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Interdisciplinary Programs

The Department participates in several interdisciplinary programs, including:

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation faculty offer unique skills and perspectives in addressing medical and therapeutic interventions.


Research interests in the Department include:

  • motion analysis,
  • human performance,
  • traumatic brain injury,
  • tone management,
  • burn rehabilitation,
  • burn deconditioning,
  • muscle fatigue,
  • cognitive disabilities and
  • outcomes research.

Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy (DPT)

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation houses the doctoral program in Physical Therapy, which currently graduates approximately 45 physical therapists annually. Contact the PT program at 303-724-9144 for more details.

Physical Therapy Faculty Practice

The Physical Therapy Program at the University of Colorado offers outpatient physical therapy services emphasizing the clinical expertise of faculty members. This expertise includes consultation, screening, examination, evaluation and intervention for all age groups.
Appointments can be made by calling 720-848-2000.