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Dr. Thompson PGY3 presents at AAPM 2024

Dr. Zane Thompson presented his original work representing the research team with Drs. Daniel Kiehl, Kevin Vincent and colleagues Dr. Alisa Johnson and Jamie Bolling at the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) in Scottsdale AZ on March 9, 2024. https://aapmannualmeeting.com/ The topic was exploring the role of life…

PMR presents at IOC Conference in Monaco

PMR faculty, residents and research team presented original research at the 7th  International Olympic Committee (IOC) Conference on Prevention of Illness and Injury in Monaco during February 28-March 2, 2024. Dr. Jason Zaremski presented his findings on baseball pitch counts and led a workshop on designing workload related programming for…

Welcome MATCHED PM&R Residents!

We are excited and pleased to announce the successful MATCH for our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program. Thank you to all PM&R Faculty, Residents and Staff for your efforts during recruitment!…

PMR residents Drs. Madsen and Conic present research at AAP conference.

Dr. Madsen represented research efforts of two original projects of the department. In her first poster presentation titled “Biomechanical Comparison of Pediatric Runners with Tibial Stress Fractures to Adult Counterparts” by Aimee Madsen, Kevin R. Vincent and Heather K. Vincent, Dr. Madsen compared leg stiffness and loading variables among healthy…

Heather Vincent, Ph.D., Vice Chair of Research and Kevin Vincent, M.D., Ph.D., Chair, to lead UF College of Medicine’s Transforming Sport Science Research for Every Body Project

As part of the UF & Sport Collaborative – one of UF President Ben Sasse’s Strategic Funding Initiatives, supported by the Florida Legislature – researchers at the College of Medicine are leading a project called Transforming Sport Science Research for Every Body. The project will advance the analytic capacity of…

Drs. Heather Vincent and Rosie Conic represent PMR at ASRA Conference

Dr. Rosie Conic presented on behalf of the study team: “Mental well being and complementary alternative medicine use among individuals with spine and multijoint pain”. The authors included interventional spine specialists Drs. Shawn McGargill and Michael Sein and Dr. Heather Vincent. The data were analyzed from a cohort in the…

PMR hosts first UF Adaptive Mobility Clinic

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UF Health Sports Performance Center, partnered with the Hangar Clinic and Levitate, a prosthetic company, to host the first Adaptive Mobility Clinic to “test run” running blades at UF. This event welcomed attendees of all backgrounds in the North Florida region to think…

Dr. Heather Vincent recognized as top in her field

Heather Vincent, Ph.D., an associate professor in the University of Florida College of Medicine’s department of physical medicine and rehabilitation, stands among the top 2% of researchers in her field based on the number of times her work is cited in…

PMR Program makes strong showing at ACSM 2023

The faculty and residents attended the Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) in Denver Colorado on May and presented several tutorials, educational sessions and thematic and venues posters throughout the program. Drs. Kevin Vincent and Jason Zaremski chaired sessions for the CAQ I and II Board…

Welcome MATCHED PM&R Residents for 2024!

We are excited and pleased to announce the successful MATCH for our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program. Thank you to all PM&R Faculty, Residents and Staff for your efforts during recruitment!…

Dr. Heather Vincent to present National Grand Rounds for AAPM&R

Heather Vincent, PhD, MS, FACSM will be presenting National Grand Rounds on March 8, 2023, from 8:00PM-9:00PM (EST) for the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. There is no fee for the webinar and CME credit is available, you must register in advance to attend.

PM&R Faculty, Researchers, and Trainees Attend the 13th Annual UF College of Medicine Celebration of Research February 28, 2023

Faculty, researchers and trainees in PMR presented at the 2023 Celebration of Research Day on various topics related to socioenvironmental factors and chronic pain, intermittent fasting and glucose administration. Read more below: Drs. Heather Vincent and Sharareh Sharififar presented: “Telerehabilitation Service Impact on Physical Function and Adherence Compared to Face-to-Face…

UF PM&R Team Up with US Paralympic Fencers

Drs. Heather Vincent, Kevin Vincent and resident, Dr. Aimee Madsen, visited the Team USA Para-fencing team and worked with the athletes discussing nutrition and strengthening options. Julio Diaz, Team USA’s Parafencing National Head Coach, was there and everyone was excited to…

Dr. Kevin Vincent part of care team to Ann’s journey

The race to Ragnar: Ann’s journey to pain-free running Ann Scanlon started running as a means to lose weight. After making it a part of her daily routine, running became one of her hobbies, along with watching New York Jets football and traveling. She joined a running group for women…

Dr. Sein presents horticultural therapy research at ASRA national meeting

Dr. Michael Sein spearheads research on patient interest in horticultural therapy as an adjuvant therapy to treat chronic back pain and presented initial findings at the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA)  21st annual Pain Medicine meeting on November 17-19, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. The findings are…

Dr. Estores’ COVID Restore clinic obtains national coverage

Dr. Irene Estores’ efforts to help patients with long lasting COVID related effects have garnered national coverage with National Public Radio (NPR) and outlets such as WUFT. The UF Health COVID Restore clinic, is embedded within the Integrative Medicine clinic. Read the article here:https://www.wuft.org/news/2022/10/11/uf-clinic-provides-treatment-for-long-covid-symptoms/ To learn more about the…

