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Just before the Pittsburgh Penguins began their second consecutive run for the Stanley Cup, we met up with an SHRS alumnus helping the players off the ice. Hear about Rick Joreitz’s role on a championship team and how it all started at SHRS where he earned his undergraduate degree in Athletic Training (’05) and completed the Doctor of Physical Therapy program (’08). View his story in this “SHRS Snapshots Mini” – a shorter edition of our video series focusing on timely topics!

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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.
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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!
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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.