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University of Pittsburgh Greensburg    
2017-2018 Greensburg Campus Catalog 
  
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 Greensburg Campus Catalog

Administrative Officers, Schools, and Campuses



University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
150 Finoli Drive
Greensburg, PA 15601
724-837-7040
www.greensburg.pitt.edu

Administrative Officers, University of Pittsburgh

Patrick D. Gallagher, PhD
Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer

Patricia E. Beeson, PhD
Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor

Arthur S. Levine, MD
Senior Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine

Jerome Cochran, JD
Executive Vice Chancellor

Arthur G. Ramicone, MBA
Chief Financial Officer

Amy K. Marsh, MBA
Chief Investment Officer and Treasurer

P. Jerome Richey, JD
General Counsel

B. Jean Ferketish, PhD
Secretary of the Board of Trustees and Assistant to the Chancellor

University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

Administration

Sharon P. Smith, PhD, President
Jacqueline M. Horrall, PhD, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dean Nelson, PhD, Asst. Vice President for Academic Affairs
Joseph Bleehash, BA, AIA, LEED AP, Director of Facilities & Security
Ronna S. Colland, BS, CPA, Director of Finance and Risk Managment
Scott L. Coulson, MS, Director of Computing and Telecommunications
Rick A. Fogle, MS, Dean of Student Services
Mary Anne Koleny, MA, SPHR, Director of Human Resources & Title IX Liaison

Susan M. Isola, MFA, Director of Media Relations

Jodi B. Kraisinger, BS, Director of University Relations and Institutional Advancement

 

Academic Affairs

Brandi S. Darr, BS, Director of Financial Aid
Heather L. Kabala, BS, Director of Admissions
Eric Kimball, PhD, Interim Chair, Division of Behavioral Sciences
Sayre N. Greenfield, PhD, Chair, Division of Humanities
Dean Nelson, PhD, Chair, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs

Mark T. Stauffer, PhD, Chair, Division of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering

Kearsten Adams, MT, Academic Advisor
Jessica Barch, MA, Academic Advisor
Karen M. Ricco, MEd, Academic Advisor
Richard A. Romano, MA, Academic Advisor
Michele L. Shuey, MA, Academic Advisor for Seniors/Coordinator of International Studies
Elizabeth E. Tiedemann, MA, MEd, Director of Academic Advising and Registrar
Carin Winters, MEd, Academic Advisor

Michelle Apodaco, BA, Study Abroad Coordinator

Student Services

Anthony Berich, MS, Director of Athletics and Recreation
Gayle F. Pamerleau, MSW, Director of Counseling
Sheila Confer, MA, Coordinator of Academic Villages
Pam Reed, BSN, Director of Student Health Center
Leigh R. Hoffman, MS, Assistant Dean of Student Services and Director of Orientation
Troy Ross, MS, Director of Housing and Residence Life

Dorothy M. Zilic, MS, Director of Career Services

Al Theil, MA, Director of Student Activities

University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Faculty

Full-Time Faculty

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Paul S. Adams, Associate Professor, Political Science, BA, George Mason University; MA, Florida State University; PhD, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Gregory Aldous; Assistant Professor, History; BS, University of Alabama; MS, PhD, University of Wisconsin

Estrella Z. Ang; Associate Professor Emeritus, Biology; BS, University of the Philippines; MS, University of the Philippines; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Kristen N. Asplin, Assistant Professor, Psychology; BA, Gustavus Adolphus College; MS, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; PhD, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Barbara J. Barnhart, Instructor, Biology; BS, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Christopher Bartley, Instructor, Music; BA, Wesleyan University; MA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; MA, University of Arizona

Vickilyn Barnot; Assistant Professor, Health and Physical Education; BS, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; MS, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Lillian L. Beeson, Professor Emeritus, Communication; BSEd, Duquesne University; MA, University of Pittsburgh; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Elisa E. Beshero-Bondar, Associate Professor, English; BA, Washington and Jefferson College; MA, Pennsylvania State University; PhD, Pennsylvania State University

Richard L. Blevins, Associate Professor Emeritus, English; BGS, Kent State University; MA, University of Oregon; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Anthony T. Boldurian, Professor, Anthropology; BA, Rutgers University; MA, Eastern New Mexico University; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Jeanne L. Burth, Assistant Professor, Education; BS, MEd, California University of Pennsylvania, EdD, West Virginia University

