Graduate School of Public Health

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Fueled by a grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation, researchers in Pitt’s Center for Research on Behavioral Health, Media and Technology are studying and combating false online information about vaccines.
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While it might not feel like it, more than a few good things happened in 2020. Here are stories of Pitt people and programs that made the world better during a turbulent year.
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Optimism is hardwired in most humans, says public health professor Steve Albert. If you don’t feel like you’re one of them right now, here are three perspectives on why, despite all that 2020 brought us, things are looking brighter.
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This year’s longstanding holiday tradition hosted by the University of Pittsburgh is a two-week virtual celebration of cultures from around the world.
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Pitt and Pittsburgh have long fought HIV and AIDS. On this World AIDS Day, learn about some of the efforts to conquer the disease.
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Here's how Pitt community members changed their Thanksgiving plans for celebrate safely and help out people in need.
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The network of colleagues and mentors Benjamín Acosta-Cázares (GSPH ’15) developed at Pitt helped him establish one of the largest national health databases in Hispanic populations. Tonight, he and other Pitt Public Health alumni will be honored for their service to the field.
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Maureen Lichtveld joins Pitt from Tulane University and has nearly 40 years of experience in environmental public health. Her start date is set for early January 2021.