Department of Occupational Therapy

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The University of Pittsburgh today announced a collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health to help address the needs of the visually impaired through the expertise, facilities and research of the world-class School of Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology.
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Ashley Thompson and Spencer Sutter collected ballots from hospitalized patients at UPMC Mercy on Election Day to make sure that everyone who could vote did.
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COVID-19 can affect more than the lungs: some patients also leave the hospital with muscle weakness, heart problems and trouble swallowing. Three researchers from Pitt’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences discuss how their field can help in recovery.
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Working from home is the new norm for many employees. University of Pittsburgh experts share their advice for creating a more ergonomic work space, making time for exercise and more.
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Virtual visits with health care providers are becoming more important than ever during the pandemic. Pitt’s Alyson Stover is working to bring telehealth to occupational therapy and other practitioners beyond the primary care clinic.
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