About Us

The Pittsburgh Trauma Research Center (PTRC) at the University of Pittsburgh is a multidisciplinary research center engaged in improving the outcome of Trauma through innovative research. The researchers at PTRC uses state-of-the-art quantitative and qualitative research methods to understand human responses to trauma and extreme stress and to develop and evaluate prevention and intervention programs to ameliorate the consequences of trauma. The PTRC is committed to providing the ideal platform to enhance, enrich, and synergize scientific interactions and collaborations among various investigators in the University of Pittsburgh community and globally, for a common cause i.e.  a greater understanding of human Trauma and reduce the number of trauma-related deaths. For further information about the PTRC, visit the website or contact us.