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March 16, 2022

Guyon-Harris Receives NIH Career Development Award, Will Develop Intervention Program for Pregnant Women with Opioid-Use Disorder

​Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Katherine Leigh Guyon-Harris, PhD, assistant professor in the Division of General Academic Pediatrics, on her receipt of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) K23 Career Development Award.

March 15, 2022

Miller Recognized as "2022 Friend of School Nursing" by Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses and Practitioners

Congratulations to Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD, FSAHM, director of the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, on her recognition by the Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses and Practitioners (PSNAP) as a "2022 Friend of School Nursing."

March 15, 2022

Friehling Appointed Vice Chair of American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Education Committee

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates associate professor Erika Friehling, MD, on her appointment as vice chair for the American Society of Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) Education Committee

March 15, 2022

Ragavan Culturally Sensitive Health Care Practice Research Featured on American Academy of Pediatrics National Podcast

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Maya Indira Ragavan, MD, MPH, MS, assistant professor in the Division of General Academic Pediatrics, on her recent appearance on the American Academy of Pediatrics national podcast.

February 25, 2022

Yu Receives Award to Support Research of Emotional Well-Being Among Family Caregivers of Children with Medical Complexity

​Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Justin A. Yu, MD, MS, assistant professor in the Paul C. Gaffney Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, on his receipt of a grant from FAM-NET, a research network operated by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, University of Michigan, and University of Pittsburgh.

February 25, 2022

Nolfi-Donegan Receives K08 Award, Will Research Targeted Therapies for Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease-Related Platelet Activation

​Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Deirdre S. Nolfi-Donegan, MD, assistant professor in the Division of Hematology-Oncology, on receipt of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award.

February 25, 2022

Manni Appointed Ombudsperson for Pitt School of Medicine

​Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Michelle L. Manni, PhD, research assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonology, on her appointment as an ombudsperson for the Pitt School of Medicine.

February 25, 2022

Lo, Feingold Discover Protective Gene, Will Guide Future Cardiac Assessments and Treatments

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Cecilia W. Lo, PhD, FAHA, distingushed professor and F. Sargent Cheever Chair of Pitt's Department of Developmental Biology, on discovery of a protective gene expected to lead to improved genetic treatments for heart diseases.

February 15, 2022

Hoberman Becomes First Two-Time Recipient of the Clinical Research Forum "Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award"

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Alejandro Hoberman, MD, Executive Vice Chair of Pediatrics, on his receipt of the 2022 Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award from the Clinical Research Forum, a non-profit association of clinical research experts and thought leaders from the nation’s leading academic health centers. Notably, Hoberman is the first person ever to receive this award from the Forum on two separate occasions. 

February 14, 2022

Tavarez, Miller to Lead 2022 Rita M. Patel Leadership Conference Workshops

Benjamin G. Miller, MDPitt Pediatrics congratulates...

January 31, 2022

Faculty and Staff Career Milestones - December 2021 and January 2022

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

January 28, 2022

In Memoriam: Jack L. Paradise, MD, Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics and Otolaryngology

Jack Leon Paradise, MD, 96, recently died peacefully at his home in Belmont, Mass., on December 20, 2021. Pitt Pediatrics wishes to acknowledge the recent passing of Paradise and celebrate his many contributions to the department, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and children everywhere.

January 28, 2022

Watson Co-Authors Publication on Pediatric Internship Burnout

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Katherine I. Watson, DO, FAAP, assistant professor in the Division of General Academic Pediatrics, on her publication of a paper in JAMA Pediatrics exploring burnout among pediatric interns.

January 28, 2022

Vockley Elected Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

​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 his election as a 2021 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellow.