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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.

Congratulations, Graduates!

May 27, 2020, 12:12 PM by Rehabilitation Sciences
photo of three people with UTMB logo and text, "Congratulations, Graduates!"Congratulations to graduating students in the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, Julianna Bores-Dean, MS, Ioannis Malagaris, MSc, and Jaspreet Sodhi. The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosted a virtual commencement May 15th, 2020.
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Contact the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences
 (409) 747-1637
 rehab.info@utmb.edu
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