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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.

Efstathia Polychronopoulou Successfully Defends Dissertation

Sep 8, 2021, 11:30 AM by Rehab Sci

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

Announces - The Final Examination of Efstathia Polychronopoulou For the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy August 12, 2021

TITLE OF DISSERTATION: PATTERNS, VARIATION AND MENTAL HEALTH INPACT OF OPIOID PRESCRIBING AFTER BURN INJURY

SUPERVISORY COMMITTEE

  • Chair: Kuo Yong-Fang, PhD, Professor, Population Health Sciences Graduate Program, The University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Jacques Baillargeon, PhD, Professor, Population Health Sciences Graduate Program. The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Mukaila Raji, MD, MS, FACP, Professor, Population Health Sciences Graduate Program The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Soham Al Snih, MD, PhD, Professor, Rehabilitation Sciences Graduate Program, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • James Graham, PhD, Professor, Occupational Therapy, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
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Contact the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences
 (409) 747-1637
 rehab.info@utmb.edu
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