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Scott appointed director of Biostatistics Division, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

JOHN SCOTT (BIOST '08) was re...
Scott appointed director of Biostatistics Division, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

JOHN SCOTT (BIOST '08) was recently appointed as the director of the Division of Biostatistics at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research. In this role, Scott leads a group of 35 biostatisticians responsible for statistical aspects of the regulatory evalu... (10/22/2018)

Turning ideas into transformative action: Pitt Public Health students selected as Future Health Leaders

Complex health issues are eas...
Turning ideas into transformative action: Pitt Public Health students selected as Future Health Leaders

Complex health issues are easy to determine, but finding solutions can be challenging. Three Pitt Public Health students, ASHLEY SIMENSON (EPI ’19), JESSICA SALERNO (IDM ’20), and KAITLYN SAAL-RIDPATH (HPM ’20) were chosen as part of the inaugural class of Future Health Leaders and will present the... (10/18/2018)

Simenson, Salerno, Saal-Ridpath selected for future health leaders program

PITT WIRE - Three students fr...
Simenson, Salerno, Saal-Ridpath selected for future health leaders program

PITT WIRE - Three students from Pitt Public Health were selected for the inaugural class of The Milken Institute’s Future Health Leaders Program. The students, ASHLEY SIMENSON (EPI '19), JESSICA SALERNO (IDM '20), and KAITLYN SAAL-RIDPATH (HPM '20), are among a dozen of fellows selected nationwid... (10/18/2018)

Alcohol screening tests fail to work in RYGB patients

BARIATRIC NEWS - People who u...
Alcohol screening tests fail to work in RYGB patients

BARIATRIC NEWS - People who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery are at increased risk for alcohol-related problems and common screening tools that help physicians identify patients at high risk for alcohol use disorder fail to work well in this population, according to a new study. EPI's WENDY... (10/17/2018)

First Vice Chancellor for Science Policy and Research Strategies Named

@PITT - Michael Holland has b...
First Vice Chancellor for Science Policy and Research Strategies Named

@PITT - Michael Holland has been named Pitt's first-ever vice chancellor for science policy and research strategies. Holland’s responsibilities will include the development and implementation of University research policies and of strategies to support collaborations across the sciences, medicine, ... (10/17/2018)

 

Mon
10/22
Pitt Public Health Notice
REES Environmental Systems annual maintenance (revised dates) Pitt Public Health Notice
REES Environmental Systems annual maintenance (revised dates)
Mon 10/22 to Fri 10/26
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

The annual maintenance of the Pitt Public Health REES Environmental System will take place starting on October 22 and should last 4-5 days.  All freezers/equipment on the system should be wiped down/sanitized and unlocked so that the technicians will be able to access the probes and provide proper calibration. 
Tue
10/23
Pitt Public Health Info Session/Admissions Event
Cheyney University Graduate School Fair Pitt Public Health Info Session/Admissions Event
Cheyney University Graduate School Fair
Tue 10/23 10:00AM - 2:00PM


Are you or someone you know interested in a career in public health? Join us at Cheyney University to learn more about our programs and explore your options with Pitt Public Health. If you have any questions, please contact Renee Hill.
Tue
10/23
Pitt Public Health Workshop
CPR - AED training class Pitt Public Health Workshop
CPR - AED training class
Tue 10/23 10:00AM - 1:00PM
A312 Public Health

A CPR-AED training class will be held in A312 Crabtree on 10/23/2018 starting at 11 a.m.  The cost for the training is $30 payable by cash or check.  This covers your Red Cross certification for two years.  As slots are limited, please email ostroski@pitt.edu to register by 10/19/2018.
Tue
10/23
HPM Seminar Series
Safety net hospitals and the financial impact of Medicaid expansion – David Wallace, Pitt Medicine HPM Seminar Series
Safety net hospitals and the financial impact of Medicaid expansion – David Wallace, Pitt Medicine
Tue 10/23 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A622 Public Health

Tue
10/23
Professional Development Event
Active Learning with Top Hat Active Learning with Top Hat Professional Development Event
Active Learning with Top Hat
Tue 10/23 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Alumni Hall

Top Hat's student engagement software is now available for all faculty and students at Pitt to use free of charge. With Top Hat, you can create your own interactive textbook or use existing open educaitonal resources (OERs), poll and quiz students during lectures, and create assignments to be done outside of class. Top Hat integrates with Blackboard and can be used with all mobile, laptop and desktop platforms.

During this session, we will explore its capabilities and answer your questions about this exciting new resource.

Registration for University Center for Teaching and Learning workshops is mandatory. Registering for workshops ensures the distribution of pre-workshop materials and helps maintain the integrity of our attendance records.

If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact us at workshops@teaching.pitt.edu in advance.

Location: Alumni Hall Room B26

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