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Using Biology To Define Appropriate Treatments for Back Pain

The Right Treatment for the Right Patient at the Right Time

Gwendolyn Sowa, MD, PhD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Professor, chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and professor of orthopaedic surgery, of bioengineering, and of clinical and translational science, will deliver a Provost’s Inaugural Lecture, Using Biology To Define Appropriate Treatments for Back Pain: The Right Treatment for the Right Patient at the Right Time,at 4 p.m. on Monday, June 17, in Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall.

The Provost’s Inaugural Lecture series invites University of Pittsburgh faculty members to give a lecture marking their recent appointments to endowed chairs. Dr. Sowa’s research focuses on the biology of intervertebral disc degeneration and methods of treatment and on the inflammatory pathways and mechanobiology of musculoskeletal tissues.     

A reception with light refreshments will follow the talk.

Monday, June 17 at 4:00 p.m.

Scaife Hall, Lecture Room 6
3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261