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In Memoriam: Deborah J. Aaron, PhD

 

C.C. Li Lecture Available Online

 

Computational Modeling Pilot Grants Awarded

 

Scientific American Features GSPH Research

 

CMH Healthy Black Family Project Featured on WQED

 

Roberta B. Ness, MD, MPH Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Professor of Epidemiology, Medicine and Ob/Gyn, has been selected to receive the Girl Scouts Women and Girls of Distinction Honoree in Technology and Innovations 2008 Award.

The Women & Girls of Distinction Award recognizes twelve outstanding women and girls from the region who have excelled in one of the following six award categories: Arts & Humanities, Advocacy, Community Service, Healthy Initiatives, Professional / Leadership, and Technology & Innovation. 

Samuel Stebbins, MD, MPH, Director, Center for Public Health Preparedness is happy to report that he has been accepted as a Scholar in the National Public Health Leadership Institute

The new PHLI is a one-year leadership development program for high-potential leaders with a commitment to leading in their own organizations and communities, but also leading system change on the national scene. 

Wuhan, China, Is Latest Blog Post from Dean Burke

 

No added risk found in drug-coated stents

 

Dr. Strotmeyer receives the 2007 Gerontological Society of America Health Sciences Research Award

 

John Scott (BIOS ’08)

John Scott (BIOS ’08) is acting deputy director of the Division of Biostatistics at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) in Washington, D.C. Prior to this position, he was acting team leader for hematology and mathematical statistician in the Therapeutics Evaluation Branch at CBER.  

Dean Burke's Global Health Blog

 

Student Global Travel Grants Announced

 

HIPAA Privacy Rule Slows Scientific Discovery, Adds Cost to Research, Survey Shows

 

Dean Burke's Global Health Lecture Available for Online Viewing

 

Pitt Researchers Receive Grants to Develop Dengue Fever Vaccine

 

$4.8 Million Awarded to Pitt\'s Center for Minority Health to Fund Health Disparities Research

 

A Simple Test to Save Your Bones

It's easy to take your bones for granted — especially since they're built to withstand tiny fractures, often without causing symptoms. But such "silent" fractures should not go unnoticed — or untreated — according to new research published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association. 

Holiday Party

 

Pitt epidemiologist says privacy rule hinders research

 

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BIG STAKES, BIG STATS: Making sense of COVID-19 trials 

BIG STAKES, BIG STATS: Making sense of COVID-19 trials

PITTWIRE — When we hear about clinical trials, we might picture doctors and patients partnering to test new therapies. What we might not think about are the many others who make those studies happen. Take Maria Mori Brooks, professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, who makes sense of the numbers... (02/24/2021)
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Covid vaccine misinformation target of Pitt study 

Covid vaccine misinformation target of Pitt study

KDKA CBS NEWS — Fueled by a grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation, Pitt researchers are studying and combating false online information about vaccines. “Vaccines are often the victim of their own success,” said BCHS doctoral student Beth Hoffman, a research assistant at the Center for Resea... (02/01/2021)
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Albert among 3 Pitt Experts on Reasons for Optimism in 2021 

Albert among 3 Pitt Experts on Reasons for Optimism in 2021

PITTWIRE — Optimism is hardwired in most humans, says public health professor Steve Albert. If you don’t feel like you’re one of them right now, here are three perspectives on why, despite all that 2020 brought us, things are looking brighter. (12/16/2020)


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Drake: Next year, extend open enrollment of the ACA Marketplaces into January 

Drake: Next year, extend open enrollment of the ACA Marketplaces into January

HEALTH AFFAIRS - HPM's Coleman Drake and Duke University colleague David Anderson say that by offering an extended open enrollment period, the Biden administration can remove a major administrative burden that often stands in the way of families obtaining health insurance.  (02/20/2021)