Rehabilitation Science News

Department News

5/16/19

CSA’s mission is to conduct community-responsive research among UB faculty and its community partners to solve challenges facing older adults.

12/6/18

An innovative stroke recovery system landed the UB team in the finals of the Aging Innovation Challenge.

9/20/18

Event will feature a wheelchair obstacle course, adaptive sports equipment demonstrations, panel discussions and adaptive yoga and wheelchair basketball, rugby and lacrosse.

5/18/18

For UB's DPT and BS/MS candidates, the hooding ceremony may be more meaningful than graduation.

4/23/18

Study looked at 46 women across two different age ranges, 60-74 and 75-90, to learn how physical activity affects frailty differently in the two groups

1/4/18

Sue Ann Sisto, the first physical therapist to be named a fellow of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, will join UB on Jan. 18.

12/13/17

Funding from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation will enable researchers and occupational therapy students to develop a program that aims to ease some of the burden on Western New Yorkers providing care for frail older adults who have dementia.

10/13/17

Research team is taking what they’ve learned through lab simulations on UB's South Campus and applying the findings to the NFTA’s fleet of buses.

7/28/17

Assisted by University at Buffalo research, Coolture seeks to expand beyond the medical device market.

3/22/17

All 52 UB occupational therapy graduates who took the 2016 National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapists (NBCOT) exam within a year of graduation passed the test.

School News

11/27/19

A trained psychiatric epidemiologist, Homish studies substance use and mental health, particularly within the context of the military.

11/15/19

A campuswide food drive is being held next week for the virtual food pantry that helps students who have trouble accessing affordable food.

11/12/19

Getting five or fewer hours of sleep a night is associated with low bone mineral density (BMD) and higher odds of osteoporosis, according to the findings of the largest study of sleep and BMD to date among U.S. postmenopausal women.

11/6/19

Women who did the highest amount of physical activity had an 18% lower risk of hip fracture and 6% lower risk of total fracture.

11/1/19

The spotlight was on UB faculty and staff, and their achievements during 2019 at the annual Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.

10/31/19

Over the past two decades, CRIA has trained more than 30 postdocs who’ve gone on to obtain research positions at universities across the country.

10/30/19

UB study will compare Opioid Intervention Court and traditional drug court in four key areas, providing policymakers and providers with evidence of OIC’s effectiveness.

10/30/19

Goal of the $750,000 grant is to address the “cognitive and frailty tsunami already crashing on our shores.”

10/28/19

If the goal is getting people to eat more fruits and vegetables, mobile produce and farmers markets are more effective.

10/10/19

Research project involving 200 Buffalo police officers aims to characterize the physical, rather than psychological, health effects that are a result of police officers’ atypical work hours.