Katrina W. Brown, Associate Professor, Physics; BS, Purdue University; PhD, Vanderbilt University

L. Todd Brown, Associate Professor; Physics; BS, Purdue University; PhD, Vanderbilt University

Koreen Byrns, Visiting Instructor, Biology; BA, Thiel College; DC, National College of Chiropractic - Chiropractic Physician

Frank A. Cassell, President Emeritus, Professor Emeritus, History; BA, Wabash College; MA, PhD, Northwestern University

Victoria Causer, Visiting Instructor, Statistics; BS, MS, University of Pittsburgh

George F. Chambers, President Emeritus, Professor Emeritus, Economics; BA, MBA, PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo

Diane E. Cheek, Instructor, Biology; BA, Seton Hill College; MS, California University of Pennsylvania

Elizabeth V. Contreras, Visiting Instructor, Spanish; BA, University of Chile; MA, Kent State University

Alicia V. Covarrubias, Associate Professor Emeritus, Spanish; Profesora de Castellano y Literatura, Instituto de Profesorado Sagrado Corazon; MA, State University New York at Stony Brook; PhD, State University New York at Stony Brook

Anne Marie Czerwinski, Associate Professor, Communication; BA, University of Wisconsin at Madison; MA, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee; PhD, University of Missouri at Columbia

Gawain Emanuel, Visiting Instructor, English; BA ,MA, California University

Benjamin Espinoza, Associate Professor, Mathematics; BA, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; MS, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; PhD, West Virginia University

Jeffrey J. Everly, Associate Professor, Psychology; BA, MS, PhD, West Virginia University

Jessica L. Everly, Associate Professor, Psychology; BA, University of Pittsburgh; MS, PhD, West Virginia University

John Float, Visiting Instructor, Mathematics; BA, California University of Pennsylvania; MS, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Glenson France, Visiting Instructor, Economics; BS, MS, University of the West Indies; MA, Ohio State University

Beverly A. Gaddy, Associate Professor, Political Science; BA Methodist College; MA, University of Nebraska at Lincoln; PhD, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Jessica L. Ghilani, Assistant Professor, Communication; BA, MA, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Donald E. Gibson, Professor, Sociology Emeritus; BA, West Chester University of Pennsylvania; MA, University of Delaware; PhD, University of Delaware

Laura Giovannelli, Instructor, Chemistry; BS, University of Pittsburgh; MED, Carlow University

Sayre N. Greenfield, Professor, English, Chair, Humanities Division; BA, Cornell University; MA, University of Pennsylvania; PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Wendy J. Hardy, Assistant Professor, Education; BS, MA, Central Michigan University; EdD, Walden University

Gary D. Hart, Instructor, Mathematics; BS, Widener University; MS, University of Delaware; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Pilar M. Herr, Assistant Professor, History; BA, University of California at Santa Barbara; MA, Indiana University (Bloomington, Ind.); PhD, Indiana University (Bloomington, Ind.)

Timothy Holler, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice; BA, MA, PHD, Indiana University

Kerry W. Holzworth, Associate Professor, Biology; BS, University of Pittsburgh; PhD, University of Pittsburgh.

Jacqueline M. Horrall, Vice President for Academic Affairs; Associate Professor, Economics; BS, University of the West Indies; MS, University of the West Indies; PhD, University of Florida.

Lori L. Jakiela, Professor, English; BA, Gannon University; MFA, University of Pittsburgh.

J. Wesley Jamison, Associate Professor, Information Science; BA, Allegheny College; MS, Pennsylvania State University; MSIS, University of Pittsburgh; PhD, Pennsylvania State University

Stanley M. Katzman, Associate Professor Emeritus, Chemistry; BS, MS, PhD, University of Missoouri

Eric J. Kimball, Assistant Professor, History; BA, MA, University of New Hampshire; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Martha J. Koehler, Professor, English; BA, University of Rochester; MA/PhD, University of Washington

Edward P. Krisner, Associate Professor, Mathematics; BA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; MA, Youngstown State University; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Ruth L. Kuschmierz, Professor Emeritus, German and English; BA, MA, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Colette G. Levin, Associate Professor Emeritus, French; BA, MA, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

William E. Lindberg, Associate Professor Emeritus, Music; BFA, Carnegie Mellon University; MFA, Carnegie Mellon University; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Estela S. Llinas, Associate Professor, Engineering and Mathematics; BA, University of California at Berkeley; MS, University of California at Berkeley; PhD, University of California at Berkeley

Olivia Long, Assistant Professor, Biology; BA, Carlow University; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Shu-Jiang Lu, Associate Professor, English; BA, Anqing Teachers’ University; BA, Anhui University; MA, Shandong University; MA, University of Western Ontario; PhD, University of Western Ontario

Michael J. Lucci, Instructor, Mathematics; BA, Saint Vincent College; MA, University of Pittsburgh

Matthew R. Luderer, Associate Professor, Chemistry; BS, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; MS, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; PhD, University of Connecticut

Gary L. Lutz, Assistant Professor, English; BA, Kutztown University; MA, Ohio University

Kelli E. Maloy, Associate Professor, English; BA, Saint Vincent College; MA, West Virginia University; PhD, West Virginia University

Audrey N. Mamros, Visiting Lab Instructor, Chemistry; BS, University of Pittsburgh

Elizabeth M. Marciniak, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice; BA, Wittenberg University; MA/PhD, University of Maryland

Melissa J. Marks, Associate Professor, Education; BS, Ohio State University; MEd, University of Cincinnati; EdD, University of Cincinnati.

Lipika Mazumdar, Assistant Professor, Anthropology; BA, University of Wyoming; MA, University of Wyoming; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Amber A. McAlister, Assistant Professor, History of Art and Architecture; BA, Emory University; MA, University of Georgia; PhD, University of Georgia

Brooke McClendon, Visiting Instructor, Chemistry; BS, Palm Beach Atlantic University; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Christine L. McCreary, Assistant Professor, Chemistry, BS, University of Pittsburgh; MBA, University of Pittsburgh.; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Norman N. McWhinney, Professor Emeritus, English; BA, Dickinson College; MA, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Daniel B. Milberg, Associate Professor Emeritus, Psychology; BA, Washington University; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Stephen J. Murabito, Professor, English; BA, State University New York at Oswego; MFA, University of Pittsburgh

Dean E. Nelson, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs; Associate Professor, Statistics; BS, Metropolitan State College; MS, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center; PhD, Lehigh University

Guy M. Nicoletti, Associate Professor Emeritus, Engineering; BS, Saint Vincent College; MS, University of Pittsburgh; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Mary Grace O’Donnell, Associate Professor Emeritus, Mathematics; BA, Seton Hill College; MS, University of Pittsburgh; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Pamela A. Ondeck, Assistant Professor, Management; BS, Grove City College; MBA, Duquesne University

Silvina Orsatti, Visiting Instructor, Spanish; BA, Boise State University

William C. Pamerleau, Associate Professor, Philosophy; BS, Michigan State University; MA, Michigan State University; PhD, Purdue University

Jennifer Paul, Instructor, Biology; BS, University of Pittsburgh; MS, Chatham University

Russell Phillips III, Associate Professor, Psychology; BA, Baldwin-Wallace College; MA, PhD, Bowling Green State University

John H. Prellwitz, Associate Professor, Communication; BA, University of Pittsburgh; MA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; PhD, Duquesne University

Margaret A. Rechter, Associate Professor, Management; BS, University of Pittsburgh; MPA, University of Pittsburgh; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Meng Rowland, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry; BS, MS, Jilin University, PhD, University of Tennessee

Ewa A. Rudnicka, Assistant Professor, Management; MS, Wroclaw University of Technology; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

William A. Rued, Associate Professor, Philosophy; BA, Sonoma State University; MA, California State University at Los Angeles; PhD, Princeton University

Timothy P. Savisky, Assistant Professor, Biology; BS, Kent State University; MS, University of Akron; PhD, University of Georgia

Norman W. Scanlon, Associate Professor Emeritus, Political Science; BA, Saint Vincent College; MA, University of Pittsburgh; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Stephen A. Schrum, Associate Professor, Theatre Arts; BA, Temple University; MA, the Ohio State University; PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Lou Ann Sears, Assistant Professor, English; BS, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania; MA, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Larry E. Senor, Associate Professor Emeritus, Chemistry; BS, Washington and Jefferson College; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Mark T. Stauffer, Chair, Natural Science Division, Associate Professor, Chemistry; BS, University of Pittsburgh; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Stacey E. Triplette, Visiting Assistant Professor, French & Spanish; BA, Wake Forest University; PhD, University of California at Berkeley

