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Susquehanna Health Joins UPMC to Expand Health Care Services, Advance Quality Care in Region

UPMC is making a $500 million investment to expand services for the people of northcentral Pennsylvania.
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Pitt's annual celebration of science and technology will feature plenary lectures, spotlight sessions and an art exhibit among other events.

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Pitt has been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense contract that could lead to $90M in research to improve trauma care.  
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In support of breast cancer awareness month, Pittsburgh Steelers players show culinary skills at the 8th annual healthy cooking demonstration at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. 
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Mark Richardson, M.D., Ph.D., Pitt-UPMC neurosurgeon, will lead a multidisciplinary team of experts on an NIH-funded project to better understand how we speak. The team will study patients with Parkinson’s disease while they undergo deep brain stimulation surgery.  

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