Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Doctorate Program

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Doctorate Program

The doctoral program in the Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation within the Institute of Health Sciences started in the 1967-68 academic year. Graduates who complete this program can independently conduct an original research in various specialized fields of physiotherapy and rehabilitation, interpret scientific findings with a broad and deep perspective, and determine the necessary steps to reach new methods and applications. Graduates of this program can carry the high-level skills they have acquired in the field of education and research to national and international clinical and academic studies. They can carry their high-level skills acquired in education and research to national and international clinical and academic studies. Graduates of physiotherapy and rehabilitation program obtain a “PhD” degree. The aim of the present program is to train international academicians in education, research and applications in the field of physiotherapy and rehabilitation, who have enormous expertise in the special fields of physiotherapy and rehabilitation according to the different health needs of the society, and who independently plan and conduct research, who present the new information obtained for the benefit of science and humanity.

Graduates of this program can carry the high-level skills they have acquired in the field of education and research to their national and international clinical and academic studies. Graduates are research assistants, physiotherapists, people working in other fields, and people who provide education to the society. Graduates of this program adopt lifelong learning as a principle. Graduates of physiotherapy rehabilitation doctoral program can develop competent and effective programs related to preventive purposes and improve public health by identifying needs of healthy individuals. In this PhD program, innovative and enterprising physiotherapists who can carry out clinical and academic studies independently, perform projects, who are capable in team-work and adaptable to scientific and technological developments, and who can contribute to education and health policies.

 

Faculty Members of the Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Doctorate Program

Özlem ÜLGER, PhD, Prof.

Ayşe LİVANELİOĞLU, PhD, Prof.

Edibe ÜNAL, PhD, Prof

Mintaze KEREM GÜNEL, PhD, Prof.

Tülin DÜGER, PhD, Prof.

Türkan AKBAYRAK, PhD, Prof.

Akmer MUTLU, PhD, Prof.

Songül ATASAVUN UYSAL, PhD, Prof.

Serap ÖZGÜL, PhD, Assoc. Prof.

Ceren GÜRŞEN, PhD, Assoc. Prof.

 

The Curriculum of the Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Doctorate Program

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