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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 Receives 2021 ACRM Early Career Outstanding Mentor Award

Jun 22, 2021, 10:58 AM by Rehab Sci

Monique R. Pappadis, MEd, PhD was selected as the recipient of the 2021 American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Early Career Outstanding Mentor Award. This award was established in 2016 to honor those who have significantly contributed through mentoring, to the development of the early career rehabilitation professionals, The Early Career Development Course, and the Career Development Networking Group Mentoring Task Force.

Congratulations, Dr. Pappadis!

 

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Contact the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences
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