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Pitt Septic Shock Researchers Among World's Top 0.1%
Monday, September 14, 2020 9:51 PM

Five faculty members in the Department of Critical Care Medicine have propelled the University of Pittsburgh to number three in the world, and first in the US, for institutions studying septic shock. The 2020 rankings, compiled by ExpertScape, identified chair and professor Derek Angus, MD, MPH as the… Read more…

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