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Fall 2018 Newsletter

Take a look at our Fall 2018 Rehabilitation Science Newsletter. We welcomed new students and faculty and highlighted our current students, past events, and other program news.

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…

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…