Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel who work 12- to 24-hour shifts may be at significant risk for fatigue that could lead to occupational injury, according to new research led by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
A center based at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health is being awarded a four-year, $10.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of HIV/AIDS to continue its award-winning work preventing the spread of HIV and improving care to people infected with the virus.
The Center for Health Equity (CHE) is pleased to announce its Master's & Doctoral Student Scholarship Award.
Pitt Public Health students, staff, and alumni, Help is needed for an evaluation study. If you have time, please read description, watch a short video, and take the survey below.
The Center for Health Equity (CHE) requests department chairs nominate students for consideration of membership on it's Community Research Advisory Board (CRAB).
I am delighted to announce that Trevor Orchard, MD, M.Med.Sci. has been appointed to the rank of Distinguished Professor at the University of Pittsburgh.
People with hostile personality traits who watch more television than their peers may be at a greater risk for injury, potentially because they are more susceptible to the influence of television on violence and risk-taking behaviors, a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health analysis discovered.
A UPMC and University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences clinical and academic partnership has earned international recognition as a premier center for treatment of and research into hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), a rare genetic disorder that can cause sudden, catastrophic internal bleeding and stroke.
Obese women are nearly twice as likely as their lean counterparts to have stillborn babies for several specific, potentially preventable medical reasons, a new University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Healthanalysis reveals.
Drs. Ed Ricci and Todd Bear, faculty in the BCHS Institute for Evaluation Science in Community Health, have recently partnered with ACHD and UPMC on an adolescent health survey.