Posts Categorized: Community Health

American Academy of Pediatrics Recognizes Local Doctor

Diego Chaves-Gnecco MD, MPH, FAAP, director and founder of the program SALUD Para Niños at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC received the F. Edwards Rushton CATCH Award at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in Chicago, IL. Sept. 15-19, 2017. Named in honor of F. Edwards Rushton, Sr., MD, FAAP;… Read more »

Pittsburgh Phillips Wins National Healthy Schools Award

Pittsburgh Phillips earned the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s 2017 National Healthy Schools Bronze Award for making changes that promote healthier eating and physical activity for students and staff. They are the only school in the state of Pennsylvania this year to receive this award, and to be recognized as one of America’s healthiest schools…. Read more »

Children’s Hospital and United Way’s fitUnited Expand HOST Program

Local youth-serving agencies adopt healthier practices United Way’s fitUnited joined with Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC for the second year to implement the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s Healthy Out-of-School Time (HOST) guidelines within local agencies. What started with just 12 sites in 2016 has increased in 2017 to 59 sites, impacting nearly 6,500… Read more »