Alumni

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School of Medicine Alumnus Devotes Skills, Time to Treating People in Conflict Zones

As a volunteer with Doctors Without Borders, alumnus Brian D'Cruz has treated trauma patients in Chad, Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic. In 2013, he headed to Syria.
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Distinguished African-American Alumni Honored for Service, Achievements

Inspirational stories of pioneering lives highlighted Pitt's African American Alumni Council ceremony in June, during which five alumni were honored with the Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Alumnus Champions Childhood Vaccines

Doctor-turned-state-senator and School of Medicine alumnus Richard Pan discusses the importance of "herd immunity" amidst public concerns and misconceptions about vaccines.
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Alumna Earns German Chancellor Fellowship

First-generation college student Susan Pisarcik is one of just 10 honorees from the United States. The award will pay for a fieldwork project where she will study the refugee population in rural Germany.
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African-American Masterworks on Display

Vivian Davidson Hewitt (SIS '44), the first African-American librarian at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, has spent decades amassing one of the premiere collections of African-American artwork in the world.