Our department facilitates high-quality education, research, and clinical services in the important field of rehabilitation medicine.
Medical Student Clerkships
We have a wide variety of clerkships available for medical students throughout the year, with different lengths and focus areas.
Program in Physical Therapy
The Program in Physical Therapy provides excellent student education, research, and service to the profession and the community.
The Graduate Program in Rehabilitation Science is training future scientists who meet the growing demand for experts in the field.
Neuropsychologists within our department apply the science of the brain's structure and function to address a variety of complex conditions.
Gillick Pediatric Research Laboratory
In the Gillick Pediatric Research Lab, Bernadette Gillick and her fellow researchers believe that children with cerebral palsy have the potential to influence their level of function throughout their lifetime.
Health Clinics and Surgery Center opens in February
The new 342,000-square-foot University of Minnesota Health Clinics and Surgery Center opens for patients in February 2016. Once completed, it will serve as a catalyst for the expansion of excellent patient care and innovative research.
- Paula Ludewig, PhD, PT, and PhD Student Justin Staker will be receiving a $150,000 MN-Reach product development grant.
- Rehabilitation Science graduate student Haiming Liu presented at the 2015 Graduate School Doctoral Research Showcase.
- Cecilia Prudente, PhD, Neuroscience, played a key role in an illuminating study on the brain's motor control map.
Celebrating 75 years
2016 marks the 75th anniversary of the Program in Physical Therapy and we could not be more excited! While we will celebrate throughout the new year, please save the date for our special celebration weekend, which will include our all-class reunion, on Sept. 16-18, 2016.