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For Larisa Garza Chapa, a graduate degree is the first step to making meaningful changes in health equity.
As the world’s population approaches 8 billion people, reducing global health risks will require combating climate change, says Pitt Public Health Dean Maureen Lichtveld.
From wrapping ankles to monitoring hydration, these students get on-the-field job experience while they keep the Panthers in tip-top shape.
On Sept. 29, the University of Pittsburgh broke ground on the institution’s new state-of-the-art Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. To commemorate the next phase of construction, Pitt hosted a
Pitt psychiatrist Rebecca Price writes about her new study, which supports the idea that the drug opens a “window of opportunity” for patients with depression to improve their self-worth.
Pitt’s tree-planting efforts support more than the environment — there are health benefits too. Here are five trees on the Pittsburgh campus that are worth a peep as the leaves begin to turn.
When Pitt economist Osea Giuntella offered students just $30 per week to sleep longer, they did — and the results persisted past the study period. Here’s what that could mean for other habits.
By using the city’s supercomputing superpowers, their goal is to develop a global atlas of healthy cells in the human body that any researchers can access.
Ken Ho, a Pitt infectious disease specialist, explains how monkeypox differs from COVID-19 and what to do if you think you’ve been exposed.
More than 300 Pitt volunteers helped over 1,400 people access health care at this year’s Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh event.
First-generation student Jerry Mascara says TRIO Student Support Services gave him the sense of belonging and study skills he needed to launch his career.
Theresa Brown (NURS ’07) got cancer — and a whole new perspective on the medical system. The best-selling author shared her experience in her latest book, "Healing."
As new host of the Southwest Pennsylvania Water Network, the collaboratory aims to help build a stronger regional identity around the area’s rivers.
Jeanine Buchanich’s work with the Pennsylvania Department of Health is pinpointing which public health interventions show the most benefit.
Here are the best gardening tips from urban agriculture nonprofit leader Denele Hughson (A&S ’08).
The Healthy Homewood Project brought together Pitt graduate students and the neighborhood YMCA to combat obesity and chronic illness through wellness education and fitness.
A dual emergency of trauma and destroyed infrastructure is emerging in Ukraine. Alexandre Dombrovski and Carmen Andreescu are using their expertise to help.
As Pitt Public Health researchers predicted, more than 100,000 people are now dying from drug overdoses annually in the U.S. It shows we really don't understand the causes of the problem, they say.
Using an innovative approach called population health management, Manisha Jhamb aims to get patients treated sooner to stave off severe disease. The effort could be a game-changer for rural areas.
In honor of Mother’s Day, four midwives from Pitt’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program share their most memorable births and why their profession is so important.