Applying for December Graduation?
September 25 ($15 Fee) Deadline
November 21 ($35 Fee) Deadline
You must apply to graduate by completing an application for graduation (PDF – form must be printed in landscape orientation) and a prior degree form (PDF) and submitting them to the Pitt Public Health Office of Student Affairs, A519 Crabtree. Late fees must be paid by check or money order payable to the “University of Pittsburgh” and be submitted with the application. Contact Joanne Pegher with questions. Note: Dates for applying for April graduation are not yet available. ►Read more
Check out the ETD workshops available from the the University Library System - formatting and copyright workshops available all year! See publichealth.pitt.edu/graduation for current dates!
Your Voice, Your Story, Your Future: How Latino Youth Voice Shapes Programming in Pittsburgh
Friday, September 15, 2-3 p.m., A521 Crabtree
Center for Health Equity invites all persons to a presentation by Tracy Medrano about life stories told by Latino Youth. This is a project of Casa San Jose, a community resource center that advocates for and empowers Latinos by promoting integration and self-sufficiency. Light refreshments provided.
Doctoral Student Organization (DSO) Welcome Back
Thursday, September 21, 5-7 p.m., Peter's Pub
The DSO would like to invite all PhD students, new or old, from any department at Pitt Public Health to their annual Welcome Back Social gathering at Peter's Pub, 116 Oakland Ave. 1 free drink and free food will be provided. Students must be age 21 or old. Bring your ID. Contact Antonella Marrocco for more information.
Center for Race and Social Problems Series
These talks provide an opportunity for faculty, students, and community members to engage in race-related discussions of mutual interest.Lunch is provided; registration is not required. All lectures are from 12 noon to 1:30 pm in the School of Social Work Conference Center: Room 2017 of the Cathedral of Learning; 4200 Fifth Avenue in Pittsburgh. Please contact Center Administrative Assistant Marita Johnson (412-624-7382) with any questions. Upcoming topics include Toxic Inequality and Parental human-capital, low skilled jobs, and racial disparities in child poverty in immigrant families. ►Read more
A Night with the Physician General: Current Topics in LGBTQ Health and the Opioid Epidemic in PA
Thursday, September 28, 6:30-9 p.m., G23 Public Health Auditorium
Dr. Rachel Levine, physician general and acting secretary of health for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,will speak about health topics in the LGBTQ community, and about her background as a transgender physician. Levine will also discuss the ongoing opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania and her efforts to combat this issue. ►Read more
Mark Your Calendar
Women in Science and Medicine Forum
Tuesday, October 3-4, University Club
Building career success and satisfaction. A collaboration between Arts and Sciences, Dental Medicine, Engineering, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Social Work. ►Read more
Modeling the Opioid Epidemic
September 18 registration deadline for event Monday, October 2, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., University Club
A one-day, national workshop focused on computational modeling and the opioid epidemic. Experts in computational modeling, substance abuse, and addiction will discuss their research and best practices in response to the national opioid crisis. Two plenary speakers, Carlos Blanco (Director, Division of Epidemiology, Services, and Prevention, NIDA) and Sarah Bacon (Behavioral Scientist, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC), will present, and three additional workshops will feature speakers and panel-led discussions on the modeling efforts at the scales of biological, human, and population health. There is no cost for this workshop. A continental breakfast and buffet lunch will be provided. ►Register
epiBRAIN Journal Club
The Epidemiology of Brain Resilience in Aging (e-BRAIN) program and the Claude D. Pepper Center at the University of Pittsburgh sponsor the epiBRAIN Journal club, a multidisciplinary Journal Club to explore the application of neuroimaging methods in the context of aging and population studies, with a specific focus on advances in MRI and their neuroanatomical correlates in the aging brain. The Journal Club draws on expertise in Epidemiology, Psychiatry, Psychology, Rehabilitation Sciences, Biomedical Engineering Geriatric Medicine and Neuroscience. The journal club generally meets the first Thursday of the month from 1-2 p.m. Contact Beth Saaban for more information.
Global Health Day
Thursday October 12, 5-8 p.m.
This year's Global Health Day will feature poster presentations and keynote speaker, Vicente Y. Belizario, Jr. A former undersecretary in the Philippines Department of Health, Dr. Belizario is a professor in the College of Public Health at the University of the Philippines, Manila. ►Read more