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

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.

10/7/19

Two faculty members in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are serving on New York State’s Maternal Mortality Advisory Council.

9/23/19

Women who consumed sofrito more than once per day had a 67% decrease in risk compared to women who never ate it.

9/13/19

Online program lets students take advantage of the same foundational public health education as the classroom-based individualized MPH.

9/11/19

UB's IPE curriculum will receive a Program of Merit award in October from the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions.

8/29/19

New study will examine the eating habits of emergency medical services workers, over 70% of whom are overweight or obese.

8/13/19

Results are based on an extensive, 18-year study involving more than 7,000 people and a detailed examination of the air pollution they encountered between 2000 and 2018.

7/29/19

Alex Ampadu, Jessica Kruger and Mark R. Marino are recipients of the SA award named in honor of the late, beloved UB history professor.

7/25/19

UB researchers have received a record 11 National Science Foundation CAREER awards in 2019, along with a U.S. presidential early career award.

7/23/19

Award is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers.