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Big Data Reveals Hidden Subtypes of Sepsis

UPMC - Much like cancer, seps...
Big Data Reveals Hidden Subtypes of Sepsis

UPMC - Much like cancer, sepsis isn't simply one condition but rather many conditions that could benefit from different treatments, according to the results of a Pitt study involving more than 60,000 patients featuring HPM's Derek Angus and reported in JAMA.  (05/20/2019)

Deep Sedation and Controlled Paralysis Do Not Improve Survival of Critically Ill Patients with Severe Breathing Difficulty

Reversibly paralyzing and hea...
Deep Sedation and Controlled Paralysis Do Not Improve Survival of Critically Ill Patients with Severe Breathing Difficulty

Reversibly paralyzing and heavily sedating hospitalized patients with severe breathing problems do not improve outcomes in most cases, according to an NIH-funded clinical trial conducted at dozens of North American hospitals and led by clinician-scientists at Pitt, including HPM's Derek Angus, and ... (05/20/2019)

Pitt Public Health to Lead Creation of Global, Cloud-Based Data System for Infectious Diseases

UPMC - Backed by a five-year,...
Pitt Public Health to Lead Creation of Global, Cloud-Based Data System for Infectious Diseases

UPMC - Backed by a five-year, $6.7 million NIH grant, PHDL's Wilbert Van Panhuis plans to lead a culture shift in data-sharing rippling through scientific fields and harness it to improve global knowledge of infectious diseases.  (05/20/2019)

Opresko study finds direct evidence that oxidative stress damage shortens telomeres

UPMC - "If we can understand ...
Opresko study finds direct evidence that oxidative stress damage shortens telomeres

UPMC - "If we can understand what causes telomere shortening and how cells compensate for that," EOH's Patricia Opresko said, "then we'll be in a better position to design intervention strategies that protect telomeres in healthy cells and target telomeres in cancer cells."  (05/15/2019)

Beyond Clairton: Are we ready to really improve Pittsburgh's air? Wenzel comments.

NEXT PITTSBURGH - While U.S. ...
Beyond Clairton: Are we ready to really improve Pittsburgh's air? Wenzel comments.

NEXT PITTSBURGH - While U.S. Steel has recently completed repairs and pledged to spend $1 billion to upgrade facilities, public outrage over violations hasn't been quieted. "I think the economic factors have outweighed the health factors," says EOH's Sally Wenzel. "I think that has been an issue wi... (05/15/2019)

 

Tue
5/21
Professional Development Event
Implicit Bias Series: Teaching and Learning DiscussionsImplicit Bias Series: Teaching and Learning Discussions Professional Development Event
Implicit Bias Series: Teaching and Learning Discussions
Tue 5/21 12:00PM - 2:00PM
David Lawrence Hall

Part of the Provost's Diversity Institute for Faculty Development 2019

Location: David Lawrence Hall, 211
Time: Noon – 2 p.m.

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Wed
5/22
Professional Development Event
Self-Care Series: Strategies to Overcome Compassion Fatigue in Teaching and LearningSelf-Care Series: Strategies to Overcome Compassion Fatigue in Teaching and Learning Professional Development Event
Self-Care Series: Strategies to Overcome Compassion Fatigue in Teaching and Learning
Wed 5/22 10:00AM - 12:00PM
William Pitt Union

Part of the Provost's Diversity Institute for Faculty Development 2019

Location: William Pitt Union, 548
Time: 10 a.m. – Noon

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Wed
5/22
Professional Development Workshop
Evidence-Based Teaching Practices Workshop: Applying Principles of Learning to Ourselves Professional Development Workshop
Evidence-Based Teaching Practices Workshop: Applying Principles of Learning to Ourselves
Wed 5/22 12:30PM - 1:30PM
A521 Public Health

Join in the last installment of this semester's Evidence-Based Teaching Practices Workshop for a session called Applying Principles of Learning to Ourselves.

Wed
5/22
Pitt Public Health Event
Recent Alumni MixerRecent Alumni Mixer Pitt Public Health Event
Recent Alumni Mixer
Wed 5/22 5:30PM - 7:30PM


Join alumni, faculty, and friends in welcoming the Class of 2019 to the extended alumni family! Bring your colleagues up to date on life after graduation, current research projects, and any summer vacation plans.

Thu
5/23
Professional Development Event
Accessibility, Teaching, and the Urban CampusAccessibility, Teaching, and the Urban Campus Professional Development Event
Accessibility, Teaching, and the Urban Campus
Thu 5/23 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Alumni Hall

Part of the Provost's Diversity Institute for Faculty Development 2019

Location: Alumni Hall, 532
Time: 10 a.m. – Noon

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