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Government quit test of pricey cancer treatment amid concerns over industry role

POLITICO - The payment deal f...
Government quit test of pricey cancer treatment amid concerns over industry role

POLITICO - The payment deal for Kymriah therapy drew internal HHS scrutiny and is the target of current congressional investigations of Swiss drug giant Novartis. The company's pivotal study of the drug's in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia found that at one year, about one out of every t... (07/09/2018)

Anthrocon 2018: Pittsburgh welcomes this costumed community for a 13th consecutive summer party

PITTSBURGH CITY PAPER - Ever ...
Anthrocon 2018: Pittsburgh welcomes this costumed community for a 13th consecutive summer party

PITTSBURGH CITY PAPER - Ever wondered when Pittsburgh — a football town with a drinking problem, a steel town-turned-medical/tech hub, a city of bridges and champions— became the furry-friendliest spot in this American Land? We did, too. So, let’s look back upon Anthrocon becoming as big a part of ... (07/06/2018)

Gellad's take on drugmakers defiance to Trump's call to drop prices

POLITICO - President Donald T...
Gellad's take on drugmakers defiance to Trump's call to drop prices

POLITICO - President Donald Trump in May said that drugmakers would soon announce “massive” price cuts, and his administration rolled out a plan to bring down the cost of medicines. But the companies don’t appear to have gotten that message. “The bully pulpit can't make fundamental change — it can ... (07/06/2018)

HPM faculty researcher wins the 2018 AcademyHealth Article-of-the Year Award

A recent study, led by HPM’s ...
HPM faculty researcher wins the 2018 AcademyHealth Article-of-the Year Award

A recent study, led by HPM’s ERIC ROBERTS has been named the 2018 Article-of-the-YearAcademyHealth, a leading national research center focused on advancing the fields of health services research and health policy. Entitled "The Value-Based Payment Modifier: Program Outcomes and Implications for Dis... (07/03/2018)

Tribal Legal Preparedness Project now available on CDC Web site

The Tribal Legal Preparedness...
Tribal Legal Preparedness Project now available on CDC Web site

The Tribal Legal Preparedness Project, created by HPM's TINA BATRA HERSHEY and the Center for Public Health Practice, is now available! Check it out and share with anyone who may be interested in emergency preparedness for Tribal Nations.  (07/02/2018)

 

Mon
7/16
Epidemiology Subclinical CVD Journal Club
Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease Journal Club Epidemiology Subclinical CVD Journal Club
Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease Journal Club
Mon 7/16 3:00PM - 4:30PM
A521 Public Health

The focus of this journal club will continue to be the presentation of research being conducted by the CVD training grant trainees and faculty collaborating with the URL, as it relates to subclinical cardiovascular disease.
Tue
7/17
Biostatistics Dissertation Defense
Joanne Beer - Predicting Clinical Variables from Neuroimages Using Fused Sparse Group Lasso Biostatistics Dissertation Defense
Joanne Beer - Predicting Clinical Variables from Neuroimages Using Fused Sparse Group Lasso
Tue 7/17 1:00PM - 3:00PM
7139 Public Health, Peterson Seminar Room

Joanne Beer of the Department of Biostatistics defends her dissertation on "Predicting Clinical Variables from Neuroimages Using Fused Sparse Group Lasso".

Tue
7/17
Pitt Public Health Info Session/Admissions Event
TIPH Graduate Fair - Washington, DCTIPH Graduate Fair - Washington, DC Pitt Public Health Info Session/Admissions Event
TIPH Graduate Fair - Washington, DC
Tue 7/17 5:30PM - 7:30PM


Join us for the TIPH Graduate School Fair in Washington, DC! This is a FREE event. There will be representatives from various schools and programs as well as a member from the SOPHAS team to answer all of your application questions. This is a great opportunity to learn more about CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health at one convenient location!

Wed
7/18
Biostatistics Dissertation Defense
Christopher Keener - Power and Sample Size Determination for Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Trials Biostatistics Dissertation Defense
Christopher Keener - Power and Sample Size Determination for Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Trials
Wed 7/18 10:00AM - 12:00PM
7139 Public Health, Peterson Seminar Room

Christopher Keener of the Department of Biostatistics defends his dissertation on "Power and Sample Size Determination for Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Trials".

Wed
7/18
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council MeetingCouncil Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 7/18 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3PM.  Attendance at  is open to all.

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