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Kinesiology and Community Health :: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
College of Applied Health Sciences

Laura Rice, Ph.D.

Laura Rice

Assistant Professor

Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
College of Applied Health Sciences
Email: ricela@illinois.edu
Office: 2003 Huff Hall
Phone:(217) 333-4650
Fax:(217) 333-2766

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Degree

Ph.D., Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, 2010

Research and Professional Interests

Professor Rice’s research interest is in the area of disability and health. She is specifically interested in the prevention of secondary impairments associated with disability to maximize quality of life and community participation among wheelchair users. A related interest is in examining education techniques to enhance functional mobility, prevent development of secondary impairments and effectively utalize assistive technology to promote health and well-being among individuals with disabilities.

See curriculum vitae for information about awards, academic and professional honors, publications, and professional associations and certifications.



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