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Volume 37 Issue 23

Katz dean search committee named >

July 21st, 2005

Provost James V. Maher has announced that a national search is underway for a new dean of the Katz Graduate School of Business (KGSB) and College of Business Administration (CBA). Frederick Winter, dean of KGSB and CBA since 1997, is stepping down as dean Aug. 1 to continue his academic career in research and teaching […]

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Pharmacy takes info into community >

July 21st, 2005

Pitt’s School of Pharmacy has received an educational grant from NitroMed to begin Helpful Hands for Healthy Hearts, a patient-focused educational program for minority communities in the Pittsburgh area. The program will focus on providing information on hypertension and chronic heart failure, two of the leading causes of cardiovascular disease and mortality in minority populations. […]

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HIV/AIDS education center grant renewed >

July 21st, 2005

Pitt’s Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH) has received a five-year, $19,050,875 grant renewal from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Bureau of HIV/AIDS, to continue operating the Pennsylvania/Mid-Atlantic AIDS Education Training Center (PA/MA AETC). The center provides clinical HIV/AIDS education and training programs for primary health care providers in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, […]

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Environmental oncology center gets grant >

July 21st, 2005

The Center for Environmental Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute has received a four-year, $1 million grant from the Highmark Foundation to develop an initiative aimed at reducing environmental health risks in homes, schools and communities, and promoting healthy behaviors. The initiative, Highmark Healthy Places, Healthy People, was awarded to the center in […]

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Career network service planned >

July 21st, 2005

Pitt’s Career Services and Alumni Association (PAA) will launch Pitt Career Network, a free on-line web site providing networking services for those seeking career contacts, advice and insight. The site is scheduled to be available by the fall term. Pitt alumni interested in becoming contacts can enter professional information in an on-line profile using their […]

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Social Work training center opens >

July 21st, 2005

The School of Social Work has opened a Pennsylvania Child Welfare Training Center in Mechanicsburg for child welfare professionals and foster parents. The center will accommodate 80 faculty and staff as well as wireless training and conference facilities for up to 500. Social work administers the Pennsylvania child welfare training program through its eight regional […]

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