Schools of the Health Sciences
For more than a century, the Schools of the Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh have been educational and research leaders in their respective fields. Ranking fifth in funding from the National Institutes of Health, the University looks to its health sciences schools to propel scientific discovery and clinical innovation that advances human health. Education at the Schools of the Health Sciences emphasizes interdisciplinary instruction and leadership that incorporates cutting-edge techniques and technologies to prepare future researchers, physicians, and health care providers and administrators for 21st century careers.
School of Dental Medicine
Since 1896, the School of Dental Medicine has been preparing students to take their place among the best dental practitioners, researchers, and educators in our region, across the country, and around the world.
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences supports an interprofessional approach to research to address challenges for people with acute and chronic conditions and disabilities.
School of Medicine
The School of Medicine strives to improve the health and well-being of individuals and populations through cutting-edge biomedical research, innovative educational programs in medicine and biomedical science, and leadership in academic medicine.
- Biomedical Informatics
- Cardiothoracic Surgery
- Cell Biology
- Computational & Systems Biology
- Critical Care Medicine
- Developmental Biology
- Emergency Medicine
- Family Medicine
- Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
- Neurological Surgery
- Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Pharmacology & Chemical Biology
- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
- Plastic Surgery
- Radiation Oncology
- Structural Biology
School of Nursing
The School of Nursing is dedicated to providing students with a strong educational foundation to conduct evidence-based practice, engage in scholarly activities, and translate health sciences knowledge to improve the delivery and practice of nursing.
School of Public Health
The School of Public Health is actively involved in expanding knowledge in the realm of public health through scientific inquiry and innovation. It has conducted groundbreaking research, from the development of the polio vaccine in the 1950s to today’s virtual modeling of the spread of infectious disease.