The Center for Health Equity (CHE) in the Graduate School of Public Health (Pitt Public Health) is pleased to offer two yearly awards to qualified Pitt Public Health students doing a thesis or dissertation in the field of health equity.
Dr Castle has recently completed a report “Improving Nursing Home Care in New York City: The Importance of Workforce Relationships and Staff Stability to Achieving Better Quality.”
Michelle Clayton, a child-abuse pediatrician with CHKD’s Child Abuse Program, has been recognized nationally for her “leadership, significant contributions, dedication and accomplishments” in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect.
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Michelle Clayton, a pediatrician with CHKD’s Child Abuse Program, was recognized Monday by Gov. Bob McDonnell’s Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect for her exceptional work in prevention of child abuse and neglect.
ABSTRACT Although decisions regarding end-of-life care are personal and important, they may be influenced by the ways in which options are presented.
A new study published online today in the American Journal of Managed Care found that in Medicare Part D, generic drug coverage was cost-saving compared to no coverage in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, while also improving health outcomes. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, the Pitt Graduate School of Public Health, and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC note that policymakers and insurers should ...
Adults undergoing bariatric surgery who are more physically active are less likely to have depressive symptoms and to have recently received medication or counseling for depression or anxiety than their less active counterparts, according to new research led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
Dr. Yuting Zhang from HPM published an article in JAMA Internal Medicine online first on February 11, 2013.
Jessica Burke, Associate Professor of BCHS, and her colleagues from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine recently had their paper, "Visual Voices: A Participatory Method for Engaging Adolescents in Research and Knowledge Transfer" published in the Clinical and Translational Sciences journal.
This program will provide a comprehensive, hands-on introduction to the field of public health. Students will learn to analyze and tackle critical world health problems through the integrated application of biological, social, and quantitative sciences. It will focus on the critical thinking skills and real-world tools used by health professionals to track outbreaks of emerging disease, evaluate environmental threats, and develop community-based ...
Marquita Smalls (MPH expected in April 2013) will become the Program Monitor in the Ryan White AIDS Grantee Office for the City of Newark, NJ.
Heart Month: Adherence to Heart Failure Medications Varies by Region
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"Social/Environmental Determinants of Diabetes and Obesity"
Tiffany Gary-Webb, PhD, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
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Jennifer Sloan, a first-year MPH student, receives the William T. Green Jr. Award in Public Health Studies for her project entitled "Birmingham Free Clinic Integrated Health Services Program."
Jessica Burke, Associate Professor of BCHS, and her colleagues from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health recently had their paper, "The syndemic effects of intimate partner violence, HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse on depression among low-income urban women" accepted for publication in the Journal of Urban Health .
People who lose weight with bariatric surgery may have better results if they receive counseling about increasing physical activity before and after surgery, according to researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
Change in ASPH Councils Leadership
This workbook is designed to help patients talk with their health care provider(s) about their complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use during and after their cancer care.
PCORI Appoints Sally Morton as Expert to its Methodology Committee
The committee also awarded an Honorable Mention to Laura Macia-Vergara (Anthropology) for her dissertation, titled, “Dealing with Grievances: The Latino Experience in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.”