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Allegheny County Health Board delays action on air toxics guidelines

 

Fertility drugs promote ovarian cancer if they fail as fertility drugs

 

Helping Hospitals Address Community Health Needs: A Collaboration Between the Center for Public Health Practice and the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences

The Graduate School of Public Health is committed to improving the health of Pennsylvanians. A team of GSPH public health experts, including Drs. Albert, Burke, Doebler, Nolan and Ricci from BHCS, are available to work with hospitals and to help them comply with the requirements of community health under the new federal tax laws and make a difference in the health status of their service populations.   

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Former Pittsburgh Dean Goldstein Recognized with Honorary Colloquium

 

Scientists at CRV, Directed by Burke, Developing Universal Flu Vaccine in Partnership with Sanofi Pasteur

 

Disability, Race Predictors of Medication Adherence Following a Heart Attack

 

Pittsburgh Identify Behaviors That May Lead to Weight Control in Older Women

 

Public Health Colloquium Honors Dr. Bernard Goldstein, Former Pitt Public Health Dean and Professor Emeritus

 

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Pitt Researchers Identify Behaviors That May Lead to Successful Weight Control in Older Women

 

Targeted Oxidation-Blocker Prevents Secondary Damage after Traumatic Brain Injury, Pitt Study Shows

 

Retail Clinic Use Quadruples

 

BCHS Faculty have partnered with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center health system to conduct community health needs assessments for their 13 hospitals in the region.

Recent changes to the IRS requirements of not-for-profit hospitals to maintain their tax exempt status include assessing and prioritizing community health needs, engaging the community, and implementing and evaluating each of the hospitals' community benefit programs. 

'BCHS Faculty chosen for NIDA-funded HIV research ethics fellowship

This program includes a 10-day intensive training in HIV research ethics in New York City by world-renown scholars, pilot award funding and individual one-on-one mentorship for a specified research project relating to HIV research ethics over the next two years. 

Study: Popularity of retail medicine soars

 

Lifespans For Type 1 Diabetes Patients Getting Longer

 

Nursing homes urged to improve with incentives

 

Goldstein Chairs Preparedness Evaluation Effort

 

Conflicting Data Cause Confusion on Prostate Cancer Screening

 

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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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Roberts on agent-based modeling and finding the right balance to easing restrictions 

Roberts on agent-based modeling and finding the right balance to easing restrictions

CLEVELAND.COM - Pitt Public Health researchers are monitoring the coronavirus through FRED , which is short for a Framework for Reconstructing Epidemiological Dynamics. The agent-based modeling system uses population data to represent each person in a geographic region. The FRED team is currently ... (05/26/2020)