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Researchers Discovered A Specific Peptide That May Block The Hepatitis C Virus Entry

 

Urine Test Can Indicate a Woman's Risk of Bone Fracture, Pitt Public Health Study Finds

A simple urine test can indicate a premenopausal woman’s risk of suffering bone fractures as she ages, according to new research led by University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health epidemiologists. 

Urine Test Can Indicate a Woman\'s Risk of Bone Fracture, Pitt Public Health Study Finds

 

Epidemiology Graduate Wins Hagerdom Prize

 

Researchers Pinpoint Peptide that Blocks Hepatitis C Virus Entry

 

Epidemiology Graduate Wins Hagerdorn Prize

University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health alumna Naoko “Nan” Tajima, M.D., Ph.D., recently became the second epidemiologist to receive the prestigious Hagedorn Award from the Japan Diabetes Society. It is the top prize in Japan for scientific work in diabetes.  Since 1987, one award recipient has been chosen annually.  Dr. Tajima is the second female to receive this honor. 

Pitt Public Health In The News: For young gay men of color, experts argue for more holistic approach in HIV fight

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: State regulators begin 1-year study of Washington County air

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Weight loss may help premenopausal women cut breast cancer risk

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Pitt team to research deadly lung disease

 

Support Organ Donation at a Pittsburgh Pirates Tailgate (Tailgate cancelled-Thank you for your support!)

Support Organ Donation at a Pittsburgh Pirates Tailgate Friday, September 28, Tailgate Party at 4 p.m., Game at 7:05 p.m. Join the Center for Organ Recovery and Educatio 

Next EIR Robert J. Henkel

 

Associate Professor of Health and Policy Management Receives Joint Pilot Grant

Julie Donohue, PhD , associate professor of Health and Policy Management received one of three funded proposals from the University of Pittsburgh Health Policy Institute (HPI) and the RAND – University of Pittsburgh Health Institute 

HPI-RUPHI Translating Research Into Policy Announcement

We are pleased to announce three funded proposals from the University of Pittsburgh Health Policy Institute (HPI) and the RAND – University of Pittsburgh Health Institute (RUPHI) joint pilot grant program, Translating Research into Policy. This prog 

GSPH Faculty Selected as CTSI Clinical Research Scholar

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease

 

Pitt Public Health In The News: Proposal takes aim at toxic air pollutants

 

GSPH Assistant Professor Leads National Study That Offers Insight on Doubts About the %Good% in %Good Cholesterol%

New research from the University of Pittsburgh suggests that doubts raised recently about the protective effects of high density lipoprotein (HDL), or “good,” cholesterol by a genetic study and several recent clinical trials of HDL-raising drugs could be put to rest by using a better indicator of HDL status. 

GSPH Professor Interviewed Live on the Weather Channel

 

Jagpreet Chhatwal has been selected as one of the University of Pittsburghs Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Clinical Research Scholars

Jagpreet Chhatwal, Assistant Professor of Health Policy & Management has been selected as one of the University of Pittsburgh’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Clinical Research Scholars. This award is 

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O'Neal Summons Satan for Starring Role 

O'Neal Summons Satan for Starring Role

PITTWIRE - Pitt Public Health staff member Scott O'Neal recently took center stage to sing the title role in the world premiere of "Satan's Fall," composed by Steward Copeland, founder of the iconic New Wave band The Police. The metal opera, based on "Paradise Lost", was co-commissioned by the Mend... (02/24/2020)
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Parker elected Hastings Center fellow 

Parker elected Hastings Center fellow

PITTWIRE - HUGEN's Lisa Parker was recently elected fellow to The Hastings Center, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of research scholars studying ethical questions in medicine, science and technology that help inform policy, practice and public understanding. Parker, along with Robert Arnold o... (02/05/2020)
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Sabik sees decline in late stage cancer diagnoses after health reform law 

Sabik sees decline in late stage cancer diagnoses after health reform law

PITT WIRE - Advanced stage cancer diagnoses declined following health insurance expansion in Massachusetts, likely due to increased access to screening and diagnostic services that identified cancers earlier, according to new research led by health economists including HPM's Lindsay Sabik. “Colorec... (01/28/2020)


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El Khoudary finds heart disease risk grows as women move through menopause 

El Khoudary finds heart disease risk grows as women move through menopause

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - A marker for heart disease risk considerably worsens as women transition through menopause. Black women experience this accelerated decline earlier in menopause than their white counterparts. According EPI's Samar El Khoudary, the findings add to growing evidence that menopaus... (02/10/2020)
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Sabik finds decline in advanced stage cancer diagnoses following health reform law 

Sabik finds decline in advanced stage cancer diagnoses following health reform law

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - Advanced stage cancer diagnoses declined following health insurance expansion in Massachusetts, likely due to increased access to screening and diagnostic services that identified cancers earlier, according to new research led by health economists including HPM's Lindsay Sabik... (02/04/2020)
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Miller's research proves program effective in preventing dating violence with middle school students 

Miller's research proves program effective in preventing dating violence with middle school students

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - Coaching Boys Into Men, a program that seeks to prevent dating violence and sexual assault, reduces abusive behaviors among middle school male athletes toward their female peers, according to clinical trial results published in JAMA Pediatrics. The trial, examining the short- ... (01/28/2020)