School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Khoja and Freburger at a computer
Physical therapy professor Janet Freburger and postdoctoral associate Samannaaz Khoja are analyzing a large national data set to improve care for patients after they leave the hospital.
man touching throat as if in pain
Strokes, Parkinson’s disease and other issues can cause the ability to swallow to be lost. Graduate students studying speech-language pathology are learning to treat this debilitating condition at the UPMC Swallowing Disorders Center.
headshots of David Wert and Debora Miller
Two University of Pittsburgh faculty members from the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences were recognized with awards...
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Seventeen teams of student entrepreneurs vied for $4,000 in cash awards in the Blast Furnace student idea accelerator’s Demo Day...
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The American Association for the Advancement of Science has named three Pitt researchers as 2017 fellows. Karen M. Arndt,...
headshot of Jon Duvall
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.
Female and male students running on treadmills
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.
David Beck, an assistant professor in the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, was recently...