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People Living with HIV the focus of two NIH awards to Pitt Public Health researchers

From social stigma to the hig...
People Living with HIV the focus of two NIH awards to Pitt Public Health researchers

From social stigma to the high prevalence of concurrent chronic diseases, people living with HIV (PLWH) are faced with a multitude of challenges.  Two National Institute of Health grants recently awarded to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health will provide va... (09/28/2021)

Sexual Assault Linked to Later Brain Damage in Women, Study Finds

CNN - "It could be either chi...
Sexual Assault Linked to Later Brain Damage in Women, Study Finds

CNN - "It could be either childhood sexual abuse or adult sexual assault," said study author EPI’s Rebecca Thurston, director of the Women's Biobehavioral Health Laboratory. "Based upon population data, most women have their sexual assaults when they are in early adolescence and early adulthood," s... (09/27/2021)

Floods Have Swamped the US. The Next Health Problem: Mold

WIRED - A summer of floods me...
Floods Have Swamped the US. The Next Health Problem: Mold

WIRED - A summer of floods means mold and fungi are to follow. Yet we lack proper surveillance systems for mold infections and that leads to a data gap that increases the burden of these infections, particularly on marginalized groups. “We cannot isolate the impact of a natural disaster from histor... (09/27/2021)

Sevco named president of UPMC Hospitals

UPMC - Mark Sevco (HPM '91) w...
Sevco named president of UPMC Hospitals

UPMC - Mark Sevco (HPM '91) will assume the role of president, UPMC Hospitals, comprised of 40 academic, community and specialty hospitals and co-lead the Health Services Division. Sevco currently is president, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, which is nationally ranked as a top-ten pediatri... (09/21/2021)

Cornelio awarded Dissertation Grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research Quality

Noelle Cornelio (HPM '22) was...
Cornelio awarded Dissertation Grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research Quality

Noelle Cornelio (HPM '22) was awarded a Health Services Research Dissertation R36 grant from AHRQ to support her dissertation project, "Impact of Medicaid Policies on Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries: Evidence from State Reforms." Approximately 12 million low-income Medicare beneficiaries are dual... (09/20/2021)