Office of Research

Office of Research Leadership

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Carole A Tucker, PT, PhD
Associate Dean for Research; Interim Chair, Department of Physical Therapy; Professor, Department of Nutrition, Metabolism and Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Health Professions

Research Profile

Contact Information

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1137

P: (409) 747-1635

Research Interests

learning health systems, person-centered outcomes, physical activity & functioning, pediatric rehabilitation, social determinants of health


  • BS 1982 Boston University - Boston, Massachusetts, Physical Therapy
  • MS 1996 Boston University - Boston, Massachusetts, Electrical Engineering
  • PhD 2008 State University of New York - Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, Exercise Science

Current Funding

  • Development of the Full Qualification Package for the Pediatric PROMIS Fatigue Instrument for Children with Crohn's Disease Food, Drug Administration, FDA/NIH Grant: 1 U01 FD006978-01, Role: Principal investigator, 2020 – 2022
  • Self-Management of Adolescent and Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer National Cancer Institute, NIH Grant #1R01DC016094-01A1, Role: Co-Investigator, 2021 – 2023
  • Translation and Clinical Implementation of a Test of Language and Short-term Memory (STM) in Aphasia National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, NIH Grant # 1R01DC016094-01A1, Role: Co-Investigator, 2018 – 2022

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