The Center for Health Equity (CHE) in the Graduate School of Public Health (Pitt Public Health) is pleased to offer two yearly awards to qualified Pitt Public Health students doing a thesis or dissertation in the field of health equity.
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Jessica Burke, Associate Professor of BCHS, and her colleagues from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine recently had their paper, "Visual Voices: A Participatory Method for Engaging Adolescents in Research and Knowledge Transfer" published in the Clinical and Translational Sciences journal.
Marquita Smalls (MPH expected in April 2013) will become the Program Monitor in the Ryan White AIDS Grantee Office for the City of Newark, NJ.
"Social/Environmental Determinants of Diabetes and Obesity"
Tiffany Gary-Webb, PhD, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Jennifer Sloan, a first-year MPH student, receives the William T. Green Jr. Award in Public Health Studies for her project entitled "Birmingham Free Clinic Integrated Health Services Program."
Jessica Burke, Associate Professor of BCHS, and her colleagues from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health recently had their paper, "The syndemic effects of intimate partner violence, HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse on depression among low-income urban women" accepted for publication in the Journal of Urban Health .
This workbook is designed to help patients talk with their health care provider(s) about their complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use during and after their cancer care.
The committee also awarded an Honorable Mention to Laura Macia-Vergara (Anthropology) for her dissertation, titled, “Dealing with Grievances: The Latino Experience in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.”
The Center for Health Equity (CHE) is proud to announce a mini-grant for faculty who are working in partnerships with communities on a health equity issue. One competitive awards of $2,500 is available to university of Pittsburgh faculty from the Health Sciences Schools.
Jeanette M. Trauth, Ph.D., Associate Professor in BCHS, was appointed a reviewer for the Psychosocial and Behavioral Research Committee of the Cancer Control and Prevention Research Program, American Cancer Society, Inc.
Richard Garland, MSW, who directs the Pittsburgh Violence Prevention project, was recently interviewed in the Pittsburgh City Paper.
Earn $2,800-$3,000 for an eight-week internship. Program dates: June 3—July 26, 2013.
'“The word ‘disparities’ tends to only look at the differences between the incidence and prevalence of health conditions,” Moss said. “‘Inequities’ leads us look at things such as unjust policies and practices and what can be done so everyone has the opportunity to attain their full health potential.”
The Rycheck Award gives $500 to promising students pursuing an MPH degree and who are committed to the practice of public health.