PhD students from the Department of Occupational Therapy enrolled in the Rehabilitation Science Doctoral program consist of focused and enthusiastic individuals dedicated to improving the field. With the support of their mentors, our PhD students are actively involved in scholarly investigations and dissemination projects.
Our PhD students come from backgrounds related to occupational therapy, physical therapy, public health, sociology, and engineering. They showcase amazing diversity and stem from Canada, Peru, South Korea, and Kenya. As a result, our students from the department foster interdisciplinary work, from diverse backgrounds and cultures, which position them to better solve the complex problems of today’s society.
We are proud of all our PhD students and their mentors!
Frailty, cognition, and aging in place
Promoting Veteran centric rural transportation options via automated shuttle exposure
Fostering participation of children and families with disabilities
Integrating user perceptions, with and without disabilities through the lifespan, on acceptance of autonomous vehicles
Wearable-based longitudinal health data collection and analysis
Telehealth mobility assessment
Home modifications and community mobility
Community mobility among stakeholder groups in North Central Florida
Clinical and patient-reported outcome measures
Self-management in adult roles and contexts