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Early Skin Cancer More Accurately Diagnosed by Dermatologist 

PAs increasingly used in dermatology, but less likely than dermatologists to accurately diagnose early skin cancer.

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Jenna Simonetti

A calculation tool developed at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC to assess the risk of urinary tract infections in babies and toddlers reduces invasive testing.

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UPMC Immune Transplant and Therapy Center

Magee received the 'Partner for Change Award' for achievements in sustainability in the health care sector.

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UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute

Pitt recently honored five Pitt Med innovators who have changed the medical world with a tribute in Scaife Hall.

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Dr. Laura Ferris, UPMC Department of Dermatology, practices general medical dermatology with a special focus on skin cancer and psoriasis. She also directs the Clinical Trials Unit in and has served as a principal investigator on more than 30 clinical trials in dermatology.


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