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Youk elected to International Statistical Institute

Congratulations to BIOSTATS p...
Youk elected to International Statistical Institute

Congratulations to BIOSTATS professor, Ada Youk, PhD, who was recently elected to the International Statistical Institute (ISI). The ISI Mission is to lead, support and promote the understanding, development and good practice of statistics worldwide, by providing the core global network for statist... (10/09/2018)

Zimmerman explains a myth about the flu shot

BUSTLE - Though many people d...
Zimmerman explains a myth about the flu shot

BUSTLE - Though many people do not understand the safety and efficacy of the flu shot, it is the best protection against the dangerous infection. In fact, many of the rumored side effects you've probably heard about the flu vaccine are actually not true at all. Some people claim the flu shot can me... (10/08/2018)

Gellad on the battle to control drug costs with new patent laws

KAISER HEALTH NEWS - As congr...
Gellad on the battle to control drug costs with new patent laws

KAISER HEALTH NEWS - As congressional action seems increasingly unlikely, two approaches offer another possible path forward. The first is known as “march-in rights.” The second is generally referred to as Section 1498 because of its location in the U.S. Code. They are “already part of a law that i... (10/08/2018)

Burke updates Pitt Public Health community on state of the opioid epidemic (VIDEO)

Dean Donald S. Burke's third...
Burke updates Pitt Public Health community on state of the opioid epidemic (VIDEO)

Dean Donald S. Burke's third annual address to the school on the state of the nation's opioid overdose epidemic looks at one of the most pressing issues facing our region. Burke highlights his team's research recently published in  Science  ( Changing dynamics of the drug overdose epidemic in t... (10/04/2018)

Byrnes, Niemczyk, Mendez appointed to governor’s maternal mortality review committee

CAROLYN BYRNES (EPI ‘11), NAN...
Byrnes, Niemczyk, Mendez appointed to governor’s maternal mortality review committee

CAROLYN BYRNES (EPI ‘11), NANCY NIEMCZYK (EPI ‘14), and EPI's DARA MENDEZ are to serve in a new effort to collect information to investigate and disseminate findings related to maternal deaths. “With the alarming rate of maternal deaths in Pennsylvania, establishing this committee will help take im... (10/04/2018)

 

Sat
10/13
Center for Global Health Event
International WeekInternational Week Center for Global Health Event
International Week
Sat 10/13 to Fri 10/19


Join the University of Pittsburgh as it celebrates International Week across campus.
Tue
10/16
Career Services Workshop
Navigating a Career Fair and Networking with EmployersNavigating a Career Fair and Networking with Employers Career Services Workshop
Navigating a Career Fair and Networking with Employers
Tue 10/16 11:00AM - 12:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Join us for tips and advice on networking at the 2018 Pitt Public Health Career Fair and beyond, including how to conduct employer research, preparing an elevator speech, contacting and following up with employers, and more. Register in advance on Pitt Bridges.
Tue
10/16
IDM Seminar Series
Beyond MANAs: The Utility of FEST Assays in Infectious Diseases IDM Seminar Series
Beyond MANAs: The Utility of FEST Assays in Infectious Diseases
Tue 10/16 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

Kellie Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor
Division of Cancer Immunology
Department of Oncology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Tue
10/16
Career Services Event
Science 2018 Career Symposium: Exploring Your Passions and Recognizing Your PotentialScience 2018 Career Symposium: Exploring Your Passions and Recognizing Your Potential Career Services Event
Science 2018 Career Symposium: Exploring Your Passions and Recognizing Your Potential
Tue 10/16 3:00PM - 5:00PM
University Club - Ballroom B

Dr. Rob Rutenbar, Senior Vice Chancellor for Research will provide practical input to help graduate students discover employment opportunities in today’s job market. Following his presentation, participants will have the opportunity to interact with a variety of local professionals from science-related fields who will lead round table discussions about career prospects in a range of employment settings such as academia, industry, government, and nonprofit organizations.

Tue
10/16
Pitt Public Health Workshop
Pitt Toastmaster Meeting Pitt Public Health Workshop
Pitt Toastmaster Meeting
Tue 10/16 5:30PM - 6:30PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

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