School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Colombia Visit Renews Ties, Grows Partnerships Between Universities

Exploring 21st-century global partnership opportunities while renewing bonds that date to 1948, the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC traveled to Colombia in May for a weeklong visit.

Human Engineering Research Laboratories' MEBot Rolls Into Finals at Cybathlon

Designers, engineers and people with disabilities from around the world gathered for the first-ever Cybathlon, pitting the latest assistive technologies against each other on a simulated course.
Rachel Fryatt assists children

Audiology Student Helps Underserved Areas

Audiology student Rachel Fryatt recognized a need at the Birmingham Free Clinic and took action.
man smiling

Understanding Why We Should Exercise

We all know that physical activity is good for our overall well-being. Yet, scientists have never determined exactly why that is. The University of Pittsburgh has been chosen by the National Institutes of Health for a large-scale collaboration to investigate why being active is beneficial for our health.

Dave Brienza Recognized for Pressure Ulcer Care

Dave Brienza, associate dean of research in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, received the National Pressure...
Debora Miller

Debora Miller Honored by American Physical Therapy Association for Leadership

The Section on Health Policy and Administration of the American Physical Therapy Association has given Debora L. Miller its...
Rory Cooper

SHRS Names Rory Cooper Associate Dean for Inclusion

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences recently appointed Rory Cooper as its associate dean for inclusion. Cooper,...
Deborah Hutcheson

Deborah Hutcheson Named Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Outstanding Dietitian

Deborah Hutcheson, director and faculty member in the coordinated master in nutrition and dietetics program, School of Health and...
Paula Leslie

Paula Leslie Honored by American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation honored Paula Leslie with its Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Recent Clinical...