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

Physical Therapy Faculty and Staff

Patrick Pabian

Patrick Pabian

, PT, DPT, SCS, OCS, CSCS
Program Director/Clinical Associate Professor - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Health Professions

Research Interests

post-surgical rehabilitation, Sports medicine, interdisciplinary patient care

Full-Time Faculty

Morris BeatoMorris Beato
Clinical Assistant Professor - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Department(s): Health Professions, International Committee

Credentials: P.T., D.P.T., GCS, NCS


Erin BrownErin Brown
Director of Clinical Education/ Clinical Assistant Professor- Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Department(s): Health Professions

Credentials: D.P.T., Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Central Florida, B.S., Sports and Fitness, University of Central Florida

Bio: Doctor of Physical Therapy from University of Central Florida, 2010. Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy fr...


Nicole DawsonNicole Dawson
Assistant Professor - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Department(s): Health Professions

Credentials: P.T., Ph.D., GCS


William HanneyWilliam Hanney
Assistant Professor - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Department(s): Health Professions

Credentials: B.S., M.P.T., D.P.T., Ph.D.


Carey RothschildCarey Rothschild
Associate Lecturer - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Department(s): Health Professions

Credentials: P.T., D.P.T., OCS, SCS, CSCS


Gerald SmithGerald Smith
Associate Professor - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Department(s): Health Professions

Credentials: P.T., Ph.D.


James SonneJames Sonne
Assistant Professor
Department(s): Health Professions

Credentials: Ph.D., Anatomy & Neurobiology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

Courses: PHT 6115 Gross Anatomy / Neuroscience, PHT 6118 Gross Anatomy / Neuroscience II

Matt StockMatt Stock
Assistant Professor
Department(s): Health Professions

Credentials: Ph.D.

Bio: Dr. Matt S. Stock is an Assistant Professor at the University of Central Florida where he teaches physiology and research methods courses as pa...

Courses: PHT 6156 Applied Human Physiology for Health Sciences, PHT 6606  Research Methods in Physical Therapy, PHT 6618  Research Applications in Physical Therapy

Jennifer TuckerJennifer Tucker
Associate Lecturer - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Department(s): Health Professions

Credentials: D.P.T., PCS


Courtesy Faculty

Daniel CurtisDaniel Curtis
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor
Credentials: P.T., D.P.T., MTC


Charissa DoergerCharissa Doerger
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor
Credentials: P.T., M.S., CP


Jamie DysonJamie Dyson
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor
Credentials: P.T., D.P.T.


Eric GreenoEric Greeno
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor
Credentials: P.T., D.P.T., SCS, CSCS


Phil TremblayPhil Tremblay
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor
Credentials: P.T., D.P.T., OCS, GCS


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Program Contacts

Program phone: 407-823-3470
Program email:
ptinfo@ucf.edu

Patrick S. Pabian, PT, D.P.T., SCS, OCS, CSCS
Program Director, Clinical Associate Professor
HPA I - 256

Samantha Moya, M.Ed.*
Coordinator, Academic Support Services
HPA I - 256
E-mail: samantha.moya@ucf.edu

*Contact Samantha for admissions inquiries

Samantha (Jax) Jackson, M.A.*
Coordinator, Academic Support Services
HPA I - 256
E-mail: samantha.jackson@ucf.edu

*Contact Jax for general program advising

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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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