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Laura Quintana

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.

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 enjoyed most about the program? It has been three years since I started my Ph.D. journey in…

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 poster competition. Her poster entitled “Constructing and Validating the Short Form Fitness-to-Drive Screening…

Butera and Hawkins Win PODS Awards

Katie Butera (left) and Kelly Hawkins   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 the Foundation’s Doctoral Opportunities for…

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 and Doctor of Physical Therapy Division. Recently he was part of the team which published one of the first studies…

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 by Dr. Steven George. What has been your experience in the Rehabilitation Science program? What have you enjoyed…

Barnard Selected for Frederick Family Scholarship

Rehabilitation Science program director, Dr. David Fuller, Alison Barnard, and PHHP dean, Dr. Michael Perri The UF College of Public Health and Health Professions celebrated outstanding students and graduates at the college’s…

Lentz, Nair Win Rehabilitation Science Best Paper Awards

  The University College of Public Health and Health Professions celebrated outstanding students and graduates at the college’s annual convocation ceremony April 29th. Rehabilitation Science student, Trevor Lentz, and graduate, Jayakrishnan Nair, were awarded the Rehabilitation Science 2017 Best Paper Award. This award is given to students and recent graduates of…

Congratulations Graduates!

Laura Ann Zdziarski, Dr. Heather Vincent, Dr. MaryBeth Horodyski, Dominique DuBose Rehabilitation Science students, Laura Ann Zdziarski and Dominique DuBose, completed their PhDs this spring. Congratulations Dr. Zdziarski and Dr. DuBose!     Dominique’s dissertation was…