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 University Collaboration :: Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pittsburgh, meanwhile, stood 12th in NIH funding among all cities for FY 2000.
Nearly 60 percent of the university research conducted in the Pittsburgh region is found in the Life Sciences.
Growth in overall Life Sciences research at universities in Pittsburgh has outpaced that of the nation in recent years, growing at 37 percent vs. 28 percent for the nation between 1995 and 1999.
www.pittsburghlifesciences.com /content.aspx?id=UniversityCollaboration   (307 words)

  
 University of Pittsburgh Neurosurgery History
In 1908, the Western University of Pennsylvania was renamed the University of Pittsburgh and relocated to Oakland, which then was a burgeoning cultural and educational center.
The University of Pittsburgh and the board of trustees, under the chancellorship of Dr. Samuel Black McCormick, unified the graduate and professional schools into a single entity.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine dean, Arthur S. Levine, MD, appointed Amin Kassam, MD, associate professor of neurological surgery and co-director of the Minimally Invasive endoNeurosurgery Center, as interim chairman of the department until a permanent replacement can be found.
www.neurosurgery.pitt.edu /overview/history.html   (1531 words)

  
 University of Pittsburgh, All Nursing Schools   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing's highly acclaimed, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs give its students a thorough preparation to make not just a contribution, but an immediate impact in a wide range of nursing specialties and other related disciplines.
Classes are taught at the School of Nursing on the University of Pittsburgh campus, on the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown campus, at UPMC Passavant and at UPMC Horizon.
The University of Pittsburgh was one of the first three schools in the nation to recognize the importance of doctoral preparation in nursing and to offer a Doctor of Philosophy program of study.
www.allnursingschools.com /schools/ID1149   (782 words)

  
 University of Pittsburgh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Newsweek International, in its "The Complete List: The Top 100 Global Universities," which is based solely on the number of articles published and the number of research citations by professors [6], has listed Pitt 37th among all universities in the world.
[7] The University is one of 60 elected members of the Association of American Universities.
Heinz Memorial Chapel at the University of Pittsburgh.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Pittsburgh   (1993 words)

  
 Historic Pittsburgh
Historic Pittsburgh is a comprehensive collection of local resources that supports personal and scholarly research of the western Pennsylvania area.
The University of Pittsburgh provides access to the digital materials on the Historic Pittsburgh website for educational and research purposes only.
Historic Pittsburgh is hosted by the University of Pittsburgh's Digital Research Library.
kraken.library.pitt.edu /pittsburgh   (269 words)

  
 Welcome | University Partnership of Pittsburgh
The University Partnership of Pittsburgh is a joint economic development initiative between the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon, increasing coordination and the impact of the universities on the region’s economy.
The University Partnership of Pittsburgh actively collaborates with and serves as a university liaison to a variety of economic development agencies in the region.
8/28/2006 - The University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University are among the nation’s 25 “best-neighbor” urban colleges and universities in a list released this week by Evan Dobelle, president of the New England Board of Higher Education.
www.universitypartnership.com   (253 words)

  
 University of Pittsburgh :: MSTP
The Pittsburgh MSTP offers a 10-week summer research and professional development program for underrepresented students in the field of biomedical sciences who are interested in careers as physician scientists.
The program is designed for students in their freshman, sophomore or junior years of college.
By the end of the summer, students are in a position to create a research poster for final presentation in Pittsburgh as well as at a national conference.
www.mdphd.pitt.edu /sprogram_brochure.asp   (274 words)

  
 Apple - Science - Profile - University of Pittsburgh
Michael Barmada, Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Pittsburgh, thanks his lucky stars that the National Institutes of Health waited before they awarded the grant that would expand the department’s Linux cluster from 48 to 250 processors.
To support their computationally-intensive research projects, more than 30 faculty members in several departments at the University of Pittsburgh — plus researchers at nearby Carnegie-Mellon University — rely on cluster computing technology at Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public Health.
Thanks to a grant from the National Institutes of Health, the university switched from the Linux cluster to a 250-processor Xserve G5 cluster with 2.5 terabytes of Xserve RAID storage.
www.apple.com /science/profiles/upitt   (605 words)

