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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)

Commons Cafe grand opening!

This morning we enjoyed the Co...
Commons Cafe grand opening!

This morning we enjoyed the Commons Cafe Grand Opening, with none more excited than Dean Burke! Have you checked out the offerings? So good to have a welcoming place to connect and collaborate! (09/08/2017)

Bridging the Gaps Pittsburgh celebrates 20 years of promoting health in underserved communities (video)

Celebrating 20 years of servic...
Bridging the Gaps Pittsburgh celebrates 20 years of promoting health in underserved communities (video)

Celebrating 20 years of service, BRIDGING THE GAPS PITTSBURGH has focused on promoting health in underserved communities while training future health and social service professionals. More than 350 community health interns have collaborated with 58 community partners to provide over 10,255 days of s... (08/11/2017)

Burke keynotes for Allegheny County Overdose Prevention Coalition

On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, D...
Burke keynotes for Allegheny County Overdose Prevention Coalition

On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, Dean DONALD S. BURKE addressed members of the Allegheny County Overdose Prevention Coalition at their 2017 Summer Conference. The conference theme was New Perspectives on the Opioid Crisis, and Burke’s keynote address was titled Forcasting and Deflecting the Opioid Epide... (07/19/2017)

Pitt Public Health partners with state to destroy leftover prescription opioids

PITTSBURGH POST GAZETTE - Penn...
Pitt Public Health partners with state to destroy leftover prescription opioids

PITTSBURGH POST GAZETTE - Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro hopes that destroying unused pills will help curb the state’s opioid epidemic. The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health will be assessing the distribution of 300,000 drug-deactivation pouches in partnership wit... (07/11/2017)

 

Sun
10/22
HPM Conference
Society for Medical Decision Making 2017 Annual Meeting Society for Medical Decision Making 2017 Annual Meeting HPM Conference
Society for Medical Decision Making 2017 Annual Meeting
Sun 10/22 to Wed 10/25
Pittsburgh, PA

Taking place at the Wyndham Grand Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh, the Society for Medical Decision Making's 2017 Annual Meeting will explore themes to ensure the credibility and usability of our Society’s efforts and to promote our vision of an integrated approach to health care decision making, through wise use and thoughtful communication of data. With scientific advancement is increasingly dependent on complex data systems (the present-day giant), robust procedures are necessary to ensure that insights from data are not obscured from future scientists and real-time users but are used to enhance medical decision making and advance policy formation.
Mon
10/23
IDM Seminar Series
Ivona Pandrea, MD, PhD IDM Seminar Series
Ivona Pandrea, MD, PhD
Mon 10/23 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

Ivona Pandrea, MD, PhD
Professor
Center for Vaccine Research
Department of Pathology
University of Pittsburgh


"Causes and Consequences of SIV-Related

Immune Activation/Inflammation"


Mon
10/23
Professional Development Event
Tools for Creating Personalized Learning (Pitt UCTL)Tools for Creating Personalized Learning (Pitt UCTL) Professional Development Event
Tools for Creating Personalized Learning (Pitt UCTL)
Mon 10/23 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Hillman Library

This workshop will be held in the Hillman Library Digital Scholarship Commons, on the ground floor.

This workshop will demonstrate several tools for creating simulations, personalized learning and mastery learning modules using Blackboard, Qualtrics and VPSim. Using these tools, you can create innovative online and blended learning experiences for your students that allow them to work at their own pace to master content, use formative assessments to personalize their learning path, and participate in rich simulations that encourage active learning and decision-making. To get the most out of this session, attendees should have a basic working knowledge of Blackboard and Qualtrics. (For an introduction to Qualtrics, please register for our Qualtrics Survey System workshop on August 7September 5 or October 3.) 

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits of personalized learning and simulations in the classroom
  • Use advanced adaptive release and achievements in Blackboard
  • Use the Survey Flow and Embedded Data to create branching in Qualtrics
  • Request a VPSim account and build a basic simulation
Tue
10/24
BCHS Seminar Series
Opioid and Heroin Epidemics in Transition BCHS Seminar Series
Opioid and Heroin Epidemics in Transition
Tue 10/24 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Public Health A521

Tue
10/24
Pitt Public Health Recruitment Event
Free Public Health Graduate School FairFree Public Health Graduate School Fair Pitt Public Health Recruitment Event
Free Public Health Graduate School Fair
Tue 10/24 5:30PM - 7:30PM


Know somebody considering a career in public health? Meet reps from Pitt Public Health School and other CEPH-accredited schools, and ask a SOPHAS team member about the application process all at the same location! This event will be held at Boston University, on Tuesday October 24th from 5:30-7:30 pm

Register at www.facebook.com/events/1865905753682266

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