Thank you for your interest in the Rehabilitation Science Doctoral Program in the College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida. The RSD program provides comprehensive graduate training to future rehabilitation scholars, building skills in research, teaching, and interdisciplinary teamwork in movement science and disability science. We train rehabilitation scholars with an innovative graduate program that builds skills in research, teaching, and interdisciplinary teamwork in disability science and movement science. Students design their own specialty area within the broad categories of:
Upon successful completion of this 90-credit post-baccalaureate program, students receive their Ph.D. and are well positioned for faculty positions in research universities and research centers. We also offer the opportunity to simultaneously earn a Master of Public Health in one of five specialized areas, such as Health Management and Policy, while pursuing a Ph.D. as part of our Ph.D./MPH program.
RSD students discuss posters with faculty at the Neuroplasticity Symposium
Congratulations to RSD student Meryl Alappattu, DPT who was recently elected as the Vice President of the Florida Physical Therapy Association (http://www.fpta.org/). Meryl is in her 5th year of the RSD […]
Two doctoral students recently earned RSD program travel grants! Rogelio Coronado will be traveling to the Annual American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists Conference to be held in Cincinnati […]
The RSD program graduated four new Ph.D. students last week. Rob Barnes, mentored by Dr. Marybeth Horodyski – Dissertation Title “Psychological Distress in Patients with Orthopaedic Trauma Injuries” Kathy Berger, mentored […]