Richard M. Schein is a Research Health Scientist within the Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology at the University of Pittsburgh. He received his Masters of Science in Rehabilitation Technology, a Masters of Public Health in Health Policy and Healthcare Management, and Doctorate of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Science all at the University of Pittsburgh. Schein interacts with various levels within or outside the University including Principal Investigators and collaborators, Directors, and Department Heads serving as an investigator and manager in the conduct of research projects, solving problems, coordinating projects & budgets, and day-to-day operations. He manages multiple priorities through effective collaboration with all levels of professionals to ensure clear understanding of project objectives, drive team progress, and provide services within specified deadlines.
He has completed the Certificate in Organization Leadership and Ethics (COLE) program a series of workshops designed for supervisors and administrators who want to maximize their ability to have impact as ethical leaders within their department co-sponsored by the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership in conjunction with the Office of Human Resources at the University of Pittsburgh. He blends his diverse background with project and product management. His areas of research include wheeled mobility and seating, funding and policy, outcome measures, continuing education and telerehabilitation