How the pandemic inspired this Pitt student to pursue a career in public health
MPH student, Larisa Garza Chapa, discusses what led her to pursue a degree in public health.
Dzau awarded prestigious Porter Prize2022 Porter Prize bestowed on National Academy of Medicine president Victor Dzau.
Alumni honored by Pitt Public Health at awards ceremony
The University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health recognizes six alumni for their outstanding service to the field of public health.
Alcohol use rises in states where marijuana is legalized
HPM's Coleman Drake discusses how cannabis use appears to increase the probability that people drink in the years after legalization.
Public Health in Practice
Countywide Project Helps Communities to Flourish
Disparities in COVID-19 vaccine equity persist, though the situation has improved
Healio - Jean Nachega explains that these data show that vaccine access inequity is still a reality, especially in low- and middle-income countries, though the situation at least in terms of COVID-19 vaccines has somewhat improved.
Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth Often Avoid Medical Care After Negative Experience with Health Care Providers
BCHS graduate Taylor Boyer's recent study focuses on transgender and gender diverse youth.
US overdose deaths may be peaking, but experts are wary
Former Dean, Dr. Donald Burke, was one of the authors of the carfentanil paper
A Half Century-Long Journey
50 years of Pitt’s Genetic Counseling Program…and counting
Study Yields Insights for Boosting Early Intervention of Climate-Related Health Risks
Dean Maureen Lichtveld shares key climate change and public health interventions in her recent Lancet article
Pitt’s Healthy Home Lab Receives Funding to Make Homes Safer for Older Adults
UPMC-Pitt is one of seven institutions to receive a portion of a $5.7 million research grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD.
How cancer cells can become immortal – new research finds a mutated gene that helps melanoma defeat the normal limits on repeated replication
A defining characteristic of cancer cells is their immortality. Cancer cells, however, can overcome this limitation to form tumors and bypass “mortality” by continuing to replicate.
8 billion people: Four ways climate change and population growth combine to threaten public health, with global consequences
In Dean Lichtveld's 40-year career she has encountered many public health threats, but none so intransigent and pervasive as climate change.
Lewis Kuller, longtime chair of epidemiology at Pitt, dies at 88
Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle- Lewis H. Kuller, who built a world-class Department of Epidemiology, which he chaired for 30 years, has died.