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Scientific American Features GSPH Research

 

CMH Healthy Black Family Project Featured on WQED

 

Roberta B. Ness, MD, MPH Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Professor of Epidemiology, Medicine and Ob/Gyn, has been selected to receive the Girl Scouts Women and Girls of Distinction Honoree in Technology and Innovations 2008 Award.

The Women & Girls of Distinction Award recognizes twelve outstanding women and girls from the region who have excelled in one of the following six award categories: Arts & Humanities, Advocacy, Community Service, Healthy Initiatives, Professional / Leadership, and Technology & Innovation. 

Samuel Stebbins, MD, MPH, Director, Center for Public Health Preparedness is happy to report that he has been accepted as a Scholar in the National Public Health Leadership Institute

The new PHLI is a one-year leadership development program for high-potential leaders with a commitment to leading in their own organizations and communities, but also leading system change on the national scene. 

Wuhan, China, Is Latest Blog Post from Dean Burke

 

No added risk found in drug-coated stents

 

Dr. Strotmeyer receives the 2007 Gerontological Society of America Health Sciences Research Award

 

John Scott (BIOS ’08)

John Scott (BIOS ’08) is acting deputy director of the Division of Biostatistics at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) in Washington, D.C. Prior to this position, he was acting team leader for hematology and mathematical statistician in the Therapeutics Evaluation Branch at CBER.  

Dean Burke's Global Health Blog

 

Student Global Travel Grants Announced

 

HIPAA Privacy Rule Slows Scientific Discovery, Adds Cost to Research, Survey Shows

 

Dean Burke's Global Health Lecture Available for Online Viewing

 

Pitt Researchers Receive Grants to Develop Dengue Fever Vaccine

 

$4.8 Million Awarded to Pitt\'s Center for Minority Health to Fund Health Disparities Research

 

A Simple Test to Save Your Bones

It's easy to take your bones for granted — especially since they're built to withstand tiny fractures, often without causing symptoms. But such "silent" fractures should not go unnoticed — or untreated — according to new research published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association. 

Holiday Party

 

Pitt epidemiologist says privacy rule hinders research

 

Not All the News on Bariatric Surgery Is Good

 

Pitt to study health effects of genetics, environment

 

Pitt Professor Named President-Elect of the American College of Epidemiology

 

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Taylor baked his way to first place and a book deal 

Taylor baked his way to first place and a book deal

PITT WIRE -  Chris Taylor (SHRS ’04, EPI ’10) originally started baking as a way to relax while studying at Pitt Public Health. After entering, and winning, their first competition on a whim, Taylor and husband Paul Arguin, who are both epidemiologists at the CDC, continued baking and competing as ... (09/11/2019)
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Gellad receives PECASE Presidential Award 

Gellad receives PECASE Presidential Award

Congratulations to HPM's Walid Gellad, who was recently named a winner of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers — the highest honor awarded by the U.S. government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show exc... (08/12/2019)
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EOH alumna Lauren Chubb is looking beyond what the eye can see to keep miners safe. 

EOH alumna Lauren Chubb is looking beyond what the eye can see to keep miners safe.

PITT MAGAZINE - Lauren Chubb, DrPH, MPH (EOH ’16, ’13) occasionally dons a hard hat to see the results of her work in the lab. Her team at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health's Mining Program has developed software to analyze respirable dust samples in just a few minutes, rath... (08/05/2019)


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Coulter Research Review Finds Scarcity of Scientific Studies on Interventions to Reduce Health Inequities in LGBTQ Youth 

Coulter Research Review Finds Scarcity of Scientific Studies on Interventions to Reduce Health Inequities in LGBTQ Youth

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - There is a dearth of scientifically investigated, evidence-based interventions to address substance use, mental health conditions and violence victimization in sexual and gender minority youth, according to a research review led by BCHS's Robert Coulter (BCHS '17) published in... (08/25/2019)
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El Khoudary finds hormone therapy linked to heart fat, hard arteries 

El Khoudary finds hormone therapy linked to heart fat, hard arteries

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - Hormone replacement therapy is a common treatment for menopause-related symptoms, and new research from EPI's Samar El Khoudary reinforces the importance of tailoring hormone therapy to each patient, based on her individual risk factors for cardiovascular disease. In a study p... (08/25/2019)

Pitt Public Health finds weight-loss patients at higher risk of death from substance use disorders 

Pitt Public Health finds weight-loss patients at higher risk of death from substance use disorders

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - The death rate from drug- and alcohol-related causes in people who've had Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery is nearly triple that of the general public, according to research led by EPI's Wendy King. The study also found that fewer than half of those who died had triggered a sa... (06/27/2019)