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Volume 33 Issue 9

GSPH gets grant to study racial, ethnic differences in adult health service use >

January 11th, 2001

Pitt has received a $1.27 million federal grant to study racial and ethnic differences in health status and the use of health services among adults. The grant is one of nine awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to address ethnic and racial health disparities. […]

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Gift funds GSPIA 2-year pilot program in ethics >

January 11th, 2001

Pitt's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) has received a $75,000 gift from LaVonne and Glen Johnson to fund a two-year pilot program on ethics and accountability in public and nonprofit organizations. The gift is the first step by the Johnsons to establish a trust for GSPIA that will permanently support a program […]

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GSPH to study differences between chronically ill elderly blacks, whites >

January 11th, 2001

Pitt's Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH) has received a $1.85 million federal grant to study differences in health and self-care among chronically ill elderly blacks and whites in western Pennsylvania, and the effects of these differences. The study will compare long-term changes in self-care behaviors of African-Americans and Caucasians, aged 65 and older, who […]

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UPMC Health Plan representative available on-campus by appointment >

January 11th, 2001

Pitt employees who are subscribers to the UPMC Health Plan can consult with a health plan representative by appointment the third Thursday or Friday of each month. A health plan customer service representative will be available in Craig Hall, second floor, to field questions from UPMC Health Plan participants. The by-appointment-only schedule replaces the walk-in […]

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Trustees approve FY01 salaries for Pitt's senior administrators >

January 11th, 2001

Doing away with bonuses for Pitt senior officers, the Board of Trustees compensation committee on Dec. 7 raised Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg's salary to $325,000 this year. Trustees also approved, at Nordenberg's recommendation, raises for seven other Pitt officers. See list on this page. The new salaries are retroactive to July 1, the beginning of […]

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Tribute to Slesinger set for Jan. 17 >

January 11th, 2001

Pitt's Department of Economics will hold a tribute to the late Professor Emeritus Reuben E. Slesinger on Jan. 17 at 4 p.m. in Heinz Chapel. Slesinger, who taught economics at Pitt for more than 60 years, died Oct. 30, 2000, at 84. Although he retired in 1986, Slesinger maintained a regular teaching schedule until the […]

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Pitt senior officers' pay >

January 11th, 2001

Doing away with bonuses for Pitt senior officers, the Board of Trustees compensation committee on Dec. 7 raised Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg's salary to $325,000 this year. Trustees also approved, at Nordenberg's recommendation, raises for seven other Pitt officers. See list on this page. The new salaries are retroactive to July 1, the beginning of […]

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OBITUARY: Joseph A. James >

January 11th, 2001

Public and International Affairs professor emeritus Joseph A. James died Dec. 23, 2000, of cancer. He was 77. He served on the faculty of GSPIA for more than 25 years, retiring in 1984. James helped to develop courses in financial administration and municipal management at GSPIA. He taught courses in fiscal management, intergovernmental relations, revenue […]

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