Visit us during Open House on Friday November 7th! Learn firsthand the benefits and opportunities that come with a great education at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Hear from deans, administrators, faculty, staff, and current students as they guide you through an overview of Pitt Public Health!
10 a.m. Registration and Refreshments
Pre-Event Session: Focus on Certificates*
10:30 a.m. Welcome and Overview with presentations from:
Stephen Wisniewski, PhD
Senior Associate Dean
Afifa Irani (tentative)
Student Government Association President
Cindy Bryce, PhD
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Eleanor Feingold, PhD
Associate Dean for Education
Financial Aid Information
Mary Derkach, JD
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Joan Anson, MS Ed
Director of Career Services
Karrie Lukin, BA
11:45 a.m. Information Marketplace
- with representatives and Information from departments, certificates, centers, student organizations.
12:30 p.m. Departmental Sessions
- with faculty, staff, and students.
2 p.m. Student Panel
- with representatives from student organizations and other current students.
The available pre-event morning sessions are as follows:
- prepares students for occupations in public health, health care, and affiliated fields that increasingly demand interdisciplinary and international thinking skills and competence in responding to challenges brought on by a dynamic global environment.
- focuses on the systemic root causes of health disparities, focusing specifically on racial and ethnic health disparities. This certificate program provides students with an academic foundation for eliminating racial and ethnic disparities through community-based interventions, mobilizing communities where disparities exist, advocating for healthy public policy, and for culturally tailoring interventions that are appropriate to each specific population.
LGBT Individuals' Health and Wellness
- focuses on a public health perspective on social, cultural, and individual factors that influence the health and well-being of LGBT communities. This certificate program is designed for students who are seeking to develop skills necessary to identify, analyze, and address health issues of the LGBT communities.
Agenda subject to change. Program will be over around 3 p.m.
Check out these helpful links for information about the city, maps and directions, parking, and where to stay:
Information about the City of Pittsburgh
*Note: The O’Hara and Soldiers and Sailors garages are the closest to us.
to register for the event.
Contact Caitlin McCullough
, 412-624-3646, with questions about Open House.
**Accepted Applicants Day will be held on March 20th 2015**
More information will be coming soon!