February 25, 2021
Held virtually February 17 and 18, Pitt Pediatrics-affiliated faculty and trainees comprised 38 percent of the poster abstract presentation session.
February 23, 2021
Pitt Pediatrics recognizes Alyssa A. Vigliotti, MD, pediatric resident at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, on publication of a moving piece describing her experience treating a young child who lost her battle with cancer.
February 19, 2021
Pitt Pediatrics congratulates John Szymusiak, Sylvia Choi, and Andrew McCormick for recognitions by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Office of Medical Education, during their annual awards ceremony.
February 16, 2021
A study led by immunology’s Greg Delgoffe and published in Nature shows how chemicals in the areas surrounding tumors subvert the immune system and enable cancer to evade attack. These findings suggest that an existing drug could boost cancer immunotherapy.
January 28, 2021
Pitt Pediatrics congratulates our faculty on their various grants and publications this winter.
January 28, 2021
Pitt Pediatrics congraulates our faculty on their promotions and recognitions this winter.
January 13, 2021
Comunale Appointed Executive Administrator III for Pitt Pediatrics, UPP Pediatrics, and UPMC Children's Ambulatory Services
Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Michael J. Comunale, MBA for his recent appointment as executive administrator III for the Pitt Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh Physicians (UPP) Department of Pediatrics, and UPMC Children’s Ambulatory Services.
January 6, 2021
Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Mark A. Sperling, MD, professor emeritus of pediatrics, on receiving the prestigious Judson J. Van Wyk prize.
December 22, 2020
Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Dorothy J. Becker, MBBCh, FCP(PEDS), professor of pediatrics and division chief emeritus of endocrinology, on receiving the Van Wyk award from the Pediatric Endocrine Society in recognition of her outstanding career.
December 11, 2020
In a paper published in the American Journal of Human Genetics, a group of international collaborators led by researchers from Pitt's School of Medicine identified new genetic associations that can predict individual susceptibility to a rare inflammatory disease called Takayasu arteritis.
November 25, 2020
Pitt Pediatrics is seeking a student worker to assist with data entry as well as administrative and editorial support for a department-wide website and annual reports.
November 25, 2020
Pitt Pediatrics Endocrinology Faculty and Clinical Staff Publish Article on Telemedicine Expansion During COVID-19
Work by Christine A. March, MD, MS and her colleagues in the Pitt Pediatrics Division of Endocrinology titled "Pediatric diabetes care during the COVID‐19 pandemic: Lessons learned in scaling up telemedicine services" was recently featured in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.
November 16, 2020
Research on integrating Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) by Michael J. Comunale, MBA, executive administrator for Pitt's Department of Pediatrics and Ambulatory Services at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, was published in the Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice.
October 8, 2020
UPMC will open a cutting-edge pediatric inpatient unit at UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg, bringing the nationally ranked care from UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh to families in south central Pennsylvania.
September 17, 2020
Pitt Pediatrics is pleased to recognize our dedicated faculty for their accomplishments, promotions, and honors in September 2020.