  
 University of Pittsburgh: Graduate School of Public Health: About
Significant Results in Breast Cancer Prevention StudyJune 21 - A new option cuts women's risk of breast cancer, University of Pittsburgh researchers said in the Journal of the...
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary hosts this event from March 30-April 1 to talk about how faith and the church affect the local and global crisis of HIV/AIDS.
E-mail Webmaster · Copyright 2006 © University of Pittsburgh · Graduate School of Public Health.
www.publichealth.pitt.edu   (778 words)

  
 University of Pittsburgh Biosafety Manual
The University of Pittsburgh is internationally recognized as a leader in biotechnology.
The University Biohazards Committee is responsible for proposing policies and procedures on issues of biosafety to the Senior Officers of the University and maintaining the existence of an active and effective biosafety program.
Because of the diversity of the University, the listing should not be considered as comprehensive but should serve as a "minimum" standard.
www.ehs.pitt.edu /biosafety/bsm.htm   (10745 words)

  
 University Records Management
Works closely with University departments to ensure the proper management of records by establishing schedules of commonly held records in order to facilitate their retention, disposal or transfer to the archives.
To this end, the University of Pittsburgh currently utilizes BRM for off-site storage and service needs for all inactive records with retention periods.
All records of a permanent or historical nature should be transferred to the University Archives (for instructions on this process, please visit Procedure for sending records to the University Archives (PDF).
www.library.pitt.edu /libraries/archives/records_management.html   (541 words)

  
 Department of Anesthesiology | University of Pittsburgh
The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Pittsburgh ranked first nationally in the total number of NIH grants and fourth in NIH support in anesthesiology.
O’Donnell is the Director of the Nurse Anesthesia Program at the University of Pittsburgh and is also a faculty member of the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Nursing.
This esteemed award is conferred annually by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) Board of Directors in recognition of substantial contributions to the profession of Nurse Anesthesia in scholarship, education and leadership.
www.anes.upmc.edu   (468 words)

  
 Department of Psychology | University of Pittsburgh
JeeWon Cheong comes to us from the State University of New York, Albany, where she was an assistant professor.
Elizabeth Votruba-Drzal obtained her PhD in human development and social policy from Northwestern University and formerly worked for the Children’s Defense Fund.
If ever there was a time to celebrate the old with the new, it is now at the University of Pittsburgh's Department of Psychology.
www.psychology.pitt.edu   (216 words)

  
 Welcome to the School of Nursing -- University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing Annual Poinsettia and Wreath Sale
Study Abroad at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
*Graphic of the Victoria Building, home of the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, is from an original print by retired professor, Dr. Ann Lyness '66.
www.nursing.pitt.edu   (70 words)

  
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Welcome to the University of Pittsburgh School of Education - University of Pittsburgh School of Education
Professor and dean of the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh honored Emerita Trustee Helen S. Faison in February with the creation of the Dr. Helen S. Faison Chair in Urban Education.
www.education.pitt.edu   (278 words)

  
 Welcome - Department of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh
The NSABP is internationally recognized for its contributions in breast and colorectal cancer and has randomized more then 60,000 patients to more than 30 randomized clinical trials.
Faculty members in the Department of Biostatistics also direct the the Biostatistical Core for the Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (PCI).
Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
www.biostat.pitt.edu   (599 words)

  
 Univ. of Pittsburgh: University Center for International Studies
Request for Proposals: Research Abroad Program (RAP): UCIS and the University Honors College request proposals for the Research Abroad Program (RAP) at the University of Pittsburgh.
Full-time and part-time tenure-stream and tenured faculty at the University of Pittsburgh from all schools and departments, centers, institutes and campuses are eligible to submit a proposal.
UCIS Director Search: The University of Pittsburgh invites applications from and nominations for candidates for the position of Senior Director of International Programs and Director of the University Center for International Studies.
www.ucis.pitt.edu   (186 words)

