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Hernandez receives 2019 Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - "As an...
Hernandez receives 2019 Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - "As an exemplary leader in the field of managed care, Dr. Hernandez sincerely represents the values that the Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research award was founded on," said Mike Hennessy Jr., president and CEO of MJH Life Sciences, parent company of the p... (11/11/2019)

Identical twin kidney transplants warrant gene sequencing, Jorgensen says

MEDICAL EXPRESS - Researchers...
Identical twin kidney transplants warrant gene sequencing, Jorgensen says

MEDICAL EXPRESS - Researchers including Dana Jorgensen (EPI '14) found that kidney transplants between identical twins have high success rates, but also high rates of immunosuppressant use. About half of patients were on immunosuppresant drugs a year after transplant, but survival rates were about ... (11/05/2019)

Ferrar continues to work with FracTracker, driven by the prioritization of public health

VOYAGE LA - "We fill a unique...
Ferrar continues to work with FracTracker, driven by the prioritization of public health

VOYAGE LA - "We fill a unique role. FracTracker Alliance studies, maps, and communicates the risks of oil and gas development to protect our planet and support the renewable energy transformation. We support groups across the United States, addressing pressing extraction-related concerns with a len... (11/04/2019)

Arnold named one of Pittsburgh Magazine's 40 under 40

PITTSBURGH MAGAZINE - The Cen...
Arnold named one of Pittsburgh Magazine's 40 under 40

PITTSBURGH MAGAZINE - The Center for Disease Control estimates that 130 people die in this country every day from opioid-related drug overdoses. As the executive director of Prevention Point Pittsburgh, Aaron Arnold (BCHS '13) is working to change that. In addition to offering a needle exchange pro... (11/04/2019)

Kingsley ties rise in STD rates at Pitt with public health

THE PITT NEWS - Nearly 2.4 mi...
Kingsley ties rise in STD rates at Pitt with public health

THE PITT NEWS - Nearly 2.4 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were reported in the United States in 2018 - the highest cumulative number ever recorded, according to a recent report by the CDC. Pitt's numbers are on par with national averages. "My professional opinion is that this r... (11/04/2019)

 

Tue
11/12
HPM Seminar Series
HPM Seminar Series HPM Seminar Series
HPM Seminar Series
Tue 11/12 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A622 Public Health

Speaker: Evan Cole, PhD

Tue
11/12
Student Organization Meeting
SPHERE General Body Meeting SPHERE General Body Meeting Student Organization Meeting
SPHERE General Body Meeting
Tue 11/12 5:00PM - 8:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm. (former 1149)

Please join SPHERE for an important general body meeting! SPHERE will be holding elections for president, vice president, and business manager for the spring semester. Pizza and drinks will be provided.

Wed
11/13
IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
Article - Migrant Memory B Cells Secrete Luminal Antibody in the Vagina IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
Article - Migrant Memory B Cells Secrete Luminal Antibody in the Vagina
Wed 11/13 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A719 Public Health

Wed
11/13
IDM MPH Journal Club
Article - Inhibition of Ebola Virus by a Molecularly Engineered Banana Lectin IDM MPH Journal Club
Article - Inhibition of Ebola Virus by a Molecularly Engineered Banana Lectin
Wed 11/13 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A425 Public Health

Wed
11/13
Career Services Info Session
Peace Corps Information Session: Public Health Focus Career Services Info Session
Peace Corps Information Session: Public Health Focus
Wed 11/13 3:00PM - 4:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

Are you interested in gaining global skills for your career while helping to improve basic healthcare?

Join a representative from the Peace Corps and a recently Returned Peace Corps Volunteer to learn about how you can use your public health degree to address issues of global maternal and child health, nutrition and hygiene, infectious and vaccine-preventable diseases, and more as a public health specialist in the Peace Corps.