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OT Pediatrics Lab

At SHRS, we focus most of our academic and research attention on uncovering best practices and optimal solutions to quality of life concerns related to activity and participation, function, mobility and independence. SHRS also strives to do its part in contributing to health care reform’s triple aim of improving the efficiency and effeciveness of patient care by reducing and controlling costs while enhancing the lives of all patient populations through better health.  

SHRS Research at a Glance

  • $21.2 million in research funding
  • More than 70 funded projects school-wide
  • Major contributors include:
    • Department of Defense (DoD)
    • Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    • Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
    • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    • National Science Foundation (NSF)
    • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
    • Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)