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Disease of Disparities

Deborah Gentile (MED ’94) has spent the past decade analyzing asthma rates and who suffers most from air pollution. “It’s an environmental justice issue,” she says.

  • Alumni

Leeches Get a Bad Rap

Leeches are all too happy to latch onto reattached body parts, skin grafts and transplanted tissue. Pitt Med magazine explains medicinal parasites in kid-friendly language.

  • Innovation and Research

Coming Out, Again

A film that began as a class project goes viral, enabling Pitt alumnae filmmakers to direct their first feature.

  • Alumni
  • Arts and Humanities
Sherry Chou in a blue shirt

COVID-19 and Lingering Neurological Problems

A global study led by Pitt’s Sherry Chou found that eight out of 10 adults hospitalized with COVID-19 develop neurological problems, and they are six times more likely to die.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Covid-19
  • School of Medicine

The Sounds of Liberation

From the laments of spirituals to songs of pride, protest and freedom, watch 12 Pittsburgh artists perform in honor of Juneteenth.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion