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Volume 35 Issue 12

SAC tables motion on compensation >

February 20th, 2003

At last week’s members-only Staff Association Council (SAC) meeting, representatives agreed to table a resolution calling for changes in staff compensation policies. “The resolution is not dead,” Rich Colwell, SAC vice president for steering, told the University Times this week. “It was just tabled for now, pending the outcome of our meeting early next week” […]

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Pitt's complementary medicine center joins national consortium >

February 20th, 2003

Pitt has been accepted into the 18-member Association of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine (AAHCIM), positioning the University’s Center for Complementary Medicine (CCM) among the top programs in the nation that have an interest in determining the scientific basis of therapeutic approaches that may be complementary to established medical treatments. The AAHCIM is a […]

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O'Neill to be named to UPMC board >

February 20th, 2003

Paul O’Neill, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and retired Alcoa board chairman, is expected to be elected today as a University director of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Board of Directors and a member of the UPMC board’s executive committee. A resolution nominating O’Neill was scheduled to be presented to the Pitt Board […]

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Pitt blood drive donors eligible for prizes >

February 20th, 2003

Pitt and the Central Blood Bank of Pittsburgh have launched the faculty and staff “Pitt 4 Life” 2003 blood drives. Participants who donate blood five times during calendar year 2003 are eligible to win raffle prizes as part of the blood bank’s corporate frequent donor plan. Donors who register under the University’s assigned group number […]

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2003 marathon increases prize money >

February 20th, 2003

The 2003 UPMC/City of Pittsburgh Marathon has increased its prize money for the top marathon finishers. The marathon will be run May 4. The first-place male and female prizes have been increased from $10,000 to $15,000 each. The $15,000 prizes include a $2,500 bonus for the winning male if he runs the marathon in 2:12 […]

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Terror response center created >

February 20th, 2003

In an effort to meet the challenges presented by potential bioterror attacks in western Pennsylvania, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has created a Terrorism Response and Information Center to provide information related to bioterrorism to doctors and local emergency agencies. In addition, the center can deploy medical personnel and resources quickly in the […]

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