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Taylor baked his way to first place and a book deal

PITT WIRE -  Chris Taylor (SH...
Taylor baked his way to first place and a book deal

PITT WIRE -  Chris Taylor (SHRS ’04, EPI ’10) originally started baking as a way to relax while studying at Pitt Public Health. After entering, and winning, their first competition on a whim, Taylor and husband Paul Arguin, who are both epidemiologists at the CDC, continued baking and competing as ... (09/11/2019)

Too old for president? Newman says health and fitness are better indicator than age

AP - “A healthier heart, for...
Too old for president? Newman says health and fitness are better indicator than age

AP - “A healthier heart, for example, is going to translate to a healthier brain...you can have a group of people who at age 80 are still going to work every day, doing all the stuff they need to do. We’re not very good at understanding who’s going to be able to tolerate the stress in emergency si... (09/09/2019)

Sinclair reveals that measles outbreaks could become more commonplace

FOX NEWS - Texas is the large...
Sinclair reveals that measles outbreaks could become more commonplace

FOX NEWS - Texas is the largest state by population that allows parents to not vaccinate their children for personal or religious reasons. And the number of exemptions has increased in recent years, growing from 2,300 in 2013 to 64,000 in 2016. Research led by PHDL postdoc David Sinclair found just... (09/09/2019)

Pitt ranked #18 best public college by U.S. News and World Report

“This year’s ranking position...
Pitt ranked #18 best public college by U.S. News and World Report

“This year’s ranking positions the University of Pittsburgh as a top-20 public school,” says Chancellor Patrick Gallagher. “It’s a powerful testament to our students, faculty and staff and a clear signal that our trajectory as a world leader in learning, teaching, and research is still—undeniably—o... (09/09/2019)

Praekunatham promoted to chief of Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response

Hirunwut Praekunatham (EOH, '...
Praekunatham promoted to chief of Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response

Hirunwut Praekunatham (EOH, '18) was recently promoted to chief of the Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response unit under the new Division of Occupational and Environmental Diseases in Thailand. Praekunatham's responsibilities include surveillance of environmental/occupational diseases at... (09/09/2019)

 

Mon
9/23
Center for Health Equity Conference
Grand Rounds 400 Years of Inequality: Achieving Redemption, Reconciliation, and Equity Today Center for Health Equity Conference
400 Years of Inequality: Achieving Redemption, Reconciliation, and Equity Today
Mon 9/23 8:30AM - 4:00PM
William Pitt Union

As this nation marks 400 hundred years of inequality since 1619 when the first enslaved Africans arrived in Jamestown, nationally prominent scholars and community activists join in a one-day symposium examining this American legacy. How does the racial and social oppression forced upon enslaved Africans and their descendants translate to racial inequities? And what are the remedies, successful interventions, and steps necessary for achieving equity today

Mon
9/23
Epidemiology Subclinical CVD Journal Club
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Journal Club Epidemiology Subclinical CVD Journal Club
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Journal Club
Mon 9/23 3:00PM - 4:30PM
A521 Public Health

The CVD Epidemiology journal club is a forum for scientific interaction between CVD Epidemiology training program students, collaborating faculty and other students with interest in CVD Epidemiology.

Tue
9/24
Biostatistics Seminar Series
Eli Lilly Information Session Biostatistics Seminar Series
Eli Lilly Information Session
Tue 9/24 4:00PM - 5:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Wed
9/25
Pitt Public Health Info Session
IUP Graduate School FairIUP Graduate School Fair Pitt Public Health Info Session
IUP Graduate School Fair
Wed 9/25 10:00AM - 2:00PM


Are you or someone you know interested in a career in public health? Join us at the IUP Graduate School Fair to learn about our programs and explore your options with Pitt Public Health! If you have any questions, please contact Renee Hill, rthill@pitt.edu.

Wed
9/25
HPM Workshop
CHSR Workgroup: Lauren Lin, MD Candidate HPM Workshop
CHSR Workgroup: Lauren Lin, MD Candidate
Wed 9/25 12:00PM - 1:30PM
A638 Public Health

Topic: Medicaid expansion and the Health Insurance Marketplace: effects on cancer diagnoses in the United States
Speaker: Lauren Lin, MD Candidate 2020