Schools of the Health Sciences

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Dr. Arthur S. Levine to Transition to New Role

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.
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Pitt, in Partnership With UPMC, Hires Kristin Davitt to Lead Development in Key Role

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.

Colombia Visit Renews Ties, Grows Partnerships Between Universities

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.