OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effectiveness of wheelchair assessment and configuration on pressure injury incidence, mobility, and functioning in a wheelchair.
This is a prestigious honor that only a few scientists achieve each year.
Donald Trump and members of Congress met Feb. 28 to discuss how to reduce gun violence at schools.
Stamp bags are small wax packets that contain mixtures of illicit drugs, most commonly heroin, packaged for sale and sometimes stamped with a graphical logo by drug dealers to market their contents.
Maria Mori Brooks, PhD, co-director of the Epidemiology Data Center, was an invited speaker at the inaugural Women in Data Science Conference (WiDS) Pittsburgh @CMU on March 9, 2018.
Results of the 7-Year Follow-up of the LABS Project, which is coordinated by the EDC, are published online in JAMA Surgery
In this multicenter longitudinal study, the 7-year weight and comorbid health changes following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding were assessed.
DOD approves second task order for the LITES network: Shock, Whole blood and Assessment of TBI (SWAT)
The second project of the LITES Network (Task Order #2) is a four-year observational study examining the use of whole blood resuscitation compared to component resuscitation in poly-trauma patients with hemorrhagic shock.
EDC PhD student Shiyao Gao, and EDC faculty Anthony Fabio and Stephen Wisniewski find that disparities in health care utilization of adults with traumatic brain injuries are related to race, SES and ethnicity.
EDC Faculty member Samar R. El Khoudary awarded new NIH grant to study the effects of hormone therapy in women
Dr. El Khoudary was awarded a 2 year grant from the NIH titled “Effects of Hormone Therapy on Heart Fat and Atherosclerosis Progression in Early Postmenopausal Women from the KEEPS Trial”.