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Rosano links depressive symptoms in type 1 diabetes to extended hyperglycemia, brain lesions

HELIO - Middle-aged adults wi...
Rosano links depressive symptoms in type 1 diabetes to extended hyperglycemia, brain lesions

HELIO - Middle-aged adults with type 1 diabetes are more likely to experience depressive symptoms than those without, and extended hyperglycemia and more white matter hyperintensities in the brain may play a role in this difference, according to findings published in Diabetic Medicine by EPI's Cate... (02/13/2019)

Rister opens book store, continues making the public healthier

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE - On ...
Rister opens book store, continues making the public healthier

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE - On the surface, Adriene Rister (IDM) may seem to have made a dramatic career change, from dealing with infectious diseases for the state of Maine to running a children's book store. She sees the mission of both as bettering the community. "In a way, I like to think of this... (02/11/2019)

Hartman among researchers trying to prevent virus more dangerous than Zika (video)

WPXI - Pitt researchers are l...
Hartman among researchers trying to prevent virus more dangerous than Zika (video)

WPXI - Pitt researchers are looking to lessons learned about Zika when preparing for the possibility of Rift Valley Fever virus, noting that it's important to develop therapies and vaccines now. "We saw the ffects of Zika when it got into a larger population and so our work highlights the need to r... (02/11/2019)

Opioid overdose deaths likely to keep rising, Burke weighs in

HERALD-MAIL MEDIA - Many Amer...
Opioid overdose deaths likely to keep rising, Burke weighs in

HERALD-MAIL MEDIA - Many Americans who were first exposed to opiates by prescription have continued to misuse the drugs over many years. Until these people either are treated or die of overdoses, they form a "reservoir" of potential victims for the spiraling epidemic, said Dean Donald S. Burke.  (02/11/2019)

Marques finds prior dengue infection protects against Zika

The higher a person's immunit...
Marques finds prior dengue infection protects against Zika

The higher a person's immunity to dengue virus, the lower their risk of Zika infection, an international team of scientists reported in the journal Science. The study also provides evidence that Brazil's Zika epidemic has largely petered out because enough people acquired immunity to reduce the eff... (02/11/2019)

 

Tue
2/5
Student Organization Event
Clothing and Food Drive - Global Health Student Association Student Organization Event
Clothing and Food Drive - Global Health Student Association
Tue 2/5 to Tue 2/19
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

The Global Health Student Association is collaborating with Operation Safety Net to collect food and clothing for the homeless population in Pittsburgh. There will be large cardboard boxes located in the Commons where you can drop off your donations!

Mon
2/18
Pitt Public Health Application Deadline
Pittsburgh Summer Institute EnrollmentPittsburgh Summer Institute Enrollment Pitt Public Health Application Deadline
Pittsburgh Summer Institute Enrollment
Mon 2/18


An enhanced and productive practicum experience at the Allegheny County Health Department. Address real public health problems in the county while experiencing the day-to-day operations of an active health department and working with experienced public health practitioners. PSI students engage in a group project that exposes them to the multidisciplinary, cross-cutting nature of work done at ACHD with a stipend of $1,500. The 2019 PSI will run from Wednesday, May 15 - August 9. Apply online at publichealth.pitt.edu/pittsburgh-summer-institute. 

Mon
2/18
Professional Development Event
Teaching Abstract Concepts (UCTL)Teaching Abstract Concepts (UCTL) Professional Development Event
Teaching Abstract Concepts (UCTL)
Mon 2/18 10:00AM - 11:30AM
David Lawrence Hall

This workshop provides strategies for effectively teaching abstract concepts to your students, and for assessing student mastery of such concepts.

Location: David Lawrence Hall, Room 211

Mon
2/18
IDM Seminar Series
"The Role of Public Health in Infection Prevention:..." Alex Sundermann IDM Seminar Series
"The Role of Public Health in Infection Prevention:..." Alex Sundermann
Mon 2/18 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

"The Role of Public Health in
Infection Prevention:  Next Generation
Whole Genome Sequencing"

Tue
2/19
HPM Seminar Series
Coleman Drake - Did Cost-Sharing Reduction Subsidy Payment Cuts Increase Marketplace Enrollment? HPM Seminar Series
Coleman Drake - Did Cost-Sharing Reduction Subsidy Payment Cuts Increase Marketplace Enrollment?
Tue 2/19 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A622 Public Health

Speaker: Coleman Drake, PhD
​Topic: "Did Cost-Sharing Reduction Subsidy Payment Cuts Increase Marketplace Enrollment and Affordability?: Early Evidence from the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace"

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