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Training Areas


RRCD Training Areas

  • Aging & geriatric rehabilitation (UF, USC, UTMB)
  • Neuroscience & neurorehabilitation (UF, USC, UTMB)
  • Muscle biology, exercise, physical activity, musculoskeletal rehabilitation (UF, USC, UTMB)
  • Biomedical imaging & engineering, virtual reality, assistive technology (UF, USC)
  • Development disorders, pediatric rehabilitation (UF, USC)
  • Health services, prevention, wellness, health disparities, community integration, quality of life research (UF, USC, UTMB)
  • Chronic pain, cognitive rehabilitation, behavioral and psychosocial support (UF, USC, UTMB)
  • Aging & geriatric rehabilitation
  • Neuroscience & neurorehabilitation
  • Muscle biology, exercise, physical activity, musculoskeletal rehabilitation
  • Biomedical imaging & engineering, virtual reality, assistive technology
  • Developmental disorders, pediatric rehabilitation
  • Health services, prevention, wellness, health disparities, community integration, quality of life research
  • Chronic pain, cognitive rehabilitation, behavioral and psychosocial support

UF Research Resources

The following UF centers, facilities and programs provide resources to RRCD trainees: McKnight Brain Institute, Institute on Aging, Clinical Research Center, Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy Center, VA Brain Rehabilitation Research Center, VA Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Powell Gene Therapy Center, Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, Program in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research, VA Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center of Excellence, Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration, Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease, Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research Trust Fund, Center for Exercise Science, ImagingDMD, Child Health Research Institute, Neuromuscular Clinic, Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Center, Florida Center for Medicaid, Center for Pain Research and Behavioral Health, Institute for Mobility, Activity and Participation, Health Disparities Research and Intervention Program, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, LIFEstudy, and Center for Research on Telehealth and Assistive Technology.

  • Aging & geriatric rehabilitation
  • Neuroscience & neurorehabilitation
  • Muscle biology, exercise, physical activity, musculoskeletal rehabilitation
  • Biomedical imaging & engineering, virtual reality, assistive technology
  • Developmental disorders, pediatric rehabilitation
  • Health services, prevention, wellness, health disparities, community integration, quality of life research
  • Chronic pain, cognitive rehabilitation, behavioral and psychosocial support

USC Research Resources

The following USC centers, facilities and programs provide resources to RRCD trainees: Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center, TREET program, ICARE, Rancho - Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems Center, Brain and Creativity Institute, Clinical Research Centers, Dornsife Cognitive Neuroscience Imaging Center, Institute for Creative Technologies, Biomimetic Microelectronic Systems Engineering Research Center, Research Center of Excellence in Minority Obesity in Youth, Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, VA Statistical Consultation and Research Center, Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, and Department of Regulatory Science.

  • Aging & geriatric rehabilitation
  • Neuroscience & neurorehabilitation
  • Muscle biology, exercise, physical activity, musculoskeletal rehabilitation
  • Health services, prevention, wellness, health disparities, community integration, quality of life research
  • Chronic pain, cognitive rehabilitation, behavioral and psychosocial support

UTMB Research Resources

The UTMB centers, institutes and programs most relevant to the RRCD include: the Center for Recovery, Physical Activity and Nutrition, Center for Large Data Research and Data Sharing in Rehabilitation, Sealy Center on Aging, Center for Bioinformatics, Clinical Research Center, Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, Mexican Health and Aging Study, Institute for Medical Humanities, the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for Aging and Health, Mitchell Alzheimer's Research Center, Center for Telehealth and Distance Education, Stark Diabetes Center, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women's Health, Sealy Center for Environmental Health and Medicine, Sealy Center for Structural Biology, Center for Biomedical Engineering, Sealy Center for Molecular Science, the Animal Resource Center, and the Institute for Translational Science.

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Contact Us: The RRCD is supported by the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences at UTMB
Phone 409.747.1637 | Email rehab.info@utmb.edu | Follow us on Twitter: @UTMB_RehabSci