Directory Calendar News Careers Alumni Giving

News

Students Binge Drink Less in Locales with More Affirmative LGBTQ School Climates

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. 

Rust Belt Romance: How the Ace Hotel Fell Hard for Pittsburgh

image
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.  

Funding opportunites

Recent funding opportunities with a Global Health focus  

What can I do with my new ORCID iD?

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. 

Skills and Competencies for Public Health (Global Health with Greg Martin | VIDEO)

image
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. 

Training: Evidence based info for developing countries

HINARI Train the Trainer Workshop at Tulane University: Help developing-country partners gain access to and produce evidence-based information!  

Call for Pitt Public Health SGA Officers

SGA is looking for new officers to take over all positions (President, VP, Secretary, Treasurer). If interested, please email SGA (pph.sga@gmail.com). 

Testosterone Treatment Shown for First Time to Benefit Men Over 65

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... 

Funding Opportunity

NIH – Shared Instrumentation Grant Program (S10) PAR-16-054: Internal Coordination 

Whole Health Conference: Biking, Walking and Good Nutrition

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... 

Pitt researcher heads to Brazil to study Zika virus

image
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 ... 

CHE Faculty Collaborating with Community Mini-Grant

The Center for Health Equity (CHE) is accepting applications for its Faculty Collaborating with Community Mini-Grant. Deadline to apply is February 19, 2016. 

The Evans Fellowship program is now accepting applications!

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?  

Epidemiologist Samar El Khoudary Recognized for Outstanding Research in Cardiovascular Endocrinology

image
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 ... 

Funding Opportunity

USAID -- Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development (Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE): Saving Lives at Birth) 

BCHS Doctoral Student Studies Bullying in Sexual Minorities

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.  

Kudos on new Book to Biostatistics Faculty Member, Jong-Hyeon Jeong

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 Internship deadline

Bridging the Gaps Pittsburgh, Community Health Summer Internship Program, is accepting applications for Summer 2016 

What We Currently Know About Zika Virus

image
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... 

CHE Faculty Collaborating with Community Mini-Grant

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. 

Page 50 of 95First   Previous   45  46  47  48  49  [50]  51  52  53  54  Next   Last   

Search for an Article

Share Your News

Simply click to share news of your achievements -- and those of classmates or colleagues. We're eager to hear about and share stories of student, faculty, and alumni accomplishments. Email questions to phcomm@pitt.edu or visit publichealth.pitt.edu/sharenews.

Find news by department

Use the "Search for an article" field above to filter news by keyword, or follow the links below to view by department:
The University's official news source showcases Pitt's most interesting and important stories. Find out more and subscribe for alerts at pittwire.pitt.edu.
image

YNGBLKPGH. What does Pittsburgh mean to 140 young black professionals? 

YNGBLKPGH. What does Pittsburgh mean to 140 young black professionals?

PITTWIRE -   Pitt alum Brian Burley (BUS ’13G) continues to highlight young black leaders and create community ties through his www.YngBlkPgh.com site. This social enterprise started with his book “YNGBLKPGH” (Young Black Pittsburgh) which features more than 140 African-American professionals und... (07/23/2018)
image

BCHS alum Chelsea Pallatino wins faculty development award supporting work on intimate partner violence & substance use 

BCHS alum Chelsea Pallatino wins faculty development award supporting work on intimate partner violence & substance use

PITTWIRE - Doctoral alumna CHELSEA PALLATINO (BCHS ’17) has been awarded the Steven D. Manners Faculty Development Award by the University Center for Social and Urban Research to support her pilot research project entitled “Co-occurring Intimate Partner Violence and Substance Use: Understanding B... (07/19/2018)
image

Innovation Institute recognized at Deshpande Symposium on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education 

Innovation Institute recognized at Deshpande Symposium on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education

PITTWIRE - The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute was recognized for its commitment to building programs that accelerate innovations from the laboratory and research into commercialization at the recent Deshpande Symposium on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education. Alumni EVA... (07/02/2018)


Featuring the latest research, opportunities, and groundbreaking developments from CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health. Review theFriday Letter submission guidelines then share your story ideas via publichealth.pitt.edu/share-news or contact phcomm@pitt.edu. 
image

Buchanich Finds 70K Opioid-Related Deaths Likely Went Unreported 

Buchanich Finds 70K Opioid-Related Deaths Likely Went Unreported

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - Several states are likely dramatically underestimating the effect of opioid-related deaths because of incomplete death certificate reporting, with Pennsylvania leading the pack, according to a new analysis by Pitt Public Health. “Proper allocation of resources for the opioid e... (07/19/2018)
image

Pittsburgh finds overdose risk quintuples with opioid and Benzodiazepine use 

Pittsburgh finds overdose risk quintuples with opioid and Benzodiazepine use

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - In the first 90 days of concurrent opioid and benzodiazepine use, the risk of opioid-related overdose increases five-fold compared to opioid-only use among Medicare recipients. "Having multiple prescribers who are not in communication increases the risk for overdose,” says HPM... (07/02/2018)
image

Pitt Public Health finds ‘good cholesterol’ may not always be good for postmenopausal women 

Pitt Public Health finds ‘good cholesterol’ may not always be good for postmenopausal women

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - Postmenopausal factors may have an impact on the heart-protective qualities of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) – also known as ‘good cholesterol.' “The results of our study are particularly interesting to both the public and clinicians because total HDL cholesterol is still us... (06/25/2018)
© 2018 by University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

Login  |  Sitemap