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Food For Thought
The Food for Thought Series brings together the entire Pitt Public Health community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni for thoughtful discussion of today's issues--over food! 


Thu 9/27/2018 1:30PM - 2:30PM
The Business of Humanity Project - John C. Camillus
2121C Public Health

The Business of Humanity Project ( focuses on business models that incorporate social benefit while improving business viability and profit. After briefly addressing the empirical evidence that supports this radical proposition, the talk by John C. Camillus, Professor of Strategic Management (KATZ), will describe an ongoing demonstration project seeking to innovatively, synergistically and profitably address health and energy needs of relatively disadvantaged communities in Pittsburgh and India. Discussion on improving the Project's approach and potential ways to involve Pitt Public Health will follow. 


Pitt Public Health Food for Thought

Grand Rounds Peter Salk - Polio Eradication: Prospects and Progress

Wednesday 1/18 5:45PM - 7:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

How can we complete the eradication of polio? Dr. Peter Salk will share his thoughts in a Food for Thought lecture on the challenges of eliminating the world's last few cases of polio. The son of Dr. Jonas Salk--who invented the polio vaccine introduced in 1955--Dr. Peter Salk is director and president of the Jonas Salk Legacy Foundation and a visiting professor in IDM. Learn more in this interview by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Can't make it in person? Watch the lecture on Facebook LIVE at

Part of the Office of Student Affairs' Food for Thought Series, designed to bring the Pitt Public Health community together for thoughtful discussion of today's issues - over food! Events are open to faculty, staff, and students.

Last Updated On Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by Borkowski, Matthew Gerard
Created On Friday, December 09, 2016


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