The University of Pittsburgh Center for LGBT Health has been featured in the July 10, 2013 issue of Pittsburgh City Paper.
Dr. Howie (Sin How) Lim, (PhD in epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh), has become the first Malaysian to be granted the prestigious IAS-NIDA fellowship for his research on linking substance abuse and sexual risk-taking in MSM via innovative technologies.
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The Center for Health Equity, located in the Graduate School of Public Health, has created a new research database on Latinos in Southwestern Pennsylvania .
On May 30th, BCHS faculty Jessica Burke and Donna Almario Doebler presented “After The Assessment: Will Community Health Needs Assessments Improve Community Health?” as part of the 2013 Strengthening Healthcare and Public Health through Collaboration, Coordination and Communication Conference in State College, PA.
Steven Albert, PhD convened a workgroup representing industry, academia, and clinical practice to evaluate current research on over-the-counter (OTC) medication behaviors in older adults and identify gaps in the evidence base.
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Pennsylvania residents living near unconventional natural gas developments using hydraulic fracturing, known by the slang term “fracking,” attribute several dozen health concerns and stressors to the Marcellus Shale developments in their area, according to a long-term analysis by University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health researchers.
Keyonie James, an MPH student in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences is this year’s recipient of the Carol L. McAllister Award for Excellence in Community Research.
The Amy Roberts Health Promotion Research Award was established to assist young investigators interested in health promotion.
BCHS Associate Professor Jessica G. Burke was interviewed as part of special episode of Horizons airing on WQED called “Healthy Baby, Healthy Start”.
Monica Kohli is a first year Masters student in the Graduate School of Public Health in the department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences.
Three alumni were inducted into the Pitt Public Health Omicron Chapter of the Delta Omega Honor Society during the March 28, 2013, Alumni Awards dinner.
Beth Nolan, PhD, Assistant Professor of BCHS, and her colleagues from Advanced Medical Electronics, Corp (AME, Corp) in Minneapolis, MN, were awarded two Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants in partnership with the National Institute on Aging (NIA).
Edmund M. Ricci, PhD will be the 2013 UPMC Senior Services’ Caregiver Champion and will be recognized at the fifth annual Celebrating Senior Champions Dinner on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at the Omni William Penn.