Degrees Offered with a Major in Rehabilitation Science

  • Doctor of Philosophy
    • without a concentration
    • concentration in Clinical and Translational Science
    • concentration in Communication and Swallowing Sciences and Disorders
    • concentration in Neuromuscular Plasticity

Requirements for these degrees are given in the Graduate Degrees section of this catalog.

Rehabilitation Sciences Courses

RSD 6110Rehabilitation Science Theory and Application I3
RSD 6401Skeletal Muscle in Aging and Disease, and Implications for Rehabilitation3
RSD 6410Development and Evaluation of Rehabilitation Interventions to Promote Participation3
RSD 6701Matlab Foundations for Rehabilitation Science3
RSD 6706Scientific Writing for the Rehabilitation Professional3
RSD 6710Motor Control: Translating from Fundamental Research to Rehabilitation Practice3
RSD 6718Neuroplasticity: A Foundation for Neurorehabilitation3
RSD 6900College Classroom: Teaching Process and Practice3
RSD 6905Individual Work1-4
RSD 6910Supervised Research1-5
RSD 6920Rehabilitation Science Journal Club1
RSD 6930Special Topics in Rehabilitation Science1-4
RSD 6938Doctoral Seminar in Rehabilitation Science1
RSD 6940Supervised Teaching1-3
RSD 7979Advanced Research1-12
RSD 7980Research for Doctoral Dissertation1-15

 

College of Public Health and Health Professions Courses

GEY 5935Topics in Gerontology3
GEY 6220Overview of Geriatric Care Management3
GEY 6306Interpersonal Communication Within the Aging Network3
GEY 6646Issues and Concepts in Gerontology3
GEY 6936Professional Development in Gerontology/Geriatrics1-2
HSC 6905Independent Study1-3
HSC 6910Supervised Research1-5
HSC 6940Supervised Teaching1-5
PHC 6053Regression Methods for the Health and Life Sciences3
PHC 6120Community Assessment and Partnerships3
PHC 6193Qualitative Data Analysis3
PHC 6195Health information for Diverse Populations: Theory & Methods3
PHC 6316Health, Risk, and Crisis Communication3
PHC 6447Ecology of HIV/Aids in the Rural South3
PHC 6607Critical Issues in Public Health1
PHC 6917Supervised Research Project1-6
PHC 6945Public Health Practicum1-6
PHC 6946Public Health Internship1-9
PHC 7587Theory Development and Testing in Behavioral & Community Public Health2
PHC 7752Seminar in Instrument Development for Public Health2
PHC 7907Social and Behavioral Science Journal Club1
RCS 6036Or to Forensic Vt P3
RCS 6601Forensic Rehabilitation Consultation I3
RCS 6602Forensic Rehabilitation Consultation II3
RSD 6110Rehabilitation Science Theory and Application I3
RSD 6905Individual Work1-4
RSD 6910Supervised Research1-5
RSD 6930Special Topics in Rehabilitation Science1-4
RSD 6940Supervised Teaching1-3
RSD 7979Advanced Research1-12
RSD 7980Research for Doctoral Dissertation1-15

Rehabilitation science

SLO 1    Skills     
Conduct high quality rehabilitation research.

SLO 2     Knowledge
Display an understanding of the fundamental models and theories and principles underlying the discipline of Rehabilitation Science.

SLO 3    Professional Behavior  
Display understanding of the ethics of research, and exhibit ethical research conduct.

Affiliated Faculty

  • Alappattu, Meryl J.
    Research Assistant Professor
  • Beneciuk, Jason M.
    Research Assistant Professor
  • Bialosky, Joel Eric
    Clinical Associate Professor
  • Bishop, Mark Donald
    Associate Professor
  • Bodison, Stefanie
    Assistant Professor
  • Chheda, Neil N.
    Clinical Associate Professor
  • Clark, David J.
    Associate Professor
  • Classen, Sherrilene
    Professor
  • Ellis, Charles
    Professor
  • Forbes, Sean Charles
    Associate Professor
  • Fox, Emily Jane
    Research Assistant Professor
  • Fuller, David
    Professor
  • Gonzalez-Rothi, Elisa Janine
    Research Assistant Professor
  • Hegland, Karen W.
    Associate Professor
  • Hepple, Russell Thomas
    Professor
  • Herman, Daniel C.
    Assistant Professor
  • Horodyski, Marybeth
    Professor
  • Judge, Andrew R.
    Associate Professor
  • Kramer, Jessica M.
    Associate Professor
  • Kramer, John
    Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Kreider, Consuelo Maun
    Research Assistant Professor
  • Liu, Chiung-ju
    Associate Professor
  • Logan, Kenneth J.
    Associate Professor
  • Lott, Donovan J.
    Research Associate Professor
  • Manini, Todd M.
    Professor
  • Masapollo, Matthew Thomas
    Assistant Professor
  • Mason, Justin R.
    Research Assistant Professor
  • Mitchell, Gordon Stewart
    Professor
  • Myers, Christine T.
    Clinical Associate Professor
  • Nittrouer, Susan N.
    Professor
  • Oh, Yonghee
    Assistant Professor
  • Pereira, Deidre B.
    Associate Professor
  • Plowman, Emily Kate
    Associate Professor
  • Pomeranz, Jamie L.
    Clinical Associate Professor
  • Pozzi, Federico
    Assistant Professor
  • Romero, Sergio
    Research Assistant Professor
  • Rose, Dorian K.
    Research Associate Professor
  • Shechtman, Orit
    Associate Professor
  • Sheffield, Sterling Wilkinson
    Assistant Professor
  • Smith, Barbara K.
    Research Assistant Professor
  • Taivassalo, Tanja
    Research Associate Professor
  • Triggs, William Joseph
    Associate Professor
  • Vandenborne, Krista H.
    Distinguished Professor
  • Vasilopoulos, Terrie
    Assistant Professor
  • Vincent, Heather K.
    Associate Professor
  • Vincent, Kevin R.
    Associate Professor
  • Wang, Hongwu
    Assistant Professor
  • Wang, Zheng
    Assistant Professor
  • Willcocks, Rebecca
    Research Assistant Professor
  • Winter, Sandra M.
    Research Assistant Scientist