On Wednesday, May 3, a crane will be setup on N. Bouquet Street remove rooftop equipment starting at 8AM. PJD, Pitt parking, and Benedum Hall Alleyway access may also be affected.
Thursday, May 4 at 1:00 AM
CourseWeb will be unavailable during this maintenance period. Access to My Pitt Video will also be unavailable during this time. The systems will be returned to service earlier if work is completed ahead of schedule. Contact the Technology Help Desk at 412-624-HELP  with questions.
September 29 deadline
Are you going abroad this summer for a global health related practicum, trip, or project? Don’t forget to take photos for the Center for Global Health Photo Contest! Up to 3 winners will receive a $100 prize. ►Read more
This is the final registration date for Summer 2017 term (2177). The final registration deadline for additional Summer sessions are the following: 12 Week: May 15, 6Week1: May 15, 6Week2: June 26. Continuing students must pay a late fee between May 8 and May 19. Add or drop classes until May 19.
Friday, April 28, 2017, 12-1pm G23 Parran Auditorium
Distinguished population geneticist Sarah Tishkoff is the David and Lyn Silfen University Professor in Genetics and Biology at the University of Pennsylvania, holding appointments in the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Tishkoff studies genomic and phenotypic variation in ethnically diverse Africans. Her research combines field work, laboratory research, and computational methods to examine African population history and how genetic variation can affect a wide range of practical issues. Reception to follow.
Monday, May 1. 12-1pm. Bridgeside Point- 540.
Presented by Rebecca Fry, PhD, Associate Professor, Director, UNC Superfund Research Program, Director, Graduate Studies, Curriculum in Toxicology, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.
Thursday, May 4 12:00 PM. Bridgeside Point 540, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Presented by Stephanie Lovinsky-Desir, MD, MS. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center, New York.
Wednesday, May 10. 9am -4pm. University Club.
The Provost's Diversity Institute for Faculty Development invites faculty to a full day Transformative Intergroup Dialogue learning experience. Designed to provide an experiential introduction and provide an opportunity to practice dialogue facilitation skills, support faculty who may wish to create and institutionalize Intergroup Dialogue in their units, departments or schools at the University of Pittsburgh and more! This workshop will be useful for people with varying levels of knowledge and experience with Transformative Intergroup Dialogue. A light breakfast & lunch will be provided. ►Read more
For other upcoming events from the Provost's Diversity Institute for Faculty Development, visit publichealth.pitt.edu/professionaldevelopmentworkshops.
June 26-30, 2017, at Drexel's Dornsife School of Public Health
Four short courses in urban health are being offered at Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health, June 26-30, 2017. Early bird registration discount is half-off until April 30th. This is a great opportunity to dive into a public health topic and learn practical skills in a condensed format. Courses are held every day for one week either in the mornings or the afternoons. Please see the Summer Institute website for more information.
The Urban Health Collaborative at the Dornsife School of Public Health will host its second Urban Health Symposium, “Reimagining Health in Cities: from Local to Global,” September 7-8, 2017. Please see the symposium website for more information and to register.
Gellad comments on the hype of cancer cure claims
Tishkoff delivers the 14th Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture
Zimmerman and Nowalk suggest there may still be a place for the nasal flu vaccine
Bodnar receives outstanding alumnus award from UNC Chapel Hill
Visit publichealth.pitt.edu/calendar for a detailed, searchable list of events at Pitt Public Health.Preview major upcoming events for the term (PDF).
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Click here for the guidelines for the Ford Institute for Human Security Research Grant Competition.
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 the future work that builds on the work of others. In this workshop, 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.
Deadline to apply: May 3
The QI2T Health Innovators Fellowship is a series of learning sessions coupled with a competition designed to allow you to work closely with mentors and a multidisciplinary team to create and present a future health technology visual to a panel of judges for an opportunity to win $5,000. To apply, click here
Marquis Hawkins, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences
Continuing students must pay a late fee between May 8 and May 19. Add or drop classes until May 19.
This day is designed to:
-Provide an experiential introduction to Transformative Intergroup Dialogue (TIGD).
-Provide an opportunity to practice dialogue facilitation skills.
-Support faculty who may wish to create and institutionalize Intergroup Dialogue in their units, departments or schools at the University of Pittsburgh.
-Provide dialogic tools for faculty and staff who may wish to use them in other types of courses and programs.
-Build a cohort of individuals who share a common language and understanding regarding Intergroup Dialogue and similar educational strategies.
-Engage participants in exercises that demonstrate the use of TIGD and that invite self and group exploration regarding intergroup issues.
This workshop will be useful for people with varying levels of knowledge and experience with Transformative Intergroup Dialogue.
University Club, Conference Room A
Speakers: Erika Gold Kestenberg and Mario C. Browne of the Pitt Intergroup Dialogue Collaborative at the University of Pittsburgh
O’Hara Student Center Ballroom (2nd Floor)
Speakers: Gerald Dickinson (Pitt School of Law), Lori Delale-O’Connor (Pitt Center for Urban Education), Elizabeth Votruba-Drzal (Pitt Dept. of Psychology), and Ken Regal (Just Harvest)
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