School of Medicine

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Arthur S. Levine, senior vice chancellor for the health sciences and John and Gertrude Petersen Dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, has announced his intention to step down, but will continue his leadership roles until his successor is hired. In the next few months, he plans to open a new laboratory in the University’s Brain Institute, where he will pursue Alzheimer’s disease research.
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Taught by the School of Medicine’s Paul Paris, the undergraduate course aims to help students become more aware of the factors that impact their thinking in emergency medical situations.
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New research from Pitt and UPMC demonstrates what many doctors have long assumed — that climate and alcohol intake are related.
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Professor P.S. Reddy and alumnus Tushar Singh (GSPH ’14) recently received Sheth International Achievement Awards for their work in developing nations. Singh, now at the CDC, trained medical workers during the Ebola epidemic.
The National Science Foundation recently awarded a team led by engineer Heng Huang $1.18 million to use machine learning to predict postoperative complications and patient outcomes.