Fall Faculty Highlights from the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

October 13, 2021

The UPMC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation celebrates the accomplishments of our dedicated faculty. Here are just a few who of the many who achieved great feats this fall:

Fabrisia Ambrosio, PhD, was named one of the 2021 Women of Influence by the Pittsburgh Business Times. 

Amanda Harrington, MD, and Maria Twichell, MD, earned the 2020 Excellence in Patient Experience Award.

Michael Munin, MD, was appointed to serve on the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

Kerry DeLuca, MD, was appointed to serve as a member of the Academy’s Health Policy & Legislation (HP&L) Committee.

Kentaro Onishi, DO, served on the International Olympic Committee at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Yetsa Tuakli-Wosornu, MD, published an e-edition and editorial on sports equity featured in British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Tad Gorske, PhD, presented at the Pennsylvania Psychological Association Fall Conference.

Amy Houtrow, MD, was quoted in a PBS NewsHour story titled, “For Paralympic Athletes, Challenges at the 2020 Games Echo Longstanding Barriers.” 

Sarah Laughlin, PhD, had her poster – “Family Leadership within Family-Hospital Partnership to Promote Accessible Healthcare for those with Autism Spectrum Disorder” – accepted to the AUCD Conference.

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