L'vonne's life changed forever when a lawnmower accident resulted in a below-the-knee amputation. But thanks to the work of prosthetists, she is still able to walk. As a way of giving back to the science that helped her keep her mobility, she collaborates with the University of Pittsburgh Prosthetics and Orthotics program as a patient model to help students learn how to create and fit prostheses. Hear her story.
A local couple finds ways to cope with memory loss through the BRiTE wellness program, co-created by Pitt Occupational Therapy Department Chair Elizabeth Skidmore.
Learn about Phil’s struggle with dysphagia and his path to recovery with the help of CSD Professor Jim Coyle and his students.
Meet several Pitt SHRS alumni who work with professional athletes and some who were on the road to the "Big Game" during the 2017 NFL season!
Learn how Occupational Therapy Researcher Roxanna Bendixen is working to help young boys and families affected by Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
See how SHRS researchers have added a new dimension of fun to the world’s first accessible water park.
Meet Barbara, retired Pitt faculty and current participant in one of our many community outreach programs through the Nutrition graduate curriculum.
Learn how our Study Abroad Program in Ireland elevates our pre-professional students.
Meet a Pitt Athletic Training student pursuing her dream of breaking barriers.
Learn how the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals, established by SHRS, is improving the quality of life for children and adults around the world.
Learn about this SHRS alumnus' role on a championship team.