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Laura Zdziarski

Laura Zdziarski

Published: December 16th, 2015

Tell us about your research interests More than two-thirds of the American population is overweight or obese. Additionally, about 2.8 million American’s sustain orthopaedic traumas annually. It has been reported […]

PhD Student Awarded 2015 Florence P. Kendall, Post-Professional Doctoral Scholarship

Published: December 16th, 2015

Rehabilitation Science student, Kelly Hawkins, was awarded the Foundation for Physical Therapy’s, 2015 Florence P. Kendall, Post-Professional Doctoral Scholarship. This award recognizes students with outstanding potential who are in their […]

Three Students Awarded Travel Grants

Published: December 1st, 2015

Congratulations to Harneet Arora, Caitlin Banks, and Pallavi Sood! Each received a $250 travel grant from the Rehabilitation Science Steering Committee to present their research at national conferences. Harneet’s poster […]

Outstanding International Student Award for PhD Student Jay Nair

Outstanding International Student Award for PhD Student Jay Nair

Published: November 19th, 2015

Rehabilitation Science student, Jay Nair, was recognized for outstanding accomplishments on November 17th by the University of Florida International Center. Jay’s novel research project focuses on how sensory afferent neurons […]

Meryl Alappattu

Meryl Alappattu

Published: November 3rd, 2015

Tell us a little about your experience in the PhD program. After completing my DPT in 2008 from UF, I completed a year-long residency in cancer rehabilitation and pelvic health, […]

Student Spotlight – Jay Nair

Student Spotlight – Jay Nair

Published: November 3rd, 2015

What has been your experience in the Rehabilitation Science program? What have you enjoyed most about the program? Rehabilitation of an individual with disability involves integration of knowledge across multiple […]

Poster Recognition for PhD Student

Published: October 12th, 2015

Rehabilitation Science student, Alison Barnard, was recognized for her poster presentation at the World Muscle Conference held in Brighton, England September 30th – October 4th. Her poster, titled “Genetic polymorphisms […]

Article Co-Authored by Gordon Mitchell Featured on the Cover of the Journal of Neuroscience

Published: September 3rd, 2015

Dr. Gordon Mitchell has co-authored an article entitled Intermittent Hypoxia-Induced Spinal Inflammation Impairs Respiratory Motor Plasticity by a Spinal p38 MAP Kinase-Dependent Mechanism published in the Journal of Neuroscience. An […]

PhD Student First Author on Two Book Chapters

PhD Student First Author on Two Book Chapters

Published: August 31st, 2015

Lauren Tabor, current Rehabilitation Science student, recently published two book chapters based on her expertise on the area of neurodegenerative disease and swallowing. The first chapter, “Manual 7 Living with […]

Laura Zdziarski Awarded Research Grant

Laura Zdziarski Awarded Research Grant

Published: July 7th, 2015

Doctoral student, Laura Ann Zdziarski, ATC, received a research grant from the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) in late June of 2015, to support her doctoral research in the Rehabilitation […]