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HPI-RUPHI Translating Research Into Policy Announcement

We are pleased to announce three funded proposals from the University of Pittsburgh Health Policy Institute (HPI) and the RAND – University of Pittsburgh Health Institute (RUPHI) joint pilot grant program, Translating Research into Policy. This prog 

GSPH Faculty Selected as CTSI Clinical Research Scholar

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Proposal takes aim at toxic air pollutants

 

GSPH Assistant Professor Leads National Study That Offers Insight on Doubts About the %Good% in %Good Cholesterol%

New research from the University of Pittsburgh suggests that doubts raised recently about the protective effects of high density lipoprotein (HDL), or “good,” cholesterol by a genetic study and several recent clinical trials of HDL-raising drugs could be put to rest by using a better indicator of HDL status. 

GSPH Professor Interviewed Live on the Weather Channel

 

Jagpreet Chhatwal has been selected as one of the University of Pittsburghs Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Clinical Research Scholars

Jagpreet Chhatwal, Assistant Professor of Health Policy & Management has been selected as one of the University of Pittsburgh’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Clinical Research Scholars. This award is 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Fighting the Christian Right’s War Against Anti-Bullying Programs

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Stress + pollution = health risks for low-income kids

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: LGBT Health

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Protein block halts early aging in mice

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Police Blaming Gang Violence In North Side Shootings

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: An Unintended Consequence of Weight-Loss Surgery: Alcohol Abuse

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Pitt researchers link heat and increased stroke risk

 

Pitt Researchers Link Heat and Increased Stroke Risk

  When temperatures approach or exceed 90 degrees, health officials warn people to stay inside and keep cool, and if that's not possible, drink plenty of fluids, use sunscreen, wear light clothing and avoid exertion.  

GSPH Faculty Played Key Role in 11 of 54 Papers Cited in Two Hundred Years of Cancer Research

 

GSPH faculty Cited in Two Hundred Years of Cancer Research

 

Dr. Yuting Zhang interviewed by Thomson Reuters Health, Bloomberg, and American Medical News

Dr. Zhang has been interviewed for the recent study published at the Archives of General Psychiatry on July 2, 2012, entitled 

Dr. Beaufort Longest recent publication

Longest, Beaufort B. Jr. (2012) "Is Federal Tax-Exemption Policy for Nonprofit Hospitals Moving to a Clearer Quid pro Quo Basis? 

Associate Professor of Health and Policy Management Receives Joint Pilot Grant

 

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O'Neal Summons Satan for Starring Role 

O'Neal Summons Satan for Starring Role

PITTWIRE - Pitt Public Health staff member Scott O'Neal recently took center stage to sing the title role in the world premiere of "Satan's Fall," composed by Steward Copeland, founder of the iconic New Wave band The Police. The metal opera, based on "Paradise Lost", was co-commissioned by the Mend... (02/24/2020)
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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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Gellad comments on the therapies being developed to combat the new coronavirus 

Gellad comments on the therapies being developed to combat the new coronavirus

THE OREGONIAN - Hundreds of COVID-19 treatment drugs are being studied and some experts say scientists should cast a wide net. “I don’t think we want to rule anything out because it sounds out of the ordinary,” said HPM’s Walid Gellad, director of Pitt’s Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescri... (05/18/2020)