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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.

Jason Bentley Successfully Defends Dissertation

Jul 1, 2021, 10:03 AM by Rehab Sci

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THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH AT GALVESTON GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

Announces – The Final Examination of Jason R. Bentley For the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy June 25, 2021

TITLE OF DISSERTATION: ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN IMPLICIT BELIEFS AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY MOTIVATION AMONG BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS

SUPERVISORY COMMITTEE

  • Chair: Elizabeth Lyons, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Population Health Sciences Graduate Program, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • John Prochaska, DrPH, MPH, Associate Professor, Population Health Sciences Graduate Program, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Xiaoying Yu, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Population Health Sciences Graduate Program, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Brian Downer, PhD, Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Sciences Graduate Program, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Amol Karmarkar, PhD, Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
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Contact the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences
 (409) 747-1637
 rehab.info@utmb.edu
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