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UAB/Lakeshore Research Collaborative

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Description: Lakeshore Foundation and the University of Alabama at Birmingham joined forces in 2009 to develop a world-class research program in rehabilitative science. Recognizing that together the two institutions can accomplish more than either can accomplish alone, the Collaborative will conduct and promote comprehensive rehabilitative science research to establish the effectiveness of current programs and services, and will seek better and more effective ways of improving the quality of life of a broadening array of individuals of all ages with physically disabling conditions.

The partnership builds upon the strength of the two organizations, Lakeshore Foundation and UAB, which together can impact the world with regard to better outcomes for people with physical disabilites, so that people in our community and beyond will say, “Because of this research, my life is better.”

James Rimmer, Ph.D., a leading expert in rehabilitative science, is the Lakeshore Foundation Endowed Chair in Health Promotion and Rehabilitation Sciences and serve as director of the research collaborative.

For more information on the UAB/Lakeshore Research Collaborative, please contact:  

Angela Grant
Program Manager II
UAB School of Health Professions
(205) 934-8773

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