Research is a major focus of the University of Washington Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. We are among the nation's leading recipients of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other federal and state research funding. Our research efforts include:
- Federally funded Model Systems of Care that establish innovative research programs in medical research and patient care.
- Research Centers that provide new knowledge and improved rehabilitation methods.
- Cutting-edge Research Studies on a variety of rehabilitation medical conditions, diseases, and treatments, as well as sustainability.
Our efforts make the University of Washington Department of Rehabilitation Medicine a leader in the field, and contribute to a better understanding of the rehabilitation process.