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Wed 4/20/2022 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) Center for Health Equity Event
Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay)
Wed 4/20/2022 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Pittsburgh, PA

Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) is the University of Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity's health promotion and disease prevention initiative in partnership with African American-owned and -operated barbershops in several Pittsburgh communities. Health professionals (including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, nutritionists, health science students), public health educators, and health organizations volunteer their time to provide screening services and health education in the barbershops.TADay takes place in April in recognition of National Minority Health Month.


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Critical Public Health Journal Club: RISK & PLEASURE

Wednesday 10/26 12:00PM - 1:30PM
4140 Public Health, Young Seminar Room

This new Critical Public Health journal club seeks to spark critical and reflexive conversations with attention to deeper social & historical contexts, ‘unintended consequences’ of intervention & research, and dynamics of power. We will also seek to identify alternative frameworks to enact in research and practice. Interdisciplinary and open to all!

October reading: Coveney, J., & Bunton, R. (2003). In pursuit of the study of pleasure: Implications for health research and practice. Health, 7(2), 161-179.


Sign-up for reminders at bit.ly/2cU5pqW.
Contact:  Dan Siconolfi, das246@pitt.edu


Future topics to include:

 

  • intervention fallout & stigma
  • critical perspectives on resilience
  • defining ‘social determinants'

 



 

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