DGIM News and Events
DGIM’s Dr. Thuy Bui receives 2022 Pearl Birnbaum Hurwitz Humanism in Healthcare Award
The award honors a woman who exemplifies humanism and has advanced the well-being of underserved or vulnerable populations in healthcare through scholarship, advocacy, leadership, or work.
New research finds depressed patients were less likely to follow medical therapies following PCI
Drs. Jared Magnani, Bruce Rollman, Matthew Muldoon found that 10%-20% of individuals with depression were less likely to take their medicine after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
Dr. Esa Davis recipient of the Excellence in Faculty Mentorship Award
Dr. Davis was honored for role as a mentor at the inaugural Dr. Larry E. Davis Black Excellence in the Academy Awards
A new study by Martina Anto-Ocrah, PhD, confirms that pandemic-related stress led to mentrual changes
The study in Obstetrics & Gynecology shows a link between women who reported high COVID-19 stress and changes in menstrual cycle length, period duration, and menstrual flow.
Utibe Essien, MD, MPH, awarded prestigious Harold Amos Faculty Development Award
Dr. Essien, an Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, researches racial/ethnic health disparities and the use of novel therapeutics in the management of chronic diseases.
NIDDK U01 multidisciplinary grant awarded to DOM faculty for an AKI scientific and data research center
This cross-divisional collaboration among Drs. Kaleab Abebe, Linda Fried, and Paul Palevsky will support the Caring for OutPatiEnts after Acute Kidney Injury (COPE-AKI) Consortium, which develops and tests interventions to reduce morbidity among high-risk patients with moderate or severe acute kidney injury.
Dr. Jennifer Corbelli Appointed Vice Chair for Education
Dr. Corbelli has been committed to clinical, educational and leadership excellence and has a passion for mentorship. We are excited to have Dr. Corbelli’s leadership in her new Vice-Chair role; she has the skills, leadership and enthusiasm for her new position.
Dr. Deanna Wilson Testifies to the House Committee about Substance Use & Misuse During COVID-19
Dr. Deanna Wilson recently provided testimony to the House Committee on Energy & Commerce’s hearing on “An Epidemic Within a Pandemic: Understanding Substance Use and Misuse in America.”
Dr. Tamar Krishnamurti presents at the Nobel Summit
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to hear Pitt faculty member Tamar Krishnamurti, PhD, who will participate in a virtual Nobel Summit, “Our Planet, Our Future,” on Monday, April 26.
Doris Rubio, PhD Recognized as the Recipient of the 2021 ACTS Award for Contributing to the Diversity and Inclusiveness of the Translational Workforce
The Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS), a non-profit membership association of translational scientists from the nation’s leading academic medical centers, honored its Translational Science Award recipients at Translational Science 2021. The...
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