School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

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...
Janet Freburger

Janet Freburger Joins Department of Physical Therapy

Janet Freburger has joined the Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. As a professor...
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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.