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GSPH Assistant Professor Leads National Study That Offers Insight on Doubts About the %Good% in %Good Cholesterol%

New research from the University of Pittsburgh suggests that doubts raised recently about the protective effects of high density lipoprotein (HDL), or “good,” cholesterol by a genetic study and several recent clinical trials of HDL-raising drugs could be put to rest by using a better indicator of HDL status. 

GSPH Professor Interviewed Live on the Weather Channel

 

Jagpreet Chhatwal has been selected as one of the University of Pittsburghs Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Clinical Research Scholars

Jagpreet Chhatwal, Assistant Professor of Health Policy & Management has been selected as one of the University of Pittsburgh’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Clinical Research Scholars. This award is 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Fighting the Christian Right’s War Against Anti-Bullying Programs

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Stress + pollution = health risks for low-income kids

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: LGBT Health

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Protein block halts early aging in mice

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Police Blaming Gang Violence In North Side Shootings

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: An Unintended Consequence of Weight-Loss Surgery: Alcohol Abuse

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Pitt researchers link heat and increased stroke risk

 

Pitt Researchers Link Heat and Increased Stroke Risk

  When temperatures approach or exceed 90 degrees, health officials warn people to stay inside and keep cool, and if that's not possible, drink plenty of fluids, use sunscreen, wear light clothing and avoid exertion.  

GSPH Faculty Played Key Role in 11 of 54 Papers Cited in Two Hundred Years of Cancer Research

 

GSPH faculty Cited in Two Hundred Years of Cancer Research

 

Dr. Yuting Zhang interviewed by Thomson Reuters Health, Bloomberg, and American Medical News

Dr. Zhang has been interviewed for the recent study published at the Archives of General Psychiatry on July 2, 2012, entitled 

Dr. Beaufort Longest recent publication

Longest, Beaufort B. Jr. (2012) "Is Federal Tax-Exemption Policy for Nonprofit Hospitals Moving to a Clearer Quid pro Quo Basis? 

Associate Professor of Health and Policy Management Receives Joint Pilot Grant

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Medicare Coverage Gap May Cause Seniors to Forgo Antidepressants

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Antidepressant use falls in Medicare "donut hole"

 

GSPH Associate Dean for Research Co-Principal Investigator in National Study

A multidisciplinary team at the University of Pittsburgh will be leading a national effort to explore the relationship between the bacteria that live in the lungs, gene activation patterns, and disease progression. The project, funded by a three-year, $8.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, intends to learn more about the causes and progression of two potentially deadly yet under-studied lung diseases, alpha-1 antitrypsin (A1AT... 

19th Annual National HIV Testing Day

 

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Singh honored with achievement award for tackling global health problems 

Singh honored with achievement award for tackling global health problems

PITTWIRE - Research duo Tushar Singh (EPI '14) and Pitt Medicine's P. S. Reddy accepted the 2018 Sheth International Achievement Award, which is given every year to a Pitt faculty member and alumnus who are increasing Pitt’s global footprint with their work. Singh referred to EPI's Anne Newman as a... (11/26/2018)
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Pitt Community Gathers to Grieve, Heal, and Serve in Honor of Tree of Life Synagogue 

Pitt Community Gathers to Grieve, Heal, and Serve in Honor of Tree of Life Synagogue

PITT WIRE - Drawing strength and inspiration from each other, thousands congregated at the Cathedral of Learning to honor those killed on October 27 in Squirrel Hill.  (11/06/2018)
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Cauley wins prestigious service award 

Cauley wins prestigious service award

PITT WIRE - The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research has awarded JANE CAULEY, vice-chair of EPI, with the 2018 Shirley Hohl Service Award. Cauley received the award after volunteering for numerous positions and projects with the society.  (11/01/2018)


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Pittsburgh analysis: recommendations to reduce recidivism in Allegheny County transgender women 

Pittsburgh analysis: recommendations to reduce recidivism in Allegheny County transgender women

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - As part of her master’s thesis work, Stephanie Creasy (BCHS '17) performed a mixed-methods analysis that involved in-depth interviews with transgender women living in Allegheny County who had been previously incarcerated for nonviolent crimes, coupled with geospatial mapping o... (11/30/2018)
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Dean Burke honored with 2018 John Snow Award at APHA Annual Meeting 

Dean Burke honored with 2018 John Snow Award at APHA Annual Meeting

Named in honor of English physician John Snow (1813-1858), considered one of the founders of modern epidemiology, this annual award recognizes outstanding scientists for enduring contributions to public health through epidemiologic methods and practice. Burke said, "I find great personal satisfacti... (11/12/2018)
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Voting is Public Health 

Voting is Public Health

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - You have the power to choose who represents you in the government. Who you vote for on Tuesday can affect your health care and your ability to change policy on issues such as the right to carry firearms, LGBTQ rights, welfare programs. The list is endless.  (11/02/2018)
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