Rehab day hopes to draw faculty and physicians

Shands Rehab Centers and Shands Rehab Hospital are hosting the 2010 Rehab Day in the Shands at UF Atrium August 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. At the event appropriately themed “Celebrating the Spectrum of Rehabilitative Care”, more than a dozen booths with special screenings, quizzes and drawings will be staffed by physical therapists, occupational therapists, clinicians and health care providers. Visit the event to learn of the Shands Rehab services available to faculty, physicians and their patients. For more information call Nickie Doria at (352) 265-0373.

As part of the event, Meryl Alappattu, a physical therapist from the Jerry W. and Judith S. Davis Cancer Pavilion, will be speaking at the monthly Women’s Advantage seminar from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. The presentation, “Gaining Energy & Strength Before, During and After Cancer Treatment” will be held in the Auxiliary Conference Room at the Shands Cancer Hospital. Free valet parking is available for seminar attendees at the front entrance of the hospital. Call (352) 265-0943 or visit to RSVP.