After reviewing thousands of studies of shift and emergency workers, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Daniel Patterson and other Pitt researchers developed five guidelines to help combat fatigue, including limiting shift duration and allowing naps while on duty.
Much of the neural repair occurs during the first three months following a stroke. But, as long as patients begin exercising in whatever way possible, no matter how long after their strokes, the brain will likely benefit, a Pitt research study finds. PhD candidate Lauren Oberlin is the study's lead author.
Bernard J. Costello, professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery, has been named dean of Pitt's School of Dental Medicine, effective April 1. Costello has been serving as interim dean since February 2018.
James R. Martin II, professor and chair of the Department of Civil Engineering at Clemson University, has been named dean of Pitt's Swanson School of Engineering, effective Aug. 15.
Amy J. Wildermuth, associate vice president for faculty and academic affairs at the University of Utah, has been named dean of Pitt's School of Law.
After 18 years as dean of the School of Dental Medicine and many more years at the University of Pittsburgh in various roles, Thomas W. Braun (A&S ’69, DEN ’73G, ’73G, ’77G) has retired.
Starting a conversation on a blind date can be intimidating, and the same might be said for researchers looking for just the right expert to help them take their ideas from concept to reality.
The Pitt Humanities, Engineering and Design Club is planning a June return to its work with the Emberá, an indigenous community in Panama’s Chagres National Park. On an October trip, the club installed solar panels and built a pedestrian bridge.
Pitt is creating a research, entrepreneurship and innovation hub for new ideas and breakthrough technologies. The results could reinvent the way health care is delivered.
The generosity and enthusiasm of the University of Pittsburgh faculty and staff sent the 2017 Pitt United Way campaign soaring — raising $673,962, the annual initiative’s highest total ever.