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What can Health Sciences IT do for you?

January 25, 2024

“They elevate my every day,” says Lisa Borghesi, assistant dean of foundations in the Office of Medical Education. “I cannot emphasize how important the culture of service friendliness is at every turn, in down times and in crunch times. It’s extraordinary.”

Uduak S. Ndoh, vice chancellor and deputy chief information officer for the health sciences, wants everyone to know what...

With over $1 billion in research spending, Pitt climbs in rankings

January 19, 2024

Every fiscal year, the Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey collects data on research and development (R&D) spending at U.S. colleges and universities that have expended at least $150,000 in separately accounted for R&D*. The survey is conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES), within the National Science Foundation (NSF)....

10 Pitt researchers listed as “best female scientists in the world”

January 4, 2024


Ten researchers in the University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences were ranked on the site’s list of “best female scientists in the world” for 2023. The rankings were largely based on the researchers’ H-index, a measure of a researcher’s productivity and citation impact. The site’s ranking used a detailed analysis of 166,880 profiles, using data acquired from sources...

Pitt surgical luminary honored

December 19, 2023


Timothy R. Billiar, George V. Foster Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, associate senior vice chancellor for clinical academics, University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences, is the recipient of the 2023 Society of University Surgeons (SUS) Lifetime Achievement Award, one of the highest academic accolades in American surgery.


Nursing Alum Wins Prestigious Dissertation Award

December 14, 2023

The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is thrilled to recognize two-time alum Maura McCall (NURS '10G, '22G), who received the Council of Graduate Schools/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation award on Dec. 7 in the field of Biological and Life Sciences--a prestigious international honor for doctoral dissertations, with only two such awards given each year.

This recognition...