University of Alabama at Birmingham Physical Therapy

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University of Alabama at Birmingham Physical Therapy

PT 05The Department of Physical Therapy, a fully accredited program since 1967, offers an entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy.  An interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Rehabilitation Science was initiated fall semester 2011.

The department has a dynamic mix of faculty with outstanding educational preparation, research, and expertise in clinical practice. We are housed in a  state of the art facility within a nationally ranked research-focused university. The department’s research laboratories focus on clinically relevant studies of human motion and exercise physiology. Students and faculty participate in a variety of education and research endeavors throughout the UAB campus in collaboration with campus venues such as the Center for Aging, the Injury Control Research Center, and other clinical specialty areas.

We hope you will continue to navigate through the various sections of our website to get a more in-depth view of our department programs, faculty, students, and alumni. If you have additional questions, please contact us by email or phone. Our students and faculty welcome the opportunity to talk with you and share information that is important to assist you in selecting an educational program.

The Department of Physical Therapy has offered outstanding educational programs in physical therapy for 50 years. Currently, we offer the Doctor of Physical Therapy program for students who choose to become physical therapists and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science program.

exerciseThe UAB Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health Professions has offered outstanding educational programs in physical therapy for more than 40 years.  We offer the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree program for students who choose to become physical therapists and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Rehabilitation Science.

Our graduates are acclaimed professionals who help patients overcome the effects of disease, injury, and developmental abnormalities through the use of scientific principles in not only hospitals and clinics, but also in sports medicine, industry, consultation, and research.

 

Department Phone Number:  205-934-3566

Mailing Address:
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Department of Physical Therapy
1720 2nd Avenue South
SHPB 360X
Birmingham, AL 35294-1212

Physical Address:
1716 9th Avenue South
School of Health Professions Building, 3rd floor
Birmingham, AL 35294-1212

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