Overview

Welcome to the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science.

Our mission is to provide evidence-based, patient-centered physical therapy services for the community, and to educate scholarly, socially sensitive clinicians, educators, and researchers in physical therapy and rehabilitation science who will lead the profession into the next century. Our department is dedicated to advancing physical therapy through three aims:
 

EDUCATION

One of the top ranked public programs in the nation, the Doctor of Physical Therapy and PhD in Rehabilitation Science programs prepare leaders in clinical practice, education, and research. Learn more.

RESEARCH

Basic science, clinical, and translational research boasts state-of-the-art technologies in the Movement and Gait Analysis Lab, Anatomy Learning Center, and the Neurobehavioral Core for Rehabilitation Research. Learn more.

PATIENT CARE

Expert practitioners provide consultation, evaluation, intervention, and education based on scientific evidence, resolving identified impairments, and maximizing patients' physical function. Learn more.