School Publications

The major sources vehicles for news about the school today are our Web site’s news section and online calendar, our Facebook page, our Twitter account, our Flickr and Instagram accounts, our YouTube account, and our Alumni Update e-newsletter (contact PHalum@pitt.edu for details).

In addition approximately once per year, the school prints Pitt Public Health magazine, a publication for alumni and friends.

Winter 2018 Magazine Winter 2018

Fall 2016 Magazine Fall 2016

Spring 2016 Magazine Spring 2016

Fall 2014, Winter 2015 Magazine Fall 2014/Winter 2015

Spring and Summer 2014 Magazine Spring/Summer 2014

Fall 2013, Winter 2014 Magazine Fall 2013/Winter 2014

Spring and Summer 2013 Spring/Summer 2013

Fall 2012, Winter 2013 Magazine Fall 2012/Winter 2013

Spring and Summer 2012 Magazine Spring/Summer 2012

Prior to 2012 the school's alumni magazine was known as Public Health Quarterly:

E-Newsletters

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Areas of Excellence brochure

Get an overview of how Pitt Public Health is creating a healthier world through cross-disciplinary research in eight of our areas of excellence.

News

Boggs helps Reddit‘s coronavirus community became a destination 

Boggs helps Reddit‘s coronavirus community became a destination

NBC NEWS – In January when Emerson Boggs (IDM PhD candidate) began moderating a small Reddit community dedicated to a new coronavirus in China, she had no idea that two months later the message board would grow to more than 1.2 million members. Daily Boggs and her colleagues process thousands of co... (03/18/2020)

Hernandez finds price of brand-name drugs has increased 3x faster than inflation 

Hernandez finds price of brand-name drugs has increased 3x faster than inflation

90.5 WESA – Inmaculada Hernandez (HPM ’16) said what’s concerning is that discounts are often paid directly to insurers. This means people who are un- or under-insured generally don’t benefit from the markdowns. “This is probably increasing disparities in health care access…. We are not doing a goo... (03/25/2020)

FRED modeling platform predicts high COVID-19 hospitalizations 

FRED modeling platform predicts high COVID-19 hospitalizations

FRED offers frightening predictions about what Pennsylvania residents could face with COVID-19. “These are very scary numbers, and one thing I hope to impress upon people is that this is serious,” said Mark Roberts, director of the Public Health Dynamics Lab and chair of health policy and managemen... (03/26/2020)

Burke on how contagious the new coronavirus is compared to flu and SARS 

Burke on how contagious the new coronavirus is compared to flu and SARS

NEWSWEEK - Donald Burke, professor of health science and policy, said he was concerned that the reproduction number (RO) may be higher than originally estimated. The U.S. case count has been increasing exponentially. If the time between successive cases in the chain of transmission is four days, th... (03/20/2020)

Burke on what we can learn about coronavirus from National Geographic author David Quammen’s brilliant book ‘Spillover’ 

Burke on what we can learn about coronavirus from National Geographic author David Quammen’s brilliant book ‘Spillover’

THE HILL - Epidemiologist Donald Burke emphasized the need to improve the scientific basis to improve readiness: the understanding of which virus groups to watch, the field capabilities to detect spillovers in remote places before they become regional outbreaks, the organizational capacities to con... (03/20/2020)

Rinaldo helps with coronavirus test developemnt and launch 

Rinaldo helps with coronavirus test developemnt and launch

UPMC – A new test for COVID-19 was created by a virology team including Charles Rinaldo, chair and professor of infectious diseases and microbiology and director of the UPMC Clinical Virology Laboratory. The health system plans to increase lab capacity and open testing sites around the state. The t... (03/14/2020)

What is epidemiology? Kuller explains. 

What is epidemiology? Kuller explains.

LIVE SCIENCE – Epidemiologists are disease detectives who save lives by studying and preventing the spread of the worst diseases. EPI’s professor emeritus Lewis Kuller was asked to clarify: “Epidemiology is a tool to understand the distribution of disease in populations, and the factors that lead t... (03/25/2020)

Van Panhuis turns rapid Coronavirus data sharing into sustainable research infrastructure 

Van Panhuis turns rapid Coronavirus data sharing into sustainable research infrastructure

Many of the 300 MIDAS members are conducting modeling research on COVID-19 and are contributing to an extraordinary international collection of data and information regarding the outbreak. “It’s exciting and gratifying to be able to do something useful to help with this pandemic,” said EPI's Wilber... (03/23/2020)

An epidemiological forecast model and software assessing interventions on COVID-19 epidemic in China  

An epidemiological forecast model and software assessing interventions on COVID-19 epidemic in China

MEDRXIV (2/29/20) -  Pitt Biostats' Lu Tang and collaborators from Michigan develop a health informatics toolbox that enables public health workers to timely analyze and evaluate the time-course dynamics of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection using the publicly available data from the China ... (03/25/2020)

Albert on how Pittsburgh’s paid sick leave policy might help slow the spread of coronavirus 

Albert on how Pittsburgh’s paid sick leave policy might help slow the spread of coronavirus

90.5 WESA - A 2013 Pitt study simulating flu transmissions found that universal access to paid sick leave reduced workplace flu infections by 6 percent. BCHS’ Steven Albert estimated that about 12 percent of flu transmissions occur in the workplace, largely when people come to work feeling sick. He... (03/19/2020)
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