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The Center for Recovery, Physical Activity, and Nutrition (CeRPAN) supports interdisciplinary research at UTMB focused on health promotion, performance, and rehabilitation research.

The Center is committed to creating relationships among basic, clinical, and translational scientists to apply research findings for the benefit of persons with disability, health inequities, and chronic disease across the lifespan and their families, caregivers, and communities. CeRPAN was originally established in 2001 as the Center for Rehabilitation Sciences to provide an infrastructure for research in disability, recovery, and rehabilitation at UTMB. The mission and focus of the Center were expanded in 2022 to integrate research involving health promotion, performance, and rehabilitation research to provide new opportunities for clinical impact, education, and scientific training.


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Setting the Record Straight: Separating COVID and Vaccine Myth from Fact

Aug 10, 2021, 10:49 AM by CeRPAN

UTMB’s Institute for Translational Science and the Sealy Center for Environmental Health & Medicine invites you to participate in a virtual conversation on Setting the Record Straight: Separating COVID and Vaccine Myth from Fact" on August 16th at noon, central featuring Scott Weaver, PhD, and Rachel Deer, PhD.

Myth or Fact? If I’ve already had COVID-19, I don’t need a vaccine. Myth or Fact? More COVID variants are likely to come. Myth or Fact? Brain fog, fatigue, and joint pain can last for months after a COVID infection. Join us to hear from the experts and bring your questions about COVID-19, vaccines, variants, and long-haulers. Please RSVP to Krista Bohn (krbohn@utmb.edu) for a Link to the virtual discussion.