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Gellad comments as Merck joins the list of drug makers agreeing to freeze or lower some prices

STAT NEWS - As political pres...
Gellad comments as Merck joins the list of drug makers agreeing to freeze or lower some prices

STAT NEWS - As political pressure on the pharmaceutical industry builds, Merck has become the latest big drug maker to commit to halting price hikes. In a brief statement, the company agreed not to increase the average net prices of its medicines by more than inflation annually. “We’re now seeing a... (07/20/2018)

'Good cholesterol' may not always be good for postmenopausal women

UPMC - Postmenopausal factors...
'Good cholesterol' may not always be good for postmenopausal women

UPMC - Postmenopausal factors may have an impact on the heart-protective qualities of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) – also known as ‘good cholesterol.' Higher HDL cholesterol may not always be as protective in postmenopausal women as we once thought," said SAMAR EL KHOUDARY, lead author and EPI p... (07/19/2018)

Buchanich Finds 70K Opioid-Related Deaths Likely Went Unreported

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - Several...
Buchanich Finds 70K Opioid-Related Deaths Likely Went Unreported

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - Several states are likely dramatically underestimating the effect of opioid-related deaths because of incomplete death certificate reporting, with Pennsylvania leading the pack, according to a new analysis by Pitt Public Health. “Proper allocation of resources for the opioid e... (07/19/2018)

BCHS alum Chelsea Pallatino wins faculty development award supporting work on intimate partner violence & substance use

PITTWIRE - Doctoral alumna CH...
BCHS alum Chelsea Pallatino wins faculty development award supporting work on intimate partner violence & substance use

PITTWIRE - Doctoral alumna CHELSEA PALLATINO (BCHS ’17) has been awarded the Steven D. Manners Faculty Development Award by the University Center for Social and Urban Research to support her pilot research project entitled “Co-occurring Intimate Partner Violence and Substance Use: Understanding B... (07/19/2018)

The first-ever Health Sciences Network Night

The first-ever Health Science...
The first-ever Health Sciences Network Night

The first-ever Health Sciences Network Night held at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry Township welcomed Pitt alumni professionals working in fields related to health and health care. Alumni were able to get information on advanced degree and certificate programs in the health sciences, ... (07/18/2018)

 

Mon
7/23
Career Services Workshop
Postdoctoral Orientation to Career DevelopmentPostdoctoral Orientation to Career Development Career Services Workshop
Postdoctoral Orientation to Career Development
Mon 7/23 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Scaife Hall

Hosted by the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD), this seminar provides a framework for career development and introduces new trainees to strategies, programs and resources that can be integrated throughout training. 1105AB Scaife Hall, UPMC Conference Center

Mon
7/23
Career Services Webinar/Online Event
Kaiser Permanente Administrative Fellowship Info SessionKaiser Permanente Administrative Fellowship Info Session Career Services Webinar/Online Event
Kaiser Permanente Administrative Fellowship Info Session
Mon 7/23 5:00PM - 6:00PM


Join a Skype session to learn more about this fellowship program, open to masters-prepared individuals who wish to develop their management and leadership skills in a dynamic and unique environment in Kaiser Permanente’s two largest regions, Northern and Southern California.

Wed
7/25
Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Andrea L. Stewart - Stress & Cardiovascular Risk in Mid-Life Women: How Important Are Social Roles? Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Andrea L. Stewart - Stress & Cardiovascular Risk in Mid-Life Women: How Important Are Social Roles?
Wed 7/25 1:00PM - 3:00PM
A522 Public Health

Stress and Cardiovascular Risk in Mid-Life Women:  How Important are Social Roles?

Andrea Leigh Stewart, BA

Committee members:
Maria Mori Brooks, PhD (Committee Chair)
Emma Barinas-Mitchell, PhD
Karen Matthews, PhD
Jared Magnani, MD, MSc

Fri
7/27
EOH Seminar Series
Gorazd B. Stokin - Axons, axonal pathology and Alzheimer's disease EOH Seminar Series
Gorazd B. Stokin - Axons, axonal pathology and Alzheimer's disease
Fri 7/27 11:00AM - 12:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Chair - International Clinical Research Centre

Principle Investigator - Translational Ageing and Neuroscience Program,

Centre for Translational Medicine

International Clinical Research Centre, St. Anne's University Hospital

Brno, Czech Republic

Fri
7/27
Pitt Public Health Event
Bridging the Gaps SymposiumBridging the Gaps Symposium Pitt Public Health Event
Bridging the Gaps Symposium
Fri 7/27 2:00PM - 4:00PM


UPMC Montefiore Hospital, Ladies Hospital Aid Society (LHAS) Auditorium, 3459 5th Ave, Pittsburgh

The Bridging the Gaps Symposium marks the end of the eight-week intensive internship program at Pitt Public Health. Three pairs of interns are peer-jury selected to present posters with community and faculty mentors and health professionals in attendance.

Celebrating 21 years of service, BRIDGING THE GAPS PITTSBURGH has focused on promoting health in under-served communities while training future health and social service professionals. More than 350 community health interns have collaborated with 58 community partners to provide over 10,255 days of service.
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