Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

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Laura Frey Law Receives NIH R03 Grant

Laura Frey Law, Associate Professor, recently received an NIH R03 grant entitled “Phenotyping Evoked Central Sensitivity to Painful Stimuli.”

Students Receive Frank Hazelton Scholarship

David Indovina and Jenna Sedlacek were the recipients of the Frank Hazelton Annual Scholarship given to an outstanding DPT2 and DPT1 student each year.  The Hazelton family, along with the award recip...

Sluka Named Kate Daum Professor

Kathleen A. Sluka has been appointed as the Kate Daum Professor.  The endowed professorship was established by the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine to recognize outstanding women scientis...

  • Welcome!

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  • Excellence in Education

    The Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences offers a unique learning environment in a leading medical education center. The department consists of faculty members who are dedicated clinical educators and scientists who embrace the department's mission to advance the health of humankind. Through our faculty members' clinical teaching skills and commitment to advancing new knowledge in physical therapy, our students are artfully mentored to meet the challenges facing health care today.

    checkmarkThe University of Iowa Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is ranked #2 among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report.

    checkmarkOur students enjoy a 100% first time pass rate of the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy's national licensure exam.

    checkmarkThe Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences has an outstanding history of success at the University of Iowa.