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GSPH Receives $10 Million from Gates Foundation to Help Stop Global Spread of Infectious Diseases

 

Pitt receives $10 million from Gates Foundation

Vaccine Modeling Initiative will use computer models to determine most successful vaccine technologies to quickly control epidemics. 

Department of Epidemiology to host "The Tipping Point" in Fall 2008

 

Many with diabetes don't know they have the disease

Aunt Joan has been complaining about how tired she was.  She is 60 years old and has been very active her whole life.  

Donald (D.A.) Henderson to Deliver 2008 Cutler Lecture

 

Fishy diet may protect against clogged arteries

Mexico City, July 28 (Reuters) - A diet rich in oily fish, which contains omega 3 fatty acids, may be why middle-aged men in Japan have fewer problems with clogged arteries than white men and men of Japanese descent in the United States, a study has found. 

Caution on cell phone use

Group sees possible link to brain cancer. An international group of 23 prominent doctors and public health researchers and officials is warning that cell phone use may increase the risk of brain cancer. 

Epidemiology Redesignated as WHO Collaborating Center

 

The “10 Keys”™ to Healthy Aging in Butler

The Center for Healthy Aging recently began a collaboration with Presbyterian SeniorCare Network, the Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) and Concordia Home Health to train their staffs in the“10 Keys”™ to Healthy Aging. 

Take charge of protecting yourself against UV rays

Summer is a time for picnics, ballgames, and outdoor activities. As you step outdoors and welcome the beautiful day, it is essential to remember to protect yourself from weather conditions. 

Center for Healthy Aging Part of Award-Winning Project

 

McKeesport SHIP (State Health Improvement Plan) receives 2008 Pennsylvania Department of Health SHIP Affiliated Partnership Award

 

Helping Rural Communities Prepare for Pandemics

 

GSPH Student Lawson Appointed to APHA Science Board

 

Weight gain may be healthy when it comes to type 1 diabetes

 

CHA’s “10 Keys”™ to Healthy Aging is Now Global

 

Joel Weissfeld is 2008 Craig Award Winner

 

Yuting Zhang To Present Two Papers at American Society of Health Economists

 

Feature on Dean Burke Wins Journalism Award

 

Foster Lecture Available Online

 

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Cen named to Pitt's Board of Trustees 

Cen named to Pitt's Board of Trustees

PITTWIRE - Among the latest to be added to Pitt's Board of Trustees is alumna Hui (Debra) Cen (IDM '91). Cen is a biologist, biotech entrepreneur, Rotarian and social entrepreneur who did biomedical research at the National Institutes of Health, the University of California, San Francisco and Chiro... (07/12/2021)
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BIG STAKES, BIG STATS: Making sense of COVID-19 trials 

BIG STAKES, BIG STATS: Making sense of COVID-19 trials

PITTWIRE — When we hear about clinical trials, we might picture doctors and patients partnering to test new therapies. What we might not think about are the many others who make those studies happen. Take Maria Mori Brooks, professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, who makes sense of the numbers... (02/24/2021)
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Covid vaccine misinformation target of Pitt study 

Covid vaccine misinformation target of Pitt study

KDKA CBS NEWS — Fueled by a grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation, Pitt researchers are studying and combating false online information about vaccines. “Vaccines are often the victim of their own success,” said BCHS doctoral student Beth Hoffman, a research assistant at the Center for Resea... (02/01/2021)