• University of Rhode Island physical therapy students practice working with clients in a mock lab classroom. The graduate students, under faculty supervision, help staff the URI Physical Therapy Clinic, which is open to the public and the URI community. URI Physical Therapy Clinic to see clients throughout summer - The state-of-the-art clinic serves University patients and the general public The University of Rhode Island Physical Therapy Clinic has announced it will continue evaluating and treating orthopedic and neurologic conditions for students, faculty, staff and the general public throughout the summer. The Physical Therapy Clinic, a division of the URI College of Health Sciences, is […]
  • Gallery: URI College of Health Sciences Commencement 2023 - Dean Deb Riebe, joined by URI President Marc Parlange, Provost Barbara Wolfe, Associate Deans Brian Quilliam and Sue Adams, and the faculty and staff of the College of Health Sciences, conferred degrees upon the graduating class of 2023 on May 20.
  • Commencement 2023: Kinesiology major, ROTC grad finds community, passion for service - When Chantel Rosario De Los Santos decided she wanted to go to college, she knew she would have to find a way to finance it on her own. A meeting with a recruiter for the Army National Guard during her junior year of high school provided her a path forward. An athlete who played both […]
  • URI President Marc Parlange met with student researchers and physical therapy Assistant Professor Mariusz Furmanek during an open house at the new Motor Control and Rehabilitation Lab in Independence Square on the Kingston campus. Physical Therapy Department unveils Motor Control and Rehabilitation Lab - Assistant Professor Mariusz Furmanek is considering applications to collaborate with his lab in the upcoming academic year Demonstrating its advanced technology—including 3D motion capture, virtual reality, EMG and more—physical therapy Assistant Professor Mariusz Furmanek officially unveiled the College of Health Sciences new Motor Control and Rehabilitation Laboratory recently. Located in Independence Square, the lab offers […]
  • Kinesiology grad aims to improve health through movement, increase minority representation in health care - Jason Hernandez now looks to earn his doctorate in Physical Therapy at URI When Jason Hernandez was a young boy growing up in Providence, he would frequently accompany his mother and father to doctor’s and dentist’s appointments, even when he wasn’t the patient. Instead, he was the translator. A first-generation American, Hernandez grew up in […]
  • Emma Cotter Study shows social media’s negative effect on nutritional choices, habits in URI students - URI Nutrition student’s study shows even those with better information can be influenced by potentially inaccurate health-themed posts Social media has an unavoidable influence on our daily lives, especially among college-age students, and is a significant—but not always accurate—source of information on basically every topic imaginable. That includes information centered around health, exercise and nutrition, […]
  • Alexa Raudales and Emmanuel Thomas Two URI Psychology students earn prestigious Kirschstein Fellowships - Grants help Alexa Raudales and Emmanuel Thomas continue their research on opioid and alcohol use and related harms, respectively Two University of Rhode Island psychology students will further their research studies after being awarded prestigious Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA F31 Fellowships, funded by the National Institutes of Health. Alexa Raudales and Emmanuel Thomas will each […]
  • Memorial planned for former HDF Professor Jaqueline Sparks - Family, friends and colleagues will remember the life of Jackie Sparks on May 13 All are invited to remember the life of dear friend, mentor, professor and colleague, Human Development and Family Science professor Jaqueline Sparks, who was a who passed away in November after a long battle with cancer. A memorial to Jackie’s life […]
  • URI women's basketball team forward Maye Toure participates in Professor Ryan Chapman and student Catherine "Dolly" Cairns' study on foot anatomy. URI Biomechanics and Wearables Lab, women’s basketball team collaborate on foot study - Professor Ryan Chapman and student Dolly Cairns are studying whether foot anatomy impacts student athlete movement, performance, injury risk The University of Rhode Island women’s basketball team recently completed a historic season, winning 26 games enroute to a regular season Atlantic 10 championship and a run to the Super 16 of the WNIT national tournament. […]
  • URI Kinesiology hosts high school students for Biomechanics Day - High school students from around the state get hands-on look at high-tech equipment in the department
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