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Jeanine Buchanich
June 21, 2022

This Pitt researcher is using data to fight the opioid epidemic

PITTWIRE - Jeanine Buchanich, a research associate professor in Biostatistics, is taking a big-picture approach to figuring out what programs will best tackle the problem.Buchanich has evaluated public health interventions as varied as community-level training for first responders on naloxone use and stigma reduction; county and municipal health department prevention efforts; the Patient Advocacy Program, which helps patients who have been presc..

Person getting COVID-19 vaccine
June 8, 2022

Study finds health care workers reluctant to post about COVID -19 vaccine on social media

NEXT PITTSBURGH - BCHS' Beth Hoffman and Jaime Sidani led a study, recently published in the Journal of Community Health, which highlights COVID-19 hesitancy, acceptance and promotion among health care workers. Partnering with scientists in the Department of Psychiatry they used Twitter analysis and health care worker surveys to gain insight regarding that hesitancy. Additional authors include BCHS' Kar-Hai Chu, Elizabeth Felter and MPH student,

Douglas Landsittel
May 19, 2022

Landsittel named as Fellow of the American Statistical Association

Douglas Landsittel (BIOS '97) is among a select group named to the distinction of American Statistical Association (ASA) Fellow. Landsittel is currently a professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Indiana University School of Public Health - Bloomington. ASA Fellows are selected from hundreds of annual nominations. The association selects Fellows who—among other criteria—have participated in ASA initiatives,...

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April 18, 2022

We're Hiring!

Pitt Public Health is looking for dynamic leaders to join our team

Pitt Public Health is looking for four dynamic leaders to join a diverse and vibrant community of researchers, educators, students and collaborators.

Amy Raslevich and Adrianne Sapienza
April 18, 2022

Meet a Pitt Public Health Student

Every student has a story. Learn about Amy Raslevich, a doctoral candidate whose advocacy resulted in an invitation to the White House.

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April 18, 2022

New Name and New Era

The school formally known as GSPH has a new name! Introducing the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health!

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April 18, 2022

Social Justice Faculty Fellowship

A new Pitt fellowship supports social justice in health. Congratulations to inaugural awardee Jennifer J. Adibi!