REMINDER: NACCHO REQUEST FOR STUDENT VOLUNTEERS
The 2017 National Association of City and County Health Officers (NACCHO) Annual Conference, is
being held July 11–13 in Pittsburgh, PA. The theme of this year’s conference,
Public Health Revolution: Bridging Clinical Medicine and Population Health,
highlights the unique opportunity public health has to convene discussions and
efforts around population health, clinical medicine, and the management of
systems that measure health and healthcare outcomes. NACCHO will waive the
student registration fee of $375 to students who volunteers to support the
conference. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Anne-Marie Burton
Chief, Member Engagement, Outreach and Partnerships, 202.783.5550 x
HSLS FlashClasses Still On for the Summer!
Check out the calendar of free courses from the Health Sciences Library System, including Getting Systematic about your Systematic Review, Data Visualizations for Beginners, and more! ►Read more
Sign up for weekly evites announcing the series of one hour classes announced each week and covering unique topics that may be of special interest to small groups. E-mail email@example.com to sign up.
ETD Workshops Scheduled through the Summer
Learn how to format your thesis or dissertation using the University’s Microsoft Word template at any one of the upcoming workshops. They’ll also cover converting the finished Word document to PDF and submitting it for review. ►Read more to register for upcoming dates in July and August.
Copyright for Graduate Students: ETDs and Beyond
Knowledge of copyright is essential for scholarly work, beginning with your thesis or dissertation. To re-use figures and images in theses and dissertations, permissions must be obtained; however, these skills will give you a jump start for preparing future work that builds on the work of others. In this workshop, we will learn the basics of copyright in academia: your rights as an author, re-use rights of the work of others, and what you need to know about copyright and scholarship. ►Read more to register for upcoming dates in July and August.
Pittsburgh Liver Research Center- Pilot/Feasibility Grant Applications due | University of Pittsburgh Deadline
Alzheimer’s Association Scholarship | Community Deadline
Extended Diversity Experience Funding | University of Pittsburgh Deadline
Call for Abstracts: Med Ed Day | University of Pittsburgh Deadline
Graduation Deadlines and Important Dates
• The final deadline to apply for June graduation has passed.
• Schedule a paper format review with Joanne Pegher by June 19.
• The final upload and all paperwork are due on June 23.
• The official date for award of degree is June 24.
• Transcripts are available starting July 10 and diploma mailing begins July 26.
The regular deadline to apply for August Graduation has passed. Apply by June 22 with a $25 fee. July 11 is the final deadline.
A draft of your essay, thesis, or dissertation is due on July 11.
Read more at publichealth.pitt.edu/graduation.
Rescheduled! Quasar Padiath - "Nuclear Structure and Regulation of Central Nervous System Function and Disease"
Friday, September 15, noon-1 p.m., Scaife Lecture Room 6
Assistant professor of human genetics at Pitt Public Health, Padiath will give one of the Senior Vice Chancellor’s 12 at 12 lectures in September.
Call for Abstracts: Governor’s Emergency Preparedness Summit
October 2-4, Hershey, PA
A first-of-its-kind conference that will bring together people from sectors involving health, human services, emergency management and homeland security. The agencies are looking for workshop presenters who would help fit this multidisciplinary approach. If you have a project or a poster that fits any one of the four tracks, please consider submitting an abstract for your presentation. One night’s lodging and travel reimbursement expenses are available for the selected workshops. ►Read more