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PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences

Granted by the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the Rehabilitation Sciences PhD program has a strong focus on interdisciplinary and translational science. Students are provided with advanced training in rehabilitation sciences, including assessment, development, restoration, and maintenance of independent function in persons with physical and cognitive impairments.

Dissertation Paper Selected Editor's Choice

Jaspreet Sodhi

Pain as a predictor of frailty over time among older Mexican Americans was selected Editor's choice in the Journal of Pain in October 2019. Authors: Jaspreet Sodhi, Amol Karmarkar, Mukaila Raji, Kyriakos Markides, Kenneth Ottenbacher, and Soham Al Snih.

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Fast Facts

  • 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.
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Accreditation

The Rehabilitation Sciences PhD program is accredited through the Council on Education for Public Health

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