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Rebecca (Rab) Abbott PT, DPT, PhD

Assistant Professor
  • Physical Therapy (SOM)

Areas of Expertise

Biomechanics, Movement Science, Rehabilitation Sciences, Joint Hypermobility.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, 2021


Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2018


Tufts University, Medford, MA

BS, Mechanical Engineering, 2008

Licensure Information/ Registration Number:

Physical Therapist

Colorado # PTL.0019732

Minnesota #12539


NIH F32 Postdoctoral Fellowship Award 2023-2024

NIH TL1 TRACT CTSI Scholar, University of Minnesota, 2022-2021

DPT/PhD Scholar Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 2018

NIH T32 Scholar, Northwestern University, 2012-2014

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