Middle-aged black women have higher levels of a protein in their blood associated with a predictor of heart disease than their white counterparts, even after other factors, such as obesity, are taken into consideration, according to a study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and School of Medicine.
The Stress Free Zone is a great resource on campus. They offer tons of FREE programming such as Yoga & meditation classes, a massage chair, and more! Interested? Take this survey!
Biostatistics PhD student, Alice Liu, student poster award winner at the ASA Pittsburgh Chapter Annual Meeting
Expectations were always high for Veronica Sansing-Foster, but her ascent to administrator and researcher at the Food and Drug Administration wasn't the result of a calculated career path. Reflecting on the road that took her from the South Side of Chicago to the key post, she cites her own ability and hard work, her ties to generous mentors at Pitt Public Health, and a measure of serendipity.
HPM is pleased to announce that May 2016 MHA candidate Caitlin Colkitt has accepted a position as Sr. Practice Manager of Tri-State Neurosurgical Associates- UPMC.
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NEW YORK TIMES - In December, Zagat named Pittsburgh the No. 1 food city in America. It hits you as soon as you get to town. There’s the purple-haired free spirit at the Ace Hotel who gives you the lowdown on outlaw poetry gatherings and killer pizza. There are the art kids offering tips at the Andy Warhol Museum, and the tyro entrepreneurs strategizing over cocktails at the Tender Bar & Kitchen in Lawrenceville, the neigh...
Maximizing Investigator's Research Award (R35)
Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGL&C): Track 2 - Call for Grant Applications (CGA) Knowledge Gaps in Post-Operative Pain
Join DSO for a Grand Rounds approved panel of Pitt Public Health doctoral alumni to discuss their experiences and opportunities after graduate school. Refreshments will be served.
Are you ready for some Whole Health - the synergy of physical activity and good nutrition? Join us in Indiana, Pennsylvania to hear experts address moving toward a healthier lifestyle through active transportation and the benefits that walking has on memory, to learn from community-based organizations how they have developed walking routes and corresponding social support interventions within their communities, and to get unique perspectives on h...
Drug-overdose deaths in Pennsylvania increased 14-fold in the last 35 years, with rates climbing especially fast in relatively young white women, according to theUniversity of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
Drug-overdose deaths in Pennsylvania increased 14-fold in the last 35 years, with rates climbing especially fast in relatively young white women, according to the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
A free exhibit called “Acceptance Journeys Pittsburgh” will be popping up throughout the University of Pittsburgh campus over the next several weeks, spreading a message of love and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.Conducted by the Department of Infectious Disease and Microbiology at Pitt’s Graduate School of Public Health, the exhibit is a part of Pitt’s “Year of the Humanities” and addresses LGBT stigma through s...
Dr. Hasan Guclu's paper, "Social contact networks and mixing among students in K-12 schools in Pittsburgh, PA." to appear soon in PLoS ONE
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Biostats doctoral student Chien-Wei (Maskaki) Lin receives student paper award at International ENAR Spring Meeting.
Biostatistics MS student, Peng Liu, is 2016 Lingzi Lu Memorial Award recipient.
Biostatistics PhD student, Geoffrey Johnson, Honorable Mention winner in the JSM 2016 Biopharmaceutical Section Student Paper Award Competition.