Skip to Navigation
University of Pittsburgh

Volume 39 Issue 14

MAKING PITT WORK: Sharon Jasneski >

March 22nd, 2007

Behind the scenes at Pitt, University staff, some 6,500 strong across five campuses, often toil in jobs ranging from the mundane to the esoteric. From mailroom workers to data entry specialists, costume designers to biosafety officers, photographers to accountants, staff at Pitt perform tasks great and small, year-in and year-out, for the greater good of […]

Feature,Volume 39 Issue 14

Report ranks Pitt in top tier of public research universities >

March 22nd, 2007

Pitt ranks in the top tier of U.S. public research universities, according to “The Top American Research Universities,” the recently issued 2006 annual report of the Center for Measuring University Performance. The report places Pitt in the top tier with six other public research universities, which it lists alphabetically: the University of California-Berkeley; the University […]

Feature,Volume 39 Issue 14

Medicaid report released >

March 22nd, 2007

The non-partisan Pennsylvania Medicaid Policy Center (PMPC) released its “Faces of the Pennsylvania Medicaid Program” report last week. The report is a comprehensive look at the structure and reach of the Medicaid program in Pennsylvania. With rising health care costs increasing Medicaid’s role in Pennsylvania’s health care landscape, this report makes the intricacies of the […]

Feature,Volume 39 Issue 14

Herberman sets up research fund >

March 22nd, 2007

In honor of his late brother, Ronald Herberman, director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) and UPMC Cancer Centers, has created the Harvey G. Herberman, MD, Memorial Cancer Research Fund to support all types of cancer research at UPCI. Harvey Herberman was born in 1938 in Brooklyn, New York. He practiced as a […]

Feature,Volume 39 Issue 14

Clinical trials web site launched >

March 22nd, 2007

UPMC Cancer Centers and a Pittsburgh-based health care technology company are launching an interactive web site that will help patients and their families learn about clinical trials. The site simulates a conversation by allowing visitors to type in their own questions and receive video-based answers in real time from other cancer patients, medical experts and […]

Feature,Volume 39 Issue 14