schools of the health sciences

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About 65 carloads of fans made their way past Arthur S. Levine’s home for a surprise parade to commemorate his 20-plus years as dean of the medical school and senior vice chancellor of the health sciences.
Arthur S. Levine headshot, wearing tan suit jacket, striped collared shirt, and blue tie
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.
Kristin Davitt, a woman in a blue shirt in front of a white background
The role — which is new to both institutions — will see Davitt directing institutional advancement for the University and leading the Medical and Health Sciences Foundation, which raises funds for all of Pitt’s Schools of the Health Sciences and UPMC.
Exploring 21st-century global partnership opportunities while renewing bonds that date to 1948, the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC traveled to Colombia in May for a weeklong visit.