NEWS & EVENTS

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Coordinator Connect Newsletters: Fall 2019

In this issue: the University of Pittsburgh Mobile Sensing + Health Institute (MoSHI), the Pitt Innovation Challenge winners, the Community Research Advisory Board, funding opportunities, and regulatory notes

November 6, 2019
Type: Coordinator Connect Newsletter: Summer 2019
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Tenacious Inventor: Rory Cooper

Rory Cooper and his team at the Human Engineering Research Laboratories have developed over 100 inventions related to wheelchairs, robotics, and wearable instruments designed to improve the lives of people with disabilities and military veterans.

October 8, 2019
Type: Podcast
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Pitt Challenge Hackathon

The Pitt Challenge Hackathon invites all students to compete to solve some of the biggest challenges facing healthcare today. Teams will be judged on innovation, market opportunity, and problem addressed. The top three teams will be awarded prizes and receive continued mentoring after the event.

August 21, 2019
Type: Funding, News
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Future Law: Michael Madison

Michael Madison is training lawyers to succeed in the 21st century as leaders and collaborators in the legal profession, in their communities, and in the innovation economy.

November 5, 2019
Type: Podcast
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PInCh Awards $460K to Stimulate Innovation

A total of $460,000 in prizes was awarded at the Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh®) final event where teams presented their bold solutions to important health problems.

September 26, 2019
Type: News
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Blazing a Trail: Erricka Hager

A lifelong love of books about science and history, coupled with a family of generations of strong black women, has led Erricka Hager to a space of community and health advocacy.

August 20, 2019
Type: Podcast
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Join us for a SALK-A-BRATION!

What do the polio vaccine, CPR, and double-organ transplantation have in common? They were all discovered thanks to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and research volunteers like you who worked together to make these groundbreaking discoveries possible. Click the headline to learn more.

October 16, 2019
Type: News
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Community Connector: Lina Dostilio

Moving around a bit in their early life has connected Lina Dostilio to the concept of space and place, particularly as it relates to community engagement and Dostilio’s work within that framework.

September 10, 2019
Type: Podcast
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Coordinator Connect Newsletter: Summer 2019

In this issue: novel forms of informed consent, tools for protocol and biosketch development, expansion of CTSI's Integrating Special Population Core, and expanded access to genetic counseling to be considered by Congress.

August 14, 2019
Type: Newsletter