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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...

Celebrating academic invention

December 13, 2023


José-Alain Sahel, Distinguished Professor and Eye and Ear Foundation Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, is one of 162 academic inventors chosen as a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow, the NAI said in a news release on Dec. 12.

Sahel is a leader in vision restoration techniques. He has developed several...