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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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  • 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

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College of Health and Public Affairs
University of Central Florida

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Orlando, FL 32816-2205

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

Knights on the Go Cafe Featured in AmeriDisability

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

AmeriDisability Cover ImageThe College of Health and Public Affairs' Knights on the Go Café is the subject of a feature article in the latest issue of AmeriDisability magazine.

Author Nancy DeVault wrote about the café -- an innovative food and beverage kiosk in the atrium of Health and Public Affairs I building that offers an immersive, rehabilitative experience for survivors of a traumatic brain injury -- for the January/February 2017 issue.

Devault interviewed café co-founder and physical therapy Lecturer Jennifer Tucker to learn about the café's development and its user and student beneficiaries, as well as Tucker's hopes for future.

Read the article at Therapy Café Serves Up Life-Changing Experience, AmeriDisability Jan/Feb 2017 or click on the image below.

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AmeriDisability Article - Cafe

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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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