Rehabilitation Science News

Department News

5/1/20

Researchers offer an evidence-based summary of post-intensive care syndrome as it relates to the care of people who survive critical illness requiring ICU care and are now back home and are recovering.

2/12/20
After another record number of applications, UB has placed 11 students in the semifinals of the Fulbright scholarship competition.
1/16/20

Technology called MindEye uses infrared camera to detect subtle changes in pupil dilation and eye movement.

1/14/20

Participants in the Aging Innovation Challenge developed prototype products and hacked the issues that aging New Yorkers face every day.

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.

8/30/18

UB's programs in physical therapy and occupational therapy have received 10-year renewals from their respective accreditation organizations.

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

School News

7/31/20

Major challenges await Western New York and other parts of the state in late summer and early fall but there are strategies the community can take to reduce the risks of COVID-19 outbreaks.

7/20/20

Researchers from UB and the Catholic University of Uruguay found an average of 13 pollutants in each silicone wristband collected in a study on chemical exposure among a small group of Uruguayan children.

7/10/20

A live, online public forum on racial equity and anti-racism will be held from 1 to 3 p.m.  July 14. The forum is being organized by the Community Health Equity Research Institute of the University at Buffalo and the Buffalo Center for Health Equity.

6/30/20

Reliably measuring recovery capital is the first step to advancing the science of better understanding how different sources of capital facilitate recovery. 

6/2/20

The students are working with five county health departments to help them respond to the pandemic as quickly and efficiently as possible.

5/29/20

Researchers found that frequent cannabis users aren’t as knowledgeable as they should be about harm reduction strategies, which should serve as a wake-up call to public health campaigns.

5/21/20

Laura E. Smith will develop a decision-making tool that can plan more effective health campaigns in low- and middle-income countries.

5/18/20

Ban on traffic mobility significantly reduced vehicle emissions, which may have prevented a higher number of deaths that would have been attributable to air pollution than fatalities caused by the novel coronavirus.

5/13/20

Rogerson — an expert in geography and biostatistics — has been a member of UB’s faculty since 1986.

5/5/20

Wilson is receiving UB's highest honor for her enduring and unprecedented impact on Buffalo and all of Western New York, which will be felt for many generations to come.