School Publications

The major sources vehicles for news about the school today are our Web site’s news section and online calendar, our Facebook page, our Twitter account, our Flickr and Instagram accounts, our YouTube account, and our Alumni Update e-newsletter (contact PHalum@pitt.edu for details).

In addition approximately once per year, the school prints Pitt Public Health magazine, a publication for alumni and friends.

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Prior to 2012 the school's alumni magazine was know as Public Health Quarterly:

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Opioid-related diagnoses and HIV, HCV and mental disorders: using Pennsylvania hospitalisation data to assess community-level relationships over space and time. 

Opioid-related diagnoses and HIV, HCV and mental disorders: using Pennsylvania hospitalisation data to assess community-level relationships over space and time.

PUBMED - Sumetsky N, Burke JG, Mair C find that previous-year opioid-related hospitalizations are connected to common comorbid conditions such as HCV, HIV and mental disorders, illustrating some of the broader health-related impacts of the opioid epidemic. (10/21/2019)

Approaches to identify unknown HIV-positive men who have sex with men in Nairobi, Kenya 

Approaches to identify unknown HIV-positive men who have sex with men in Nairobi, Kenya

SPRINGERLINK - Njagi M, Chandler,CJ, Coulter RWS, Siconolfi D, Stall R, Egan JE find that clinics using a social and sexual network index testing strategy with Kenyan MSM had significantly higher incidence rates of HIV diagnoses than control clinics.  (10/21/2019)

Shifting the paradigm from child neglect to meeting the needs of children: a qualitative exploration of parents' perspectives 

Shifting the paradigm from child neglect to meeting the needs of children: a qualitative exploration of parents' perspectives

PUBMED - Elias TI, Blais N, Williams K, Burke JG. find that six focus groups of 54 parents, living at or below the poverty level, suggest the need for policy-level changes that affect the poorest communities and multidisciplinary interventions that go beyond a focus on individuals. (10/21/2019)

Evaluation of a mobile farmer's market aimed at increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in food deserts: a pilot study to determine evaluation feasibility. 

Evaluation of a mobile farmer's market aimed at increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in food deserts: a pilot study to determine evaluation feasibility.

PUBMED - Gary-Webb TL, Bear TM, Mendez DD, Schiff MD, Keenan E, Fabio A. found that community residents given access to a mobile farmer’s market observed meaningful improvements in vegetable intake.  (10/21/2019)

Baumann's latest documentary examines transgender identities and reproductive health 

Baumann's latest documentary examines transgender identities and reproductive health

WESA-FM -- A documentary about a local transgender musician’s reproductive health offers a new way to think about public health research: through the visual medium of film. Produced by Pitt Public Health postdoctoral associate Sara Baumann  (BCHS '19), the film focuses on Jude Benedict, who identif... (10/25/2019)

Hollander finds doctors who get gifts from opioid makers more likely to prescribe large amounts, study finds 

Hollander finds doctors who get gifts from opioid makers more likely to prescribe large amounts, study finds

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - While several previous studies have focused on the relationship between pharmaceutical promotions and doctors' prescribing habits, this new study from lead author Mara Hollander (HPM '20) focuses on how those payments affect physicians across specialties. "There's defini... (11/04/2019)

El Khoudary, Thurston recognized by North American Menopause Society 

El Khoudary, Thurston recognized by North American Menopause Society

EPI's Samar El Khoudary was elected as a new NAMS board member and also received a poster prize for work presented during the meeting. El Khoudary is also faculty at the Clinical and Translational Science Institute. EPI's Rebecca Thurston was elected 2019-20 President of NAMS. Thurston is also facu... (10/28/2019)

HIV treatment cascade by housing status at enrollment: results from a retention in care cohort. 

HIV treatment cascade by housing status at enrollment: results from a retention in care cohort.

PUBMED - Hawk M, Maulsby C, Enobun B, Kinsky S, AIDS United Retention in Care Intervention Team, find that evidence-based support and services help people living with HIV/AIDS who lack stable housing mitigate barriers to engagement in care. (10/21/2019)

Fabisiak among public health experts that flunk report tying PA air quality improvements to gas drilling 

Fabisiak among public health experts that flunk report tying PA air quality improvements to gas drilling

DESMOG BLOG - “They indicate that the Clean Air Act works,” said EOH's James Fabisiak, director of the Center for Healthy Environments and Communities, referring to the pollution reductions starting in 1990 shown in CEA’s report. “Air improved by setting stricter ambient air quality standards, cont... (11/04/2019)

Jarlenski receives 2019 John D. Thompson Prize for Young Investigators 

Jarlenski receives 2019 John D. Thompson Prize for Young Investigators

Congratulations to Marian Jarlenski for being named the recipient of the 2019 John D. Thompson Prize for Young Investigators. Jarlenski was presented with this award at the AUPHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans in June. This award is used to recognize young faculty who have received their PhD within ... (10/31/2019)
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