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Get the latest facts about COVID-19 booster shots

Here are answers to your frequently asked questions and where you can get your shot.

  • Health and Wellness
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A new Pitt pledge encourages health care providers to use opioid alternatives

The School of Dental Medicine was the first in the nation to implement opioid-free pain management for most procedures in its clinics. Now, the practice is spreading.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Health and Wellness
  • School of Dental Medicine
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The first in-person event at the SHRS Wellness Pavilion focused on Black maternal health

The forum gave attendees a chance to discuss solutions to pressing health issues in the Homewood community and beyond.

  • Community Impact
  • Health and Wellness
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Pitt Black Faculty Development Initiative receives grant to tackle health disparities

The $250,000 from the Richard King Mellon Foundation will both support Black faculty at Pitt and address Black maternal and infant health in Western Pennsylvania and beyond.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
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One of Pitt’s oldest startups just got FDA approval for its artificial lung device

ALung was approved for emergency use during the pandemic. It’s now going to help asthma, cystic fibrosis and transplant patients, too.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • Swanson School of Engineering