Residents and faculty present top research at AAPMR 2022

This year, the PMR residents and faculty represented the department across several research domains. Dr. Aimee Madsen’s research project titled “Anxiety State Impact on Recovery of Runners with Lower Extremity Injuries” was selected as one of the top projects in the Musculoskeletal Topics section by the American Academy of Physical…

Congratulations Dr. Ady Correa

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Ady Correa-Mendoza as she has officially graduated from the HEAL-USA Program, launched by UT Southwestern’s Office of Faculty Diversity & Development.  HEAL-USA is…

Congratulations Residents Drs. Fryar and Patel

Congratulations to Caroline Fryar, MD and Shammi Patel, DO! Dr. Fryar was selected to the USA Gymnastics Athlete Recovery Center at the USA Gymnastics National Championships in Tampa, FL, August 18-21, 2022. Dr. Patel was re-elected for the UF GME House…

Live Webinar-UF Health Throwing Clinic

Join our free UF Health Throwing Clinic webinar this Sunday, May 15, 7:00 P.M.-8:15 P.M. (EST). Hear from our physician and rehabilitation experts about Tommy John injuries, treatment and prevention just in time to stay safe this summer sports season!…

PMR faculty and trainees at UF COM Celebration of Research April 6, 2022

College of Medicine Celebration of Research 2022 Several faculty and trainees in PMR presented at the 2022 Celebration of Research Day on various topics related to functional outcomes, musculoskeletal pain – fall risk and potential applications for management, and sports injuries. Read more below: TRAIL Lab, Dr. Kim Sibille, Director…

Live Webinar-The Healthy Way To Run.

Ready, Set, Run! Whether you are new to running or have a drawer full of race shirts, there’s always something you can learn to help keep you running without pain or injury. The directors of the UF Health Running…

Are You Having Problems With Walking or Balance?

Dr. Kevin Vincent featured in AARP Healthy Living. Discusses gait changes during late 60's to 70's. In the absence of an injury or medical condition causing difficulties, gait changes typically appear during our late 60s to 70s, says Kevin Vincent, M.D.,…

AMSSM National Online Lecture Series

Join Dr. Jason Zaremski on the next AMSMM Online Lecture Series on Wednesday, January 19, featuring an Overhead Athlete Symposia with five expert speakers. Zoom Meeting Information- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7256027024?pwd=VDJZYnlRS2FSSmVRWGZLWmJ5cGc2dz09 Meeting ID: 725 602 7024 Passcode: 309301…

Promoting Resilience among Adults with Chronic Low Back Pain

Promoting Resilience among Adults with Chronic Low Back Pain. Dr. Sibille, UF PM&R Faculty, served as a moderator for a seminar which was part of the International Association for the Study of Pain 2021 Global Year Webinar Series that was presented…

PMR Faculty selected for AAPMR 2021 Research Highlights

PMR Faculty selected for AAPMR 2021 Research Highlights. The research projects of three UF PMR faculty were selected as the best of all research submissions to the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR) annual meeting 2021 in three categories…

UF Throwing Clinic: Preparing for the 2022 Season

The UF Throwing Clinic team is proud to present a virtual event for all parents, coaches, and student-athletes that participate in baseball and softball. Participants will receive advice and recommendations on how to prepare for the upcoming season. Thursday, December 16th…

UF College of Medicine Launches New Clinical Department

UF College of Medicine Launches New Clinical Department Seven years in the making, UF College of Medicine inaugurated its department of physical medicine and rehabilitation and residency program July 1. The department of PM&R became UF College of Medicine’s first new…

AMSSM Service Award Presented to Dr. Jason Zaremski

AMSSM Service Award: Presented to Dr. Jason Zaremski for his service to the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) as the 29th Annual Meeting Program Chair for the 2020 AMSSM Annual Meeting.

PMR presenting faculty represent UF at AMSSM

PMR presenting faculty represent UF at AMSSM Drs. Herman, Vincent and Zaremski presented a variety of scientific and clinical talks at the 30th annual American Medical Society of Sports Medicine (AMSSM) virtual meeting on April 13-18, 2021: When Knee Pain Isn’t…

Dr. Heather Vincent presents at Innovations Conference

Dr. Heather Vincent presents at Innovations Conference “Dr. Heather Vincent partnered with Dr. Angelina Bernier and were selected to present at the Primary Care Innovations Conference: Building a Community of Innovators hosted by UF on April 16, 2021. They have built…

Dr. Carolyn Geis Presents at 8th Annual UF Stroke Conference

Dr. Carolyn Geis was invited presenter at 8th Annual UF Stroke Conference March 4, 2021. Dr. Geis was among the featured faculty in this virtual event. She presented on the timely topic, “Disparities in Stroke Care”. Her talk provided insight on…

Dr. Heather Vincent appointed Member, Communications Committee, OARSI.

Dr. Heather Vincent was appointed to the Communications Committee of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI). The goals of this international committee are to expand the reach and application of the osteoarthritis and joint health related science to the public, clinicians and other scientific venues and promote the events hosted…