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Researchers Discovered A Specific Peptide That May Block The Hepatitis C Virus Entry

 

Urine Test Can Indicate a Woman's Risk of Bone Fracture, Pitt Public Health Study Finds

A simple urine test can indicate a premenopausal woman’s risk of suffering bone fractures as she ages, according to new research led by University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health epidemiologists. 

Urine Test Can Indicate a Woman\'s Risk of Bone Fracture, Pitt Public Health Study Finds

 

Epidemiology Graduate Wins Hagerdom Prize

 

Researchers Pinpoint Peptide that Blocks Hepatitis C Virus Entry

 

Epidemiology Graduate Wins Hagerdorn Prize

University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health alumna Naoko “Nan” Tajima, M.D., Ph.D., recently became the second epidemiologist to receive the prestigious Hagedorn Award from the Japan Diabetes Society. It is the top prize in Japan for scientific work in diabetes.  Since 1987, one award recipient has been chosen annually.  Dr. Tajima is the second female to receive this honor. 

Pitt Public Health In The News: For young gay men of color, experts argue for more holistic approach in HIV fight

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: State regulators begin 1-year study of Washington County air

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Weight loss may help premenopausal women cut breast cancer risk

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Pitt team to research deadly lung disease

 

Support Organ Donation at a Pittsburgh Pirates Tailgate (Tailgate cancelled-Thank you for your support!)

Support Organ Donation at a Pittsburgh Pirates Tailgate Friday, September 28, Tailgate Party at 4 p.m., Game at 7:05 p.m. Join the Center for Organ Recovery and Educatio 

Next EIR Robert J. Henkel

 

Associate Professor of Health and Policy Management Receives Joint Pilot Grant

Julie Donohue, PhD , associate professor of Health and Policy Management received one of three funded proposals from the University of Pittsburgh Health Policy Institute (HPI) and the RAND – University of Pittsburgh Health Institute 

HPI-RUPHI Translating Research Into Policy Announcement

We are pleased to announce three funded proposals from the University of Pittsburgh Health Policy Institute (HPI) and the RAND – University of Pittsburgh Health Institute (RUPHI) joint pilot grant program, Translating Research into Policy. This prog 

GSPH Faculty Selected as CTSI Clinical Research Scholar

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Proposal takes aim at toxic air pollutants

 

GSPH Assistant Professor Leads National Study That Offers Insight on Doubts About the %Good% in %Good Cholesterol%

New research from the University of Pittsburgh suggests that doubts raised recently about the protective effects of high density lipoprotein (HDL), or “good,” cholesterol by a genetic study and several recent clinical trials of HDL-raising drugs could be put to rest by using a better indicator of HDL status. 

GSPH Professor Interviewed Live on the Weather Channel

 

Jagpreet Chhatwal has been selected as one of the University of Pittsburghs Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Clinical Research Scholars

Jagpreet Chhatwal, Assistant Professor of Health Policy & Management has been selected as one of the University of Pittsburgh’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Clinical Research Scholars. This award is 

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Taylor baked his way to first place and a book deal 

Taylor baked his way to first place and a book deal

PITT WIRE -  Chris Taylor (SHRS ’04, EPI ’10) originally started baking as a way to relax while studying at Pitt Public Health. After entering, and winning, their first competition on a whim, Taylor and husband Paul Arguin, who are both epidemiologists at the CDC, continued baking and competing as ... (09/11/2019)
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Gellad receives PECASE Presidential Award 

Gellad receives PECASE Presidential Award

Congratulations to HPM's Walid Gellad, who was recently named a winner of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers — the highest honor awarded by the U.S. government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show exc... (08/12/2019)
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EOH alumna Lauren Chubb is looking beyond what the eye can see to keep miners safe. 

EOH alumna Lauren Chubb is looking beyond what the eye can see to keep miners safe.

PITT MAGAZINE - Lauren Chubb, DrPH, MPH (EOH ’16, ’13) occasionally dons a hard hat to see the results of her work in the lab. Her team at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health's Mining Program has developed software to analyze respirable dust samples in just a few minutes, rath... (08/05/2019)


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Coulter Research Review Finds Scarcity of Scientific Studies on Interventions to Reduce Health Inequities in LGBTQ Youth 

Coulter Research Review Finds Scarcity of Scientific Studies on Interventions to Reduce Health Inequities in LGBTQ Youth

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - There is a dearth of scientifically investigated, evidence-based interventions to address substance use, mental health conditions and violence victimization in sexual and gender minority youth, according to a research review led by BCHS's Robert Coulter (BCHS '17) published in... (08/25/2019)
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El Khoudary finds hormone therapy linked to heart fat, hard arteries 

El Khoudary finds hormone therapy linked to heart fat, hard arteries

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - Hormone replacement therapy is a common treatment for menopause-related symptoms, and new research from EPI's Samar El Khoudary reinforces the importance of tailoring hormone therapy to each patient, based on her individual risk factors for cardiovascular disease. In a study p... (08/25/2019)

Pitt Public Health finds weight-loss patients at higher risk of death from substance use disorders 

Pitt Public Health finds weight-loss patients at higher risk of death from substance use disorders

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - The death rate from drug- and alcohol-related causes in people who've had Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery is nearly triple that of the general public, according to research led by EPI's Wendy King. The study also found that fewer than half of those who died had triggered a sa... (06/27/2019)