Theresa Kaijage (SOC WK ’04G, SPH ’04G) used her social work skills and empathy to trailblaze support systems for people with HIV/AIDS in Tanzania.
When a victim of gun violence is brought to UPMC Presbyterian in Oakland, a nurse in the trauma center might rush to their station and pick up a business card from Richard Garland.
30 Pitt Public Health staff with long tenures at the University were honored during the Chancellor's Annual Staff Recognition Ceremony.
“Something surprising, which we wouldn’t have known without these focus groups, is that although all of the students knew the term ‘vaping,’ several said they did not know what e-cigarettes were,” said Hoffman.
A year after graduation, BCHS alumna Monica Henderson reflects on her personal and professional journey.
“This is a critical space to explore because it impacts people at individual levels, but also how we relate to others and build community," said Sara Baumann.
Our work focuses on using art, specifically film, for elevating discussions about sensitive public health topics, encouraging collaboration, and supporting advocacy.
The School of Public Health recognizes awards and achievements made by students during the spring semester.
Dean’s Day 2023
Congratulations go to School of Public Health faculty members who have received new grant awards to support their research:
To learn more about these storylines, Twitter findings and implications of this research, Healio spoke with Beth L. Hoffman, PhD, MPH.
The latest research on moderate drinking shows there are no health benefits to alcohol, and that even a few glasses of wine at dinner may contribute to certain cancers and other diseases.
Stop the stigma: How this Pittsburgh woman came to devote her life to fighting the addiction narrative
Mary Hawk, chair the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, describes the stigma addicts face as an obstacle to seeking treatment, even when it’s offered.
Beth Hoffman, postdoctoral associate, said the research team is limiting the analysis to medical dramas to develop a baseline and target a specific sample.
“MOVE is the reason I’m who I am today,” Garland says.
Though measles was eradicated in the U.S. in 2000, outbreaks have occurred since, including a recent one in Columbus, Ohio.