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Matthew Masiello Named Medical Director

Matthew Masiello Named Medical Director

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Masiello    Dr. Matthew Masiello has been named Medical Director for the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.   His appointment was effective during the 2010 Fall Term.

    As Pitt-Johnstown's Medical Director, Dr. Masiello works closely with the Office of Health and Wellness Services in the planning and implementation of campus health promotion and prevention programs offered through the Healthy Campus Initiative.  Directly responsible for all clinical aspects of the Health Services department, he maintains regular campus office hours and sees students for both scheduled and walk-in appointments.  Additionally, he is available on a daily basis for medical consultations with the Pitt-Johnstown nursing staff.

    Dr. Masiello serves as the Chief Medical Officer/Chief Wellness Officer and Director of the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at Windber Research Institute.  He is also a member of the governing board of the World Health Organization (WHO) and is a project coordinator for the WHO's International Health Promoting Hospital Network.  A Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, he earned his MD at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Medical School, and his Master of Public Health degree at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services.  Widely published on the topics of health promotion and bullying prevention, Dr. Masiello has been an invited lecturer across the United States and internationally in countries including Ireland, Austria, and England.  He also serves as Public Health Advisor to Cambria County and is President of Health Promoting Hospital Consultants, LLC.

    Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is located in the Laurel Highlands of Western Pennsylvania and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh.  The University offers a high-quality educational experience in a supportive living-learning environment designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century.  Pitt-Johnstown is recognized by U.S.News & World Report as a “Best Baccalaureate College,” by the Princeton Review as a “Best Northeastern College,” and by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School.”  Additionally, Pitt-Johnstown has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. the forefront of baccalaureate colleges...

Posted by Knipple, Robert on 12/23/2010 11:40:00 AM