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PTRS Research

The University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science (PTRS) is profoundly dedicated to contributing and advancing health care through research. With our faculty, dedicated leadership, and new sponsored funding opportunities, PTRS expects to take evidence based physical therapy and rehabilitation science to new milestones.

PTRS' Current Funded Research Projects (PDF)
PTRS Recent Publications

Post-DocTraining Program: University of Maryland Advanced Neuromotor Rehabilitation Research Training (UMANRRT) (PDF)
The UMANRRT program is full and is not accepting new applications at this time. Thank you for your interest.  
 
Research Events Calendar (PDF) 

Research Collaborations

Formal research collaborations exist between many local institutions, centers, departments, and universities. Several current collaborations are with the following:

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National Institutes of Health (NIH) 
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National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) 
 
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University of Maryland Claude D. Pepper Center (UM-OAIC)  
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medicine 
MD Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Cneter logo
MD Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center 
 
MD-VA-GRECC
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) 
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VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS) 
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Maryland Exercise and Robotics Center of Excellence (MERCE) 
 

PTRS Investigators

PTRS Research Staff

Please also visit our PTRS Research Staff page.

PTRS Research in the News

Research Contacts

Please contact Karen Sack at ksack@som.umaryland.edu or Monica Martinez at mmartinez@som.umaryland.edu for more information regarding PTRS' research.

Postdoctoral Fellow Resources

Research Resources

The following links are intended to provide information and resources that will allow the researcher to work with increased efficiency and effectiveness in the preparation, processing, and management of sponsored projects, and to promote full compliance with UMB and Sponsor requirements. A great place to start is the Office of Research and Development (ORD) site navigation page.

Other Links

Other research resources exist for PTRS members on the Intranet.

* NOTE: - The PTRS Intranet is located at http://blackboard.umaryland.edu. Enter the ORG SOM-PTRS INTRANET course/organization shell. Follow the link for Research Resources.