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Michelle Zorrilla, PhD, MPH, serves as the Research, Training and Communications Coordinator at the IMPACT Center at the University of Pittsburgh in the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology. Dr. Zorrilla is responsible for the development and running of the IMPACT grant initiatives, managing content development, project flow and communications with grantees. She has a background in genetics, public health, clinical research, health care systems and sales, with experience in consulting, technology translation and project coordination. Dr. Zorrilla received her Master of Public Health (MPH) in Public Health Genetics,  Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Human Genetics and Certificate in Health Systems, Leadership and Management from the University of Pittsburgh, with focuses in infertility, heart disease and management, respectively. Her additional interests include consulting and serving as a liaison for the exchange of clinical and scientific information through the development of scientific partnerships and commercialization, and serves as the National Special Events Chair for the life sciences organization Women In Bio. 


Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology