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Student Spotlight – Jay Nair

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 disciplines. The Rehabilitation Science program at University of Florida provides an excellent platform for trainees to learn this from…

Poster Recognition for PhD Student

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 modify intramuscular fat accumulation in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.” was one of 12 posters selected from over 400 to…

Laura Zdziarski Awarded Research Grant

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 Science Doctoral (RSD) Program entitled “Incorporating athletic trainers into an orthopaedic trauma care team to improve patient’s functional and…

Trevor Lentz Receives PODS Scholarship

Rehabilitation Science PhD student, Trevor Lentz, was recently selected by the Foundation for Physical Therapy to receive a Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) Scholarship. PODS scholarships are awarded to post-professional doctoral students with strong publication and productivity records, excellent recommendations, and career goals that emphasize research. Trevor was also…

Fredy Mora Solis Awarded Frederick Family Scholarship

PhD student, Fredy Mora Solis, was awarded the 2015 Frederick Family Scholarship at the PHHP Convocation ceremony on May 2nd. The Frederick Family Scholarship is awarded annually to a PhD student who displays dedication and service to the physical therapy profession, evidence of dependability, self-reliance and dedication to the pursuit…

PhD Student’s Abstract Selected for Honor

Rehabilitation Science student, Harneet Arora, was recently selected as one of the “Top 7 Abstracts” for 2015 by UF’s PHHP Research Committee. Her research topic was on the functional decline in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy over the period of 1 year. The honor included an invitation to present her…

PhD Student Recipient of 2014 American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Scholarship

Isaac Sia has been chosen as a recipient of one of the 2014 American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Graduate Student Scholarships. The ASHFoundation nurtures the best and brightest students in communication sciences and disorders programs. Isaac is a PhD student in Rehabilitation Science and is part of the Department of Speech, Language and…

Current Students

StudentFirst NameLast NameFirst TermMentorConcentrationResearch Project OluwafemiAdegbemigun, PT, MScSpring 2022Dorian Rose, PT, PhD,Professor, Department of Physical TherapyNeuromuscular PlasticityTBD PratikshaAwale, BPT, MSSpring 2022Sean C Forbes, Associate Professor, Department of Physical TherapyNeuromuscular PlasticityTBD PrathyushaBellam, BPTSpring 2022Krista Vandenborne, PT, PhD, Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department…

Admissions

The purpose of the Rehabilitation Science Doctoral Program is to educate/train doctoral students in the science of rehabilitation. This interdisciplinary program serves doctoral students in occupational therapy, physical therapy, and related fields. The program is designed for individuals to develop skills in teaching, research and service leadership in rehabilitation. For admission to…