School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Cathedral of Learning after the rain
The Pitt Seed Grant program, now in its fourth year, will provide funding to projects from 16 units, schools and divisions across the University and support the goals of Pitt’s strategic plan.
A child in a mask plays on an obstacle course as a SHRS mentor observes
The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences will partner with Pittsburgh Public Schools to give school-age children in under-resourced communities exposure to STEM-related professions and access to mentorship and learning opportunities
 Chris O’Donnell in a grey suit
The new Office of Emerging Technologies in Health Sciences Education, led by Chris O’Donnell, is tasked with uniting Pitt’s six highly ranked schools of the health sciences through embracing new tech.
A physical therapy student performs tests on a patient, while a professor observes
The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is now offering its top-ranked Doctor of Physical Therapy program and its physician assistant studies program in a hybrid format to serve more communities and students.
A person in a dark blazer and purple blouse wearing a head set. The words Accessibility Awareness are in gold on the screen.
From adding alt-text to joining the new Pitt Disability Community, campus accessibility experts offer 10 ways to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day and advocate for yourself or colleagues with accessibility needs.
a black robotic arm lifting up a white cylinder
In a study published today in Science, a brain-computer interface user was able to transfer objects with a mind-controlled robotic arm at twice the speed compared to prior studies.
Rebecca Skloot in graduation gown on the PNC Park Screen
Bestselling author Rebecca Skloot, disability rights leader Judy Heumann and nurse educator Susan Hassmiller are among the newest awardees of honorary Pitt degrees.