Michelle Bulanda head shot

Michelle Bulanda

Clinical Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Rehabilitation Sciences

Office Phone



1919 W. Taylor St., 518G AHSB

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Office Hours

By appointment


Michelle Bulanda's work has been in pediatric rehabilitation and early intervention since 1991. From 1998-2016, Dr. Bulanda was a faculty member in the Department of Physical Therapy at UIC with primary teaching, service, and research in pediatric physical therapy with an emphasis on early intervention. Dr. Bulanda has received funding to train occupational and physical therapy students to work with young children with delays/disabilities and their families through the US Department of Education.

Service to the Community

Dr. Bulanda provides early intervention services to children with disabilities and their families at the Child and Family Development Center.


BS, Physical Therapy, Northwestern University, 1989
Doctor of Physical Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions, 2006
DSc, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, 2014