Lauren Tabor at European Society for Swallowing Disorders

Tabor Wins Travel Awards

 Rehabilitation Science PhD student, Lauren Tabor, won a travel award at the European Society for Swallowing Disorders for her abstract , Pathophysiology of Bolus Inefficiency in Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy. Although […]

Student Spotlight: Mi Jung Lee

MJ Lee joined the Rehabilitation Science PhD program in Fall 2014 and is mentored by Dr. Sergio Romero. What has been your experience in the Rehabilitation Science program? What have you […]

Medhizadah ranks Third in National Student Poster Competition

At this year’s 6th Annual Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars, held in Boston MA in June 2017,  first year Rehabilitation Science PhD student, Shabnam Medhizadah, won third place in the national student […]

Butera and Hawkins Win PODS Awards

  Rehabilitation Science students, Katie Butera and Kelly Hawkins were recently awarded 2017 Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) Scholarships from the Foundation for Physical Therapy. These scholarships are part of […]

Alumni Spotlight: Corey Simon

Corey Simon, DPT, PhD, FAAOMPT, completed the Rehabilitation Science program in December 2014. He is currently an assistant professor at Duke School of Medicine in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery […]

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Why do students choose the UF Rehab Science PhD Program?

Welcome from the Rehabilitation Science Program Director

The University of Florida Health Science Center

HSC Aerials 2016

The Health Science Center spans six Colleges including Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine and Public Health and Health-Related Professions. These Colleges are all within a very short distance of one another, and are in close proximity to an 850-bed teaching hospital (Shands Health), the new neuromedicine hospital and the VA Medical Center.

PhD Program News

Rehabilitation Science Students Present at PHHP Research Day

On Wednesday, April 12th, more than half of our Rehabilitation Science students presented at the 30th Annual PHHP Research Day. Dr. Michael Perri, Dean of the the College of Public […]

Rehabilitation Science Graduate Faculty Featured in The Post

Rehabilitation Science Graduate Faculty, Emily Plowman, PhD, CCC-SLP, and Ianessa Humbert, PhD, CCC-SLP were featured in the March 2017 edition of The Post,  the monthly news magazine for University of […]

Chatterjee Wins Top Award

Rehabilitation Science PhD student, Sudeshna Chatterjee, received the first place at the 2017 Robert A. Levitt Awards for Student Research on Aging, sponsored by the Institute for Learning in Retirement […]

Butera Collaboration Wins CSM Section Award

Rehabilitation Science PhD student, Katie Butera, co-mentor Dr. Steven George, and UF Health clinician and first author, Kathryn Zeppieri, OT, collaborated on a platform presentation entitled, “Predictive Tools in Inpatient […]

Batra, Lentz & Robison Win NMPT Symposium Awards

Rehabilitation Science PhD students, Abhinandan Batra, Trevor Lentz, and Raele Robison, won three of the five Neuromuscular Plasticity Symposium pre-doctoral travel awards. The annual event is sponsored by the T32 […]

Rehabilitation Science T32 Trainees Present at NMPT Symposium

Rehabilitation Science PhD students and Neuromuscular Plasticity T32 Trainees, Alison Barnard, Kelly Hawkins, Michael Sunshine, and Lauren Tabor, presented their research in six minute “data blitzes” as part of the […]

Alumni Spotlight

Milap Sandhu

Milap Sandhu, PT, PhD, completed the Rehabilitation Science program in December 2010. He is currently a Research Scientist in the Sensory Motor Performance Program at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago […]

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Trevor Lentz

Trevor joined the Rehabilitation Science program in fall 2013. He completed a master of public health in summer 2016 and expects to complete his PhD in August. He is mentored […]

Abhinandan Batra

Abhi is a senior student in the Rehabilitation Science program and is mentored by Dr. Krista Vandenborne I am in the fifth year of my PhD program and it has […]