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Alumni Spotlight: MJ Lee

MJ Lee, PhD, BSOT, Research Assistant Professor, Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch

Beneciuk receives funding from Florida Blue Foundation

Jason Beneciuk, PT, DPT, PhD, MPH, FAAOMPT, research assistant professor in the Dept. of Physical Therapy and Brooks Rehabilitation research scientist, will serve as co-investigator on a project titled The Aging and Integrative Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (AI-PAMI) alongside Principle Investigator Sophia Sheikh, MD, assisitant professor in the Dept.

Fox co-PI with Yarrow on Neilson grant

Josh Yarrow, PhD, CSCS, research health scientist at the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center, and Co-Principle Investigator Emily Fox, PT, DPT, PhD, NCS, research assistant professor in the UF Dept. of Physical Therapy and Brooks Rehabilitation research scientist, have been awarded a $300,000 Crag H. Neilsen research award…

Liu awarded AOTF Research Grant

Chiung-Ju Liu, PhD, OTR/L, FGSA, associate professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy, has recently been awarded a two-year Implementation Research Grant from the American Occupational Therapy Foundation, entitled “Implementing 3-Step Workout for Life to Improve ADL Outcomes in Home Health.”  The purpose of the project is to test…

Hawkins wins best poster at CSM

Image Gallery At the America Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Kelly Hawkins, DPT, NCS, received the poster award from the Spinal Cord Injury Special Interest Group of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy. The poster was titled, “Transcutaneous spinal direct current stimulation with locomotor training to alter spinal…

Travel Awards

The Rehabilitation Science program is proud to provide our doctoral students with travel awards to present their research domestically and internationally. Prior to the coronavirus crisis, the program was able to successfully fund four of the 12 travel awards before the cancellations began. Bansal presents at Canadian Stroke Congress…

Community engagement during COVID-19

Top left and right: A letter to Sharon “Shazz” Mburu from a child mentee in the community. Bottom left: A Warmakuna Hope team member preparing a bag of groceries for a Peruvian family. Bottom right: The Warmakuna Hope team delivering grocery and toiletries to families affected by COVID19. Students within…