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Albert on Another COVID-19 Challenge: Vaccinating the Homebound

AARP - "It's catch-as-catch-c...
Albert on Another COVID-19 Challenge: Vaccinating the Homebound

AARP - "It's catch-as-catch-can," says BCHS Chair Steven Albert about efforts to get vaccinating the estimated 2 million older adults in the U.S. who are unable to leave their homes for health reasons. "It really is not as clear or rational as it should be."  (03/05/2021)

Costacou - Type 1 diabetes onset before menarche shortens reproductive window

HEALIO - "Studies have provid...
Costacou - Type 1 diabetes onset before menarche shortens reproductive window

HEALIO - "Studies have provided discrepant findings on the issue of early menopause in women witn type 1 diabetes," said EPI's Tina Costacou. "Our results suggest that the discrepancies may relate to whether the type 1 diabetes diagnosis precedes menarche or not, something that previous investigati... (03/04/2021)

Cities with the Youngest Workforces - Pittsburgh ranks #5

SMART ASSET — Some cities off...
Cities with the Youngest Workforces - Pittsburgh ranks #5

SMART ASSET — Some cities offer younger workers more opportunities for gainful employment, so we crunched the data to find out where younger employees make up the local workforce's biggest share. Pittsburgh ranks #5 out of the largest 100 U.S. cities, with young workers ages 16 to 29 making up 35.2... (02/26/2021)

Discarded drugs: a wasteful and costly problem that requires whole-of-government approaches

STAT FIRST OPINION —  HPM cha...
Discarded drugs: a wasteful and costly problem that requires whole-of-government approaches

STAT FIRST OPINION —  HPM chair Julie Donohue and National Academies colleagues advocate for a “whole of government” approach to reforming the biopharmaceutical supply chain: Drug developers, manufacturers, clinicians, payers, and policymakers should focus on reducing system inefficiencies in drug ... (02/26/2021)

Mendez receives Provost's Award for Diversity in the Curriculum

PITTWIRE - EPI's Dara Mendez,...
Mendez receives Provost's Award for Diversity in the Curriculum

PITTWIRE - EPI's Dara Mendez, interim director of the Center for Health Equity, received the award for enhancing Clincial Experience courses for first-year students by introducing a book club which explored the history and ongoing practice of racism within medicine. "Star faculty like Dr. Mendez wi... (02/25/2021)