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Alumni award winners

Pitt Public Health honors alumni at awards ceremony

The University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health recognized nine alumni for their outstanding service to the field of public health at an awards ceremony.

A team of doctors from University Hospital's Parma Medical Center.

Wars can cause infectious disease outbreaks, posing potential threat to Northeast Ohio

Lawrence Kingsley, emeritus professor of infectious diseases and microbiology, said: “Globally, the leading cause of death is infectious diseases."

Jonas Salk Legacy Exhibit

WTAE Listens: Medical breakthroughs in Pittsburgh

WTAE Listens puts the focus on two medical breakthroughs in Pittsburgh: the polio vaccine and organ transplantation.