School of Nursing
Monday, November 18, 2019
The human papillomavirus (HPV) epidemic has led to a sharp increase in HPV-related head and neck cancer. Many patients survive, but then face new obstacles related to the treatment of their condition.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Friday, June 21, 2019
A text messaging program called MILK developed in the School of Nursing educates and encourages new parents who breastfeed. The lead researcher, Jill Demirci (NURS ’05, ’10G, ’12G), focuses on developing a variety of clinical and community-based interventions to help mothers meet their breastfeeding goals.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Tracy Floyd (NURS ’91) and Carla Jackson (CGS ’91) weren’t close friends when they attended Pitt, but a life-changing illness brought them together in 2015. April is National Donate Life Month, and these two alumnae celebrate it in a special way.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Monday, March 18, 2019
Mothers are dying of pregnancy-related complications at a high rate in the United States, especially African Americans. Three Pitt professors appointed to Pennsylvania’s Maternal Mortality Review Committee share perspectives with Healthy Start's CEO.
Thursday, March 14, 2019
More than 200 faculty, staff and students recently gathered to share ideas for fostering deeper mentoring and advising relationships and using technology to better serve students at Pitt.
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Monday, October 22, 2018
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.
Monday, September 24, 2018
Catherine, Ryan and Stephen Klauder — triplets in Pitt’s Class of 2022 — discovered a monumental connection to the University while researching colleges.