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Public Health Colloquium Honors Dr. Bernard Goldstein, Former Pitt Public Health Dean and Professor Emeritus

 

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Pitt Researchers Identify Behaviors That May Lead to Successful Weight Control in Older Women

 

Targeted Oxidation-Blocker Prevents Secondary Damage after Traumatic Brain Injury, Pitt Study Shows

 

Retail Clinic Use Quadruples

 

BCHS Faculty have partnered with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center health system to conduct community health needs assessments for their 13 hospitals in the region.

Recent changes to the IRS requirements of not-for-profit hospitals to maintain their tax exempt status include assessing and prioritizing community health needs, engaging the community, and implementing and evaluating each of the hospitals' community benefit programs. 

'BCHS Faculty chosen for NIDA-funded HIV research ethics fellowship

This program includes a 10-day intensive training in HIV research ethics in New York City by world-renown scholars, pilot award funding and individual one-on-one mentorship for a specified research project relating to HIV research ethics over the next two years. 

Study: Popularity of retail medicine soars

 

Lifespans For Type 1 Diabetes Patients Getting Longer

 

Nursing homes urged to improve with incentives

 

Goldstein Chairs Preparedness Evaluation Effort

 

Conflicting Data Cause Confusion on Prostate Cancer Screening

 

Test May Predict Women's Bone Risk

 

Pittsburgh's Immunization Initiatives

 

Life Expectancy Increasing for Type 1 Diabetics, According to Latest Pitt Research

 

Pittsburgh Finds Urine Test Can Indicate a Woman\'s Risk of Bone Fracture

 

Pitt Public Health has a new look!

 

Gas drilling research suffers from lack of funding

 

Pittsburgh Pinpoints Peptide that Blocks Hepatitis C Virus Entry

 

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

 

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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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‘Will my county reopen soon?’ Roberts describes factors going into ‘red’ to ‘yellow’ decision 

‘Will my county reopen soon?’ Roberts describes factors going into ‘red’ to ‘yellow’ decision

WTAE - HPM’s Mark Roberts said, “We don’t really know how many people have been sick, or have gotten infected and not gotten sick. Since there can be asymptomatic carriers, we need to ramp up testing to determine which counties can reopen. He’ll be looking closely at states that have eased stay-at-... (04/30/2020)