Headlines & Highlights
Dietrich School Professor Named Editor-in-Chief of the Science Family of Journals
Jeremy Berg, associate senior vice chancellor for science strategy and planning in the health sciences at Pitt, has been named editor-in-chief of the Science family of journals, beginning July 1, 2016. Berg, who also hold positions as professor of computational and systems biology, and professor of chemistry will serve a five-year term.
Dietrich School Distinguished Professor Recognized by Society of Biological Psychiatry
Anthony Grace, Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience, is the recipient of the 2016 Gold Medal Award from the Society of Biological Psychiatry. This award, given at the Society’s annual meeting, is awarded “for an internationally distinguished career of outstanding research and advancing knowledge in the field of psychiatric neuroscience."
Dietrich School Neuroscience Faculty Member Elected to Council of ACNP
Bita Moghaddam, professor of neuroscience and psychiatry, has been elected to the Council of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP).
Recent Dietrich School Graduate Awarded 2016 Humanity in Action Fellowship
Recent Pitt graduate Mehrgol Tiv has been awarded a 2016 Humanity in Action Fellowship. She will conduct social-science and humanitarian-based research in Amsterdam during the summer of 2016. Including Tiv, Pitt students have now won 16 Humanity in Action Fellowships since 2006.