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Volume 35 Issue 11

Faculty honored for teaching, research, public service >

February 6th, 2003

Winners of the 2003 chancellor’s awards for distinguished teaching, research and public service were announced by Chancellor Mark Nordenberg at Senate Council this week. Teaching award recipients are: William C. de Groat, Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine; Rodney H. Eatman, Department of Theatre, Johnstown campus; Joseph J. Grabowski, Department of Chemistry/Faculty of Arts and […]

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Staff recognized for work community involvement >

February 6th, 2003

Five winners of the annual Chancellor’s Distinguished Service Award for Staff were announced this week. The service award, the highest award that Pitt grants to staff members, honors staff who demonstrate dedication to the University that extends beyond the normal responsibilities of their jobs and in their community service, according to guidelines issued by the […]

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AD search committee named >

February 6th, 2003

Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg this week announced the appointment of a committee to launch a national search for a new athletics director. Former AD Steve Pederson resigned in December to assume a similar post at the University of Nebraska. Following Pederson’s resignation, Marc Boehm was named interim director of athletics. Boehm had been associate athletics […]

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Palliative care program gets grant >

February 6th, 2003

Pitt’s Palliative Care Fellowship Program, housed in the Division of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, has received a $150,000 grant from the Project on Death in America of the Open Society Institute and the Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation. The two-year grant will: • prepare clinicians for an academic career in palliative medicine; […]

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UPMC division to address health care disparities >

February 6th, 2003

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) this week announced the formation of the Division of Community Health Services. The overall goal of this new division will be to focus the clinical, administrative and research talents and resources of UPMC on the elimination of health care disparities. “This new division gives strength and structure to […]

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Call center set up to assist elderly, their families >

February 6th, 2003

To assist the elderly and their families through the health care and finance maze, the Institute on Aging, a collaboration of Pitt and UPMC Health System, has established a toll-free call center. The 24-hour non-emergency number, 1-866/430-8742, will help callers access services, information and resources both within and outside of UPMC Health System. The institute […]

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