Explore Exciting Opportunities In:

  • #1 ranked Physical Therapy*
  • #4 ranked Occupational Therapy*
  • #7 ranked Audiology*
  • #7 ranked Speech-Language Pathology*
  • #7 ranked Nutrition & Dietetics
  • #8 ranked Health Information Management**
  • #18 ranked Rehabilitation Counseling*
  • Athletic Training
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Nutrition Science
  • Rehabilitation Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Prosthetics & Orthotics
  • Rehabilitation Technology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Science

*According to the most recent survey by US News & World Report

ᵀAccording to the most recent rankings by College Factual

**According to the most recent Healthcare Management Degree Guide

About SHRS

The University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is recognized as among the top 5 percent of schools in the U.S. to study health professions as determined by College Factual and is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, consistently listed on the U.S. News & World Report annual Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals. SHRS stands on its solid reputation as an international leader in rehabilitation and disabilities education, research, and community service to help propel well-prepared students into their chosen health care disciplines.

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Agenda

Webinars

Undergraduate Programs

Athletic Training BS

Monday,
1:00 – 2:00 pm

Program Director Chat

Bill Ankrom 
Dr. Amy Aggelou 
Michelle Varnell 
Tuesday,
1:00 – 2:00 pm

Program Director Chat

Bill Ankrom 
Dr. Amy Aggelou 
Michelle Varnell 
Wednesday,
1:00 – 2:00 pm

Program Director Chat

Bill Ankrom 
Dr. Amy Aggelou 
Michelle Varnell 

Communication Science BA

Monday,
11:00 – noon

Student Chat

Catherin Bour  
Kaitlyn Shaw  
Monday,
1:00 - 2:00 pm

Faculty Chat

Dr. Ellen Cohn 
Tuesday,
10:30 – 11:00 am

Faculty Chat

Dr. Michael Walsh Dickey  
Tuesday,
11:00 – noon

Faculty Chat

Dr. Erin Lundblom  
Wednesday,
3:00 – 4:00 pm

Student Chat

Kaitlyn Shaw  
Danielle Gormley  

Emergency Medicine BS

Monday,
3:00 - 3:00 pm

Faculty Chat

Nikki Cecchini 
Tuesday,
10:00 – 11:00 am

Faculty chat

Nikki Cecchini 
Wednesday,
9:00 – 10:00 am

Program Director Webinar

Dr. Tom Platt  
Wednesday,
6:00 – 7:00 pm

Faculty Chat

Nikki Cecchini 

Health Information Management BS

Monday,
12:30 - 1:30 pm

Faculty Chat

Dr. Dilhari DeAlmeida  
Tuesday,
12:30 – 1:30 pm

Faculty Chat

Dr. Kim Peterson 
Tuesday,
1:30 – 3:00 pm

Faculty chat

Patti Anania-Firouzan 
Wednesday,
noon – 1:00 pm

Faculty and Student Chat

Dr. Dilhari DeAlmeida 
Cassie Toolan  
Victoria Han  
Aislin DeFilippo  

Nutrition Science BS

Monday,
5:00 – 6:00 pm

Program Director Chat

Dr. Lori Cherok  
Tuesday,
10:00 – 11:00 am

Program Director chat

Dr. Lori Cherok 

Rehabilitation Science BS

Monday,
2:00 – 3:00 pm

Student Chat

Madeline Wells  
Angela Marinello  
Lysia Cook  
Tuesday,
11:00 – noon

Student Chat

Bethany Lindsey  
Wednesday,
noon – 1:00 pm

Student chat

Bethany Lindsey  
Emily Fjeldstad  
Sophie Lane  

Graduate Programs

Audiology

Monday,
3:30 – 4:30 pm

Faculty Chat

Dr. Barbara Vento  
Tuesday,
4:00 – 5:00 pm

Program Director Webinar

Catherine Palmer 
Tuesday,
5:30-6:30 pm

Faculty and Student Webinar

Dr. Sheila Pratt 
Beth Haley 
Ashley Medefindt 

Speech-Language Pathology

Monday,
3:00 – 4:00 pm

Faculty Chat

Dr. Erin Lundblom  
Tuesday,
3:45 - 4:45 pm

Program Director Webinar

Dr. Sue Shaiman  
Monday,
4:30 – 5:30 pm

Student Chat

Shayla Rice  
Wednesday,
1:30 – 2:30 pm

Student Chat

Kayla Post  
Wednesday 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Program Director Chat

