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Anne B. Newman, M.D., M.P.H., Appointed Chair of Epidemiology at Pitt’s Graduate School of Public Health

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 20, 2010  – An internationally known expert in aging and public health, Anne B. Newman, M.D., M.P.H., has been chosen to lead the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH). Through research and clinical practice, Dr. Newman has shown people how to remain productive, active and healthy as they age.  

Ladies Hospital Aid Society Gala Benefits GSPH Aging Research

 

Computational Modeling Pilot Grants Available

 

Pitt Researcher to Receive Sadie Gerson Distinguished Scholar Award

 

Moms who don't breastfeed more likely to develop Type 2 Diabetes

 

Drug Coverage Under Medicare Part D Leads to Increased Use of Antibiotics Among Seniors, Heightening Concern About Overuse

 

GSPH Receives $1.5 Million to Help Prevent Falls in Older Adults

 

Linda Frank Inducted into American Academy of Nursing

 

BCHS Receives $1.5 Million to Help Prevent Falls in Older Adults

$1.5 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH) will explore the effectiveness of programs to prevent falls in seniors, which occur in more than one-third of adults 65 and older every year in the United States. Led by principal investigator Steven M. Albert, Ph.D. , professor of behavioral and community health sciences at GSPH, in collaborat... 

Circumcising Gay Men Would Have Limited Impact on Preventing HIV Transmission, Says Pitt Study

 

Sexual Abuse and Social Shaming in Childhood Linked to Health Problems in Gay and Bisexual Men Later in Life

 

GSPH Student Kathleen Sullivan Receives ACHE Scholarship

 

Samuel Stebbins Named Leadership Scholar

 

GSPH Center Launches Online Tracking Tool to Assess Impact of Marcellus Shale Drilling

 

Death Rates from Type 1 Diabetes Steadily Improving, Says GSPH Study

 

Yuting Zhang Publishes Article in New England Journal of Medicine

 

Charles Rinaldo Receives Red Ribbon Award

 

Eleanor Feingold Elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association

 

John Grefenstette Receives Evolutionary Computation Pioneer Award

 

Exposure to Secondhand Smoke in the Womb Has Lifelong Impact

 

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Parker elected Hastings Center fellow 

Parker elected Hastings Center fellow

PITTWIRE - HUGEN's Lisa Parker was recently elected fellow to The Hastings Center, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of research scholars studying ethical questions in medicine, science and technology that help inform policy, practice and public understanding. Parker, along with Robert Arnold o... (02/05/2020)
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Sabik sees decline in late stage cancer diagnoses after health reform law 

Sabik sees decline in late stage cancer diagnoses after health reform law

PITT WIRE - Advanced stage cancer diagnoses declined following health insurance expansion in Massachusetts, likely due to increased access to screening and diagnostic services that identified cancers earlier, according to new research led by health economists including HPM's Lindsay Sabik. “Colorec... (01/28/2020)
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Pittsburgh named one of the world’s smartest cities 

Pittsburgh named one of the world’s smartest cities

NEWSWEEK - Pittsburgh has been named one of the world’s smartest cities, as part of Newsweek’s 2019 Momentum Awards. Pittsburgh has undergone a dramatic environmental and technological transformation over recent years, earning its reputation as one of America's "most livable" cities, ranks among th... (01/08/2020)


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El Khoudary finds heart disease risk grows as women move through menopause 

El Khoudary finds heart disease risk grows as women move through menopause

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - A marker for heart disease risk considerably worsens as women transition through menopause. Black women experience this accelerated decline earlier in menopause than their white counterparts. According EPI's Samar El Khoudary, the findings add to growing evidence that menopaus... (02/10/2020)
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Sabik finds decline in advanced stage cancer diagnoses following health reform law 

Sabik finds decline in advanced stage cancer diagnoses following health reform law

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - Advanced stage cancer diagnoses declined following health insurance expansion in Massachusetts, likely due to increased access to screening and diagnostic services that identified cancers earlier, according to new research led by health economists including HPM's Lindsay Sabik... (02/04/2020)
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Miller's research proves program effective in preventing dating violence with middle school students 

Miller's research proves program effective in preventing dating violence with middle school students

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - Coaching Boys Into Men, a program that seeks to prevent dating violence and sexual assault, reduces abusive behaviors among middle school male athletes toward their female peers, according to clinical trial results published in JAMA Pediatrics. The trial, examining the short- ... (01/28/2020)