KDKA-TV - Assistant professor MARIAN JARLENSKI (HPM) participated in a 30-minute panel discussion on the KD-PG Sunday Edition about the future of the Affordable Care Act.
YOUTUBE - Take a look at the question, "What is public heath?" and consider what it is that public health professionals do: from research and surveillance to actions to prevent disease and improve access to care and treatment. If you're considering a career in public health and want to know a little more about what a job in public health might look like, take a look. You can find related videos on the Global Health with Greg Martin YouTube cha...
APHA - Showcasing real people who use their degrees and experience to protect and promote the health of us all, "CAUSE | EFFECT" video builds awareness about careers and degree programs in public health. This APHA video describes public health in action by interviewing current public health students and professionals and asking them to describe the passion that drives their work and the impact/effect they have on the world we live in.
MD MAGAZINE ( video ) - Whatever it is called there is mounting evidence that staying active, whether through exercise or other means, is an important part of preventing the development of diabetes as well as overall health in general.
Pitt Public Health epidemiology professor Andrea M. Kriska discussed the role of activity in the results of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) during the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Associatio...
KDKA RADIO - Lauren Bealafeld Brungo (BCHS ’15), nurse supervisor for the Allegheny County Health Department, gave flu shots live-and-on-air to KDKA Morning Show hosts Larry and John. Check out the insider video.
YOUTUBE - Learn about four competency areas needed to be effective in public health and global health--including the particular importance of management, leadership, and governance. If you're considering a career in public health and want to know a little more about what a job in public health might look like, take a look. You can find related videos on the Global Health with Greg Martin YouTube channel.
WILEY VIDEO ABSTRACTS - Professor of environmental and occupational health Aaron Barchowsky and Fabrisia Ambrosio of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine explain new research detailing how chronic exposure to arsenic can lead to stem cell dysfunction that impairs muscle healing and regeneration.
The full report is published online in STEM CELLS , "Arsenic Promotes NF-Κb-Mediated Fibroblast Dysfunction and Matrix Remodeling to Imp...
While visiting Pitt to receive the University's 2014 Legacy Laureate award, Houston-based alumna Diane Peterson (HPM ’75) spoke with biostatistics chair Sally Morton. Her talk, entitled “Taking the Lead,” served as the kickoff event of this year’s Pitt Public Health’s One Book, One Community initiative. The Legacy Laureate award honors Pitt alumni who demonstrate the pinnacle of achievement in professional and civic leadership.
UPMC / YouTube - Research by Pitt Public Health epidemiology researcher JENNIFER ADIBI reveals that exposure to hormone-altering chemicals called phthalates—which are found in many plastics, foods, and personal care products—early in pregnancy is associated with a disruption in an essential pregnancy hormone and adversely affects the masculinization of male genitals in the baby.