Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology

A man in a blue jacket and white dress shirt
In addition to his research on policy and wheelchair access, Mark Schmeler recently joined the City-County Task Force on Disability to study unconscious bias toward people with disabilities.
man on knee holding a rose up to a standing woman
Heinz Memorial Chapel opens its doors for couples to proclaim their love anew during an informal Homecoming weekend event.
Fiedler in a checkered shirt
Funded by the U.S. Department of Defense, Goeran Fiedler’s two-year study is researching the effectiveness of a new type of prosthetic socket liner for individuals with below-knee amputations.
Koontz, a woman with long blonde hair
For wheelchair users, increased upper-body strength could improve their quality of life. A Pitt study is looking at whether vibrating weights could speed up the weight-training process.