University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related research university, founded as the Pittsburgh Academy in 1787. Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.

Grants Received

GM-0068: Wheelchair Secretariat

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    Award Period:
    September 01, 2014 to August 31, 2016

 Country: United States  |  Associated APC Country Office: USA - Washington, DC

Community Health Matters Focus Area:

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities, the University of Pittsburgh is developing the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals (ISWP) which will be a self-sustained network of international and regional partners dedicated to the professionalization of wheelchair (WC) services around the world.

Keywords: United States, capacity building, disabilities