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Welcome

The field of Rehabilitation Science encompasses basic and applied aspects of the health sciences, social science and engineering as they relate to restoring human functional capacity and improving a person's interactions with the surrounding environment.

Established in 2001, the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences at UTMB developed an infrastructure to support research related to rehabilitation, disability and recovery. Programs include a respected PhD program, career training and development, funding opportunities for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows, and infrastructure for large data research and data sharing.

Facts & Figures


There are 10 students currently enrolled in the Rehabilitation Sciences PhD program and 2 fellows completing postdoctoral training. To date, 34 PhD degrees have been conferred and 41 fellows have completed postdoctoral training. Students and Postdoctoral Trainees have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of research activities in Rehabilitation Sciences through our programs.

Dr. Hreha Discusses Spatial Neglect at SCI Cafe Jan. 16

Jan 9, 2020, 14:17 PM by Rehabilitation Sciences

UTMB’s Institute for Translational Science and the Sealy Center for Environmental Health & Medicine invite you to participate in a conversation on Spatial Neglect: A Hidden Disability.  

Location: MOD Coffeehouse, 2126 Post Office St., Galveston

Date/Time: Thursday, January 16, 2020, 5:30-6:30pm

This conversation features Kimberly Hreha, EdD, OTR/LAssistant Professor in the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Texas Medical Branch. 

SCI Café is a community dialogue about science, health and possibilities among community members, researchers and scientists. The purpose is to engage and connect community members with science and science with the local community.

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Contact the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences
 (409) 747-1637
 rehab.info@utmb.edu
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