The National Institutes on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded the University of Pittsburgh a $907,931 federal contract for the “University of Pittsburgh, Center of Excellence in Pain Education (CoEPE): Pain Challenges in Primary Care.” Twenty-two faculty from five of the Schools of Health Sciences will collaborate to develop interactive virtual cases ranging from opioid misuse following wisdom teeth extraction to widespread pain and fibromyalgia.
This Image Gently steering committee is made up of group of full professors, medical radiologists, and the CFO of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.
Pitt Dental alumnus and resident Dr. Michael Chambers (DMD ’12) has been honored as a 2016 inductee into the Charles G. Watson Chapter of the Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society. Dr. Chambers was selected by his peers of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Class of 2016 in recognition of his outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills. Before he attended dental school, Dr. Chambers served as a school band instructor.
By Allison Hydzik
An innovative federal initiative to accelerate research into pediatric diseases and conditions will fund a University of Pittsburgh-led effort to examine the entire genomes of nearly 1,300 people to learn more about the causes of cleft lip and palate, and look for treatments.
Veterans Day is November 11th, 2015. Please remember the homeless veterans of our city.
Honoring revered humanitarian Dr. H. Raymond Primus Jr. Pitt Dental Medicine alumnus, Legacy Laureate, and civil rights worker who died at 90.