Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Led by Janice Kuperstein, PhD, the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences educates healthcare professionals to improve individual and population health through innovative teaching, research, clinical experience and service on the Lexington campus, the Hazard campus, throughout the commonwealth and beyond.   

The department has a long tradition of offering opportunities to participate in distance learning programs as well as international educational opportunities. It offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to prepare entry-level healthcare professionals, researchers, educators, and future healthcare leaders.

The department facilitates the work of providing health profession education in four divisions: