Congratulations to Dr. Rory Cooper!

From the National Spinal Cord Injury Association:

“Rory Cooper, Ph.D., director of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories, a partnership between the University of Pittsburgh, UPMC and the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, will appear on a special edition Cheerios box as part of a national campaign organized by the VA, VA Canteen Services and General Mills honoring 12 select gold medal winners of the 28th National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Dr. Cooper is the only Pennsylvania veteran featured in the campaign.”

Read the full story and see sample Cheerios boxes at

As director of HERL, Dr. Cooper previously oversaw the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers on Wheeled Mobility and Wheelchair Transportation Technology (now in conjunction with the University of Michigan).  Pitt’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences currently hosts the RERCs on Spinal Cord Injury and Telerehabilitation

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