Ron Stall, PhD, Professor and Director, Center for LGBT Health, was interviewed in The Atlantic on efforts to build resiliency among urban homosexual and bisexual youth.
In many ways, 6-year-old Roman Salamon is like a lot of boys his age. He writes. He understands. But because of his autism, he doesn't speak.
The Center for Health Equity (CHE) in the Graduate School of Public Health (Pitt Public Health) is pleased to offer two yearly awards to qualified Pitt Public Health students doing a thesis or dissertation in the field of health equity.
When a child ends up in an emergency room at one of Pennsylvania’s rural hospitals, the emergency doctor has a tough decision to make – treat the child there with limited pediatric expertise or send him or her to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, often hundreds of miles from home.
Dr Castle has recently completed a report “Improving Nursing Home Care in New York City: The Importance of Workforce Relationships and Staff Stability to Achieving Better Quality.”
Michelle Clayton, a child-abuse pediatrician with CHKD’s Child Abuse Program, has been recognized nationally for her “leadership, significant contributions, dedication and accomplishments” in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect.
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Michelle Clayton, a pediatrician with CHKD’s Child Abuse Program, was recognized Monday by Gov. Bob McDonnell’s Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect for her exceptional work in prevention of child abuse and neglect.
ABSTRACT Although decisions regarding end-of-life care are personal and important, they may be influenced by the ways in which options are presented.
A new study published online today in the American Journal of Managed Care found that in Medicare Part D, generic drug coverage was cost-saving compared to no coverage in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, while also improving health outcomes. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, the Pitt Graduate School of Public Health, and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC note that policymakers and insurers should ...
Adults undergoing bariatric surgery who are more physically active are less likely to have depressive symptoms and to have recently received medication or counseling for depression or anxiety than their less active counterparts, according to new research led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
Dr. Yuting Zhang from HPM published an article in JAMA Internal Medicine online first on February 11, 2013.
Jessica Burke, Associate Professor of BCHS, and her colleagues from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine recently had their paper, "Visual Voices: A Participatory Method for Engaging Adolescents in Research and Knowledge Transfer" published in the Clinical and Translational Sciences journal.
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Marquita Smalls (MPH expected in April 2013) will become the Program Monitor in the Ryan White AIDS Grantee Office for the City of Newark, NJ.
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Tiffany Gary-Webb, PhD, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health