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BCHS's Mary Hawk recognized with 2016 Craig Teaching Award

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Assistant Professor, Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Mary Hawk  (BCHS '__, '__) was recognized with the Craig Teaching Award at 2016 Convocation.  Presented annually to a nominee selected by students and past honorees, this award for faculty excellence in teaching and mentoring was established by alumnus James L. Craig, MD, (MPH '63).    

JHF Patient Safety Fellowship - Applications Due 4/25

This fellowship is designed to foster the next generation of healthcare leaders in quality through introduction to PRHI’s Perfecting Patient methodology. 

Students Binge Drink Less in Locales with More Affirmative LGBTQ School Climates

Both heterosexual and gay/lesbian students report less binge alcohol consumption when living in states or cities that have greater proportions of schools with programs and policies that support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, according to new research from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. 

The Evans Fellowship program is now accepting applications!

Looking to become a leader? Want a deeper focus on social justice, communication, management, community organizing, and grant writing skills to add to your public health toolbox?  

BCHS Doctoral Student Studies Bullying in Sexual Minorities

Robert Coulter will have his research on bullying and how it affects sexual-minority youth development published in an upcoming issue of the American Journal of Public Health.  

Evans Fellowship - $10,000 towards MPH/MSW

Looking to become a leader? Want a deeper focus on social justice, communication, management, community organizing, and grant writing skills to add to your public health toolbox? Find out how the Evans Fellowship can provide $10,000 towards your MPH/MSW joint degree by contacting  Dr. Mark Friedman at msf11@pitt.edu   

How Do We Agree On What “Good” Patient Studies Look Like?

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It seems intuitive: Want to do a good study to improve patient care? Then use real-world evidence to find out what works and what doesn’t – and how to fix it. But without common standards for conducting such studies it can be difficult to gather the support needed to make research-based changes. Sally Morton , Ph.D., professor and chair of biostatistics at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and director of the Compara... 

New Course Announcement- BCHS 2515 Worksite Health Promotion

BCHS 2515: Worksite Health Promotion, Dr. Elizabeth Felter, Thursdays 11-1, 2 Credits, Spring 2016  

Pitt study looks at HIV+ older adults leading healthy lives

Ron Stall, PhD, Professor in BCHS and Director of the Center for LGBT Health Research, was featured in the Pittsburgh Trib Total Media for his HIV study.  

Interdisciplinary Latino Research Network (ILRI)

The Center for Health Equity has initiated a mentoring and networking program for faculty and students who are Latino or are interested in working in Latino health.  

Evans Fellowship

Looking to become a leader? Want a deeper focus on social justice, communication, management, community organizing, and grant writing skills to add to your public health toolbox? 

Fellow Students and Staff, Please Help with Evaluation Study

Pitt Public Health students, staff, and alumni, Help is needed for an evaluation study. If you have time, please read description, watch a short video, and take the survey below. 

BCHS Faculty Assist with ACHD HATS Study

Drs. Ed Ricci and Todd Bear, faculty in the BCHS Institute for Evaluation Science in Community Health, have recently partnered with ACHD and UPMC on an adolescent health survey. 

BCHS Faculty Assist with ACHD HATS Study

Drs. Ed Ricci and Todd Bear, faculty in the BCHS Institute for Evaluation Science in Community Health, have recently partnered with ACHD and UPMC on an adolescent health survey.  

Research on marijuana dispensaries and hospitalization

People who live in areas with a higher density of marijuana dispensaries experience a greater number of hospitalizations involving marijuana abuse and dependence. 

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