Sharon Turchick, Assistant Professor, Management; BA, MBA, Duquesne University

Beth R. Uhrinek, Visiting Instructor, Mathematics; BS, University of Pittsburgh

Marjorie M. Ulery, Instructor, Computer Science; BS, University of Pittsburgh; MST, University of Pittsburgh

Gretchen K. Underwood, Assistant Professor, Communications; BA, Chatham College, MA, Carnegie Mellon, PhD, Purdue University

Sharon Ustazewski, Visiting Instructor, Information Science; BA, MBA, University of Pittsburgh

Manhar D. Vyas, Professor Emeritus, Economics; BCom, University of East Africa; MA, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Jonathan P. Vallano, Associate Professor, Psychology; BS, MA, Ball State University; PhD, Florida International University

Judith A. Vollmer, Professor Emeritus, English; BA, University of Pittsburgh; MFA, University of Pittsburgh

Larry J. Whatule, Associate Professor Emeritus, English and Communication; BA, Saint Vincent College; MA, University of Cincinnati; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Franklin D. Wilson, Assistant Professor, Sociology/criminal Justice; BA, University of California at San Diego; MA, San Diego State University; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Thomas E. Wolf, Associate Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science; BA, Saint Vincent College; MA, MEd, Duquesne University; MS, University of Pittsburgh; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Geoffrey L. Wood, Assistant Professor, Sociology; BA, Fresno State University; MA, Sacramento State; PhD, University at Albany

Judith E. Zimmerman, Professor Emeritus, History; BA, Swarthmore College; MA, Columbia University; PhD, Columbia University

Part-Time Faculty

Andrea Acker, MEd, English
Lisa Blahovec, BA, Education
Gregory Bondar, MS, Anthropology
William Campbell, PhD, Religious Studies
Jack Ciak, ScD, Communications
Sheila Confer, MA, Theater Arts

Julie Cuturillo, MA, Education
John Dittmar, MEd, Psychology

Edward Federinko, DEd, Education
Charles Frederickson, MBA, Management
Dennis Gaal, MEd, Mathematics
Donald Gibson, PhD, Social Science
Kelly Gustafson, MA, Education
Daniel Hitt, MA, English
Stephen Ising, MS, Mathematics
Elizabeth Jones, MSW, English Literature
Elaine Kelly, MA, English
Dennis Kennedy, BA, Management
Laurie Lash, BS, Mathematics
Jeremy Lenzl, MA, Education
Kerry Manning, PhD, Political Science
Susan McDonald, MA, English

Bryan McCarthy, MA, Philosophy

Thomas McGee, BA, English

Susan Mckeever, MA, Education
Helga Mears, MA, German
Pankaj Mehrotra, PhD, Management
Christie Orlosky, MS, Natural Science
Keli Pennesi, MA, Education
Zachary Rohlwing, MA, Music
Jacob Rubus, MS, Biology
Krista Sarraf, MA, English
Mitchell, Sasala, BS, Chemistry
David Seward, PhD, Classics
James Sherin, BS, Engineering/Mathematics
Barry Shields, MAT, Studio Arts
Charles Stewart, MS, Physics/ Natural Science
Andrew Stuchal, BA, Management

Ronald Surmacz, PhD, Economics
Lisa Thomas, BA, Education
David Turnshek, PhD, Astronomy
Meghan Tutolo, MFA, English
Garry Warnock, PhD, Chemistry
William Weller, BA, Chemistry
Kathleen Willard, MS, Physics

