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Hernandez receives 2019 Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - "As an...
Hernandez receives 2019 Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - "As an exemplary leader in the field of managed care, Dr. Hernandez sincerely represents the values that the Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research award was founded on," said Mike Hennessy Jr., president and CEO of MJH Life Sciences, parent company of the p... (11/11/2019)

Identical twin kidney transplants warrant gene sequencing, Jorgensen says

MEDICAL EXPRESS - Researchers...
Identical twin kidney transplants warrant gene sequencing, Jorgensen says

MEDICAL EXPRESS - Researchers including Dana Jorgensen (EPI '14) found that kidney transplants between identical twins have high success rates, but also high rates of immunosuppressant use. About half of patients were on immunosuppresant drugs a year after transplant, but survival rates were about ... (11/05/2019)

Ferrar continues to work with FracTracker, driven by the prioritization of public health

VOYAGE LA - "We fill a unique...
Ferrar continues to work with FracTracker, driven by the prioritization of public health

VOYAGE LA - "We fill a unique role. FracTracker Alliance studies, maps, and communicates the risks of oil and gas development to protect our planet and support the renewable energy transformation. We support groups across the United States, addressing pressing extraction-related concerns with a len... (11/04/2019)

Arnold named one of Pittsburgh Magazine's 40 under 40

PITTSBURGH MAGAZINE - The Cen...
Arnold named one of Pittsburgh Magazine's 40 under 40

PITTSBURGH MAGAZINE - The Center for Disease Control estimates that 130 people die in this country every day from opioid-related drug overdoses. As the executive director of Prevention Point Pittsburgh, Aaron Arnold (BCHS '13) is working to change that. In addition to offering a needle exchange pro... (11/04/2019)

Kingsley ties rise in STD rates at Pitt with public health

THE PITT NEWS - Nearly 2.4 mi...
Kingsley ties rise in STD rates at Pitt with public health

THE PITT NEWS - Nearly 2.4 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were reported in the United States in 2018 - the highest cumulative number ever recorded, according to a recent report by the CDC. Pitt's numbers are on par with national averages. "My professional opinion is that this r... (11/04/2019)

 

Mon
11/18
Pitt Public Health Event
Rees Environmental Systems Annual Validation Pitt Public Health Event
Rees Environmental Systems Annual Validation
Mon 11/18 8:00AM to Fri 11/22 5:00PM
Pitt Public Health

Prior to the start of the validation done by the Rees technicians, the freezers are to be wiped down and sanitized, including the top, they are also to be kept unlocked.  

Mon
11/18
IDM Seminar Series
Presentations by: Victoria Gould & Katrina Stephenson IDM Seminar Series
Presentations by: Victoria Gould & Katrina Stephenson
Mon 11/18 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

Tue
11/19
Epidemiology Deadline
School-Wide PiE Bake Off: Final Day to Submit Entries Epidemiology Deadline
School-Wide PiE Bake Off: Final Day to Submit Entries
Tue 11/19


Caling all bakers! Register your dessert pie entry to compete in the bake off judged by alumnus, scientist, author, and baker Chris Taylor and his spouse Paul Arguin. All entries will be judged prior to the start of EPI Seminar on Thursday, November 21, where Arguin is the speaker. 

Tue
11/19
Pitt Public Health Conference
Seventh Annual Shale and Public Health Conference Pitt Public Health Conference
Seventh Annual Shale and Public Health Conference
Tue 11/19 8:30AM - 5:00PM
University Club

Presented by the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania's "Straight Scoop on Shale" initiative and hosted by Pitt Public Health, this year's conference will feature important new research on shale and public health impacts. Free, registration requested, lunch available for purchase. 

Tue
11/19
Student Organization Panel Discussion
Grand Rounds SPHERE Gun Violence Prevention Panel Student Organization Panel Discussion
SPHERE Gun Violence Prevention Panel
Tue 11/19 4:00PM - 6:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm. (former 1149)

Hosted by SPHERE, the Gun Violence Prevention Panel will bring diverse public health perspectives to the issue of gun violence. Speakers include Dr. Lenny Weiss, an emergency medicine physician who responded to the Tree of Life shooting; Dr. Stephen Albert from BCHS, who works in trauma units to prevent retaliation in gun violence victims; and Richard Garland from BCHS, whose work focuses on helping troubled youths involved in gangs and gun violence.