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Taylor baked his way to first place and a book deal

PITT WIRE -  Chris Taylor (SH...
Taylor baked his way to first place and a book deal

PITT WIRE -  Chris Taylor (SHRS ’04, EPI ’10) originally started baking as a way to relax while studying at Pitt Public Health. After entering, and winning, their first competition on a whim, Taylor and husband Paul Arguin, who are both epidemiologists at the CDC, continued baking and competing as ... (09/11/2019)

Too old for president? Newman says health and fitness are better indicator than age

AP - “A healthier heart, for...
Too old for president? Newman says health and fitness are better indicator than age

AP - “A healthier heart, for example, is going to translate to a healthier brain...you can have a group of people who at age 80 are still going to work every day, doing all the stuff they need to do. We’re not very good at understanding who’s going to be able to tolerate the stress in emergency si... (09/09/2019)

Sinclair reveals that measles outbreaks could become more commonplace

FOX NEWS - Texas is the large...
Sinclair reveals that measles outbreaks could become more commonplace

FOX NEWS - Texas is the largest state by population that allows parents to not vaccinate their children for personal or religious reasons. And the number of exemptions has increased in recent years, growing from 2,300 in 2013 to 64,000 in 2016. Research led by PHDL postdoc David Sinclair found just... (09/09/2019)

Pitt ranked #18 best public college by U.S. News and World Report

“This year’s ranking position...
Pitt ranked #18 best public college by U.S. News and World Report

“This year’s ranking positions the University of Pittsburgh as a top-20 public school,” says Chancellor Patrick Gallagher. “It’s a powerful testament to our students, faculty and staff and a clear signal that our trajectory as a world leader in learning, teaching, and research is still—undeniably—o... (09/09/2019)

Praekunatham promoted to chief of Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response

Hirunwut Praekunatham (EOH, '...
Praekunatham promoted to chief of Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response

Hirunwut Praekunatham (EOH, '18) was recently promoted to chief of the Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response unit under the new Division of Occupational and Environmental Diseases in Thailand. Praekunatham's responsibilities include surveillance of environmental/occupational diseases at... (09/09/2019)

 

Fri
9/20
IDM Event
35th Anniversary of the Pitt Men's Study IDM Event
35th Anniversary of the Pitt Men's Study
Fri 9/20 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Join IDM to commemorate this NIH-funded study that has been ongoing in Pittsburgh since 1984, following approximately 3,000 men to gather information on the epidemiology, virology, immunology, and pathology of HIV. Featuring remarks by PI's Charles Rinaldo and Jeremy Martinson, plus presentations by national experts highlighting the history and future of this important study. 

Fri
9/20
Center for Health Equity Lecture
Grand Rounds Engaging "Hard-to-Reach" Communities in Research through Community Resident Research Teams Center for Health Equity Lecture
Engaging "Hard-to-Reach" Communities in Research through Community Resident Research Teams
Fri 9/20 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

Fri
9/20
Human Genetics Seminar Series
Development of Therapeutic Genome Engineering in Rare Genetic Diseases - Dwi Kemaladewi Human Genetics Seminar Series
Development of Therapeutic Genome Engineering in Rare Genetic Diseases - Dwi Kemaladewi
Fri 9/20 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

Fri
9/20
Epidemiology Journal Club
Epidemiological Methods Journal Club Epidemiology Journal Club
Epidemiological Methods Journal Club
Fri 9/20 1:00PM - 3:00PM
5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room

The Epidemiological Methods Journal Club meets weekly to discuss papers related to the foundations of the causal inference framework and new epidemiologic methods.

Mon
9/23
Center for Health Equity Conference
Grand Rounds 400 Years of Inequality: Achieving Redemption, Reconciliation, and Equity Today Center for Health Equity Conference
400 Years of Inequality: Achieving Redemption, Reconciliation, and Equity Today
Mon 9/23 8:30AM - 4:00PM
William Pitt Union

As this nation marks 400 hundred years of inequality since 1619 when the first enslaved Africans arrived in Jamestown, nationally prominent scholars and community activists join in a one-day symposium examining this American legacy. How does the racial and social oppression forced upon enslaved Africans and their descendants translate to racial inequities? And what are the remedies, successful interventions, and steps necessary for achieving equity today