After retiring from medicine, I drove across most of the southern and western United States to explore national parks and visit relatives. Every day, I would drive by billboards showing faces of physicians. I’m sure most of you have seen this type of marketing in the Pittsburgh region if not on billboards, then…

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  • Issue Quarter Between the Issues
  • Issue Year 2017
On a hot afternoon in late summer 2010, a man in his 30s drove an all-​terrain vehicle on an unpaved path. He was doing nearly 40 miles per hour on rough terrain. And though he was strong — a construction worker by trade — his ATV hit a bump for which he wasn’t prepared.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading A Pitt professor has developed a new way of understanding the workings of the human brain
When I recently toured our new Children’s Hospital, I’d been aware that great attention was paid to the design for at least a couple of reasons. One was to facilitate the best patient care. Another was to create a place where children would feel secure and comfortable. That well-​being, of course, reinforces the…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Children’s Hospital
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