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Jenkins’ clinical occupational therapy career included working in the National Health Service (U.K.) within orthopedics, elderly rehabilitation, neurology and the management of severe physical disability.
The scholarship will support students from the state of Alabama who demonstrate financial need and come from a disadvantaged background.
Students in the School of Health Professions’ Department of Occupational Therapy are now getting real-world experience with a new cross-professional program that uses students from the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Theatre as patients.
Fun and games play a crucial role in helping kids prepare their brains, bodies, and social skills for the rest of their lives. But can playtime survive the age of smartphones and packed schedules? UAB occupational therapy faculty and students offer pointers for play.
Several UAB programs ranked among the nation’s top 20 in 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.”
A new study from UAB could provide the first known data about the impact of dietary patterns on dietary adherence and cardiometabolic risk factors in adults with spinal cord injury.
Play is an important part of child development, and a UAB student research project shows that disparities exist between play spaces depending on where one lives.
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Injured military personnel to benefit from unique set of therapies offered at UAB.
UAB’s Department of Occupational Therapy ranks among the best in the United States, according to student reviews.
UAB's James Rimmer is the first researcher focusing on the fitness of people with disabilities to be named to the President's Council on Fitness.

UAB departments most involved in rehabilitation science include Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Psychology and Occupational Therapy.

UAB kicks off research program to combat obesity in children with Down syndrome.

Mary Warren has received Envision's "Excellence in Education" Award

Vogtle will lead the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine.

A therapy created at UAB for adults is adapted to help a young boy with hemiparesis learn to ride a bike and more.

A nationally known researcher on disability and rehabilitation will chair the Department of Occupational Therapy.

The National Institutes of Health centers will close gaps in curricula so clinicians can make better and safer choices about pain treatment.

The Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science program has named its inaugural leader.

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