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Challenges we face against the next public health crisis? Gary-Webb says preparation is key

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Challenges we face against the next public health crisis? Gary-Webb says preparation is key

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE - "Preparation is key. There has been disinvestment in our public health infrastructure over the past decade including systems for data collection and dissemination, workforce development, and coordination which prohibited an efficient or effective response to this COVID-19 ... (06/14/2021)

A 'space race' level attack on future public health crises will involve Pittsburgh

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A 'space race' level attack on future public health crises will involve Pittsburgh

U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT - Maureen Lichtveld's nearly 40 years in environmental public health has focused on a central principle: how to prepare for the next big crisis. "The COVID-19 pandemic, as the limited coverage for childhood vaccinations back then, is a public health problem, requiring pub... (06/14/2021)

Hernandez wins Alice S. Hersh Emerging Leader Award

Congratulations to Inma Herna...
Hernandez wins Alice S. Hersh Emerging Leader Award

Congratulations to Inma Hernandez (HPM '16), the 2021 recipient of the Alice S. Hersh Emerging Leader Award from AcademyHealth! This prestigious award recognizes professionals early in their career who show exceptional promise for future contributions to the field of health services research. Herna... (06/14/2021)

Gellad says antibody eligibility criteria leaves a lot of latitude

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Gellad says antibody eligibility criteria leaves a lot of latitude

U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT - Last week, the FDA broadened the criteria that doctors can use to determine eligibility for antibody treatments, the Times reported. That opens the door for more young people with certain medical conditions and members of high-risk racial or ethnic groups to get the tre... (06/14/2021)

Jalal's 2018 work backs impending "fourth wave" of overdose deaths

BUZZFEED NEWS - The resumptio...
Jalal's 2018 work backs impending "fourth wave" of overdose deaths

BUZZFEED NEWS - The resumption of an upward trend in overdose deaths matches projections that HPM's Hawre Jalal and colleagues made in a 2018 study. "The trend has been rising for 30 years, and it has only been accelerating in the pandemic," Jalal said, adding that more recent analysis suggests the... (06/02/2021)