Dr. Sue Shaiman  

Counseling

Monday,
10:00 – 11:00 am

Alumni Chat

Kate Kohne  
Tuesday,
noon – 1:00 pm

Faculty Webinar

Dr. Kelly Beck  
Wednesday, 9:30 – 10:00 am

Faculty Chat

Dr. Laura Dietz  

Dietitian Nutritionist

Monday,
1:00 – 2:00 pm

Program Director Webinar

Dr. Deborah Hutcheson  
Tuesday,
6:00 – 7:00 pm

Student Chat

Hannah Goodnight  
Thursday,
noon – 1:00 pm

Faculty Chat

Trisha Cousins  
Caroline Passerrello  

Occupational Therapy

Tuesday,
noon – 12:30 pm

MS Program Student Chat

Asari Yahata  
Tuesday,
12:30 – 1:00 pm

MS Program Director Chat

Dr. Amit Sethi  
Wednesday,
11:30 – 12:15 pm

OTD Faculty and Student Chat

Dr. Joanne Baird  
Julia Vellky  

Physical Therapy

Monday,
noon – 1:00 pm

Student Chat

Jim Tersak  
Tuesday,
11:00 – noon

Program Director Chat

Dr. Kathy Kelly  
Wednesday,
6:00 - 7:00 pm

Student Chat

Jim Tersak  

Physician Assistant Studies

Monday,
11:00 – noon

Program Director Webinar

David Beck  
Monday,
3:00 – 4:00 pm

Alumni Chat

Jeff Bright  
Tuesday,
2:00 – 3:00 pm

Faculty Chat

Mary Allias  
Rosa Fannie  
Wednesday,
11:00 - noon

Faculty Chat

Emily Murphy  
Jamie Hammond  

Prosthetics and Orthotics

Monday,
noon – 1:00 pm

Student Chat

Lauren Casertano  
Cecilia Lee Hauser  

Rehabilitation Technology (MS)

Monday,
2:00 – 3:00 pm

Student Chat

Tuesday,
9:00 – 10:00 am

Student Chat

Wednesday,
11:00 – noon

Student Chat

Sports Medicine M.S.

Monday,
noon – 1:00 pm

Program Co-Director Webinar

Dr. Mary Murray  
Wednesday,
noon – 1:00 pm

Program Co-Director and Student Chat

Dr. Katelyn Allison  

Sports Science

Monday,
noon – 1:00 pm

Program Director webinar

Dr. Matt Darnell  
Tuesday,
noon – 1:00 pm

Program Director chat

Dr. Matt Darnell 

Frequently Asked Questions

This event is ideal for anyone who is unable to attend an SHRS Open house in person, especially those students who are living outside of Western Pennsylvania. College and university advisors, college counselors, and others are welcome to attend.
You’ll be able to use instant messaging, voice, or video chat to talk directly to faculty from your program(s) of interest, as well as Admissions staff, members of our support services and current SHRS students.
No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate. You only need to have access to the internet.
No. Some programs may have the ability to request a video chat, it is not required in order to participate.
Send an email to tech@vfairs.com for any technical assistance.
This is an online event. You do not have to travel to any specific location. You can participate anywhere that you have Internet access. The event is accessible from desktop, mobile and tablet devices.
Absolutely. We are counting on you to invite others! Help us spread the word. You can simply share the link to this page and they can register at their convenience.
The event will remain open 24/7 for five days. Therefore, you can attend whenever it’s convenient for you during this period of time. We understand your schedule may not allow you to attend all of the live sessions of the event.