The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Technology has a vision to improve the health, well being and participation of persons in an inclusive and supportive society.

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Technology offers students many academic programs from an undergraduate program through doctoral programs:

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

PhD Health Sciences - Contact Person: Susan Cashin, PhD., PhD Health Sciences Program Director

Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) - Contact Person: Kris A. Barnekow, PhD., OTR/L IMH-E

Doctory of Physical Therapy (DPT) - Contact Person: Wendy E. Huddleston, PT, PhD., PT Program Director

MS Athletic Training - Contact Person: Jennifer E. Earl-Boehm, PhD., ATC, FNATA AT Education Program Director

MS Occupational Therapy - Contact Person: Bhagwant Sindhu, PhD., OTR OT Program Director, Graduate Program Coordinator

Accelerated BS Kinesiology/MS Athletic Training - Contact Person: Jennifer E. Earl-Boehm, PhD., ATC, FNATA AT Education Program Director

Certificate in Assistive Technology & Accessible Design (Graduate)  - Contact Person: Michelle Silverman, MS, OTR ATAD Certificate Coordinator

Certified Mental Performance Consultant (Graduate) - Contact Person: Barbara B. Meyer, PhD., CMPC Program Coordinator

Certificate in Trauma Informed Care (Graduate) - Contact Person: Virginia Stoffel, PhD., OT, FAOTA

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

BS Occupational Science & Technology (formerly Occupational Studies) - Contact Person: Patricia Thomas, MPA, CTRS TR Certifcate Coordinator

Certificate in Therapeutic Recreation - Contact Person: Patricia Thomas, MPA, CTRS TR Certifcate Coordinator

The Department of RST includes 11 different Research Labs and 37 faculty and staff.  To learn more about the deparment visit the College of Health Sciences Deptment of Rehabilitation Sciences & Technology webpage

Graduate Admission Requirements

Each graduate program has admission requirements in addition to the general Graduate School admission requirements. Refer to Graduate Admission and Costs for the graduate school’s admission requirements, and to the specific program for the program’s admission requirements.

Undergraduate Admission

Students interested in the Occupational Science & Technology undergraduate program are encouraged to contact the College of Health Sciences Office of Student Affairs. Students with bachelor's degrees in other areas are welcome and encouraged to contact Student Affairs for a credit evaluation.

Athletic Training Courses

Occupational Therapy Courses

Performance Rehabilitation and Performance Psychology Courses

Physical Therapy Courses

Therapeutic Recreation Courses

NameRankDegreeSchoolGraduate FacultyEmeritus Faculty
Carlynn Alt Clinical Associate Professor PhD Marquette University No No
Caitlyn Anderson Clinical Assistant Professor DPT Northwestern University No No
Monna Arvinen-Barrow Associate Professor PhD University of Northampton, United Kingdom Yes No
Kris Barnekow Associate Professor PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison Yes No
Ann Dietrich Clinical Associate Professor MS University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee No Yes
Jennifer Earl-Boehm Associate Professor PhD, ATC The Pennsylvania State University Yes No
Kyle Ebersole Associate Professor PhD, ATC University of Nebraska Yes No
Joyce Engel Professor PhD University of Kansas No Yes
Hayley Ericksen Clinical Assistant Professor PhD, ATC University of Toledo No No
Tamicah Gelting Unlisted MS, OTR University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee No No
Wendy Huddleston Associate Professor PhD, PT Medical College of Wisconsin Yes No
Jay Kapellusch Associate Professor PhD University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Yes No
Phyllis King Professor PhD University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Yes No
Theodore King Professor PhD No Yes
Randal Kohl Clinical Instructor MS, CTRS, CPRP, CBIS University of Wisconsin-La Crosse No No
Renee Mazurek Clinical Associate Professor PT, DPT Arizona School of Health Sciences; A.T. Still University No No
Barbara Meyer Professor PhD Michigan State University Yes No
Victoria Moerchen Associate Professor PhD, PT University of Wisconsin-Madison Yes No
Nancy Nelson Clinical Associate Professor PhD University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee No No
Heidi Plach Clinical Associate Professor MS University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee No No
Renee Reckelberg Clinical Assistant Professor MS, ATC University of Illinois- Champaign/Urbana No No
Stephanie Schrader Clinical Assistant Professor DPT Carroll University No No
Carol Haertlein Sells Professor PhD No Yes
Michelle Kaye Silverman Unlisted MS, OTR University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee No No
Bhagwant Sindhu Associate Professor PhD University of Florida Yes No
Brooke Slavens Associate Professor PhD Marquette University Yes No
Roger O. Smith Professor PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison Yes No
Antoinette Spector Assistant Professor DPT, PhD Medical College of Wisconsin Yes No
Virginia Stoffel Associate Professor PhD Cardinal Stritch University Yes No
Patricia Thomas Clinical Associate Professor MPA Long Island University No No
Ying-Chih (Inga) Wang Associate Professor OTR/L, PhD Johns Hopkins University Yes No
Dana Washburn Clinical Assistant Professor MS Rush University, Chicago No No