Guided by the School of Rehabilitation Sciences & Technology’s mission, vision and values, the school’s faculty, staff and students are committed to improving the health and well-being of our communities through innovative research, outstanding education and exceptional services.
The School of Rehabilitation Sciences & Technology serves the UWM campus and greater Milwaukee community with the following services, clinics and screenings.
This work is made possible through collaboration with many exceptional partners in the community.
The School of Rehabilitation Sciences & Technology enjoys collaborating with hundreds of community partners through research, internships and clinical training, mentorship, scholarships and community advocacy. If you are interested in partnering by establishing a scholarship, please contact Director of Advancement Shavonn Montgomery Brown by phone at 414-251-8214 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The School of Rehabilitation Sciences & Technology provides community access to outstanding educational programs. Continuing Education classes and programs through our Office of Outreach strengthen lifelong learning.
The Center for Community-Based Learning, Leadership, and Research partners with the community to inspire students, faculty and staff to engage in activities that foster enduring personal and social change.
The School of Rehabilitation Sciences & Technology is doing cutting-edge research that is making a difference in the lives of people in Wisconsin and the world. Some of the diseases and conditions our faculty, staff and students are investigating:
- Accessible design
- Applied sport psychology
- Injury prevention and rehabilitation
- Military and tactical athlete performance
- Motor development
- Pain physiology and aging
- Voice and speech disorders
- The school is a sponsoring member of Center for Urban Population Health. CUPH’s mission is to conduct and facilitate original population health research and educational initiatives that improve the health of urban communities through collaboration with academic and community organizations.
- The Rehabilitation Research Design and Disability (R2D2) Center performs discovery, innovation, training and dissemination activities around technology and disability. Its projects focus on universal design, measurement and outcomes and assistive technology.
- Many Rehabilitation Sciences & Technology faculty are research partners of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute. CTSI was founded in 2008 as a regional academic-community partnership among four area academic institutions (Medical College of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee School of Engineering and Marquette University), three hospitals (Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Wisconsin and Zablocki VA Medical Center); and Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin. It aims to develop an integrated, shared home for clinical and translational research, education and training, hallmarked by a borderless, collaborative, synergistic and investigator/community/patient-friendly environment.