Pitt GSPH Research Faculty Included in The Atlantic Article on the 2021-22 Flu Season (23 September 2021)
Published 23 September 2021
Study finds K-5th grade school absence numbers can predict influenza case volumes (03 September 2021)
Published 03 September 2021
A recently published study by a team including PHDL staff member David Galloway found that K-5th grade absences in several Allegheny County school districts predicted the volume of influenza cases in Allegheny County. This offers collecting K-5th grade absence statistics as an additional method of predicting and monitoring influenza cases.
Published 02 September 2021
New studies by Pitt Graduate School of Public Health researchers suggest a sharp rise in influenza cases this with, potentially a half-million more flu hospitalizations that usual. Last year's flu season was one of the mildest on record leading to waning population-level immunity, as fewer people developed a natural immunity from influenza.
Published 15 June 2021
Published 09 June 2021
In disease modeling, a key statistical problem is the estimation of tail probabilities of health events from given data sets of small size and limited range. This particularly affects the surveillance of communicable diseases that have few cases in general but may resurge after a period of time.
Published 21 May 2021
Published 19 May 2021
Dean Announces First Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (01 Februrary 2021)
Recent events have caused us to focus more intently on how we interact with each other, what we value in our communities, and how we approach the challenges facing us all—particularly those involving inclusion, diversity, and social justice. It is well past the time in our history for us to acknowledge our failures and commit to taking actions to improve our culture and to rectify the social injustices that continue even to this day. As you have seen from my colleagues in our administration, including Dr.
Published 19 October 2020
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