The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences prepares allied health science students to provide high quality service in their respective fields.
In collaboration with community-based partners, our students acquire professional skills infused with critical thinking, effective communication, teamwork, cultural competence and service learning.
The Department Faculty values teaching, research, service, and leadership.
HLSC Program Mission
Dan Carl, PhD - Program Director
The mission of the Health Science Program is to educate the individual in a broad base of general knowledge as well as in the concentrated areas of science, human movement science and human exercise science. The program is designed to enable the individual to develop personally and scholastically in a pre-professional environment that promotes academic and professional growth and development. The Health Science Program also strives for excellence in teaching and service within the community. The faculty proactively supports the scholastic and personal growth of colleagues and students.
DPT Program Mission
Lizanne Mulligan, PhD, PT - Program Director
The primary mission of the Physical Therapy Program at the University of Cincinnati is to educate students to become licensed physical therapists capable of competently and independently evaluating, treating and/or consulting with patients and/or clients of diverse cultural backgrounds in a variety of settings. In addition, it is the mission of the Program to strive for excellence in teaching, to support the professional growth of its students and faculty, to promote scholarly activity and leadership which advances the professional and educational community, to instill a commitment to lifelong learning, to respond to the needs of the region it serves and to serve as a resource to the global community.