The interdisciplinary Division of Rehabilitation Sciences was established in 2001 in the School of Health Professions to develop and support an infrastructure for research and graduate education programs in rehabilitation sciences.
The Division manages a PhD program and postdoctoral training in in Rehabilitation Sciences, the Rehabilitation Research Career Development (RRCD) program for junior faculty, the Center for Large Data Research (CLDR) and the the Center for Recovery, Physical Activity and Nutrition (CeRPAN).
Goals & Vision
Our vision is to create an environment of interdisciplinary research,
education and scholarship that is recognized internationally for its'
scientific quality and significance. The goals of the Rehabilitation
Sciences Academic Division are to:
- Support and encourage graduate
education and research training programs to produce, promote and conduct
interdisciplinary research that examines methods of prevention,
intervention, and recovery associated with disabilities and chronic
disease that limit a person's ability to engage in meaningful personal,
community, recreational, and vocational activities;
- Facilitate faculty development and opportunities for collaborative scholarship in rehabilitation and disability;
- Establish support services that
encourage rehabilitation research and scholarship designed to improve
rehabilitation and disability outcomes.