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September 1, 2021

PHDL Director Speaks at Texas State Capitol (01 May 2018)

Published 01 May 2018

On May 2, 2018, Mark Roberts, MD, MPP, spoke to House and Senate members and staff at the Texas State Capitol as part of the Immunization Policy Series sponsored by The Texas Pediatric Society in collaboration with The Immunization Partnership and the Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. Using FRED, Dr. Roberts demonstrated what a measles outbreak would look like in various Texas legislative districts and discussed:

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September 1, 2021

Computational Methods and a Healthy Community (23 March 2018)

Published 23 March 2018

August 31, 2021

India 2018 Workshop and Symposium (23 March 2018)

Published 23 March 2018

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August 31, 2021

Disease Modelling and Public Health (04 December 2017)

Published 04 December 2017

Saumyadipta Pyne, scientific director of the Public Health Dynamics Laboratory of Pitt Public Health, and co-editors Arni Srinivasa Rao and C.R. Rao have recently published a 2-volume title, 'Disease Modelling and Public Health', as part of the highly regarded Handbook of Statistics series from Elsevier.

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August 31, 2021

Pitt Public Health Faculty Presents PHDL Resources at APHA (13 November 2017)

Published 13 November 2017

Studies and surveys have shown that using information technology to analyze big health datasets and guide public

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August 31, 2021

PHDL Scientists Featured in The Economist (30 October 2017)

Published 30 October 2017

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August 31, 2021

PHDL Participates in SMDM Annual Meeting (20 October 2017)

Published 20 October 2017

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August 31, 2021

New PHDL Scientific Director (20 October 2017)

Published 20 October 2017

Saumyadipta Pyne, PhD, joined the Public Health Dynamics Laboratory on October 1, 2017, as scientific director and will also serve as an associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics, both at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.

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August 31, 2021

CMU Wins CDC Competition Again (11 September 2017)

Published 11 September 2017

For three years now, Carnegie Mellon University's Delphi-Stat group, under the leadership of Roni Rosenfeld, PhD, has won the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's competition in predicting week-to-week influenza activity levels in 10 regions of the nation, along with national totals.

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August 31, 2021

Coming Soon: New Release of FRED (11 August 2017)

Published 11 August 2017

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August 31, 2021

The Classics (13 July 2017)

Published 13 July 2017

In June 2017, Google Scholar released a collection of highly-cited papers in their area of research that have stood the test of time. These Classic Papers were published in 2006 and the list includes the ten most-cited articles, proving that though research is often about the latest findings, some have an impact long after their publication.

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August 31, 2021

NPR Program on City of Pittsburgh and Pitt Public Health’s Resilience Workshop (7 July 2017)

Published 7 July 2017

Allegheny Front, an NPR program that runs on several NPR affiliates including WESA in Pittsburgh, recently released a radio piece from the April 17, 2017 emergency preparedness resilience workshop hosted by Pitt Public Health, City of Pittsburgh and Intermedix: Your Environment Update for Thursday, July 6, 2017

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August 31, 2021

Forecasting the Opioid Epidemic (29 June 2017)

Published 29 June 2017

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August 31, 2021

Congressional Briefing on the Opioid Epidemic: Findings from Public Health Research Experts (28 June 2017)

Published 28 June 2017

On Monday, June 19, Pitt Public Health's Dean Donald S. Burke and fellow ASPPH leaders converged on the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., to discuss the complex and dynamic processes at work in the opioid crisis. Deans representing public health schools in five contiguous states in the Appalachian region shared their findings and unique approaches to confronting the course of the epidemic.