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Douglas White

How Should We Ethically Allocate Scarce Critical Care Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic?

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.
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Researchers in Pittsburgh, Paris and Vienna Win Grant for COVID-19 Vaccine

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.
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Pitt Turns Rapid Coronavirus Data Sharing into Sustainable Research Infrastructure

Sharing data and model results is crucial in the new research culture emerging during the COVID-19 outbreak, and Pitt is making that possible on a global scale.

Experts Discuss Super Tuesday and Grassroots Politics

Researchers from Pitt and Harvard offer their take on this week’s Super Tuesday results and describe how civic engagement is changing in light of the 2008 and 2016 presidential elections.
Senior Sam Ressin standing in front of an array of solar panels, with a glowing object in his hands.

Green Fund Supports More Than Just Sustainable Student Initiatives

The student-led Pitt Green Fund helped launch the campus thrift store and bicycle co-op, but its board also tackles efforts related to equity and social justice.