Our department facilitates high-quality education, research, and clinical services in the important field of rehabilitation medicine.
Our residents receive an outstanding training experience, gaining the skills and knowledge needed for careers in physiatry.
Medical Student Clerkships
We have a wide variety of clerkships available for medical students throughout the year, with different lengths and focus areas.
The Division of Physical Therapy provides excellent student education, research, and service to the profession and the community.
The Division of Rehabilitation Science's PhD Program in Rehabilitation Science is training future scientists who meet the growing demand for experts in the field.
The Division of Adult Neuropsychologists 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.
New Name for the Department
The Department has a new name! To better reflect all areas within the department and the great work being done, we have changed our name to the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. In addition to a name change, we have identified four distinct divisions within the department: Division of Adult Neuropsychology, Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabiltiation (PM&R), Division of Physical Therapy and Division of Rehabilitation Science.
- 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.