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Tue
4/4
Center for Global Health Application Deadline
Ford Institute for Human Security Research Grant Competition Center for Global Health Application Deadline
Ford Institute for Human Security Research Grant Competition
Tue 4/4 8:00AM to Fri 5/5 5:00PM


Click here for the guidelines for the Ford Institute for Human Security Research Grant Competition. 

Sat
4/29
Pitt Public Health Event
Celebration of Student AwardsCelebration of Student Awards Pitt Public Health Event
Celebration of Student Awards
Sat 4/29 6:30PM - 8:30PM
O'Hara Student Center

Graduates are invited regardless of whether they are selected for an award. Awardees will be notified by the school. Awardees may bring guests ($25 for guests over 10 years old). Payment for guests attending the Celebration of Student Awards must be mailed or dropped off to the Office of Student Affairs prior to the event.

Sun
4/30
Pitt Public Health Event
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Pitt Public Health Convocation
Sun 4/30 5:00PM - 8:00PM


Honoring Your Academic Achievements

Pitt Public Health's 66th Convocation honors graduates from the 2016-17 academic year. This year's speaker will be Deborah L. Birx, MD, coordinator of the United States Government Activities to Combat HIV/AIDS and the U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy. 

Graduates from June, August, December 2016 and April 2017 are invited to participate in the ceremonies. Doctoral students who will graduate in June of 2017 also may take part in the ceremony provided they've scheduled their defense in time for June graduation and their advisor notifies Mary Derkach. No tickets are required and there is no limit on the number of guests that a student can invite. 

Mon
5/1
EOH Seminar Series
Using Translational Science to Understand the Role of the Epigenome in Metals-Induced Toxicity EOH Seminar Series
Using Translational Science to Understand the Role of the Epigenome in Metals-Induced Toxicity
Mon 5/1 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Bridgeside Point - 540

Tue
5/2
Epidemiology epiBRAIN Journal Club
epiBrain Journal Club Epidemiology epiBRAIN Journal Club
epiBrain Journal Club
Tue 5/2 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Public Health 5140

The Epidemiology of Brain Resilience in Aging (e-BRAIN) program and the Claude D. Pepper Center at the University of Pittsburgh sponsor the epiBRAIN Journal club, a multidisciplinary Journal Club to explore the application of neuroimaging methods in the context of aging and population studies, with a specific focus on advances in MRI and their neuroanatomical correlates in the aging brain. The Journal Club draws on expertise in Epidemiology, Psychiatry, Psychology, Rehabilitation Sciences, Biomedical Engineering Geriatric Medicine and Neuroscience.  

Cura Zika's Turchi named to Time's 100 Most Influential People

TIME - An infectious-disease s...
Cura Zika's Turchi named to Time's 100 Most Influential People

TIME - An infectious-disease specialist in Recife, Brazil—the epicenter of the first major outbreak of Zika-associated microcephaly—CELINA TURCHI understood that local infections presented a crisis requiring global collaboration. Collaborating with the Brazilian Ministry of Health, IDM's ERNESTO MAR... (04/24/2017)

Pitt mourns passing of Nathan Hershey, retired HPM faculty member and health law pioneer

Health law pioneer and former ...
Pitt mourns passing of Nathan Hershey, retired HPM faculty member and health law pioneer

Health law pioneer and former pillar of the Pitt Public Health faculty, NATHAN (Nat) HERSHEY died on Saturday evening (4/15/17) due to complications from a fall. Nat was an irresistible champion for justice and equity and played an integral role in creating the field of health law, which regulates w... (04/19/2017)

Jennifer Silva, Expert on challenges of coal country to lecture at Pitt Public Health

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - On...
Jennifer Silva, Expert on challenges of coal country to lecture at Pitt Public Health

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - On Tuesday, Jennifer Silva, an assistant professor of sociology at Bucknell University, will share her research tales at Pitt Public Health's “One Book, One Community” lecture. Among the questions Silva is trying to answer in her research: What happens when people feel le... (04/03/2017)

Dean Burke to address "One Health, One Planet' symposium at Phipps exploring environmental impact on human health

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - On...
Dean Burke to address "One Health, One Planet' symposium at Phipps exploring environmental impact on human health

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - One expert sharing this focus on environment, disease prevention and improving health, is  DONALD BURKE, dean at the Pitt Public Health and associate vice chancellor for global health. Burke says the region still has work to do for healthier communities, “The state of our... (03/28/2017)

Anson invited to share student services wisdom with colleages at ASPPH annual meeting

We're proud of JOAN ANSON, who...
Anson invited to share student services wisdom with colleages at ASPPH annual meeting

We're proud of JOAN ANSON, who led a forum on "Student Services: Lessons Learned from the Field - Navigating Professional Growth in Student Affairs" at the ASPPH Annual Meeting in DC. It's wonderful to see our staff and faculty recognized as valuable leaders within the Association of Schools and Pro... (03/17/2017)
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