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RSD students receive PODS I and II awards

RSD students receive PODS I and II awards

Published: Jun 8th, 2018

At the beginning of June, Abby Wilson and Katie Butera, both Rehabilitation Science Ph.D. program students, received PODS I and II awards. The Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) Scholarships are competitive awards intended […]

RSD students receive high honors at Convocation

RSD students receive high honors at Convocation

Published: May 10th, 2018

  The PHHP Spring Convocation is the college’s end-of-the-year gathering, and four RSD students were recognized for their accomplishments during the ceremony. The Rehabilitation Science “Outstanding Paper Award” was given […]

Dr. Manuela Corti, P.T., Ph.D., an RSD alumna and assistant professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of pediatrics, received a $450,000 grant from the Italian patient advocacy group GoFAR in January.

RSD Alumna Receives $450,000 Grant

Published: Apr 30th, 2018

Dr. Manuela Corti, P.T., Ph.D., an RSD alumna and assistant professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of pediatrics, received a $450,000 grant from the Italian patient advocacy group GoFAR in January. The goal of the grant is to continue developing a gene therapy for Freidrich’s ataxia, a life-shortening genetic disorder that damages the nerve system.

Robison awarded First Place Poster Presentation at Dysphagia Research Society Meeting

Robison awarded First Place Poster Presentation at Dysphagia Research Society Meeting

Published: Apr 23rd, 2018

In March, Raele Robison, a third-year RSD student, was awarded First Place Poster Presentation for her research presentation, “An Examination of Lingual Physiologic Reserve in Individuals with ALS,” at the […]

Kamalamma among top winners at PHHP Research Day

Kamalamma among top winners at PHHP Research Day

Published: Apr 12th, 2018

The College of Public Health and Health Professions hosted its 31st annual Research Day in conjunction with Public Health Day on April 6, featuring 176 poster and oral presentations by […]

Ahmed awarded Frederick Family Scholarship

Ahmed awarded Frederick Family Scholarship

Published: Apr 10th, 2018

Shakeel Ahmed, a fifth-year Rehabilitation Science Ph.D. student, was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Frederick Family Scholarship award. The $2,000 award goes to an RSD student working with a […]

RSD Student Appreciation Week celebration

RSD Student Appreciation Week celebration

Published: Apr 9th, 2018

The first week of April was Student Appreciation Week, so in honor of our Rehabilitation Science Ph.D. students, we created 32 personalized folders and hung them in the PT hallway […]

Butera selected as P.E.O. Scholar

Butera selected as P.E.O. Scholar

Published: Apr 6th, 2018

Katie Butera, a fourth-year Rehabilitation Science Ph.D. student, was selected as a P.E.O. Scholar and will be receiving an award from the international Chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood. As a […]

Mitchell’s groundbreaking work on therapeutic hypoxia is featured in The Spin

Mitchell’s groundbreaking work on therapeutic hypoxia is featured in The Spin

Published: Apr 5th, 2018

Dr. Gordon Mitchell was featured in The Spin, a British Columbia publication devoted to spinal cord injury issues. Check out his article on acute intermittent hypoxia and how it is […]

Medhizadah places second for Levitt Award

Medhizadah places second for Levitt Award

Published: Apr 5th, 2018

The University of Florida at Oak Hammock Retirement Community and the Institute for Learning Retirement held the 8th Annual Student Research on Aging Exposition in March. Undergraduate and graduate students, […]