coordinator, Academic Advising Services

Phone: 407-823-0946
HPA I - 124

Alexandra Barraza-Oliphant
Program Assistant

Phone: 407-823-0946
HPA I - 124

Toshiro I. Myles, MA, MBA
Internship Coordinator

E-mail: toshiro.myles@ucf.edu
Phone: 407-823-4096
HPA I - 244



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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