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: CHARLES CHRISTEN (BCHS '10), GREGORY HOMISH (EPI ’03), and DANIEL PATTERSON (EPI ’12).
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.
Ron Stall, PhD, Professor and Director, Center for LGBT Health, was interviewed in The Atlantic on efforts to build resiliency among urban homosexual and bisexual youth.
The Center for Health Equity (CHE) in the Graduate School of Public Health (Pitt Public Health) is pleased to offer two yearly awards to qualified Pitt Public Health students doing a thesis or dissertation in the field of health equity.
To read the interview in the City Paper click here.
Jessica Burke, Associate Professor of BCHS, and her colleagues from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine recently had their paper, "Visual Voices: A Participatory Method for Engaging Adolescents in Research and Knowledge Transfer" published in the Clinical and Translational Sciences journal.
Marquita Smalls (MPH expected in April 2013) will become the Program Monitor in the Ryan White AIDS Grantee Office for the City of Newark, NJ.
"Social/Environmental Determinants of Diabetes and Obesity"
Tiffany Gary-Webb, PhD, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Jennifer Sloan, a first-year MPH student, receives the William T. Green Jr. Award in Public Health Studies for her project entitled "Birmingham Free Clinic Integrated Health Services Program."
Jessica Burke, Associate Professor of BCHS, and her colleagues from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health recently had their paper, "The syndemic effects of intimate partner violence, HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse on depression among low-income urban women" accepted for publication in the Journal of Urban Health .
This workbook is designed to help patients talk with their health care provider(s) about their complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use during and after their cancer care.
The committee also awarded an Honorable Mention to Laura Macia-Vergara (Anthropology) for her dissertation, titled, “Dealing with Grievances: The Latino Experience in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.”
The Center for Health Equity (CHE) is proud to announce a mini-grant for faculty who are working in partnerships with communities on a health equity issue. One competitive awards of $2,500 is available to university of Pittsburgh faculty from the Health Sciences Schools.