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GSPH Alumnus Wen-Ta Chiu is Named Taiwan's Health Minister

 

Cauley Selected as Recipient of the 2011 Provost's Award for Excellence in Mentoring

Jane Cauley, DrPH and faculty member within the GSPH Department of Epidemiology, is being recognized for her commitment to mentoring and her successes in working with doctoral students. 

National Children’s Study Begins Recruiting in Westmoreland County

Media event discussing the National Children’s Study , the largest long-term examination of children’s health ever conducted in the United States. This study, currently being conducted by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, has begun recruiting participants in Westmoreland County and 149 other counties nationwide. 

Academic-Community Partnership to Address Maternal and Child Health in Allegheny County

 

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

 

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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)