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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

 

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. 

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University draws on own experts to guide health and safety decisions 

University draws on own experts to guide health and safety decisions

PITTWIRE - The new Healthcare Advisory Group, headed by Anantha Shekhar, new senior vice chancellor for the health sciences and dean of Pitt Med, will monitor the health status of the campus and ensure compliance with legal regulations. Members, including HPM’s Mark Roberts, EPI’s Anne Newman, EOH’... (06/17/2020)
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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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Mair encourages risk priorities as a surge of coronavirus infections continues in Allegheny County 

Mair encourages risk priorities as a surge of coronavirus infections continues in Allegheny County

90.5 WESA – Social epidemiologist Christina Mair has been thinking for weeks that the county needs to close bars. She acknowledges the economic repercussions but said it might help keep infection rates low enough that kids can return to school in the fall. “It’s the risk-benefit,” she added. “Where... (06/29/2020)