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    CI Instructor of the Year

    June 15, 2017

    Brooks IHL Clinical Student Internship Program Clinical Instructor of the Year! 

    Tava Buck, PT, DPT, OCS
    Brooks IHL/UNF Orthopaedic Residency Graduate 
    Brooks IHL/UNF OMPT Fellow-in-Training

    Nominated by numerous of her clinical student interns, Dr. Buck is the recipient of the 2016 CI of the Year Award. She has demonstrated excellence in the areas of Clinical Knowledge Base, Excellent Educator, Communication, Professionalism, Service, and Accountability.

    Brooks IHL Neurologic Residency Now AOTA Approved!

    April 03, 2017

    Residents who successfully complete a program with an Approved Residency Site will be eligible to apply for AOTA Board Certification with 3 years of practice instead of the typical requisite of 5 years.

    To view more information on the program and admissions process, click here. 

    Brooks IHL Faculty and OMPT Fellow-in-Training Awarded $15,000 Grant

    December 08, 2016

    Jason Beneciuk PT, PhD, MPH, Tava Buck, PT, DPT, OCS and a stakeholder team consisting of patients, caregivers and clinicians were recently approved for a $14,864 award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to support a project on capacity building and community engagement. 

    This project will focus on building the community and capacity to improve patient healthcare experiences for musculoskeletal pain with specific emphasis on the role of physical therapy and identifying processes in care most important to key stakeholders.

    PCORI is an independent, non-profit organization authorized by Congress in 2010 to fund comparative effectiveness research that will provide patients, their caregivers, and clinicians with the evidence needed to make better-informed health and healthcare decisions.

    IHL Director, Bob Rowe, Elected to APTA Board of Directors

    June 02, 2015

    Bob Rowe Headshot.pngThe Brooks IHL is honored and proud to announce that Robert (Bob) Rowe, PT, DPT, DMT, MHS, FAAOMPT has been elected to the Board of Directors for the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Dr. Rowe is currently the Director of the Brooks Institute of Higher Learning, and also serves as the Fellowship Coordinator for the Brooks Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship. Dr. Rowe has been with Brooks Rehabilitation for 9 years, and has since led the development of 6 residency programs, 1 manual therapy fellowship, a clinical continuing education program with over 70 course offerings each year, a clinical student internship program that accepts over 300 students annually, a Systems Clinical Advisory Panel (S-CAP), and countless professional development programs for Brooks clinicians. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Rowe on this incredible opportunity to influence the Physical Therapy profession! 


    Brooks IHL Residency Graduates Receive Specialty Certification

    July 26, 2017

    Congratulations graduates for your recent achievement in receiving the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialty Certification or are now Board Certified in Physical Rehabilitation by the American Occupational Therapy Association!

    • Orthopaedic Certified Specialists: Antonio Nogueras, Brenden Pelletier, Brittany Wycoff, David Eldridge, Kyle Rice, and Margaret Mueller 
    • Pediatric Certified Specialists: Elizabeth Miller, Kelly Delaney, and Melanie Cohen
    • Geriatric Certified Specialists: Bonnie Rogulj, Dana Brown, Emily Buras, Nelly Padilla, and Susanna Hearn
    • Neurologic Certified Specialists: Christina Popp, Donna McMahan, and Staci Balkan
    • AOTA Board Certification in Physical Rehabilitation: Michael Braun 

    Geriatric Residency Program Receives 10 Year Re-Accreditation

    July 26, 2017

    Brooks IHL Geriatric Residency Program receives 10 year re-accreditation by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education! 

    For more information on the Brooks IHL Residency & Fellowship Programs and admissions, please click here. 

    Brooks IHL Neurologic Resident Publishes Case Report!

    July 26, 2017

    Brooks IHL Neurologic Resident Publishes Case Report!

    Congratulations to Lauren Surdyke, PT, DPT, on the recent publication in Case Reports in Neurological Medicine! Dr. Surdyke began this case report when she was a student at Brooks Rehabilitation in 2014. With the assistance of her IHL mentors Jennifer Fernandez, Pamela Spigel, and Hannah Foster, Lauren has reached final publication. Click here to view the article!