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Rehabilitation Science

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…

PhD Student First Author on Two Book Chapters

Lauren Tabor, current Rehabilitation Science student, recently published two book chapters based on her expertise on the area of neurodegenerative disease and swallowing. The first chapter, “Manual 7 Living with ALS: Adjusting to Swallowing Difficulty”, was written for a patient education perspective. The second, “Neurodegenerative Disease” was written for…

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…