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OBOC: Colors of Support

COLORS OF SUPPORT! Our One Boo...
OBOC: Colors of Support

COLORS OF SUPPORT! Our One Book, One Community program presents cancer-awareness memorabilia of students, faculty, and staff in a special November display, part of this year’s communal read of Pulitzer Prize winning The Emperor of All Maladies: A biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee. (11/02/2017)

Burke: We didn’t lose the war on drugs. We surrendered.

POST-GAZETTE - In his October ...
Burke: We didn’t lose the war on drugs. We surrendered.

POST-GAZETTE - In his October 22, 2017 editorial, Dean DONALD BURKE writes, “As an epidemiologist, I’m exasperated. Facing a raging epidemic—of drug addiction and overdose deaths—we dither. Even an ounce of prevention would look good at this point. ... To bend the epidemic curve downward, we will ne... (10/23/2017)

Acceptance Journeys Pittsburgh — Pop-up photo exhibit in Harrisburg

ACCEPTANCE JOURNEYS PITTSBURGH...
Acceptance Journeys Pittsburgh — Pop-up photo exhibit in Harrisburg

ACCEPTANCE JOURNEYS PITTSBURGH is a Pitt Public Health photo-story project where community members share stories of love and acceptance for their lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) friends and family. The Pennsylvania Department of Health invited us to host a pop-up exhibit on Wednesday,... (10/18/2017)

Commons Cafe grand opening!

This morning we enjoyed the Co...
Commons Cafe grand opening!

This morning we enjoyed the Commons Cafe Grand Opening, with none more excited than Dean Burke! Have you checked out the offerings? So good to have a welcoming place to connect and collaborate! (09/08/2017)

Bridging the Gaps Pittsburgh celebrates 20 years of promoting health in underserved communities (video)

Celebrating 20 years of servic...
Bridging the Gaps Pittsburgh celebrates 20 years of promoting health in underserved communities (video)

Celebrating 20 years of service, BRIDGING THE GAPS PITTSBURGH has focused on promoting health in underserved communities while training future health and social service professionals. More than 350 community health interns have collaborated with 58 community partners to provide over 10,255 days of s... (08/11/2017)

 

Mon
1/22
IDM Seminar Series
Karen Hacker, MD, MPH IDM Seminar Series
Karen Hacker, MD, MPH
Mon 1/22 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

"Public Health in Allegheny County"

Mon
1/22
Pitt Public Health Meeting
PERIS MyFunding Training session Pitt Public Health Meeting
PERIS MyFunding Training session
Mon 1/22 1:00PM - 2:50PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

The Office of Research PERIS training team will present another session on using the MyFunding platform to submit proposals. It will take place in the GSPH Auditorium G23 on Monday, January 22nd, 2018, from 1:00 – 2:50 pm, and will cover all content but will focus on faculty interactions with the system.

This session is open to all faculty, research and department administrative staff, as well as other support staff that generally work with the faculty to prepare proposal submissions.

Since this session will take place after many of you have already submitted proposals for deadlines in early January, please be certain to attend and bring any questions or concerns you have on the process or the system so that we can get a better understanding of it and be sure that our needs are met.

Tue
1/23
Pitt Public Health Event
International Dinner Ticket Sales Pitt Public Health Event
International Dinner Ticket Sales
Tue 1/23 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

Pitt Public Health and the Student Government Association will host the annual International Dinner on February 9 from 5-8 p.m. Tickets are now on sale in the Office of Student Affairs in A519 Crabtree, plus they are available in the Public Health Commons. Specific times are listed on calendar. Tickets are just $8 (kids 5 and under are free). Stop by to purchase your tickets, so you don't miss all the fun!

Tue
1/23
Biostatistics Seminar Series
Zhixiang Lin, Stanford University Biostatistics Seminar Series
Zhixiang Lin, Stanford University
Tue 1/23 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Public Health A522

Biostatistics guest speaker, Zhixiang Lin, Stanford University, will present, "Statistical methods for high-throughput genomic data."
Wed
1/24
Pitt Public Health Food for Thought
Grand Rounds Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, Episode 3Grand Rounds Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, Episode 3 Pitt Public Health Food for Thought
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, Episode 3
Wed 1/24 11:00AM - 1:00PM


Film screening and discussion featuring Jessie Burke, PhD, associate dean for education and associate professor, behavioral and community health sciences, and Ruth Modzelewski, PhD, mission coordinator at Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh and Pitt Public Health alum. 

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies is a PBS documentary based on this year's One Book, One Community book. This film tells the story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions. 

Episode 3, Finding the Achilles Heel, picks up the story at a moment of buoyant optimism in the cancer world: Scientists believe they have cracked the essential mystery of the malignant cell and the first targeted therapies have been developed, with the promise of many more to follow. Read more...

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