A nonprofit program that brings diabetes care and education to some of the world’s poorest children has successfully improved control of the disease, according to a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health analysis published in the journal Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. It is the first scientific evidence to show that improvement in long-term blood sugar control in type 1 diabetes is possible in sub-Saharan African yout...
The Department of Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that MHA student Vincent Chiu has accepted a two-year Administrative Fellowship at Seattle Children’s.
James J. Schlesselman, Ph.D., professor emeritus of theUniversity of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
James J. Schlesselman, Ph.D., professor emeritus of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Barriers to the sharing of public health data hamper decision-making efforts on local, national and global levels, and stymie attempts to contain emerging global health threats, an international team led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health announced today.
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People who currently fall into low-income and educational brackets are up to five times as likely to have faced abuse and adversity during childhood as people who fall into higher socioeconomic groups, according to a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health analysis of Allegheny County residents.
Lewis Kuller, M.D., Dr.P.H., former chair of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, today will receive the prestigious John Snow Award from the American Public Health Association (APHA) and the Royal Society for Public Health in England.
Commercially available datasets containing a wealth of information about food and alcohol establishments differ significantly, raising concerns about their reliability as sources of information that could be used to set public policy or conduct scientific research, according to a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health investigation.
The Center for Global Health is collecting cards and other small items for current PCMI students. Please deliver items to room 205 before Friday, December 12, 2014.
Martha Ann Terry, Assistant Professor in BCHS, is highlighted in the Faculty section of the annual report of the University of Pittsburgh's Global Studies Center.
The Department of Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that MHA Kolby Parent will be commissioned upon graduation as a 1st Lieutenant in the United States Air Force.
Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that MHA student Megan has just accepted a 2 year Administrative Fellowship with OhioHealth in Columbus Ohio.
Please join us in congratulating Mark Roberts on receiving the Career Achievement Award from the Society for Medical Decision Making earlier this week. It is a tremendous honor.
The Pitt Trauma & Emergency League (PTEL) is a group of public health, nursing, medical, undergraduate emergency medicine and pre-health students.
Alumna INMACULADA HERNANDEZ (HPM '16) finds that patients with atrial fibrillation who take the blood thinner dabigatran are at greater risk for major bleeding and gastrointestinal bleeding than those who take warfarin, according to a new study by researchers at PittPublic Health.
Dr. Sally Morton has been elected a member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI). She joins fellow department members Dr. Jong Jeong and Dr. George Tseng in this honor.
Dr. Mitch Gail, Senior Investigator in the Biostatistics Branch Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics at the National Cancer Institute visited our department on October 23.
Professor Tina Batra Hershey will be offering a new course regarding corporate compliance for health care organizations through HPM in Spring 2015.
Professor Elizabeth Bjerke will be offering a new practice based interdisciplinary course being offered in the Department of Health Policy and Management in Spring 2015.