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BCHS doctoral student receives Silverman Scholarship

Doctoral student Thistle Elias (BCHS '12) has received the Silverman Scholarship for 2011.  This scholarship was established to support a doctoral student with the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences in their degree studies.  Her hope is that this work will not only contribute to the broader field of public health but also assist local and other organizations in their advocacy and intervention efforts on behalf of children, ... 

Craig Award Nominations Open

 

In Memoriam: Karen S. Peterson

 

Bernard Goldstein Named Chair of EPA Committee

 

Patt Sweeney Receives Grant to Study Influenza Immunization Regulations

 

Dr. Ron Stall Among HIV/AIDS Experts Interviewed at International AIDS Society Conference

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GSPH Represented on Governor-Elect Corbett's Transition Team

 

GSPH's Stall Among HIV/AIDS Experts Interviewed at International AIDS Society Conference

 

Goldstein Named Chair of EPA Committee

 

Sweeney Receives Grant to Fund Public Health Law Study

 

Marcellus Shale Conference Explored Health Issues

 

Pitt Public Health Appoints New Associate Deans of Education and Student Affairs

 

In Memoriam: Thomas P. Detre, MD

 

GSPH Alumnus Valdiserri Named Deputy Assistant Secretary at DHHS

 

GSPH and Drexel University Partner on $3.2 Million Project to Train Public Health Professionals

 

Chemo Was My Friend - The Power of Positive Thinking

 

Alumna Coleen Boyle Appointed Acting Director of NCBDDD

 

Alumnus Bill Holman Leads Louisiana Hospitals and LOPA to Reach Final Donor Registry Goal

 

Everette James Named to New Health Planning and Policy Position at Pitt

 

Anne Newman Appointed Chair of Epidemiology

 

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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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Pittsburgh named one of the world’s smartest cities 

Pittsburgh named one of the world’s smartest cities

NEWSWEEK - Pittsburgh has been named one of the world’s smartest cities, as part of Newsweek’s 2019 Momentum Awards. Pittsburgh has undergone a dramatic environmental and technological transformation over recent years, earning its reputation as one of America's "most livable" cities, ranks among th... (01/08/2020)


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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)