Monday, January 7, 2019
Taught by the School of Medicine’s Paul Paris, the undergraduate course aims to help students become more aware of the factors that impact their thinking in emergency medical situations.
Monday, November 12, 2018
Not quite dementia, but more than a “senior moment,” mild cognitive impairment affects the lives of thousands of Americans. Juleen Rodakowski, an assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy, is developing ways to help.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
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.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
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.
Friday, August 18, 2017
Tom Hritz, clinical nutrition manager for UPMC Mercy and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, has been welcoming students into the clinic with him for nearly 13 years.
Monday, August 7, 2017
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.
Thursday, August 3, 2017
AIDS Free Pittsburgh is uniting more than 20 local groups, including Pitt, to fight the epidemic. In 2015, nearly 3,000 people in Allegheny County were living with HIV.