University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees

Ruggero J. Aldisert*
Jane Bilewicz Allred
John A. Barbour
J. David Barnes*
G. Nicholas Beckwith III
Steven C. Beering *
Thomas G. Bigley*
Eva Tansky Blum, Chairperson-Elect
Suzanne W. Broadhurst
Douglas M. Browning
Michael A. Bryson
Frank V. Cahouet*
Mary Ellen Callahan
David C. Chavern
John G. Conomikes*
Tom Corbett**
Jay Costa Jr.
James P. Covert
George A. Davidson Jr.*
Catherine D. Deangelis
Herbert P. Douglas Jr.*
Carolyn Dumaresq**
Helen S. Faison*
D. Michael Fisher*
Rich Fitzgerald**
Bradley J. Franc
Brian Generalovich
Deborah J. Gillotti
E. Jeanne Gleason*
J. Roger Glunt*
Ira J. Gumberg
Craig A. Hartburg
Robert M. Hernandez
Dawne S. Hickton
Henry L. Hillman*
Sy Holzer
Earl F. Hord*
Thomas O. Johnson II
A. Alice Kindling*
Thomas M Kurtz
Terry Laughlin
Paul E. Lego*
William K. Lieberman
Robert G. Lovett
Roberta A. Luxbacher
John A. Maher III
F. James Mccarl III
Larry J. Merlo
George L. Miles Jr.*
Frank E. Mosier*
Alfred L. Moyé*
Martha Hartle Munsch
Marlee S. Myers
Mark A. Nordenberg
Morgan K. O’Brien, Vice Chairperson
Thomas H. O’Brien
Anthony J.f. O’Reilly*
Robert A. Paul*
William Peduto**
John H. Pelusi Jr.
Robert P. Randall
Thomas E. Richards
James C. Roddey*
Farrell Rubenstein*
Bryant J Salter
Brenton L. Saunders
Keith E. Schaefer
Herbert S. Shear
Richard P. Simmons*
Jack D. Smith
Charles M. Steiner
William E. Strickland Jr.
John A. Swanson
Burton M. Tansky*
Dick Thornburgh*
Tracey Thomas Travis
Stephen R. Tritch, Chairperson
Thomas J. Usher*
Thomas L. Vankirk
Peter C. Varischetti
John J. Verbanac
Sam S. Zacharias
Edward P. Zemprelli*

*Emeritus
**Ex Officio

University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Advisory Board

Brandin M. Adams

Laura Wagner Aftosmis
Gary A. Amelio
Charles W. Anderson

Joseph P. Bleehash*

Melissa Blystone
Katrina W. Brown*
Barbara J. Christner

Ronna Colland*

Dale J. Cordial
Scott L. Coulson*
Anne M. Czerwinski*
John J. Driscoll
Rick A. Fogle*
H. Phipps Hoffstot, III
Jacqueline M. Horrall*
Susan M. Isola*
Michael D. Jones
Mary Anne Koleny*
Jodi B. Kraisinger*
Michael T. Lordi

Dean Nelson*
Paul G. Nickoloff
Anthony M. Perricelli
Teresa G. Petrick
Robert J. Rogalski
Stephen M. Ryan, Jr.
Jack D. Smith
James R. Smith*
Sharon P. Smith*
Michael J. Stewart

Tamas S. Tanto
A. David Tilstone, Chairman
Ernie E. Vallozzi
Daniel J. Wukich
Thomas M. Yarabinetz
Matthew D. Zidek*

* Ex-Officio

Emeritus Advisory Board Members

Jack H. Millstein, Jr.

Clarence B. Smail
Louis A. Steiner
Louis T. Steiner

* Ex-Officio

Centers, Institutes, Laboratories, and Clinics

(As of Fall Term, 2011)

University Centers and Institutes 1

Learning Research and Development Center
University Center for Social and Urban Research
University Center for International Studies
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute

Centers, Institutes, Laboratories, and Clinics by School

College of General Studies

Learning Solutions Technology Center
McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success
Osher Lifelong Learning Center

Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership
Non-Profit Clinic
Also see Jointly-Administered Centers.

Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

Artificial Intelligence Management Laboratory
David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership
Center for Conflict Resolution
Center for Economic Education
Center for Executive Education
Institution for Entrepreneurial Excellence, which includes:
Agricultural Entrepreneurial
Entrepreneurial Fellows Center
The Family Enterprise Center
Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence
Pantherlab Works
Small Business Development Center, which includes Washington County and Greene County Outreach Offices
Also see Jointly-Administered Centers.

School of Arts and Sciences

Academic Resource Center
Allegheny Observatory
Behavioral Physiology Laboratory
Center for American Politics and Society
Center for Combinatorial Chemistry
Center for Experimental Game Theory
Center for Industry Studies
Center for Parallel, Distributed, and Intelligent Systems
Clinical Psychology Center
Economic Policy Institute
Economics Computer Laboratory
English Language Institute
Robert Henderson Language Media Center
Institute for Statistics and Applications
Less Commonly Taught Languages Center
Math Assistance Center
Pittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Pymatuning Laboratory of Ecology
Surface Science Center
Western Pennsylvania Writing Project
The Writing Center
Also see Jointly-Administered Centers.

