UPitt’s Cooper named Health Hero

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

PITTSBURGH – Rory Cooper, PhD, has been named a Health Hero by O, The Oprah Magazine. Cooper, a University of Pittsburgh professor, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences associate dean for inclusion and Human Engineering Research Laboratories founding director, was one of 14 “changemakers” featured in the magazine’s January issue. Cooper was lauded for his work designing devices “with independence and dignity in mind.” Cooper also recently received the “Science and Environment Medal” as part of the 2017 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, known as the Sammies and the “Oscars” of government service.