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Miller finds homophobic men who display traits of toxic masculinity are more likely to be bullies

DAILY MAIL - “There has been ...
Miller finds homophobic men who display traits of toxic masculinity are more likely to be bullies

DAILY MAIL - “There has been a lot of discussion around harmful masculinities in the media and in the research community,” said study author and medical anthropologist Elizabeth Miller, BCHS faculty and chief of adolescent and young adult medicine at Pitt Medicine. However, she added, “no one has a... (08/05/2020)

Telemedicine is booming — but Roberts says many still face huge barriers to virtual care

STAT - “The temporary reform ...
Telemedicine is booming — but Roberts says many still face huge barriers to virtual care

STAT - “The temporary reform due to Covid allowed telemedicine visits from a patient’s home, but it presumed that patients had access to the technology to engage in those visits,” said HPM’s Eric Roberts, paper co-author. “We’re showing that there’s a substantial number of Medicare beneficiaries wh... (08/05/2020)

How to organize science in an emergency? Gellad has slammed U.S. leadership.

SLATE – Since January, resear...
How to organize science in an emergency? Gellad has slammed U.S. leadership.

SLATE – Since January, researchers hoping to fight COVID-19 have designed a stunning 1,200 clinical trials, but the effort has been marked by disorder and disorganization, with huge financial resources wasted. Applying history lessons to today, HPM’s Walid Gellad, director of the Center for Pharmac... (08/04/2020)

Angus says “Covid vaccine shortages are very likely. Without a plan, it will be a feeding frenzy.”

THE TELEGRAPH - Derek Angus (...
Angus says “Covid vaccine shortages are very likely. Without a plan, it will be a feeding frenzy.”

THE TELEGRAPH - Derek Angus (BCHS '92), chair of critical care medicine and HPM distinguished professor, says hard conversations about who should be prioritized will be needed both within and between countries. It might be decided that frontline workers should be at the head of the queue, but you c... (08/03/2020)

Pitt Public Health welcomes students with opera about Semmelweis challenge of established medical profession

TRIB LIVE – Semmelweis’ life ...
Pitt Public Health welcomes students with opera about Semmelweis challenge of established medical profession

TRIB LIVE – Semmelweis’ life story is both inspiring and tragic. He was an early pioneer of antiseptic procedures when “childbed fever” deaths were common if births were attended by physicians rather than midwives. The composer sees parallels between then and our pandemic now. The haunting work was... (07/29/2020)