School of Education

Center for Epidemiologic Studies
Center for Urban Education
Computer and Curriculum Inquiry Center
Human Energy Resource Laboratory
Institute for Higher Education Management
Institute for International Studies in Education
Motor Behavior Laboratory
Office of Child Development
Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center
Reading Center
School of Education Computer Laboratories, which include the Cooley Lab (Posvar Hall) and the Trees Hall Lab
Science Education Laboratory

Swanson School of Engineering

Basic Metals Processing Research Institute
Center for Bioengineering
Center for e-Design and Realization
Center for Metal Cutting Fluids
Dominion Center for Environment and Energy
Manufacturing Assistance Center
Mascaro Sustainability Intiative
Swanson Center for Micro and Nano Systems
Swanson Center for Product Innovation
Swanson Institute for Technical Excellence
Also see Jointly-Administered Centers.

School of Information Sciences

Sara Fine Institute for Interpersonal Behavior and Technology
NSA-Certified National Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education
Visual Information Systems Center (VISC)
Decision Systems Laboratory
Geoinformatics Laboratory
Laboratory of Education and Research on Security Assured Information Systems (LERSAIS)
Teaching and Learning Research Lab
U/Lab

School of Law

Civil Practice Law Clinic
Community Economic Development Clinic
Environmental Law Clinic
Family Law Clinic
Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
Also see Jointly-Administered Centers.

Social Work

Center on Race and Social Problems

Centers, Institutes, Laboratories, and Clinics by School: Health Sciences

Graduate School of Public Health

Center for Aging and Population Health
Center for Free Radical and Antioxidant Biochemistry
Center for Healthy Aging
Center for Healthy Environments and Community
Center for Minority Health
Center for Public Health Practice
Center for Public Health Preparedness
Center for Research on Health and Sexual Orientation
Center for Rural Health Practice
Clinical Oncology Program Biostastistical Center
Epidemiology Data Center
EXPORT Health
Health Policy Institute
Laboratories of Tropical Diseases
Pennsylvania/Mid-Atlantic AIDS Education and Training Center
Pennsylvania and Ohio Public Health Training Center
Pennsylvania Prevention Project
UPACE Environmental Public Health Tracking
Also see Jointly-Administered Centers.

School of Dental Medicine

Center for Craniofacial and Dental Genetics
Center for Dental Informatics
Center for Oral Health Research in Appalachia
Multidisciplinary Implant Center
Also see Jointly-Administered Centers.

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Adaptive Living Laboratory
Human Occupational Laboratories
Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center in Telerehabilitation
Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Transportation Safety
Also see Jointly-Administered Centers.

School of Pharmacy

Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research
Center for Pharmacogenetics
Center for Pharmacoinformatics and Outcomes Research
Pharmacodynamic Research Center
Also see Jointly-Administered Centers.

School of Medicine

Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research for Late Life Mood Disorders
American Parkinson Disease Association Center for Advanced Research
Alzheimer Disease Research Center
Center of Excellence in Autism Research
Brain Trauma Research Center
Center for ALS Research
Center for Biologic Imaging
Center for Advanced Brain Magnetic Imaging
Center for Detection, Diagnosis, and Intervention in Dementia
Center for Endovascular and Exovascular Therapy
Center for Modeling Pulmonary Immunity
Center for Primary Care Community-Based Research
Center for Research in Reproductive Physiology
Center for Research on Emergency Medical Services
Center for Research on Health Care
Cystic Fibrosis Research Center
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Center
Emergency Response Human Performance Laboratory
Lung Translational Genomics Center
General Clinical Research Center
Hartford Foundation Center for Excellence in Geriatric Medicine
Molecular Medicine Institute (Center for Biotechnology and Bioengineering)
Neurosurgical Oncology Center
Obesity/Nutrition Research Center
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Research Center
Otolaryngology Research Center
Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research
Theiss Child Development Center
Translational Neuroscience Program
Udall Center for Parkinson’s Research
University of Pittsburgh Center for HIV Protein Interactions
Also see Jointly-Administered Centers.

