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Dr. Cooper named to Hall of Fame 

January 25, 2023HME News Staff

ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA Fellow Dr. Rory Cooper is one of 16 innovation pioneers who will be honored as part of the 50th class of National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) inductees, the organization has announced. The 2023 class was announced at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in New York. Cooper is the founder and director of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL), a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the University of Pittsburgh. A biomedical engineer,...

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People news: Rory Cooper

February 22, 2018HME News Staff

Rory Cooper, PhD, has been inducted as a fellow for the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Cooper, a University of Pittsburgh professor, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences associate dean for inclusion and Human Engineering Research Laboratories founding director, was elected a fellow “for distinguished contributions to the field of bioengineering and health and rehabilitation sciences, particularly for applications for people with disabilities.” AAAS is an...

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UPitt's Dr. Cooper wins 'Oscar' of gov't service

November 21, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - Dr. Rory Cooper has a long list of credentials and achievements, but what he's looking forward to most about his most recent award is the platform it provides for talking about people with disabilities.On Sept. 27, Cooper received the “Science and Environment Medal” as part of this year's Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, known as the Sammies and the “Oscars” of government service.“Having a disability doesn't mean you can't contribute,” said...

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Short takes: Computers Unlimited, Dr. Rory Cooper

September 26, 2017HME News Staff

Computers Unlimited launched three new mobile products at its annual users conference in September. TIMS Assistant provides real-time access to customer and prospect information, inventory pricing and availability, plus the ability to create orders and accept payments. TIMS Electronic Delivery combines routing logistics, asset pricing and tracking, and mobile payments in one application. TIMS Warehouse comprises a suite of apps designed for tracking warehouse inventory and streamlining order fulfillment....

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UPitt targets consumer input

March 27, 2017Jeff Rowe

PITTSBURGH - If there's one group of HME consumers that has an ongoing interest in incorporating new technology into their routines, it's wheelchair users. Too often, however, they don't get asked what changes they'd like to see in the equipment that plays an integral role in their daily lives.So says Rory Cooper, associate dean for inclusion and distinguished professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology at the University of Pittsburgh. That's why he and some UPitt colleagues...

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