Both heterosexual and gay/lesbian students report less binge alcohol consumption when living in states or cities that have greater proportions of schools with programs and policies that support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, according to new research from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
VOGUE - In fact, Pittsburgh is not just a happening place to visit—increasingly, people, especially New Yorkers, are toying with the idea of moving here.
Recent funding opportunities with a Global Health focus
Publishers are now starting to require an ORCID iD. Funders may not be far behind, and there are other reasons to sign up for an use your ORCID iD.
YOUTUBE - Learn about four competency areas needed to be effective in public health and global health--including the particular importance of management, leadership, and governance. If you're considering a career in public health and want to know a little more about what a job in public health might look like, take a look. You can find related videos on the Global Health with Greg Martin YouTube channel.
HINARI Train the Trainer Workshop at Tulane University: Help developing-country partners gain access to and produce evidence-based information!
SGA is looking for new officers to take over all positions (President, VP, Secretary, Treasurer). If interested, please email SGA (email@example.com).
The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health was among a dozen sites nationwide to participate in the first clinical trial to show that testosterone treatment for men aged 65 and older improves sexual function, walking ability and mood.
Results of The Testosterone Trials...
NIH – Shared Instrumentation Grant Program (S10) PAR-16-054: Internal Coordination
Are you ready for some Whole Health - the synergy of physical activity and good nutrition? Join us in Indiana, Pennsylvania to hear experts address moving toward a healthier lifestyle through active transportation and the benefits that walking has on memory, to learn from community-based organizations how they have developed walking routes and corresponding social support interventions within their communities, and to get unique perspectives on h...
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Brazil is at the center of concern over the Zika virus and a researcher from this area is starting his work there today. From the Pitt Center for Vaccine Research to Brazil, Dr. Ernesto Marques is making an important trip.
“The health authorities were expecting in 2015 either a dengue or chikungunya outbreak, and something else came up, with very unexpected consequences that at the beginning, no one imagined that was a ...
The Center for Health Equity (CHE) is accepting applications for its Faculty Collaborating with Community Mini-Grant. Deadline to apply is February 19, 2016.
Looking to become a leader? Want a deeper focus on social justice, communication, management, community organizing, and grant writing skills to add to your public health toolbox?
Samar El Khoudary Ph.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, was recently recognized by the Endocrine Society for research published last year in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism on cardiovascular fat and menopause.In “The Best of JCEM 2015,” Dr. El Khoudary’s paper, titled “Cardiovascular Fat, Menopause, and Sex Hormones in Women: The SWAN Cardiovascular ...
USAID -- Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development (Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE): Saving Lives at Birth)
Robert Coulter will have his research on bullying and how it affects sexual-minority youth development published in an upcoming issue of the American Journal of Public Health.
Statistical Inference on Residual Life (Springer, 2014) by Dr. Jong-Hyeon Jeong, Professor and Vice Chair of Biostatistics at the University of Pittsburgh, received a great review in the Journal of Biometrics and Journal of Agricultural Biological and Environmental Statistics .
Bridging the Gaps Pittsburgh, Community Health Summer Internship Program, is accepting applications for Summer 2016
People in the United States are growing concerned about the spread of Zika virus. Zika cannot be contracted through casual contact, or through air, food, or water. Humans can be infected with Zika virus through bites from an infected Aedes species of mosquitos or through unprotected sexual contact with an infected individual. No infected mosquitoes have been found in the continental United States yet and Pennsylvania isn’t home to the Aedes speci...
The Center for Health Equity (CHE) offers a mini-grant to support the work of a Pitt faculty member collaborating with a community organization to address a health equity issue.