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

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Wenzel identifies corticosteroid response phenotypes for severe asthma 

Wenzel identifies corticosteroid response phenotypes for severe asthma

MEDPAGE TODAY - With the aid of a computational tool, Wenzel says they have identified key phenotypes among patients with severe asthma that can help predict who may benefit and not benefit from treatment with systemic corticosteroids (CS). Aware of the possible side effects, EOH's Sally Wenzel sai... (03/07/2019)

What Drives 'Anti-Vaxxer' Parents? Beth Hoffmann and colleagues find interesting results 

What Drives 'Anti-Vaxxer' Parents? Beth Hoffmann and colleagues find interesting results

HealthDay Reporter - Current BCHS student Beth Hoffmann is a part of research that shows that ‘anti-vaxxer’ parents are driven by many factors. "It's not all about autism," Hoffmann said. Some anti-vaccine commenters showed a distrust of the scientific community and worried that mandatory vaccinat... (03/22/2019)

Mellors comments on the second potentially cured HIV patient 

Mellors comments on the second potentially cured HIV patient

BAY AREA REPORTER -"These two patients had progressive cancer that made them eligible for treatment that's no walk in the park, with a mortality rate of 10 to 25 percent...the work ahead is to find out how to deliver the same result with less extreme measures," said IDM's John Mellors about the two... (03/20/2019)

Everett James appointed to serve as interim dean 

Everett James appointed to serve as interim dean

Sr. Vice Chancellor Levine announced his appointment of Everette James as interim dean, effective upon the stepping down of Dean Donald Burke on July 1, 2019. "I am confident that Everette will provide strong leadership for the school during this important transition period." Levine also appointed ... (03/08/2019)

Pyne to give inaugural Dipankar Chakraborti Memorial Lecture 

Pyne to give inaugural Dipankar Chakraborti Memorial Lecture

BIOST's Saumyadipta Pyne, scientific director of the Public Health Dynamics Laboratory, will deliver the first lecture in the series on geostatistical prediction models in public health at Jadavpur University in India on March 15, 2019.  (03/11/2019)

BCHS's Hawk and Gary-Webb participate in event honoring recently promoted women faculty 

BCHS's Hawk and Gary-Webb participate in event honoring recently promoted women faculty

BCHS associate professors Mary Hawk and Tiffany Gary-Webb participated in the provost's recent event, “A Celebration of Newly Promoted Women Faculty.” Sponsored by the Provost’s Advisory Committee on Women’s Concerns (PACWC), the event featured a panel of accomplished women professors offering pers... (03/12/2019)

Gellad talks about rising cost of prescription drugs 

Gellad talks about rising cost of prescription drugs

MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO - Americans spend more on prescription drugs than anyone else in the world, a fact attributed to the ever rising costs of pharmaceuticals. HPM's Walid Gellad discusses a recent Congressional hearing, in which pharmaceutical executives claim that their hands are tied by the cu... (03/07/2019)

Pitt MHA rises in national rankings 

Pitt MHA rises in national rankings

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT- In the 2020 rankings of best graduate schools, Pitt's Master of Health Administration (MHA) program surged from 29th to 17th nationally among programs in health care management. The move was one of the largest in the country, positioning the Pitt MHA as the highest-ranked pr... (03/12/2019)

Hernandez comments on skyrocketing insulin prices 

Hernandez comments on skyrocketing insulin prices

“There’s no justification for why prices should keep increasing at an average rate of 10 percent every year,” said Hernandez (HPM '16). “What we really need to get insulin prices down is to get generics into the market, and we need more than one.” She claims that while high prices are used for rese... (03/19/2019)

Hernandez comments on new poll: Americans Support Government Action to Curb Prescription Drug Prices 

Hernandez comments on new poll: Americans Support Government Action to Curb Prescription Drug Prices

NPR - "With the current awareness and the bipartisan agreement in the recognition of drug prices as a major concern, we are in an optimal environment for the design and implementation of policies targeted at controlling prices, and assuring the affordability of medications to the U.S. public,” stat... (03/07/2019)
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