OT Receives $3M GrantAward to Support Next Phase of Aging Study
Occupational Therapy Researcher Juleen Rodakowski was recently awarded more than $3 million from the National Institute on Aging to study the influence of strategy training on daily activities for older adults with mild cognitive impairment. The study is the next step in advancing strategy training as a nonpharmacological intervention designed to support independence.
PT Faculty Receive Rose AwardRecognized for Excellence in Research
Ally Bove, physical therapy assistant professor and lead author of Exercise, Manual Therapy, and Booster Sessions in Knee Osteoarthritis: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis From a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial, and co-authors Chris Bise, assistant professor, and Kelley Fitzgerald, professor, received the 2019 Rose Excellence in Research Award for best research publication related to orthopaedic physical therapy.
Outcomes Released from First Pitt PCORI StudyHelps LSS Patients with Top Complaint
Michael Schneider, physical therapy associate professor, publishes outcomes of one of the first trials in the U.S. funded by PCORI and the first PCORI comparative effectiveness grant awarded to the University of Pittsburgh. The study reveals how non-surgical treatments can help people with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) combat their number one complaint. Read more about this study here.