Funding opportunity from Pivot
State laws mandating influenza immunization for people who work in health care increase their vaccination rates, according to new research led by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Vascular diseases after age 80 is associated with a greater risk of dementia, as is simply living longer, according to new research out of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
In a small group of participants, the researchers found an association between zero or low levels of artery-clogging calcium deposits and a low risk of dementia and cardiovascular events, suggesting that the cardiovascular risk factors that lead t...
Limited Submission Opportunity: NIH – NIGMS PAR-16-103: (IRACDA) (K12) Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award Program
Dr. Jong-Hyeon Jeong, Professor and Vice Chair of Biostatistics at the University of Pittsburgh, has been invited to serve on the editorial board of the journal of Lifetime Data Analysis , which is the only journal specialized in and dedicated to analysis of time-to-event data.
Both heterosexual and gay/lesbian students report less binge alcohol consumption when living in states or cities that have greater proportions of schools with programs and policies that support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, according to new research from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
VOGUE - In fact, Pittsburgh is not just a happening place to visit—increasingly, people, especially New Yorkers, are toying with the idea of moving here.
Recent funding opportunities with a Global Health focus
Publishers are now starting to require an ORCID iD. Funders may not be far behind, and there are other reasons to sign up for an use your ORCID iD.
YOUTUBE - Learn about four competency areas needed to be effective in public health and global health--including the particular importance of management, leadership, and governance. If you're considering a career in public health and want to know a little more about what a job in public health might look like, take a look. You can find related videos on the Global Health with Greg Martin YouTube channel.
HINARI Train the Trainer Workshop at Tulane University: Help developing-country partners gain access to and produce evidence-based information!
SGA is looking for new officers to take over all positions (President, VP, Secretary, Treasurer). If interested, please email SGA (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health was among a dozen sites nationwide to participate in the first clinical trial to show that testosterone treatment for men aged 65 and older improves sexual function, walking ability and mood.
Results of The Testosterone Trials...
NIH – Shared Instrumentation Grant Program (S10) PAR-16-054: Internal Coordination
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...
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Brazil is at the center of concern over the Zika virus and a researcher from this area is starting his work there today. From the Pitt Center for Vaccine Research to Brazil, Dr. Ernesto Marques is making an important trip.
“The health authorities were expecting in 2015 either a dengue or chikungunya outbreak, and something else came up, with very unexpected consequences that at the beginning, no one imagined that was a ...
The Center for Health Equity (CHE) is accepting applications for its Faculty Collaborating with Community Mini-Grant. Deadline to apply is February 19, 2016.
Looking to become a leader? Want a deeper focus on social justice, communication, management, community organizing, and grant writing skills to add to your public health toolbox?
Samar El Khoudary Ph.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, was recently recognized by the Endocrine Society for research published last year in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism on cardiovascular fat and menopause.In “The Best of JCEM 2015,” Dr. El Khoudary’s paper, titled “Cardiovascular Fat, Menopause, and Sex Hormones in Women: The SWAN Cardiovascular ...
USAID -- Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development (Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE): Saving Lives at Birth)