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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 - (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

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

News

2017

  • Schellhase and Saleh Assume New COHPA Leadership Positions

    May 16, 2017

    Kristen Schellhase, interim chair of the Department of Health Professions, has been appointed a COHPA Dean’s Fellow for the 2017-18 academic year. Suha Saleh, program director for the department’s Health Sciences Program, will serve as interim chair of the department for the coming academic year.

  • AT Students Work at NFL Pro Bowl

    February 8, 2017

    UCF Athletic training students get to work with the pros during NFL Pro Bowl Week at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort.

  • UCF Host First Go Baby Go! Global Summit

    February 6, 2017

    Physical therapists from as far away as Israel gathered Jan. 20-21 at the College of Health and Public Affairs for the first global summit of the mobility project known as Go Baby Go!

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.
— Jennifer Tucker,  Physical Therapy Instructor
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