  
 University of Pittsburgh: Mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bus Routes that serve the University and the Airport.
Carolina C. Manica successfully defended her thesis, entitled "Numerical Methods in Turbulence." She will pursue her research as a post-doc at the University of Pittsburgh under the auspices of Dr. Layton.
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics has announced that University of Pittsburgh Mathematics PhD student Carolina Manica is a winner of the 2005 Student Paper Prize.
www.math.pitt.edu   (841 words)

  
 University of Pittsburgh - Office of Human Resources
University of Pittsburgh - Office of Human Resources
Welcome to our website, an on-line resource dedicated to providing you with the most current and updated Human Resources information as well as a general overview of the services offered by our office.
Whether you are considering a career at the University of Pittsburgh or are currently a member of our devoted faculty and staff, we encourage you to explore the many resources we offer to help you succeed.
www.hr.pitt.edu   (89 words)

  
 University of Pittsburgh: Katz Graduate School of Business
Lehn also is an adjunct professor of law in the School of Law at the University of Pittsburgh.
Lehn joined the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh in 1991 after serving as chief economist of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for four years.
Lehn has won numerous teaching awards at the University of Pittsburgh and elsewhere.
www.katz.pitt.edu /fac_pages/Lehn.htm   (547 words)

  
 Facilities Management Recycling at the University of Pittsburgh
The University of Pittsburgh began its recycling program in 1990 and it continues to grow at a rapid pace.
The lamp and computer monitor recycling program as well as all hazardous waste disposal needs are coordinated through the University of Pittsburgh Department of Environmental Health and Safety, http://www.ehs.pitt.edu.
The University of Pittsburgh, Facilities Management Department is responsible for recycling in most academic and athletic affiliated with the Oakland campus.
www.facmgmt.pitt.edu /recycle.htm   (3178 words)

  
 Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Medicine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine (PACCM) at the University of Pittsburgh is deeply committed to its mission of providing compassionate and the highest quality patient care for patients with lung disease, mentoring and training of fellows, residents, and medical students, and making discoveries of new knowledge in basic and clinical research.
This comprehensive approach to lung disease reflects the deep commitment of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center to support the mission of PACCM.
The Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh has experienced unprecedented progress, mirroring the extraordinary growth of the Department, and School of Medicine.
www.dom.pitt.edu /paccm   (252 words)

  
 VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, What's New?
The University Drive Division is located in the Oakland District of Pittsburgh adjacent to the University of Pittsburgh.
University Drive serves as the acute care facility and has approximately 146 operating beds distributed among Medicine, Surgery, Neurology, and Critical Care.
The VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System has earned the recognition as a National Centers of Clinical Excellence in Women Veterans Health Programs and Renal Dialysis.
www.va.gov /pittsburgh/university.htm   (177 words)

  
 University of Pittsburgh - Physics & Astronomy Department
University of Pittsburgh - Physics and Astronomy Department
birth of the universe to the edge of technology - and
Professor Hrvoje Petek was recently named Editor-in-Chief of the journal Progress in Surface Science.
www.phyast.pitt.edu   (162 words)

  
 FSAE - University of Pittsburgh Formula SAE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Follow along as the University of Pittsburgh's Panther Racing team progresses on the way to the 2007 Formula SAE Competition.
The University of Pittsburgh got 47th place out of 125 competitors at the 2006 Formula SAE Competition due to a failure to restart in the endurance event.
The University of Pittsburgh FSAE team attended a track day held by Goodyear.
web.engr.pitt.edu /fsae   (517 words)

  
 CeFAR - Center for Excellence in Autism Research at the University of Pittsburgh
The Center for Excellence in Autism Research (CeFAR) at the University of Pittsburgh is one of nine Collaborative Programs of Excellence in Autism (CPEA), an international network that began in 1997 with $42 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The network came about as a result of a congressionally mandated conference on “The State of the Science in Autism” to identify gaps in the knowledge of autism and directions from future research needed to achieve a biological cure.
Minshew is working with a team of scientists from Carnegie Mellon University as well as the University of Illinois at Chicago, to search for the genetic, cognitive, and neurological basis for autism.
www.wpic.pitt.edu /research/CeFAR   (195 words)

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