School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Jonathan Duvall has used a wheelchair since a sledding accident in 2007. His work, including creating sidewalk roughness standards and a simpler way for people who use wheelchairs to weigh themselves, aims to help those with disabilities.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The fourth installment in the Office of the Provost’s “Year Of” series, the Year of Healthy U addresses eight dimensions of wellness: emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social and spiritual.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
David Beck, an assistant professor in the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, was recently...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
More than 40 percent of low back pain patients are prescribed opioids at some point. Pitt Associate Professor Mike Schneider and colleagues want to bring that number down.
Monday, October 23, 2017
Research by University of Pittsburgh professors that will develop new test methods for wheelchairs and seating systems was...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Pitt's Advancing Inclusive Manufacturing program helps college students with conditions such as paraplegia, epilepsy and autism transition to careers in machining and engineering.
Monday, October 2, 2017
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Rory Cooper, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences professor and founding director of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories, has been honored with what's known as the "Oscar award for government service" for his innovative wheelchairs and assistive technologies.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Pitt-developed wheelchairs powered by compressed air made a splash at a Texas water park for people with disabilities over the summer, with "thousands of inquiries" resulting from its success.