School of Nursing

Center for Nursing Research
Center for Research in Chronic Disorders
Also see Jointly-Administered Centers.

Centers, Institutes, Laboratories, and Clinics: Other Academic Units and the Regional Campuses

Office of the Provost

Center for Instructional Development and Distance Education
Center for Philosophy of Science

Student Affairs

Student Health Service
University Counseling Center

University Center for International Studies

African Studies Program
Asian Studies Center
Center for Latin American Studies
Center for Performing Arts of India
Center for Russian and East European Studies
Center for West European Studies
European Union Center of Excellence
Pennsylvania Ethnic Heritage Studies Center

University Library System

Center for American Music

Johnstown Campus

John P. and Joyce Murtha Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development

Greensburg Campus

Center for Applied Research (CFAR)

The Center for Applied Research provides curricular and co-curricular opportunities to develop knowledge and skills related to empirical research and expands professional development opportunities for faculty and staff while providing a community resource for research and data collection, analysis, and program evaluation.

Center for Professional Growth

The Center for Professional Growth provides high-quality, relevant educational courses, programs, and services designed to meet the needs of professionals seeking to start, advance, or maintain their professional status, while providing career development, training, and consulting services that help organizations, businesses, and corporations prepare effective leaders and create productive work environments.

Center for the Digital Text

The Center for the Digital Text represents a distinctive node of expertise and outreach in the Digital Humanities at the University of Pittsburgh. The Center dedicates itself to supporting the training of faculty in digital methods, serving the global community in outreach to launch and develop new projects, and giving students trained in Digital Studies experience in training, outreach, and consulting in the wider community of digital scholarship and digital media development.

The Conference Place at Pitt-Greensburg

The Conference Place coordinates the scheduling of campus facilities and services for use by businesses and community organizations who are planning strategic management seminars, professional development workshops, youth camps, athletic tournaments, recognition banquets, and weekend retreats. The Conference Place can schedule meetings and conferences in campus facilities, reserve guest rooms for overnight stays in our Residence Halls (May through August only), provide dining and catering options, and arrange for use of campus sports and recreation facilities.

Titusville Campus

George J. Barco Center for Continuing Education

Bradford Campus

Allegheny Institute of Natural History
Business Resource Center
Center for Rural Health Practice

Centers, Institutes, Laboratories, and Clinics: Jointly-Administered Centers

Graduate School of Public and International Affairs/Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

Center for Conflict Resolution and Negotiation

Graduate School of Public and International Affairs/University Center for International Studies

Global Studies Program
Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies, which includes the Ford Institute for Human Security

Health Sciences 2

Center for Clinical Pharmacology
Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences
Center for Environmental Oncology
Center for Injury Research and Control
Division of Laboratory Animal Resources
Facial Nerve Center
Genomics and Proteomics Core Laboratories
Head and Neck Cancer Specialized Program of Research Excellence
Institute for Clinical Research Education
Lung Cancer Specialized Program of Research Excellence
Musculoskeletal Institute
Oral Cancer Center
Pittsburgh AIDS Center for Treatment
Transgenic and Gene Targeting Facility

Health Sciences 2/Bioengineering

Human Movement and Balance Laboratories
Medical Virtual Reality Center
Musculoskeletal Research Center
Pittsburgh Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
Health Science/Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh/Magee Womans Hospital and Research Institute
Pittsburgh Cytogenetics Laboratory
Disabilities Resource Center
Health Sciences/UPMC Health System
Center for Assistive Technology
Center for Biosecurity
Center for Environmental Oncology
Center for Sports Medicine
Center for Vaccine Research
Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Neuromuscular Research Laboratory
Peter M. Winter Institute of Simulation Education and Research (WISER)
Swallowing Disorders Center

Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business/University Center for International Studies

International Business Center

School of Arts and Sciences/Swanson School of Engineering

Center for Molecular and Materials Simulations
Institute of NanoScience and Engineering
School of Arts and Science/Health Sciences
Drug Discovery Institute

School of Arts and Sciences/Health Sciences 2/School of Law

Center for Bioethics and Health Law
Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences/ School of Medicine
Center for Neuroanatomy with Neurotropic Viruses
Center for Neuroscience
Conte Center for the Neuroscience of Mental Disorders
Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases
University Community Leaders and Individuals with Disabilities Center

