School of Medicine

Sonya Borrero

Researchers Receive Grant to Help Women Make Informed Decisions About Sterilization

The University of Pittsburgh received a $3.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to improve the ability of low-...

Chuck Perfetti Elected to the Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Charles “Chuck” Perfetti, a distinguished professor of psychology, has been honored by the Federation of Associations in...
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Michael Sheetz Appointed to Nuclear Regulatory Commission Committee

Michael Sheetz, clinical assistant professor of radiology in the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Medicine, has been...
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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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AIDS Free Pittsburgh Aims for No New Cases, Lower HIV Rate in Allegheny County by 2020

AIDS Free Pittsburgh is uniting more than 20 local groups, including Pitt, to fight the epidemic. In 2015, nearly 3,000 people in Allegheny County were living with HIV.
Herbert Needleman

Pediatrician, Researcher Remembered for Landmark Studies on Lead Poisoning

Herbert L. Needleman, known for his pioneering efforts that linked environmental lead exposure — even at low doses — to cognitive deficits in children, died in Pittsburgh on July 18 at an assisted living center. He was 89.
Kakenya Ntaiya

Year of Diversity Creates Framework for Continuing Exploration and Education

The University of Pittsburgh’s Year of Diversity featured more than 200 events during the 2016-17 academic year and created an important base upon which the Pitt community can build.
Amanda Poholek

Researcher Amanda Poholek Receives American Lung Association Biomedical Research Grant

Amanda Poholek, assistant professor in the departments of pediatrics and immunology at Pitt School of Medicine, was awarded a $40...
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William E. Klunk Receives 2017 Zaven Khachaturian Award from the Alzheimer’s Association

William E. Klunk has been honored by the Alzheimer’s Association with the 2017 Zaven Khachaturian Award. Klunk is a Distinguished...