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Rosano links depressive symptoms in type 1 diabetes to extended hyperglycemia, brain lesions

HELIO - Middle-aged adults wi...
Rosano links depressive symptoms in type 1 diabetes to extended hyperglycemia, brain lesions

HELIO - Middle-aged adults with type 1 diabetes are more likely to experience depressive symptoms than those without, and extended hyperglycemia and more white matter hyperintensities in the brain may play a role in this difference, according to findings published in Diabetic Medicine by EPI's Cate... (02/13/2019)

Rister opens book store, continues making the public healthier

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE - On ...
Rister opens book store, continues making the public healthier

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE - On the surface, Adriene Rister (IDM) may seem to have made a dramatic career change, from dealing with infectious diseases for the state of Maine to running a children's book store. She sees the mission of both as bettering the community. "In a way, I like to think of this... (02/11/2019)

Hartman among researchers trying to prevent virus more dangerous than Zika (video)

WPXI - Pitt researchers are l...
Hartman among researchers trying to prevent virus more dangerous than Zika (video)

WPXI - Pitt researchers are looking to lessons learned about Zika when preparing for the possibility of Rift Valley Fever virus, noting that it's important to develop therapies and vaccines now. "We saw the ffects of Zika when it got into a larger population and so our work highlights the need to r... (02/11/2019)

Opioid overdose deaths likely to keep rising, Burke weighs in

HERALD-MAIL MEDIA - Many Amer...
Opioid overdose deaths likely to keep rising, Burke weighs in

HERALD-MAIL MEDIA - Many Americans who were first exposed to opiates by prescription have continued to misuse the drugs over many years. Until these people either are treated or die of overdoses, they form a "reservoir" of potential victims for the spiraling epidemic, said Dean Donald S. Burke.  (02/11/2019)

Marques finds prior dengue infection protects against Zika

The higher a person's immunit...
Marques finds prior dengue infection protects against Zika

The higher a person's immunity to dengue virus, the lower their risk of Zika infection, an international team of scientists reported in the journal Science. The study also provides evidence that Brazil's Zika epidemic has largely petered out because enough people acquired immunity to reduce the eff... (02/11/2019)

 

Tue
2/5
Student Organization Event
Clothing and Food Drive - Global Health Student Association Student Organization Event
Clothing and Food Drive - Global Health Student Association
Tue 2/5 to Tue 2/19
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

The Global Health Student Association is collaborating with Operation Safety Net to collect food and clothing for the homeless population in Pittsburgh. There will be large cardboard boxes located in the Commons where you can drop off your donations!

Fri
2/15
Career Services Deadline
National Cancer Institute Communications Fellowship Application DeadlineNational Cancer Institute Communications Fellowship Application Deadline Career Services Deadline
National Cancer Institute Communications Fellowship Application Deadline
Fri 2/15


The NCI Communications Fellowship (NCF) gives highly-qualified graduate students and recent graduate degree recipients the opportunity to participate in vital communications projects across the National Cancer Institute (NCI). NCF participants are offered one-year fellowships in various communications and science-focused offices at NCI. The NCF highly encourages individuals from underrepresented populations to apply.

Fri
2/15
Center for Health Equity Workshop
Center for Health Equity Focused Writing Center for Health Equity Workshop
Center for Health Equity Focused Writing
Fri 2/15 9:00AM - 12:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

students, community members, faculty and staff: Work on your class papers, report, manuscript, grant proposal, thesis or dissertation – or whatever you need to write! We take advantage of peer pressure to focus on writing. Coffee and light snacks available to help you concentrate.

Fri
2/15
Career Services Event
Pitt Spring Career Fair - Liberal Arts, Sciences, & BusinessPitt Spring Career Fair - Liberal Arts, Sciences, & Business Career Services Event
Pitt Spring Career Fair - Liberal Arts, Sciences, & Business
Fri 2/15 11:00AM - 3:00PM
William Pitt Union

Open to all Pitt students. Hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Career Center. Learn more about the fair and register on Handshake.

Fri
2/15
Career Services Workshop
Introduction to Professional Development Seminar for 1st & 2nd Year Doctoral StudentsIntroduction to Professional Development Seminar for 1st & 2nd Year Doctoral Students Career Services Workshop
Introduction to Professional Development Seminar for 1st & 2nd Year Doctoral Students
Fri 2/15 12:00PM - 1:30PM
O'Hara Student Center

This seminar, led by Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Career Development, Dr. Darlene F. Zellers,  is designed to be a call to action for doctoral students to take ownership of their career planning and professional development and highlight the importance of early career planning and professional development to all career options.

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