Dr. Elsa S. Strotmeyer will give the first Annual MaryFran Sowers Memorial Lecture, “Peripheral nerves and musculoskeletal function: Impact on mobility outcomes in older adults”
A new center focused on improving the quality, safety and value of medication use has been established at the University of Pittsburgh, and it will celebrate its launch with an inaugural lecture delivered by one of the nation’s experts in evaluating medication use and payment and delivery systems in health care.
A mix of serendipity and dogged laboratory work allowed a diverse team of University of Pittsburgh scientists to report in the Oct. 1 issue of Nature Cell Biology that they had solved the mystery of a basic biological function essential to cellular health.
Dr. Opresko interviewed by MedPage Today – Healthy Living May Keep Cells Young.
Cutting-edge research on computational modeling of public health emergencies and simulations of the potential response, brought together by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, is featured in a special issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.
Dietrich A. Stephan, Ph.D., has been named chair of the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Dr. Stephan also will serve as the associate director of the Institute for Personalized Medicine, a collaborative initiative between the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences and UPMC, where he will lead the efforts in population genetics and translational acceleration of new disc...
The air conditioner broke this morning, and we all know how hot those Pittsburgh summer days can get; my Mother has to be at the doctors by 10am but of course my car is being fixed; my granddaughter’s softball league is playing at the middle school tonight at 7pm and my Family is meeting here for dinner before the game; I need to clean the house a little before my Family gets here; throw something together for dinner; and to top it all off my gra...
There are many lifetime events that bring a family together. Whether it is a wedding, a birthday or other milestones, there is always one element that is involved — food.
The Department of Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that Karalyn Smith (MHA anticipated April 2014) has accepted an offer to be a Strategy and Operations Consultant in the Health Care and Life Sciences Practice of Deloitte Consulting, LLC.
The NISS Distinguished Service Awards were established by the Board of Trustees in 2005 to recognize individuals who have given extraordinary service that significantly advances NISS and its mission.
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health researchers are expanding their efforts to develop a vaccine for a deadly tropical virus by looking in their own backyard.
The Department of Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that recent MHA graduate Nick Malenka will be a Project Consultant for the Revenue Cycle Team at The Advisory Board Company.
Norm Mitry brings 35+ years of experience to Heritage Valley Health System with a unique blend of responsibilities in healthcare, industry and private business.
Dr. Lewis Kuller, professor emeritus and distinguished university professor of public health, has been selected to receive the 2013 Population Prize by the American Heart Association.
The site will have the same URL as the current site, publichealth.pitt.edu, but be easier to navigate, have an updated look, and boasts several new features:
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health researchers have been selected by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead a $16.5 million international study to evaluate treatments for pediatric traumatic brain injuries (TBI).
The Department of Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that recent MHA graduate Dovile Usaite is now the Manager of New Market Development for Gateway Health Plan.
Department of Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that recent MPH graduate Kathleen Slavish has started the position of Project Coordinator, Sr. in the Chief Medical and Scientific Office at UPMC.