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences/Swanson School of Engineering/VA Pittsburgh Health Care System/UPMC Health System

Human Engineering Research Laboratories
University of Pittsburgh Model Center on Spinal Card Injury
School of Information Sciences/Graduate School of Public Health/School of Medicine
Center for National Preparedness

School of Law/University Center for International Studies

Center for International Legal Education

School of Medicine/Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Benedum Pediatric Trauma Program
Pediatric Center for Neuroscience
Pediatric Neurotrama Center

School of Medicine/Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh/Magee-Womens Hospital and Research Institute

Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Center
Pittsburgh Diabetes Institute

School of Medicine/Magee-Womens Hospital and Research Institute

Pregnancy and Diabetes Center
Center for Family Planning Research
Center for Fertility and Reproductive Endocrinology
Center for Research in Continence and Pelvic Floor Disorders
Ovarian Cancer Center of Excellence
Pittsburgh Development Center

School of Medicine/UPMC Health System

Affect Regulation and Adolescent Brain Center
Audiology Center
Benedum Geriatric Center
Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury Center and Clinic
Brain and Spine Injury Center
Charles T. Campbell Ophthalmic Microbiology Laboratory
Cardiovascular Institute
Center for Clinical Neurophysiology
Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology
Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania
Center for Balance Disorder
Center for Hemochromatosis and Iron Overload Disorders
Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery
Center for Integrative Medicine
Center for Intestinal Health And Nutrition Support
Center for Liver Diseases
Center for Overcoming Problem Eating
Center for Pathology Informatics
Center for Women’s Digestive Health
Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Comprehensive Lung Center
Comprehensive Pain Center
Cosmetic Surgery and Skin Health Center
Cutaneous Oncology Center
Digestive Disorders Clinic
Emphysema Resource Center
Eye Center
Gastrointestinal Cancer Prevention and Treatment Center
Hillman Cancer Center
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
Institute of Aging
Institute for Doctor-Patient Communication
Institute to Enhance Palliative Care
Institute for Rehabilitation and Research
Raymond E. Jordan Center for Balance Disorders
LHAS Women’s Heart Center
Late-Life Depression Evaluation and Treatment Center
Magnetic Resonance Research Center
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Mental Health Intervention Research Center for Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Neurogastroenterology and Motility Center
Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Center
Spasticity Evaluation and Treatment Center
Pancreas and Biliary Center
Minimally Invasive Endoneurosurgery Center
Position Emissions Tomography Center
Safar Center for Resuscitation Research
Simmons Center for Interstitial Lung Diseases
Center for Sleep Medicine
Sinus and Allergy Center
STAR Center (Services for Teens at Risk)
Stroke Institute
Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
University of Pittsburgh Headache Center
Voice Center
Weight Management Center
Paul Wellstone Muscular Dystophy Cooperative Research Center
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Late-Life Mood Disorder Evaluation and Treatment Center

School of Medicine/VA Pittsburgh Health Care System

Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center
Center for Health Equity and Research Promotion

University of Pittsburgh/Carnegie Mellon University

Brain Imaging Research Center
Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
Real-time Outbreak and Disease Surveillance Laboratory
Pittsburgh Center for Social History
Pittsburgh Mind/Body Center
Pittsburgh NMR Center for Biomedical Research

University of Pittsburgh/Carnegie Mellon University/Duquesne University/UPMC Health System/Windber Research Institute

Pittsburgh Tissue Engineering Initiative
University of Pittsburgh/Carnegie Mellon University /Sandia National Laboratories
Pittsburgh Molecular Libraries Screening Center

University of Pittsburgh/Carnegie Mellon University/Westinghouse Electric Corporation

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

University-wide

Institute of Politics

1 Centers and institutes in the category “University Centers and Institutes” are distinguished by organizational permanence, programmatic autonomy, and an annual operating budget fiscally independent of any other academic, research, and/or service unit.

2 Centers and institutes listed are jointly-administered by two or more schools of the Health Sciences, which includes: Graduate School of Public Health, School of Dental Medicine, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, and School of Medicine.

Note: The centers, institutes, laboratories, and clinics listed are University of Pittsburgh or University affiliated organizations. They are either single or multidisciplinary in scope, and are generally involved in some combination of education, research or service activities. Each center, institute, laboratory, and clinic is listed under the name of the unit with which it is associated.