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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"Thank you so much for your time and support on this proposal. It can’t be done without you!" 

"Thanks SO much for your valuable insight at our meeting a couple of weeks ago.  It reframed the grant in a substantial way."  

“I would like to express my deep appreciation for your effort in helping my preparation of the application. In addition to polishing my grantsmanship, your suggestions and comments on my research plan were instrumental, which greatly improved my application over previous submissions.” 

"My K01 application was eventually funded by NIDDK. I truly truly truly appreciate your tremendous help during the application."  

“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.”