About the Office of Research, Health Sciences

The Office of Research, Health Sciences, OORHS, mission is to foster both the emerging and the established research enterprises within and across the schools of the Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. These schools are Dental Medicine, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health.

Application Repository To Help University Researchers (ARTHUR)


The ARTHUR database comprises successfully funded applications, written by faculty members at the University of Pittsburgh, that comply with the current NIH format. Examples of grant applications funded by non-NIH award mechanisms (e.g., DOD/CDMRP, PCORI, and NSF) are also available. 


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“I’m so excited to update you on our R01 submission in July. The Impact Score is 26 and the percentile is 6% in NCI.  Thank you so much for your incredible inputs and support!!!” 

"Just want to thank you for your help in … R01 revision (which received 12%tile, a fundable score). The other R01 grant submission with your assistance had a score of 30%tile"  

“Many thanks for your expert assistance with our … application. Your insight and help with our previous version were instrumental in helping us to address and overcome the hurdles of reviewer comments.” 

 “I'd like to let you know that my application got an impact score of 20 and percentile 4.0.  I can't thank you too much for all your help and your insights!” 

 “I would like to let you know my deepest gratitude to all your help on my grants. I learned a lot from you.”