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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 13 students currently enrolled in the Rehabilitation Sciences PhD program. To date, 37 PhD degrees have been conferred and 49 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. Pappadis Named Elite Reviewer

Feb 23, 2021, 11:20 AM by Rehab Sci

Monique Pappadis, MEd, PhD has been named as an Elite Reviewer for the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for 2020. Elite status designation reflects the number, timeliness, and quality of reviews for the Archives in 2020 as judged by the editors. Dr. Pappadis's selection reflects critical thinking and effective participation in the process of peer review. Approximately 3 percent (67 people out of 1,926 reviewers who submitted 1,880 reviews in 2020) were given this recognition.

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