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Aparna Ramani: Social justice warrior and award winner

In recognition of her dedicat...
Aparna Ramani: Social justice warrior and award winner

In recognition of her dedication to promoting social justice across the University of Pittsburgh and the broader community, Aparna Ramani (HPM ’23), has been awarded this year’s Iris Marion Young Award for Political Engagement. The award, created in memory of philosopher and social theorist Iris Yo... (11/23/2021)

Burke selected to participate in Academic Leaders Network program

BCHS’ Jessica Burke has been ...
Burke selected to participate in Academic Leaders Network program

BCHS’ Jessica Burke has been selected to participate in the 2021-2022 ACC Academic Leaders Network (ALN) program. This exciting collaborative leadership program is for faculty at ACC institutions who aspire to leadership roles in higher education. (11/22/2021)

Roberts: reduced natural immunity could mean flu more common

THE WEATHER CHANNEL - Getting...
Roberts: reduced natural immunity could mean flu more common

THE WEATHER CHANNEL - Getting your flu vaccine can help improve your immunity to the flu significantly. But HPM’s Mark Roberts, director of the Public Health Dynamics Laboratory, worries that since natural immunity from exposure is where the bulk of population immunity comes from, the US may be in ... (11/22/2021)

Sundermann discusses collaborative paper on artificial intelligence and disease prediction

KDKA RADIO – Alex Sundermann ...
Sundermann discusses collaborative paper on artificial intelligence and disease prediction

KDKA RADIO – Alex Sundermann (IDM ‘14, EPI ‘22) explains that one in thirty patients gets at least one health care-associated infection – one acquired while in the hospital. “Typical tests see what type of organism it is but that test doesn’t tell you, was it transmitted from a patient or from some... (11/22/2021)

Meet Kayla Ortiz, Health Justice Scholar

“At my core, I am a health ed...
Meet Kayla Ortiz, Health Justice Scholar

“At my core, I am a health educator. However, I know that we can’t address health inequities by simply looking at the individual. We must interrogate the structural and historical causes that disproportionately impact the health of BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ folks,” said Kayla Ortiz (BCHS ’23). (11/18/2021)