Margaret Rosenzweig, tenured professor in Acute and Tertiary Care, has been named as a distinguished service professor by the University of Pittsburgh. This prestigious honor recognizes her distinctive contributions and outstanding service to the University community in support of its teaching, research, and service missions; performance excellence; and national stature in her discipline.
Rosenzweig has been principal investigator on 15 studies, addressing cancer survivorship, symptom management, end of live care, and disparities among women with breast cancer. Her work has contributed to the understanding of racial differences in the completion of breast cancer treatment and the identification of geographic risk for higher breast cancer mortality. Rosenzweig’s previous honors include induction as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the Public Cancer Education Award from the Oncology Nursing Society, the YMCA Racial Justice Award, the PNC/Komen Community Caring Award, and recognition by Carlow University’s Women of Spirit program.
She holds a secondary appointment in the School of Medicine, and is the associate director for Catchment Area Research for the Hillman Cancer Center. Additionally, she maintains her clinical practice at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital and is the co-facilitator of a metastatic breast cancer support group at UPMC Passavant.