A well-known lifestyle intervention already proven to increase physical activity levels and decrease weight has now been shown to successfully reduce participants’ time spent sitting and watching television, a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health analysis discovered.
The Howards Hughes Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Simons Foundation have partnered to establish the Faculty Scholars Program.
Prevention Point Philadelphia will replicate a housing first, harm reduction model of care that was created by The Open Door, Inc., a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit that has shown that its services improve adherence to HIV treatment through the provision of stable housing. With funding support from AIDS United and the MAC AIDS Fund, The Open Door will provide a sub-grant and technical assistance to Prevention Point Philadelphia to initiate its own ho...
The ICRE’s RAMP to K program http://www.icre.pitt.edu/ramp/index.html assists trainees in writing a competitive K award, and is geared towards fellows/very early faculty who might be planning to write a K award in the coming year.
There has been a flurry of activity as federal agencies have been completing their plans for public access to federally funded research. HSLS will help you keep up on it.
FAST COMPANY - Cancer is a difficult topic, but Siddhartha Mukherjee’s 2010 book, The Emperor of All Maladies, was such a compelling look at the history and future of the disease that it turned into a critical hit and unexpected best seller (as well as the winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction). Now Maladies is being turned into a three-part, six-hour documentary that will air on PBS starting March 30.
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Thinking of negotiating salary? Learn what you're worth in the current job market on April 7 at 6:30, 2017 Cathedral. Register at www.publichealth.pitt.edu/negotiationregistration.
Xiaotian (Steven) Gao, a Masters student in the Department of Biostatistics at Pitt Public Health is the 2015 and inaugural winner of the Lingzi Liu memorial award.
The Graduate School of Public Health is accredited by the Council for Education on Public Health (CEPH). The preliminary self-study for our 2015 re-accreditation was submitted to CEPH on December 18th, 2014. Our accreditation site visit is scheduled for May 18-20.
The Department of Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that Michael Aaronson (2015 MHA Candidate) MLA47@pitt.edu has accepted a one-year Graduate Health Administration Training Program Fellowship at VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System.
The Department of Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that the Pitt team of Second Year MHAs Marques Moore, Preston Allred and Brian Washburn (& First Year MHA observer Bill Buetler) was one of six finalists in the UAB Case Competition. Congratulations to them and their faculty advisor Anna Voelker.
A healthy lifestyle intervention program administered at the workplace and developed by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health significantly reduces risk factors for diabetes and heart disease, according to a study reported in the March issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
UPMC / YouTube - Research by Pitt Public Health epidemiology researcher JENNIFER ADIBI reveals that exposure to hormone-altering chemicals called phthalates—which are found in many plastics, foods, and personal care products—early in pregnancy is associated with a disruption in an essential pregnancy hormone and adversely affects the masculinization of male genitals in the baby.
The Association of Women in Public Health is looking for new members for their executive board! Be sure to email AWPH@PITT.EDU by March 6th to make board nominations!
Alumnus Robert Henkel leads the largest nonprofit health care system in the country. Ascension Health is the health care delivery arm of Ascension, an enterprise comprising 131 hospitals in 23 states and the District of Columbia that bases its reputation for innovation on a spiritual mission to serve all, especially the poor and vulnerable.
Using an “intelligent,” rather than random, method for assigning people with schizophrenia to Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage plans could save Medicare and patients a combined $150 million annually, a new University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health analysis discovered.
The Graduate Student Assistant (GSA) is responsible for the coordination and facilitation of several alcohol and other drug educational programs for Pitt students.
Magee-Womens Research Institute is the coordinating site for the University of Pittsburgh's NIH Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) Career Development Program (K12) training grant.
The Center for Health Equity (CHE) hosts a monthly Community Research Advisory Board (CRAB) meeting to offer guidance to researchers and students on their research projects.