The faculty, staff and students of the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences often are recognized by academic and scientific societies and other prestigious organizations for their significant achievements and exceptional leadership. Among those whose work has been acknowledged recently with awards and accolades are the following:
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health Dean Donald S. Burke, M.D., UPMC-Jonas Salk Chair of Global Health, today joined hundreds of scientists, doctors and other experts from around the world to launch the Scientific Declaration on Polio Eradication.
Jeanine Buchanich, Department of Biostatistics, was featured on the Allegheny Front Radio program.
Provost's Inaugural Lecture "System Thinking in Public Health and Everything Else" presented by Donald S. Burke, Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Health and UPMC-Jonas Salk Chair in Global Health, University of Pittsburgh.
The Department of Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that Pragna Prahalad (MHA anticipated April 3013; email@example.com) will be a Financial Analyst through the UPMC Financial Management Rotation Program.
The Department of Health Policy and Management, in collaboration with the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE), will have major presence at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and GNC Live Well Health and Fitness Expo on May 3, 2013-May 5, 2013 with their Organ Donors Matter Campaign.
PanAf GPSU serves all graduate & professional students at Pitt with research and/or cultural interests in Black America, the African Continent, the Caribbean, West Indies, Latin America, and the entire Diaspora.
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NACCHO Preparedness Summit
Dr. Zhang will visit Peking University in Beijing China in June 2013. She will present her research and actively collaborate with faculty members at Peking University. She will serve as primary research mentor for 2 junior faculty members in the Peking University China Center for Health Development Studies.
The Department of Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that Sumaiya Ahmed (December 2012 MPH; firstname.lastname@example.org) will work as an Interactive Patient Care Manager for the GetWellNetwork
On April 1, the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health will kick off the morning with the first in a series of poster sessions sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. In this annual student research competition, students will present their findings during one of six poster sessions throughout the week where faculty will judge presentations. The winners will be invited to deliver oral presentations during the Dean’s Day Awar...
Pitt Faculty Lend Expertise to Institute of Medicine for Report That Could Influence How Medicare Pays Providers
William Holman (HPM ’79) was honored with the 2013 Alumni Award for Practice during the March 28 Alumni Awards event.
Coleen Boyle (BIOST '78, EPI ’81) was recognized with the Alumni Award for Research on March 28, 2013, during the annual Alumni Award dinner.
Anita Caufield (HPM ’84) received the 2013 Alumni Award for Teaching and Dissemination during the March 28 Alumni Awards dinner.
Mary Patricia Nowalk (EPI '81, ’93) was presented with the Margaret F. Gloninger Service Award on March 28, 2013, at the annual Alumni Awards ceremony.
Four University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health alumni will be recognized for their outstanding service in the field of public health at the school’s Alumni Awards ceremony tonight.
Three alumni were inducted into the Pitt Public Health Omicron Chapter of the Delta Omega Honor Society during the March 28, 2013, Alumni Awards dinner: CHARLES CHRISTEN (BCHS '10), GREGORY HOMISH (EPI ’03), and DANIEL PATTERSON (EPI ’12).
In Pennsylvania’s Allegheny County, the statistics on infant mortality tell a disturbing story of racial health disparities. Here, African-American babies are three or even four times more likely to die in their first year of life than white infants.