Glen W. White

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Applied Behavioral Science, Life Span Institute
Primary office:
Dole Human Development Center
Room 4001
University of Kansas
1000 Sunnyside Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66045-7555
Second office:
Dole Human Development Center
Room 4089

Glen W. White, Ph.D., has been involved in the rehabilitation and independent living field for over 30 years.  He currently directs the Research and Training Center on Independent Living at the University of Kansas and serves as Principal Investigator of the NIDILRR-funded Research and Training Center on Community Living. Dr. White has had numerous opportunities to work with consumers with disabilities in identifying, developing and shaping on-going disability research. For the past several years he has been developing a systematic line of research in the area community participation of people with disabilities.  Other research interests include prevention of secondary health conditions, and disaster planning and emergency response for people with disabilities.  On an international level, Dr. White has conducted research and training activities in Korea, Japan and Vietnam, and prevention of secondary health conditions in Perú.  He is past president of the National Association of Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers, past chair of the American Public Health Association’s Section on Disability, and currently serves as Secretary of the United States International Council on Disability. Dr. White is a Professor in the Department of Applied Behavioral Science and directs the Research Group on Rehabilitation and Independent Living at the University of Kansas.

ABS Undergraduate Recognition Ceremony

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The ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 13th at 9:00 a.m. in the Kansas Union Ballroom.
It is intended for Fall 2016 graduates and candidates for Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 graduation.

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