News Archives

Category
2019 (278)
2018 (463)
2017 (477)
2016 (216)
2015 (160)
2014 (108)
2013 (153)
2012 (176)
2011 (44)
2010 (71)

Recent Flickr Photos

Loading...

@PittPubHealth

News

Meet HPM alumna Cassandra Leighton 

Meet HPM alumna Cassandra Leighton

Cassandra Leighton (HPM '19) is a health services solutions analyst at AmeriHealth Caritas. Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a managed care organization, serving over 5.1 million Medicaid, Medicare, and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) members across 11 states. In her... (10/17/2019)

Koenig presents at Midwest Virology Meeting 

Koenig presents at Midwest Virology Meeting

Zachary Koenig (IDM '20) was selected for an oral presentation at the Midwest Virology Symposium held at Ohio State University October 11-13. The title of his talk was "Type III Interferon Control of Rift Valley Fever Virus Infection at Epithelial Cell Barriers." Koenig also won a student travel aw... (10/17/2019)

Jewish surgeon from Africa honors memory of Jerry Rabinowtiz 

Jewish surgeon from Africa honors memory of Jerry Rabinowtiz

JEWISH CHRONICLE - Looking ahead to a possible retirement in 2020, family practice physician, and former IDM doctor in the Pitt Men’s Study, Dr. Jerry Rabinowitz had just one plan in mind: to volunteer with Dr. Rick Hodes, a Jewish American who has spent the past 31 years in Ethiopia saving lives a... (10/14/2019)

Cancer-related beliefs and perceptions in Appalachia: findings from 3 states 

Cancer-related beliefs and perceptions in Appalachia: findings from 3 states

JOURNAL OF RURAL HEALTH - Vanderpool RC, Huang B, Deng Y, Bear TM, Chen Q, Johnson MF, Paskett ED, Robertson LB, Young GS, Lachan R. found variations in cancer beliefs were observed across the 3 states’ Appalachian populations. Interventions should be tailored to specific communities to improve can... (10/14/2019)

The role of accountability in batterers intervention programs and community response to intimate partner violence 

The role of accountability in batterers intervention programs and community response to intimate partner violence

JOURNAL OF FAMILY VIOLENCE - Pallatino C, Morrison P, Miller E, Burke J, Cluss P, Fleming R, Hawker L, George D, Bicehouse T, Chang J. found that in order to have a sustainable impact on IPV perpetration, stakeholders across the Social Ecological Model will need to utilize crucial intervention peri... (10/14/2019)

Koesarie joins Pitt in instituting menstrual products in bathrooms around campus 

Koesarie joins Pitt in instituting menstrual products in bathrooms around campus

The pad and tampon dispensers in women’s bathrooms across campus have sat empty for years. But check again. Pitt is stocking a number of bathrooms with menstrual products, and there’s no payment required. MMPH’s Kathleen Koesarie, said “it’s important that students who need menstrual products have ... (10/14/2019)

Chang, Kuller, and Matthews find that optimists live longer and healthier lives; the superrich are superoptimists 

Chang, Kuller, and Matthews find that optimists live longer and healthier lives; the superrich are superoptimists

FORBES - As early as 2009, EPI’s researchers Yue-Fang Chang, Karen Matthews, and Lewis Kuller from the University of Pittsburgh carried out a personality test with 97,253 women that assessed their levels of optimism and pessimism. Researchers compared the top quartile of the most optimistic women w... (10/14/2019)

A systematic review of health outcomes associated with provision of representative payee services 

A systematic review of health outcomes associated with provision of representative payee services

PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES - Kinsky S, Creasy S, Hawk M find that representative payee services are largely beneficial or neutral in terms of health and behavior outcomes. Negative findings mainly involved the client-payee relationship. Given that more than five million individuals have a representative ... (10/14/2019)

Prevalence and correlates of prep awareness and use among black men who have sex with men and women (MSMW) in the United States 

Prevalence and correlates of prep awareness and use among black men who have sex with men and women (MSMW) in the United States

AIDS AND BEHAVIOR - Friedman, MR, Sang, JM, Bukowski, LA, Chandler, CJ, Egan, JE, Eaton, LA, Matthews, DD, Ho, K, Raymond, HF, & Stall, R. found that PrEP awareness campaigns tailored for black men who have sex with men and women (MSMW), concomitant with STI-to-PrEP interventions, will facilitate g... (10/14/2019)

Intimate partner violence and depression among black transgender women in the USA: The potential suppressive effect of perceived social support 

Intimate partner violence and depression among black transgender women in the USA: The potential suppressive effect of perceived social support

JOURNAL OF URBAN HEALTH - Bukowski LA, Hampton M, Escobar C, Sang JM, Creasy SL, Chandler CJ, Stall, R. find there was a 20% lower likelihood of increased depressive symptomatology for every 1-unit increase in perceived social support reported by participants. These findings perceived social suppor... (10/14/2019)
Search News Archives