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Dr. Zhang will visit Peking University in Beijing China in June 2013. She will present her research and actively collaborate with faculty members at Peking University. She will serve as primary research mentor for 2 junior faculty members in the Peking University China Center for Health Development Studies.
The Department of Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that Sumaiya Ahmed (December 2012 MPH; firstname.lastname@example.org) will work as an Interactive Patient Care Manager for the GetWellNetwork
William Holman (HPM ’79) was honored with the 2013 Alumni Award for Practice during the March 28 Alumni Awards event.
Anita Caufield (HPM ’84) received the 2013 Alumni Award for Teaching and Dissemination during the March 28 Alumni Awards dinner.
Yuting Zhang was interviewed by Genevra Pittman, a Health Reporter from Thomson Reuters in New York. Dr. Zhang was interviewed as an outside expert to comment on a study published on March 18, 2013 on JAMA-Internal Medicine.
The Department of Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that Harsh Desai (MHA '13) will work as a business analyst with Christopher Teska, Director of the Medical Assistance Division at the UPMC Health Plan.
The University of Pittsburgh Team (Joseph Agyei, Laura Griffin, Jennifer Jozefiak; Observer: Christy Deal; Faculty Advisor: Anna Voelker) received honorable ment
Congratulations to HPM alumni, William Holman, MHA and Anita Caufield, MHA
Dr. Zhang has been invited to present at the 9th World Congress of the International Health Economics Association
The UAB Health Administration Case Competition provides graduate students from CAHME-accredited health administration programs an opportunity to put what they have learned into practice with a real-life, real-time case.
Pitt Public Health is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Awards: William Holman, MHA ’79 for practice, Coleen Boyle, PhD ’81 for research, and Anita Caufield, MHA ’84 for teaching and dissemination. The winner of the 2013 Margaret F. Gloninger Service Award is Mary Patricia Nowalk, PhD ’93.
Dr Castle has recently completed a report “Improving Nursing Home Care in New York City: The Importance of Workforce Relationships and Staff Stability to Achieving Better Quality.”
ABSTRACT Although decisions regarding end-of-life care are personal and important, they may be influenced by the ways in which options are presented.
Dr. Yuting Zhang from HPM published an article in JAMA Internal Medicine online first on February 11, 2013.