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Volume 33 Issue 2

UPMC program to target sports-related concussions >

September 14th, 2000

Each year, as many as one in 10 athletes competing in contact sports nationwide suffer concussions, according to sports medicine studies. And post-concussion evaluations have involved some guesswork, experts say. Last week, the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine announced a new program that will focus on the diagnosis and management of sports-related concussions in athletes […]

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Obituary/Thomas Dwyer >

September 14th, 2000

A memorial service will be held for Thomas Dwyer, retired professor of computer science, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000, at First Unitarian Church, Ellsworth and Morewood avenues. Dwyer died July 7. He was 76. Dwyer earned a B.S. in mathematics and physics at the University of Dayton. He taught for many years […]

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Sexual Harassment Policy Statement >

September 14th, 2000

Policy: The University of Pittsburgh is committed to the maintenance of a community free from all forms of sexual harassment. Sexual harassment violates University policy as well as state, federal and local laws. It is neither permitted nor condoned. The coverage of this policy extends to all faculty, researchers, staff, students, vendors, contractors and visitors […]

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Marvin Roth, University's new Placement and Career Services director >

September 14th, 2000

When Marvin J. "Marv" Roth heard that Pitt was searching for a new director of Placement and Career Services, he wasn't interested in the job at first. That's because he incorrectly assumed that placement/career services at Pitt was a "traditional" (i.e., stodgy) operation that basically just brought recruiters to campus and served undergraduates during their […]

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Medical School professor named to nation's first chair focusing on patient care >

September 14th, 2000

Before they can graduate, Pitt medical students must be able to interpret an electrocardiogram, perform a pelvic exam and demonstrate many other clinical skills. Some day, they may also have to show that they can communicate effectively with patients. A draft proposal to establish minimum standards for doctor-patient communication skills will be circulated for comment […]

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Faculty and alumni support choice of Braun to head Pitt’s dental school >

September 14th, 2000

Thomas W. Braun, the new dean of Pitt's School of Dental Medicine, says he plans to work with dental faculty in taking what he calls "a very analytical look at where the school is now, and re-engineering the school as a nationally recognized, dominant force in dental education. "I plan to examine our curriculum, our […]

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Arthur S. Levine comments on Robert Arnold's appointment >

September 14th, 2000

Arthur S. Levine, Pitt senior vice chancellor for Health Sciences and medical school dean, on Robert Arnold's appointment: "The selection of the first Leo H. Criep, M.D., Professor of Patient Care is a national milestone in bringing long overdue attention to the doctor-patient relationship as the very soul of the medical profession. "Dr. Bob Arnold's […]

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