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Volume 34 Issue 1

Health Sciences schools collaborate to offer MS, certificate in clinical research >

August 30th, 2001

In two years, 31 health care professionals are expected to add another degree to go along with their M.D.s, Ph.D.s and Pharm.D.s — a master of science or a certificate in clinical research from Pitt. The program, a collaboration among the schools of the Health Sciences, will teach a diverse group of individuals including doctors, […]

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Athletics offers tickets on-line >

August 30th, 2001

The athletics department has established an on-line service center that allows purchase of single-game football tickets for the six home games scheduled this fall at Heinz Field. The on-line center is accessible at www. pittsburghpanthers.com. Plans for the web site include options for renewing season tickets and for purchasing single-game tickets for the upcoming men's […]

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Pitt, UPMC take U.S.-style residencies to Japan >

August 30th, 2001

The School of Medicine and UPMC Health System have signed an agreement to assist Teine Keijinkai Hospital in Sapporo, Japan, to establish and operate a U.S.-style residency training program in internal medicine. "This program is the culmination of two years of work and becomes one of only a handful of programs in Japan to use […]

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SHRS helping to establish similar school in India >

August 30th, 2001

Pitt's School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS) has been asked by the government of India to help establish a similar institution in the South Asian country. Katherine D. Seelman, associate dean of SHRS, is leading the effort to set up the partnership. A former director of the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research […]

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UPMC renews marathon sponsorship >

August 30th, 2001

UPMC Health System has renewed its title sponsorship of the City of Pittsburgh Marathon. The 2002 marathon will be May 5. UPMC Health System has been the title sponsor since 1996. Under UPMC's corporate sponsorship, marathon event participation has grown by about 50 percent. The Mellon relay team competition has grown to be one of […]

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Wesley Posvar, 15th chancellor of University, dies >

August 30th, 2001

Wesley Wentz Posvar, who served as Pitt's chancellor for nearly 24 years beginning in 1967, died July 27, 2001, of a heart attack. He was 75. In addition to being Pitt's 15th chancellor, Posvar was a brigadier general in the U.S. Air Force, a Rhodes scholar and a seasoned combat pilot. He is credited with […]

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European association changes name >

August 30th, 2001

The European Community Studies Association, headquartered at Pitt, has changed its name to the European Union Studies Association (EUSA) to better reflect its scope and purpose. "The name change will be extremely useful," said Alberta Sbragia, director of the European Union Center at Pitt's University Center for International Studies (UCIS) and 1993-95 chair of the […]

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