EDC@40 Seminar Series Keynote Lecture by Dr. Robert Califf

EDC@40 Seminar Series Keynote Lecture by Dr. Robert Califf The head of the Food and Drug Administration called on academic and health systems such as the University of Pittsburgh to take a stance in the battle against misinformation, calling it the “problem of our...

The Epidemiology Data Center Turns 40 This Year!

Forty Years of Innovation 1980 – 2020 The Epidemiology Data Center Turns 40 This Year! In 2020, the Epidemiology Data Center (EDC) will receive well-deserved recognition for its 40 years of innovative contributions to understanding and preventing disease and advancing...

Hormone Therapy Linked to Heart Fat, Hard Arteries

Hormone replacement therapy is a common treatment for menopause-related symptoms, and new research from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health reinforces the importance of tailoring hormone therapy to each patient, based on her individual risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

Those Most at Risk for Weight Regain Post-Bariatric Surgery

“Bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for severe obesity. It results in sustained weight reduction and remission of diabetes and other health problems in the majority of patients,” said lead author Wendy King, Ph.D., associate professor in Pitt Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology.