School Publications

The major sources vehicles for news about the school today are our Web site’s news section and online calendar, our Facebook page, our Twitter account, our Flickr and Instagram accounts, our YouTube account, and our Alumni Update e-newsletter (contact PHalum@pitt.edu for details).

In addition approximately once per year, the school prints Pitt Public Health magazine, a publication for alumni and friends.

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2016 spring magazine cover  Spring 2016

  Fall 2014/Winter 2015

  Spring/Summer 2014

  Fall 2013/Winter 2014

  Spring/Summer 2013

  Fall 2012/Winter 2013

  Spring/Summer 2012

 

Prior to 2012 the school's alumni magazine was know as Public Health Quarterly:

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Areas of Excellence brochure

Get an overview of how Pitt Public Health is creating a healthier world through cross-disciplinary research in eight of our areas of excellence.

News

Genetic engineering could open possibilities for patients with Parkinson’s disease 

Genetic engineering could open possibilities for patients with Parkinson’s disease

NEWS MEDICIAL LIFE SCIENCES - People with Parkinson’s disease experience loss of dopamine-producing brain cells, leading to tremors, rigidity, bradykinesia, and postural instability, the primary symptoms of the disease. The loss of dopamine-producing neurons is a pathologic hallmark of Parkins... (09/16/2019)

Facebook, Pinterest Fight Back Against Anti-Vaccine Content 

Facebook, Pinterest Fight Back Against Anti-Vaccine Content

The move against vaccine misinformation comes as a result of a documented increase in vaccine hesitancy. In fact, the WHO named vaccine hesitancy among the top 10 threatsTrusted Source to global health this year. One of the biggest vaccine-related myths online is that the measles, mumps, and r... (09/09/2019)

Sinclair reveals that measles outbreaks could become more commonplace 

Sinclair reveals that measles outbreaks could become more commonplace

FOX NEWS - Texas is the largest state by population that allows parents to not vaccinate their children for personal or religious reasons. And the number of exemptions has increased in recent years, growing from 2,300 in 2013 to 64,000 in 2016. Research led by PHDL postdoc David Sinclair found just... (09/09/2019)

MEET MARA MENK (MHA/MBA ’22), GIDEON SCHOLAR  

MEET MARA MENK (MHA/MBA ’22), GIDEON SCHOLAR

Mara Menk is from Pittsburgh and loves all that the city has to offer- especially pierogis! She obtained her undergraduate degree in Biology from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2017. After college she wanted to continue her education but struggled to find the right degree. When asked abo... (09/16/2019)

Taylor baked his way to first place and a book deal 

Taylor baked his way to first place and a book deal

PITT WIRE -  Chris Taylor (SHRS ’04, EPI ’10) originally started baking as a way to relax while studying at Pitt Public Health. After entering, and winning, their first competition on a whim, Taylor and husband Paul Arguin, who are both epidemiologists at the CDC, continued baking and competing as ... (09/11/2019)

Praekunatham promoted to chief of Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response 

Praekunatham promoted to chief of Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response

Hirunwut Praekunatham (EOH, '18) was recently promoted to chief of the Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response unit under the new Division of Occupational and Environmental Diseases in Thailand. Praekunatham's responsibilities include surveillance of environmental/occupational diseases at... (09/09/2019)

4 health care questions, besides Medicare-for-all, every 2020 Democratic candidate should answer 

4 health care questions, besides Medicare-for-all, every 2020 Democratic candidate should answer

VOX - In Democratic presidential debates up until this point, it has felt like Medicare-for-all is the only health care issue in America. But there is so much more to discuss. If overhauling the US health care system isn’t on the table in January 2021, drug prices, the opioid crisis, hospital ... (09/16/2019)

Congrats to Tom Bear and the Health Survey Unit 

Congrats to Tom Bear and the Health Survey Unit

Congratulations to Tom Bear (BCHS '07, '13) and the Health Survey Unit.  Sarojini Kanotra, PhD, state epidemiologist from Kentucky, along with epidemiologists from North Dakota and Pennsylvania spent 2 days with the Health Survey unit reviewing BRFSS protocols.  The Health Survey Unit passed with ... (09/11/2019)

Coulter comments on lack of successful intervention techniques to improve sexuality and gender minority mental health 

Coulter comments on lack of successful intervention techniques to improve sexuality and gender minority mental health

MEDSCAPE - "We found that there were only nine evidence-based interventions for addressing mental health, substance use, or violence victimization among sexual and gender–minority youth, [and] only one of these had strong methodological quality, suggesting that we have to cautiously interpret the f... (09/09/2019)

Too old for president? Newman says health and fitness are better indicator than age 

Too old for president? Newman says health and fitness are better indicator than age

AP - “A healthier heart, for example, is going to translate to a healthier brain...you can have a group of people who at age 80 are still going to work every day, doing all the stuff they need to do. We’re not very good at understanding who’s going to be able to tolerate the stress in emergency si... (09/09/2019)
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