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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.
Wed
10/17
Career Services Webinar/Online Event
Writing Your Federal ResumeWriting Your Federal Resume Career Services Webinar/Online Event
Writing Your Federal Resume
Wed 10/17 10:00AM - 12:00PM


Hosted by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, this free online presentation will highlight a three-part process to assist applicants in writing their Federal resume.
Wed
10/17
Pitt Public Health Info Session/Admissions Event
Majors & Minors ExpoMajors & Minors Expo Pitt Public Health Info Session/Admissions Event
Majors & Minors Expo
Wed 10/17 11:00AM - 3:00PM
William Pitt Union

Are you or someone you know interested in a career in public health? Join us at the Majors and Minors Expo in the William Pitt Union to learn more about our programs and explore your options with Pitt Public Health! If you have any questions, please contact Renee Hill.
Wed
10/17
IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
Samantha Sanford presents on Rapid Evolution of H7N9 Highly Pathogenic Viruses that Emerged in China IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
Samantha Sanford presents on Rapid Evolution of H7N9 Highly Pathogenic Viruses that Emerged in China
Wed 10/17 12:00PM - 1:00PM
2121A Public Health

Jianzhong Shi, Guohua Deng, Shujie Ma, et al.  Rapid Evolution of H7N9 Highly Pathogenic Viruses that Emerged in China in 2017.  Cell Host & Microbe  24:558-568, 2018.
Wed
10/17
IDM MPH Journal Club
Literature Review Training IDM MPH Journal Club
Literature Review Training
Wed 10/17 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Falk Library of the Health Sciences

Barb Folb

"Literature Review Training"

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