William Holman (HPM ’79) was honored with the 2013 Alumni Award for Practice during the March 28 Alumni Awards event.
Coleen Boyle (BIOST '78, EPI ’81) was recognized with the Alumni Award for Research on March 28, 2013, during the annual Alumni Award dinner.
Anita Caufield (HPM ’84) received the 2013 Alumni Award for Teaching and Dissemination during the March 28 Alumni Awards dinner.
Mary Patricia Nowalk (EPI '81, ’93) was presented with the Margaret F. Gloninger Service Award on March 28, 2013, at the annual Alumni Awards ceremony.
Four University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health alumni will be recognized for their outstanding service in the field of public health at the school’s Alumni Awards ceremony tonight.
Three alumni were inducted into the Pitt Public Health Omicron Chapter of the Delta Omega Honor Society during the March 28, 2013, Alumni Awards dinner: CHARLES CHRISTEN (BCHS '10), GREGORY HOMISH (EPI ’03), and DANIEL PATTERSON (EPI ’12).
In Pennsylvania’s Allegheny County, the statistics on infant mortality tell a disturbing story of racial health disparities. Here, African-American babies are three or even four times more likely to die in their first year of life than white infants.
Health Department program has eliminated almost 400 tons of the pollutants a year
EOH student Kyle Ferrar interviewed by Chemical & Engineering News
EOH student Kyle Ferrar was interviewd by the Chemical & Engineering News for their article. Check out the article HERE.
Yuting Zhang was interviewed by Genevra Pittman, a Health Reporter from Thomson Reuters in New York. Dr. Zhang was interviewed as an outside expert to comment on a study published on March 18, 2013 on JAMA-Internal Medicine.
The Department of Health Policy & Management is pleased to announce that Harsh Desai (MHA '13) will work as a business analyst with Christopher Teska, Director of the Medical Assistance Division at the UPMC Health Plan.
Yesica Garciafigueroa in the Barchowsky Lab won a second place Graduate Student Research Award from the Metals Specialty Section of the Society of Toxicology .
West Virginia counties with coal mining activity have higher total mortality rates than their non-coal mining Appalachian counterparts, a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health analysis revealed.
Beth Nolan, PhD, Assistant Professor of BCHS, and her colleagues from Advanced Medical Electronics, Corp (AME, Corp) in Minneapolis, MN, were awarded two Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants in partnership with the National Institute on Aging (NIA).
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Edmund M. Ricci, PhD will be the 2013 UPMC Senior Services’ Caregiver Champion and will be recognized at the fifth annual Celebrating Senior Champions Dinner on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at the Omni William Penn.
Approximately 1 in 88 children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder
The University of Pittsburgh Team (Joseph Agyei, Laura Griffin, Jennifer Jozefiak; Observer: Christy Deal; Faculty Advisor: Anna Voelker) received honorable ment
Congratulations to HPM alumni, William Holman, MHA and Anita Caufield, MHA