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Braund named 2019 alumni fellow by PSU

The Penn State Alumni Associa...
Braund named 2019 alumni fellow by PSU

The Penn State Alumni Association will confer its most prestigious award on HPM's Wendy Braund. Since 1973, the Alumni Fellow Award has been given to leaders in their professional fields who are invited by the PSU president to return to campus to share their expertise with students, faculty, and ad... (10/15/2019)

Inpatient opioids influence at-home use, Donohue reports

MEDPAGE TODAY - Patients give...
Inpatient opioids influence at-home use, Donohue reports

MEDPAGE TODAY - Patients given opioids during their hospital stay were more likely to continue using them post-discharge. Compared with patients who were not prescribed opioids, those who did get a prescription were also twice as likely to continue using them in outpatient settings three months out... (06/24/2019)

Gellad talks to Vox about House Democrats' internal feud over prescription drug prices

VOX - The U.S. has some of th...
Gellad talks to Vox about House Democrats' internal feud over prescription drug prices

VOX - The U.S. has some of the highest prescription drug prices in the world, and this summer, Democratic House leadership will unveil a plan to fix that - though questions remain about just how effective this measure will be. "The discussion should be around trying this with a limited amount of dr... (06/24/2019)

Hill on asthma, how residents grapple with life in the shadows of U.S. Steel's Clairton Plant

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE REVIEW - A...
Hill on asthma, how residents grapple with life in the shadows of U.S. Steel's Clairton Plant

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE REVIEW - A study of asthma patients found those living within 10 miles of the plant also reported experiencing more frequent attacks in the weeks immediately following the fire, along with the need to increase medication use, like an inhaler, said Brandy Hill (EOH '21).  (06/24/2019)

Fabisiak comments on Clairton air quality, an ongoing concern

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE REVIEW - A...
Fabisiak comments on Clairton air quality, an ongoing concern

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE REVIEW - A fire at the U.S. Steel Clairton Plant knocked pollution controls offline and heightened concerns about pollution. Allegheny County ranks in the top 2% for cancer risk from about 200 potentially cancer-causing pollutants identified by the EPA, according to a 2013 Pitt P... (06/24/2019)

 

Tue
6/25
Center for Health Equity Workshop
Focused Writing Center for Health Equity Workshop
Focused Writing
Tue 6/25 9:00AM - 12:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

Thu
6/27
Professional Development Workshop
Qualtrics training Professional Development Workshop
Qualtrics training
Thu 6/27 10:00AM - 11:30AM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Pitt Public Health faculty, staff, and students can attend a professional development opportunity to learn the online survey system: Qualtrics. Presented by the Teaching Center, this hands-on workshop will run participants through the basics as well as a number of advanced features.

Registration is required. 

Please bring a laptop or e-mail rehak@pitt.edu if you do not have one.

Thu
7/4
Academic Calendar Notice
Independence Day Holiday Academic Calendar Notice
Independence Day Holiday
Thu 7/4


University Closed
Fri
7/5
Academic Calendar Registration Dates
Summer Term Monitored Withdrawal Deadline Academic Calendar Registration Dates
Summer Term Monitored Withdrawal Deadline
Fri 7/5


Deadline to withdrawal from Summer 2019 (term 2197). July 5 (term); July 5 (12 WK); June 7 (6 WK 1); July 19 (6 WK 2).
 

Tue
7/9
Center for Health Equity Workshop
Focused Writing Center for Health Equity Workshop
Focused Writing
Tue 7/9 9:00AM - 12:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room