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Policy grant signals ‘tide is shifting’

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09/30/2020

PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh, among others, has received a $2.5 million grant over five years to investigate a new health coverage policy for complex rehab wheelchairs.

Complex rehab ‘takes next step’ with new program

‘It’s time for us as a profession to have a bona fide, university level curriculum associated with what we do’
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09/11/2020

PITTSBURGH – More than anything, the University of Pittsburgh’s new Master of Rehabilitation Technology program will help to raise awareness among young professionals that specializing in assistive technology is a valid profession, says Mark Schmeler.

UPitt surveys attendees on ISS

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09/02/2020

PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh is surveying prospective attendees of the 37th International Seating Symposium about their likelihood of attending the event, depending on the pandemic situation.

UPitt wins grant to research accessible autonomous vehicles

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08/21/2020

PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh’s Human Engineering Research Laboratories has received $1 million in grant funding to research the effects of accessible autonomous vehicles and other mobility services.

UPitt launches new master’s degree to build ATP workforce

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07/01/2020

PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology will launch a new 35-credit Master of Rehabilitation Technology (MRT) degree in the fall semester of 2020.

People news: UPitt, Orchid Medical

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10/03/2019

Rory Cooper of the University of Pittsburgh, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Spinal Cord Research Advisory Committee.

UPitt accepting applications for assistive technology course

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09/17/2019

PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, Continuing Education (RSTCE) is now accepting applications for its 2020 AT CERT course.

ATP backlog: UPitt puts up money

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05/17/2019

PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology has stepped up efforts to increase the number of ATPs.

UPitt to offer scholarships

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04/12/2019

PITTSBURGH – The Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology at the University of Pittsburgh has established scholarships valued at up to $10,000 for candidates interested in pursuing a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Technology. Graduates of the program are

UPitt conducting survey on repairs

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04/11/2019

PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh is conducting a web-based survey on wheelchair repairs to gain understanding of challenges, strategies and opportunities for complex rehab technology service delivery.

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