PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences

Program Leadership

Rehab Sciences Leadership

Soham Al Snih, MD, PhD

Professor and Program Director
soalsnih@utmb.edu

Bio

Vivan Coughlin

Coordinator II
vccoughl@utmb.edu


Program Faculty

  • Soham Al Snih, MD, PhDAssistant Dean for Doctorate Foundational Curriculum, School of Public and Population Health; Professor, Department of Population Health and Health Disparities; and Program Director, Rehabilitation Sciences PhD
  • Jacques Baillargeon, PhDProfessor and Chair Ad Interim, Department of Epidemiology
  • David Brown, PhD, PTSenior Vice President, Dean, School of Health Professions & Professor, Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, Metabolism & Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Brian Downer, PhDAssociate Professor, Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, Metabolism & Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Steven R. Fisher, PhD, PT, GCSProfessor (tenure) in the Department of Physical Therapy
  • James S. Goodwin, MDGeorge and Cynthia Mitchell Distinguished Chair of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine & Professor, Division of Geriatrics
  • Zbigniew Gugala, MD, PhDAssociate Professor Distinguished Teaching Professor Director of Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
  • Mi Jung Lee, PhD, BSOTAssistant Professor, Department of Nutrition, Metabolism & Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Chih-Ying "Cynthia" Li, PhD, OTRAssociate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy
  • Liz Lyons, PhD, MPH
  • Associate Professor and Chair Ad Interim, Department of Nutrition, Metabolism and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Kyriakos Markides, PhDAnnie and John Gnitzinger Professor of Aging Studies, Department of Population Health and Health Disparities
  • Melissa (Missy) Morrow, PhDRussell Shearn Moody Distinguished Chair in Neurological Rehabilitation and Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Metabolism & Rehabilitation Science
  • Andrew J. Murton, PhDAssistant Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Monique Pappadis, MEd, PhDAssistant Professor, Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, Metabolism & Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Kristen Peek, PhDDean Ad Interim, School of Public and Population Health; Professor and Chair Ad Interim Department of Population Health and Health Disparities
  • Blake Rasmussen, PhDLloyd and Sue Ann Hill Professor of Healthy Aging; Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • José D. Rojas, PhD, RRTAssociate Professor and Chair, Department of Respiratory Care
  • Oscar Suman, PhDLeon Hess Professor for Burn Injuries Research, Department of Surgical Sciences
  • Shih-Chiao Tseng, PT, PhDAssociate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy
  • Carole A Tucker, PT, PhDAssociate Dean for Research; Interim Chair, Department of Physical Therapy; Professor, Department of Nutrition, Metabolism and Rehabilitation Sciences 
  • Elena Volpi, MD, PhDDaisy Emery Allen Distinguished Chair in Geriatric Medicine & Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine; Director, Sealy Center on Aging
  • Rebeca Wong, PhDP. & S. Kempner Distinguished Professor in Health Disparities, Department of Population Health and Health Disparities; Director, WHO/PAHO Collaborating Center on Aging and Health

    Emeritus Faculty

    Kenneth Ottenbacher, PhD, OTR
    Professor Emeritus, Former Director, Division of Rehabilitation Sciences