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Dedicated Alumni Honored by Pitt's Graduate School of Public Health

Four alumni will be recognized for their outstanding service in the field of public health at the school’s 2012 Alumni Awards ceremony tonight. 

Center for Health Equity Featured on Essential Public Radio

 

Long, PCMI Student, Works to Eradicate Malaria

 

Congratulations to the Dean's Day 2011 Prize Winners

GSPH's Annual Dean's Day student research competition was founded in 1999 by Dean Herbert Rosenkranz as a vehicle for students to share their research and as a GSPH community event to recognize and award their superior research and practice. The 13th annual Dean's Day was held on April 7-8, 2011. Following are the prize-winning presentations for BCHS. 

The 9th Annual C. C. Li Memorial Lecture - “C.C. Li – Human Genetics Visionary History and Personal Perspective”

Angela C. Obringer, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West Virginia University, School of Medicine 

2012 Dean\'s Day Competition Winners

 

Pitt Researchers Look for Participants in Complicated Grief Study

 

Dean's Day Awards

Congratulations to our Human Genetics Graduate students who won awards for the 2012 Dean's Day. 

Long, PCMI Student, Works to Eradicate Malaria

Adrienne Long , a Peace Corps Master’s International student at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, has been teaching people in her Peace Corps village in Mozambique to prevent malaria infections. She has been a Peace Corps volunteer in Mozambique since May 2011.  

2012 Craig Award Nominations Open

 

Barron Voted FSEC President-Elect

 

BCHS Student chosen for prestigious NCI Internship

Kara Golya, an MPH candidate in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, received a National Cancer Institute (NCI) Health Communications Internship  within their Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine (OCCAM).  

John Snow, the Broad Street pump, and the precautionary principle

 

Morton Appointed to the US Census Bureau's Scientific Advisory Committee

 

Bayles named a 2011 Mon River Fleet Woman of Achievement

 

EOH Faculty Recognized by the National Institute on Aging (NIA)

The EOH Department would like to congratulate Drs. Lefterov, Fitz, Cronican, and Koldamova for being recognized by the National Institute on Aging (NIA). 

Global Health Exhibit Coming to Falk Library

Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health , a traveling exhibit produced by the National Library of Medicine, is coming to Falk Library January 16, 2012, through February 25, 2012.   

Congratulations Lydia Remington!

The Department of Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that Lydia Remington a December 2011 MPH has just started as the new Staff Associate in the International and Commercial Services Division of UPMC. 

Researchers Propose New Model to Design Better and More Cost Effective Flu Shots

 

Pitt Center Aims to Reduce Health Disparities, Excess Mortality Among Disadvantaged Populations

 

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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)