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Tue
3/28
Career Services Workshop
Professionalism and Making the Most out of Your Practicum/InternshipProfessionalism and Making the Most out of Your Practicum/Internship Career Services Workshop
Professionalism and Making the Most out of Your Practicum/Internship
Tue 3/28 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health A521

Tips on how to find a practicum, develop your professional image, and keep in touch after your practicum/internship experience is over.

Tue
3/28
Career Services Workshop
Creating a Federal Resume for Government Positions and Tips on the Application ProcessCreating a Federal Resume for Government Positions and Tips on the Application Process Career Services Workshop
Creating a Federal Resume for Government Positions and Tips on the Application Process
Tue 3/28 1:30PM - 2:30PM
Public Health A521

Join Joanna Weber, human resources specialist in workforce development and career services, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, for tips and tricks on applying to federal jobs including: creating a federal resume, formatting, and reading job announcements. 

Tue
3/28
Pitt Public Health Reception
Chicago Alumni Reception at ACHEChicago Alumni Reception at ACHE Pitt Public Health Reception
Chicago Alumni Reception at ACHE
Tue 3/28 6:30PM - 10:00PM


Pitt Public Health alumni from the Chicago area, HPM alumni visiting for the 2017 ACHE Congress, and guests are invited to a cocktail reception at the Palmer House Hilton, Spire Room, 6th floor, 17 E. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60603

Visit with faculty, fellow alumni, and current students and hear the latest on the research and programs happening on campus. Attendance at the ACHE Congress is not required. If you know of other Pitt Public Health alumni who will be in the area, bring them along. Please click to RSVP.


Wed
3/29
Pitt Public Health Lecture
Grand Rounds Lauren Hughes - "Pennsylvania Department of Health's Rural Health Initiative" Pitt Public Health Lecture
Lauren Hughes - "Pennsylvania Department of Health's Rural Health Initiative"
Wed 3/29 11:30AM - 12:30PM
Public Health A215

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is exploring an innovative budgeting process to help save some of our rural hospitals in danger of closing. Losing these hospitals would remove access to health care and public health services for many, worsening the health of the state. 

Presented by Lauren Hughes, MD, MPH, MSc, FAAFP, a practicing family physician and deputy secretary for health innovation, PA Dept. of Health. 


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)

Work by Cura Zika's Sadovsky leads to confirmation that the human placenta is most vulnerable to Zika in first trimester

MEDICALRESEARCH.COM - Work by ...
Work by Cura Zika's Sadovsky leads to confirmation that the human placenta is most vulnerable to Zika in first trimester

MEDICALRESEARCH.COM - Work by collaborator YOEL SADOVSKY, scientific board advisor for our CURA ZIKA initiative, finds that the mature placenta was likely to be resistant to infection. His work led to recent research confirmation that the greatest vulnerability to Zika is in the first trimester. (03/16/2017)

HUGEN's Feingold studies how genes influence facial appearance

INSIDEUPMC - Senior associate ...
HUGEN's Feingold studies how genes influence facial appearance

INSIDEUPMC - Senior associate dean, geneticist, and biostatistician ELEANOR FEINGOLD contributed to this interdisciplinary research team's findings: measures of eye, nose, and facial breadth could be associated with genetic variants in certain regions of the genome. In several of these regions, gene... (03/08/2017)

AJPH focuses on academic public health and the firearm crisis

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEA...
AJPH focuses on academic public health and the firearm crisis

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH -  In its March 2017 edition, AJPH takes a closer look at academic public health and the firearm crisis. Click to view featured articles and plan to attend the Food for Thought screening and discussion of Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA   on Thursday, 2... (02/20/2017)

CDC’s canceled climate change conference is back on — thanks to Al Gore (and APHA)

THE WASHINGTON POST - It turns...
CDC’s canceled climate change conference is back on — thanks to Al Gore (and APHA)

THE WASHINGTON POST - It turns out there will be a conference in Atlanta this week about climate change and its effects on public health. It just won’t have the federal government behind it. "[Gore] called me and we talked about it and we said, ‘There’s still a void and still a need.’ We said, ‘Le... (02/13/2017)
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