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Dr. Samir Saba Named Chief of Cardiology

Dr. Samir Saba Named Chief of Cardiology

Samir Saba, MD, has been appointed co-director of the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute and chief, Division of Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Specializing in cardiac electrophysiology, Saba's work focuses on cardiac resynchronization, the development and use of implantable cardiac devices and the treatment of cardiac rhythm abnormalities.
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Harnessing the power of AI to identify people at risk of opioid misuse and overdose

Harnessing the power of AI to identify people at risk of opioid misuse and overdose

Samir Saba, MD, has been appointed co-director of the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute and chief, Division of Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Specializing in cardiac electrophysiology, Saba's work focuses on cardiac resynchronization, the development and use of implantable cardiac devices and the treatment of cardiac rhythm abnormalities.
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People Drink More in Colder Regions, Bataller-led Study Finds

People Drink More in Colder Regions, Bataller-led Study Finds

The Department of Medicine has appointed Naudia Jonassaint, MD, MHS, to the position of Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion. Dr. Jonassaint, an Assistant Professor of Medicine and a transplant hepatologist, will work to develop new initiatives and programs to enhance diversity and inclusion across the department.
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