Don Jones has accepted a position as Project Manager at AHN Revenue Cycle.
HPM is pleased to announce that Scott Becker, CEO, Conemaugh Health System (bio attached) will be the Executive-In-Residence for AY 2016-20
Lycia Tramujas Vasconcellos Neumann's research is titled "The Role of Community Support for Healthy Aging: A study with low income community dwelling seniors in Brazil."
Provost Beeson announces matching funds of up to $ 5000 to support lectures, workshops, and other events as part of lively year of student, faculty, and staff discussions around the topic of diversity. Apply online at pitt.edu/year-of-diversity .
PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE - “The goal (of Pitt’s MOVE UP study) is for people to lose weight in as healthy a way a possible. So it’s not simply about not eating — It’s about a healthy lifestyle,” said Anne Newman , an epidemiologist who is director of Pitt’s Center for Aging and Population Health and principal investigator for the study. “Studies that have been done on weight management over the long term have shown [there to be] good health an...
For his extensive dedication to the field of diabetes epidemiology, Edward Gregg, PhD (EPI ’96) , was recognized by the American Diabetes Association as their 2016 Kelly West Award recipient. Given in memory of Kelly West, widely regarded as the “father of diabetes epidemiology,” this award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field. Gregg is currently Chief of the Epidemiology and Statistics Branch in the Div...
“I donated because I wanted my students to have a really good learning experience here. The space does matter.”
- Martha Terry, Assistant Professor, Behavioral and Community Health Sciences
“Now is the time that we can make a difference. Now is the time that we need all faculty to come on board.”
Bernie Goldstein, Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Occupational Health
BLOOMBERG - You did it! Now, where to next?
Pittsburgh’s sounding awfully nice.
The Steel City comes in first place on the new Graduate Opportunity Index . Compiled by Trulia in partnership with LinkedIn, the index rates “40 of America’s strongest job markets based on what they have to offer recent college grads.” Three equally weighted factors go into each metro area’s score on the index: the share of entry-level job openings for recent grad...
Mehran Massoudi (EPI '92, '93) was awarded the Pitt Public Health Alumni Award for Practice on May 20, 2016, at the Alumni Awards dinner.
Susan Slaugenhaupt (HUGEN '88, '91) was honored with the Alumni Award for Research on May 20, 2016, at the annual Alumni Awards dinner.
Janice Scully Dorman (HUGEN '81, EPI '83) was recognized on May 20, 2016, with the Alumni Award for Teaching and Dissemination at the annual Alumni Awards dinner.
Michael Blackwood (HPM '80) was recognized on May 20, 2016, with the Margaret F. Gloninger Service Award at the annual Alumni Awards dinner.
Rashida R. Dorsey (BCHS '06) was recognized with the Early Career Excellence Award on May 20, 2016, at the annual Alumni Awards Dinner.
Four alumni were inducted into Pitt Public Health's Omicron Chapter of the Delta Omega Honor Society during the 2016 Alumni Awards dinner.
- Andrew Althouse (EPI '13)
- Gwendolyn Haile Cattledge (EPI '89)
- Mary H. Huynh (EPI '03)
- Christina Louise Wilds (BCHS '97, '06)
For the first time, federal dietary and health guidelines for Americans are being updated to include comprehensive advice for pregnant women.To shape that guidance, the U.S. departments of Agriculture and Health & Human Services are turning to a panel of experts that includes Lisa Bodnar, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D., associate professor in the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology.The panel will provide a...
UNIVERSITY TIMES - When agent Brian Dempsey of the local Drug Enforcement Agency office made his first visit to Pitt’s Law in Public Health Practice course in mid-semester, he told the students that Pittsburgh is now one of the epicenters of the heroin epidemic — and that the “feeder system” of prescription opioid pain medications is to blame.
Under the guidance of Elizabeth Van Nostrand , director of the school’s JD/MPH program and ...
Reacting to “an emerging human disaster,” the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health will match a $200,000 private donation in efforts to raise $1 million for a research collaboration with a Brazilian counterpart to address the Zika virus epidemic. …
The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health launched Cura Zika on Thursday, in collaboration with a Latin American Health organization, to provide fast funding to researchers working to treat and prevent the virus. …
The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health is stepping up its efforts to learn about the Zika virus, which has been linked to an epidemic of birth defects in Brazil and other parts of Latin America. …