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.
EDC Faculty member Anthony Fabio will present a study titled “Gunshot Wounds to the Head: The Epidemiology of Severe Pediatric Firearm-Related Traumatic Brain Injuries
Anthony Fabio will present the results of the study at the at the 2017 Society for Violence and Injury Research Annual Meeting.
NIH funds new EDC Traumatic Brian Injury Study Assessing the Risk of Disruptive Behavioral Disorders
As part of the Approaches and Decisions in Acute Pediatric TBI Trial (ADAPT), CIRCA Director Anthony Fabio will assess the incidence of disruptive behavioral disorders (DBD) after severe TBI.
Kathleen Creppage’s research on Heroin and Illicit Fentanyl tweeted by Rachel Levine, PA Physician General
Kathleen Creppage, a DrPH student, presented her dissertation research at Pitt Day in Harrisburg
CIRCA Faculty to Lead Coordinating Center for National Trauma Network, Up To $90M In Department of Defense-Funded Trauma Research
Steve Wisniewski and Anthony Fabio will lead the data coordinating center. The University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences has been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) contract that could lead to $90 million in research over the next decade to improve trauma care for both civilians and military personnel.
The Global Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh is helping convene the Housing Summit as a space for residents to come together with organizers and experts from around the world to consider the global and local forces affecting people’s access to affordable housing and popular responses to the global affordable housing crisis.
William Anderst, Assistant Professor and Director, Biodynamics Laboratory in Orthopedic Surgery, was awarded a 5 year R01 from the NIH to conduct a prospective longitudinal study to determine to what extent patient-specific factors, iatrogenic factors, and altered biomechanics affect dynamic cervical spine function following fusion.
Kathleen Creppage and colleagues, as part of their Public health class, advise how to intervene in the opioid epidemic in the University Times.
Dr. Thomas Songer to assist PA Department of Health on Opioid-Related Hospitalizations and Mortality in PA
There has been a significant increase in the number of people dying from overdoses, predominantly after abuse of prescribed opioid analgesics. It appears that this trend is associated with a growing use of opioid prescription medications both in and outside of the legal market, as well as substitution with heroin.