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January 12, 2022

Horvat, Butler Awarded UPMC Enterprises Grant, Will Develop Virtual Early Warning System for Clinical Deterioration

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates members of our Division of Health Informatics on securing a grant from UPMC Enterprises and the Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance.

December 17, 2021

Shah, Cummings to Lead Pediatric Advanced Physical Exam Course

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates assistant professors Neema M. Shah, MD, and Erin Elizabeth Cummings, MD, on their appointments as director and co-director, respectively, of the Pediatric Advanced Physical Exam (APE) course in the Department of Pediatrics.

December 7, 2021

Parlin Article on Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines Featured in Pittsburgh-Post Gazette

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Ursula Parlin, MD, physician in year two of our Pediatrics Residency program, on her publication of an opinion article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette encouraging pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations.

December 6, 2021

Yu, Houtrow Publish Paper Highlighting Underinsurance Among U.S. Children

​Pitt Pediatrics congratulates assistant professor Justin A. Yu, MD, MS, of the Paul C. Gaffney Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, on the publication of an article in Pediatrics highlighting underinsurance among children in the United States from 2016 to 2019.

December 3, 2021

Seynnaeve Receives Melanoma Research Foundation Grant, Will Develop Multi-Institutional Pediatric Registry

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates assistant professor Brittani K.N. Seynnaeve, MD, MS of the Division of Hematology-Oncology on her receipt of a Melanoma Research Foundation grant.

December 3, 2021

Bailey Elected to Society for Pediatric Research

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Kelly M. Bailey, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the Division of Hematology-Oncology, on her election to the Society for Pediatric Research (SPR).

November 15, 2021

Radovic Receives NIH R21 Grant to Optimize Mental Health Technology Interventions for Sexual and Gender Minority Youth

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Ana Radovic, MD, MSc, assistant professor in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, on her receipt of a new NIH R21 grant to optimize mental health technology interventions for sexual and gender-minority youth (SGMY).

November 15, 2021

Vockley Receives Two Grants to Expand Development of Therapies for Inborn Errors of Metabolism

​Pitt Pediatrics congratulates professor Jerry Vockley, MD, PhD, FACMG, director of the Division of Genetic and Genomic Medicine and Center for Rare Disease Therapy, on receipt of two key grants for development of new therapies for inborn errors of metabolism.

November 10, 2021

Hincapie Receives American Academy of Pediatrics Emergency Medicine Award for Long Term Advocacy

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Mark R. Hincapie, MD, FAAP, fellow in the Division of Emergency Medicine, on receipt of a long term advocacy award from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Emergency Medicine.

November 4, 2021

Arslanian Receives Multi-PI NIH Grant, Will Study Brain Health in Youth at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates professor Silva Arslanian, MD, scientific director of the Center for Pediatric Research in Obesity and Metabolism (CPROM), on her receipt of a multi-PI NIH grant aiming to study brain health in youth at risk for type 2 diabetes.

November 4, 2021

Center for Rare Disease Therapy Recognized by NORD as Center of Excellence

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates the Center for Rare Disease Therapy, located at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, on their recognition as a new participant in the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) Rare Disease Centers of Excellence.

October 27, 2021

Service Anniversaries: Faculty and Staff Career Milestones - November 2021

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates the following faculty and staff on reaching key career milestones with the department.