Interview of Karlyn Dauplaise, physical therapist, Florida Hospital, and physical therapy alumna, University of Central Florida (UCF)
100% - (ATHLETIC TRAINING) First-time pass rate on the certification exam by 2016 graduates
2nd - (HEALTH SCIENCES) 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
Department of Health Professions
College of Health and Public Affairs
University of Central Florida
4364 Scorpius Street Orlando, FL 32816-2205
The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
(CAATE) has granted 10 years of continuing
accreditation to the Atheltic Training
Program at UCF. "The CAATE appreciates the work and
dedication required to obtain accreditation for your Athletic
Training Program and the significant achievement it represents,"
CAATE president Mark Merrick wrote to Athletic Training Program
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program hosted another successful
Let's Ignite! activity day on April 1 at Memory Mall. The
annual event offers children with disabilities an opportunity
to participate in activities that accommodate their needs. DPT
students provide support and add to the fun. Enjoy a video of the
event @ www.youtube.com/watch?v=IImax7Vujuc.
Farran Wins Regional Advising Honor
Jennifer Farran on her receipt of the 2017 Region
4 Excellence in Advising -
New Advisor Certificate of Merit from NACADA, The Global
Community for Academic Advising. Farran is coordinator of academic
advising services for the Health Sciences Pre-Clinical Program. The
certificate recognizes outstanding academic advising of students by
individuals who have served as an advisor for three or fewer
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 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.