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Origins of Pitt Public Health's iconic "Cantini Man" sculpture, according to King Friday (VIDEO)

In charming footage from an e...
Origins of Pitt Public Health's iconic "Cantini Man" sculpture, according to King Friday (VIDEO)

In charming footage from an early episode of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," famed Pittsburgh muralist and sculptor, Virgil Cantini shares the maquette for his scientific "Man" sculpture and explains his vision for the work. The angular, larger-than-life metallic figure has adorned the Fifth Avenue ... (04/16/2018)

Dean Burke shares January letter regarding the Thomas Parran legacy

Dean Donald Burke shares his ...
Dean Burke shares January letter regarding the Thomas Parran legacy

Dean Donald Burke shares his recent letter to the chancellor's office asking for an official University review of the naming of Parran Hall, "I write to request that the Office of Diversity and Inclusion form a review committee to consider whether the name "Parran Hall" is consistent with the Unive... (02/15/2018)

OBOC: Colors of Support

COLORS OF SUPPORT! Our One Boo...
OBOC: Colors of Support

COLORS OF SUPPORT! Our One Book, One Community program presents cancer-awareness memorabilia of students, faculty, and staff in a special November display, part of this year’s communal read of Pulitzer Prize winning The Emperor of All Maladies: A biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee. (11/02/2017)

Burke: We didn’t lose the war on drugs. We surrendered.

POST-GAZETTE - In his October ...
Burke: We didn’t lose the war on drugs. We surrendered.

POST-GAZETTE - In his October 22, 2017 editorial, Dean DONALD BURKE writes, “As an epidemiologist, I’m exasperated. Facing a raging epidemic—of drug addiction and overdose deaths—we dither. Even an ounce of prevention would look good at this point. ... To bend the epidemic curve downward, we will ne... (10/23/2017)

Acceptance Journeys Pittsburgh — Pop-up photo exhibit in Harrisburg

ACCEPTANCE JOURNEYS PITTSBURGH...
Acceptance Journeys Pittsburgh — Pop-up photo exhibit in Harrisburg

ACCEPTANCE JOURNEYS PITTSBURGH is a Pitt Public Health photo-story project where community members share stories of love and acceptance for their lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) friends and family. The Pennsylvania Department of Health invited us to host a pop-up exhibit on Wednesday,... (10/18/2017)

 

Wed
3/28
Center for Health Equity Event
Legacy of Black Medical Schools and Departments in the United States exhibitLegacy of Black Medical Schools and Departments in the United States exhibit Center for Health Equity Event
Legacy of Black Medical Schools and Departments in the United States exhibit
Wed 3/28 to Mon 4/30
Falk Library of the Health Sciences

On display this April in the Falk Library's Upper Lounge, the exhibit  "Legacy of Black Medical Schools and Departments in the United States Exhibit" tells the forgotten stories of the 19 Black medical schools and departments that existed at one time in the United States. It describes the important roles Black medical schools played in the development and training of the physician workforce and why these schools are still needed today. 

Wed
4/25
IDM Dissertation Defense
Lyndsay Avery - PhD '18: Tim-3 co-stimulation promotes short-lived effector T cells, restricts... IDM Dissertation Defense
Lyndsay Avery - PhD '18: Tim-3 co-stimulation promotes short-lived effector T cells, restricts...
Wed 4/25 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Scaife Hall

Lyndsay Avery's Dissertation, Tim-3 co-stimulation promotes short-lived effector T cells, restricts memory precursors, and is dispensable for T cell exhaustion, includes findings that have significant implications for the development of anti-Tim-3 antibodies as therapeutic agents. 

Wed
4/25
HPM Workshop
*CANCELED* Current Status and Future Directions of Financial Toxicity in Cancer Treatment HPM Workshop
*CANCELED* Current Status and Future Directions of Financial Toxicity in Cancer Treatment
Wed 4/25 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Public Health A521

Fri
4/27
Center for Health Equity Workshop
Focused Writing Session Center for Health Equity Workshop
Focused Writing Session
Fri 4/27 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Public Health 1154, JHF Conference Room

Come 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. Open to all: students, community members, faculty and staff.  

Fri
4/27
Human Genetics Event
Class of 2018 Genetic Counseling Student Thesis Presentations Human Genetics Event
Class of 2018 Genetic Counseling Student Thesis Presentations
Fri 4/27 9:30AM - 11:00AM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

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