Biweekly Rehabilitation Science Seminars are designed to foster interdisciplinary discussions and collaborations. The lecture series includes both local and external experts in rehabilitation-related research, with a primary emphasis on neuromuscular plasticity. This forum provides the students an opportunity to get familiar with research activities at the University of Florida and Rehabilitation Centers and Institutes across the country. Following the presentations, students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty are given an opportunity to meet with the speakers and discuss research ideas and projects.
Fall Rehabilitation Science Seminars will meet every other Wednesday from noon – 1 p.m. in person in the Communicore Building, Room C1-17 (the first Seminar on 9/13/2023 will be in the McKnight Brain Institute DeWeese Auditorium). Virtual options are available also. Please see the registration links below.
Fall 2023 Seminar Schedule
|9/13/2023||Register||Recording||Tracy Centanni, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Florida||Non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation for improving the acquisition of language and reading||––||––|
|9/27/2023||Register||Recording||Dustin Grooms, PT, PhD, Professor, Ohio University||Unraveling the Nervous System Role in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury and Rehabilitation||––||––|
|10/11/2023||Register||Recording||Trevor Lentz, Assistant Professor, Duke University||Mental Health Screening and Management in Rehabilitation: Opportunities, Challenges, and Misconceptions||––||––|
|10/25/2023||Register||Recording||Evangelos Christou, PhD, Professor, University of Florida||Voice Control, Mobility, and Cognition: Connecting the Dots through DBS Research in Essential Tremor||––||––|
|11/8/2023||Register||Recording||Adam Woods, PhD, Associate Dean, University of Florida||Leveraging Neuroimaging and Artificial Intelligence to Precision Dose Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Interventions||––||––|
|11/29/2023||Register||Recording||Sherrilene Classen, PhD, Professor and Chair, University of Florida||Barriers and Facilitators of People with and without Disabilities in Accepting Autonomous Shuttle Services||––||––|
Spring 2023 Seminar Schedule
|1/25/2023||Register||Recording||Matthew Masapollo, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Florida||Synergies and Coordinative Principles in Speech Motor Control|
|2/8/2023||Register||Recording||Emily Plowman, PhD, CCC-SLP, Professor, Program Director, University of Florida||The Future of Value-Based Healthcare Models in Dysphagia|
|2/22/2023||Register||Recording||Consuelo Kreider, PhD, OTR/L, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Florida||Unlocking the Power of Discussions & Narratives: Qualitative Insights into LD/ADHD Experiences, Supports, and Needed Interventions|
|3/8/2023||Register||Recording||Krista Vandenborne, PT, PhD, Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida||MR Imaging Biomarkers in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy|
|3/22/2023||Register||Recording||Andrea Behrman, PhD, PT, FAPTA, Professor, University of Louisville||An unexpected journey: Things I never thought that I would do as a physical therapist and scientist|
|4/12/2023||Register||Recording||Russ Hepple, PhD, Professor, University of Florida||Skeletal Muscle and Systemic Determinants of Physical Function in Advanced Age|
Fall 2022 Seminar Schedule
|8/31/2022||Register||Recording||Jim Weese, PhD, Professor, Western University, Canada (Virtual)||Leadership Insights: The 5C Leader Concept|
|9/14/2022||Register||Recording||David Fuller, PhD, Professor, Program Director, University of Florida||Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Spinal Cord Injury|
|9/28/2022||CANCELED||Emily Plowman, PhD, Professor, Program Director, University of Florida||***Due to Hurricane Ian, this seminar has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date.|
|10/12/2022||Register||Shahab Vahdat, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Florida||Neuropathology of Post-stroke Spasticity: Current Models and Limitations|
|10/26/2022||Register||Recording||Chris Gregory, PT, PhD, Associate Professor, Medical University of South Carolina||Skeletal Muscle Form and Function|
|11/9/2022||Register||Recording||Milap Sandhu, PT, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Northwestern Medicine||Intermittent Hypoxia-Induced Plasticity and Motor Behaviors|
|11/30/2022||Register||Recording||Gordon S. Mitchell, PhD, Professor, Director, BREATHE Center, University of Florida||In the “Translational Flywheel:” Therapeutic Acute Intermittent Hypoxia and Spinal Cord Injury|
Spring 2022 Seminar Schedule
|1/12/2022||Register||Recording||Karen W. Hegland, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Florida||Longitudinal Investigation of Upper Airway Functions in Parkinson’s Disease|
|1/26/2022||Register||Antje Mefferd, PhD CC-SLP, Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center||Neurological Diseases and Their Impact on Speech Motor Behavior|
|2/9/2022||Register||Recording||Roxanna Bendixen, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Associate Professor University of Pittsburgh||Sleep & Circadian Rhythm Dysfunction in Boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy – Observation to Intervention to Implementation|
|2/23/2022||Register||Recording||Heather K. Vincent, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Florida||Breaking The Mold: Running-Related Mechanics and Therapy Considerations for “Nontraditional” Runners|
|3/23/2022||Register||Recording||Josh Yarrow, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Florida||Musculoskeletal Recovery After Spinal Cord Injury|
|4/13/2022||Register||Recording||Hongwu Wang, PhD, Assistant Professor and Director, Technology for Occupational Performance (TOP) Lab||Wearable Focal Vibration on Pain, Gait, Balance, Mobility, and Sensation in Patients with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Are CEUs submitted automatically or do I need to submit a certificate?
If you practice in Florida and attended the seminar, we will submit your license to CE Broker for you to receive credit.
If you are a PT/PTA who practices out-of-state, Mike Ryan Simonovich at email@example.com will send you a digital certificate for you to submit to your State board. If you are an OT/OTA who practices out-of-state you will receive a digital certificate from OTContinuingEd@phhp.ufl.edu .
CEUs and certificates can only be provided to those attending in-person or the live webinar. Credit cannot be provided to those watching seminar recordings.
Do I need to submit a survey or post-seminar assessment to receive CEU credit?
You do not need to complete any post-seminar assessment to receive credit.
How long should it take for me to see my credit in CE Broker?
Please allow 1-2 weeks before inquiring about CEU credit. On weeks when there is a holiday, please allow up to 3 weeks for us to submit licenses into CE Broker.
Who should I contact if I have any questions regarding CEU credit?
If you are a PT/PTA and have any questions, please reach out to Mike Ryan Simonovich at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are an OT/OTA and you have any questions, please reach out to OTContinuingEd@phhp.ufl.edu.