A successful method for characterizing complex air pollution patterns that rewrote laws in New York City is being used to collect data in Pittsburgh this summer.
An interview with our very own Ron Stall, PhD will be aired on Essential Pittsburgh Radio (WESA 90.5) at 12pm and 8pm today. The topic is LGBT Health, benefits for same sex couples, and the latest research being done to understand LGBTQ health issues.
The University of Pittsburgh Center for LGBT Health has been featured in the July 10, 2013 issue of Pittsburgh City Paper.
Dr. Howie (Sin How) Lim, (PhD in epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh), has become the first Malaysian to be granted the prestigious IAS-NIDA fellowship for his research on linking substance abuse and sexual risk-taking in MSM via innovative technologies.
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The Center for Health Equity, located in the Graduate School of Public Health, has created a new research database on Latinos in Southwestern Pennsylvania .
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Allowing all employees access to paid sick days would reduce influenza infections in the workplace, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis by University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health modeling experts.
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health Dean Donald S. Burke, M.D., presented the 225th Anniversary Medallion for distinguished service in their respective careers to Pitt alumni Vichit Yamboonruang, Ph.D., and Margaret McMillion, former U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda.
Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes are two to three times more likely to use expensive brand-name drugs than a comparable group of patients treated within the VA Healthcare System, according to a nationwide study by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and Dartmouth College.
The National Academy of Sciences' Gulf of Mexico program has appointed an advisory group to create a strategic vision and guide the program's development and implementation.
The Department of Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that Laura Griffin (MHA April 2013) became the Nursing Finance and Operations Analyst at West Penn Hospital.
Congratulations to Shilpi Oberoi who presented and won the "Best Poster" award at the Allegheny-Erie Chapter of the Society of Toxicology's 2013 Annual meeting!
On May 30th, BCHS faculty Jessica Burke and Donna Almario Doebler presented “After The Assessment: Will Community Health Needs Assessments Improve Community Health?” as part of the 2013 Strengthening Healthcare and Public Health through Collaboration, Coordination and Communication Conference in State College, PA.
A passion for science, business, and American culture has propelled Hui “Debra” Cen (ScDHy ’91) to a sweet spot. Having sold one successful biotech start-up and handed off another, the Silicon Valley entrepreneur is now turning her attention to a high-tech way to promote the cultural strength of the United States and China to each other.
Pitt researchers verify cancer drug improves Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice
Read more: http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/4052467-74/mice-alzheimer-researchers#ixzz2UDLsfLNm
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health have concluded a 12-year, multi-part study into a perceived increase in brain cancer at the Pratt & Whitney jet engine manufacturing plant in North Haven, Conn., and have found no statistically significant elevations in the overall cancer rates among the workforce.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has a feature story involving research done in the Koldamova/Lefterov Lab: http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/4052467-74/mice-alzheimer-researchers#ixzz2UDLsfLNm
Steven Albert, PhD convened a workgroup representing industry, academia, and clinical practice to evaluate current research on over-the-counter (OTC) medication behaviors in older adults and identify gaps in the evidence base.
An anti-cancer drug reverses memory deficits in an Alzheimer’s disease mouse model, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health researchers confirm in the journal Science .