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Ashley Priore posing for photo during chess tournament

Pitt student Ashley Priore offers advice for girls in a new book

Priore talked about how chess strategies are useful in the work world.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Students
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Department of Physical Therapy professor named a Gerontological Society of America fellow

It’s an acknowledgment of not only remarkable research, but also extraordinary dedication to the field of gerontology.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Faculty
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Science
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In a mask-optional world, kindness is required

Pitt people have all sorts of reasons for continuing to mask on campus. Here’s what one of them wants you to know.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Covid-19
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School of Nursing’s DNP Nurse-Midwifery Program receives full accreditation

It’s the first midwifery program in western Pennsylvania and the only DNP Midwifery program in Pennsylvania.

  • Health and Wellness
  • University News
  • School of Nursing
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2 Pitt professors named elite reviewers for Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

The recognition is awarded to peer reviewers for their demonstrated critical thinking skills, effective participation and the extraordinary quality of their contributions to the journal.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Faculty
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Science
Amy Raslevich and Adrianne Sapienza posing for photo together

These Pitt people’s work advocating for affordable health care landed them invitations to the White House

PhD student Amy Raslevich and alum Adrianne Sapienza attended yesterday’s signing of an executive order to strengthen the Affordable Care Act.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Alumni
  • School of Public Health
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Pitt Farmers Market is back

Get fresh produce and visit local vendors on select Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the William Pitt Union.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Our City/Our Campus
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2 Pitt professors elected to AIMBE College of Fellows

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) elected University of Pittsburgh faculty members Fabrisia Ambrosio and Ramakrishna Mukkamala to its College of Fellows. Ambrosio

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
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This new program funds research on climate change and precision public health

The Public Health Trans-Disciplinary Collaboration Pilot Awards support projects that use data science to develop targeted health interventions. Here are the 5 winning projects.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Public Health
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Nearly 30,000 vaccines and counting

One year after Pitt acquired its vaccine supply, volunteers, staff and interns share the lessons they’ve learned.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Covid-19
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Pitt Public Health will lead data coordination for a trial on a deadly condition common in preterm infants

The $5.5 million NHLBI-supported trial will evaluate treatment options for patent ductus arteriosus.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
  • School of Public Health
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Could your neighborhood influence the health of your brain?

A $9.6 million grant will help Pitt and RAND researchers measure the link between structural racism and cognitive decline in two Pittsburgh neighborhoods.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Public Health
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Alejandro Hoberman earns the 2022 Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award

Hoberman is the first person ever to receive this award from the Clinical Research Forum on two separate occasions.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
  • School of Medicine
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ICYMI: Indoor masking will be optional starting March 28

Effective Monday, March 28, indoor masking will be optional except for in health care settings and on-campus shuttles.

  • Health and Wellness
  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
Pitt students posing with each other outside on Match Day

See photos from Match Day 2022

On March 18, fourth-year medical students learned where they’re headed for the next stop in their training.

  • Students
  • School of Medicine
  • Health and Wellness
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Nursing’s Lora Burke named an expert in obesity

Burke’s studies have included testing various diet approaches to weight loss and learning how people self-monitor their dietary intake.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Nursing
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist sitting at table and speaking in class

An NBA player taught Pitt students how to be better speech therapists

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist spoke with a speech-language pathology class, part of a panel of speakers who shared how stuttering affected their lives.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Teaching & Learning
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Science
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Researchers will mimic daycare settings to study flu transmission

Associate Professor Seema Lakdawala is leading a subproject on an $8.8 million grant.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Faculty
  • School of Medicine
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The Pittsburgh Foundation grants $1.3 million to Pitt health sciences researchers

Ten grants will fund studies of addiction prevention, sleep and teen substance use, cranial surgery and rheumatoid arthritis.

  • Health and Wellness
  • University News
  • School of Medicine
Marina Nikiforova and Yuri Nikiforov posing for photo together in suits

After living near Chernobyl, these Pitt researchers set their eyes on thyroid cancer

Yuri Nikiforov and Marina Nikiforova saw the effects of thyroid cancer on children in Belarus. Now, their test for the disease has eliminated thousands of unneeded surgeries.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty