Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Virtual visits with health care providers are becoming more important than ever during the pandemic. Pitt’s Alyson Stover is working to bring telehealth to occupational therapy and other practitioners beyond the primary care clinic.
Monday, March 30, 2020
A group of Pitt medical students have started sprawling volunteer efforts to help children and adults in need, both virtually and door to doorstep.
Friday, March 27, 2020
Douglas White, professor in the Department of Critical Care Medicine and director of its Program on Ethics and Decision Making in Critical Illness, published a new framework that helps hospitals ethically allocate scarce critical care resources such as ventilators during the pandemic.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Faculty members at all University of Pittsburgh campuses have worked tirelessly to transition to online learning in the wake of COVID-19. Here, instructors from Pitt-Bradford share how they prepared.
Monday, March 23, 2020
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations is committing nearly $5 million to a consortium that includes the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Vaccine Research to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Feeling worried? From managing time on social media to helping others, Pitt experts share calming strategies for those who are anxious or struggling with mental health issues during the pandemic.
Friday, March 20, 2020
In his op-ed for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher reminds the Pittsburgh community to "look for the helpers"—especially researchers and health care providers.
Friday, March 6, 2020
With COVID-19 looming as a public health threat, people from throughout the University are looking at all the different issues Pitt could encounter if the disease spreads near or on its campuses. Peek behind the scenes at the Emergency Operations Center.
Thursday, February 27, 2020
The University of Pittsburgh continues to monitor the spread of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, and is taking steps to respond to community needs.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
While identifying a new disease by its place of origin seems intuitive, history demonstrates that doing so can harm the people who live there, contends Pitt historian Mari Webel.