News & Events


Please mark you calendar for the following Rehabilitation Science events:

Friday, November 16, 1:00-2:00
Seminar - Nicole Stout, DPT, CLT-LANA, FAPTA
"Leading with Cancer Rehabilitation to Improve Survivorship Care" (This event is held in conjunction with Physical Therapy's annual Jack Allison Lecture)

PM&R resident with medical students

The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine is committed to providing education across the training spectrum. On October 9th and 11th, PM&R residents Drs. Paul Bruhnding, Anthony Cavalli, and Deborah Hudleston helped teach an introductory ultrasound course to first year medical students. See the photos below of our residents providing their expertise and hands-on training. 

PM&R physicians and med student at Twin Cities Marathon.

Race for a cause. On a chilly Sunday morning of October 7th, a little over 7,000 runners raced and finished the 2018 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon. Every participant was making a difference in the Twin Cities by racing for a cause. Runners were cheered on by many sideline supporters and were able to enjoy the beautiful fall colors Minnesota has to offer along the scenic route. 

We are proud to note the work of Rehab Science alumni.  Research collaboration between Dr. Jarrod Call and Dr. Sarah Greising has been featured by the Alliance for Regenerative Rehabilitation, Research and Training.  Likewise, collaborative research conducted by Rehabilitation Science alum Dr.

Dr. Dennis DykstraAfter nearly 27 years as the Department Head of Rehabilitation Medicine, and 38 years as faculty, Dennis Dykstra, MD, PhD, is gearing up for phased retirement beginning in 2019.

Dr. Dykstra began his faculty career at the University of Minnesota, Medical School, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine (formerly the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation) in 1981. Where he became Department Head in 1991.

U.S. Ultimate 2018 Championships

The USA Ultimate - 2018 U.S. Open Club Championships garnered international attention from all over the world. Some teams travel from as far as Japan to compete! It is a low cost sport that children and adults can enjoy to stay active and maintain a healthy lifestyle. There are many benefits and reasons why Ultimate is a great sport, but the most important reason is that each player is held accountable to the Spirit of the Game philosophy, "a spirit of sportsmanship".