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Learn more                   Coronavirus response

 

Politics, fear keep some people from disclosing contacts. Maseru talks solutions.

SPOTLIGHT PA – Contact tracin...
Politics, fear keep some people from disclosing contacts. Maseru talks solutions.

SPOTLIGHT PA – Contact tracing is crucial to keeping people safe but success relies on cooperation. “The key is building community trust,” said BCHS’s Noble Maseru. “If the people doing this work are known and respected in the community, residents will be more likely to trust that their information... (07/02/2020)

Maseru among experts who say there are lessons to be learned from the coronavirus pandemic

CBS PITTSBURGH - "We've got t...
Maseru among experts who say there are lessons to be learned from the coronavirus pandemic

CBS PITTSBURGH - "We've got to figure out what we can do for [high-poverty communities], education and information wise, so we can at least improve the probability that they can social distance or physical distance within the environment that's challenging for them," said Center for Health Equity D... (07/02/2020)

Allegheny County Health Dept. says new COVID-19 cases were among younger people who were traveling, visiting bars and restaurants

WTAE - Officials said the new...
Allegheny County Health Dept. says new COVID-19 cases were among younger people who were traveling, visiting bars and restaurants

WTAE - Officials said the new cases ranged in age from four months to 97 years old, with a median age of 31 years old. HPM's Mark Roberts, director of the Public Health Dynamics Laboratory, says he's concerned about this rise in cases, but at this point doesn't fear a larger spike in cases like oth... (07/02/2020)

Masks and Much More: Public Health in the Time of COVID-19

PITTSBURGH CURRENT—"Green is ...
Masks and Much More: Public Health in the Time of COVID-19

PITTSBURGH CURRENT—"Green is associated with 'go,' 'all clear,' 'nothing to worry about'—but during this pandemic, green could not be further from the truth." Doctoral candidate Chantele Mitchell-Miland (EPI '20) and advisor EPI's Dara Mendez explain why we all still need to be vigilant and practic... (07/01/2020)

COVID19 and the Future of Public Health

How does the current pandemic...
COVID19 and the Future of Public Health

How does the current pandemic compare with other public health crises like the polio outbreaks in the 1940s and 50s? This final seminar will provide an opportunity to collectively reflect on what we can do to extend the reach of the field and to improve population health and well-being. IDM's Peter... (06/30/2020)

 

Mon
6/29
Pitt Public Health Application Deadline
Public Health Leadership Opportunity: UAID InternshipPublic Health Leadership Opportunity: UAID Internship Pitt Public Health Application Deadline
Public Health Leadership Opportunity: UAID Internship
Mon 6/29 3:20PM to Fri 7/17 3:25PM


Are you interested in social justice and looking for a leadership opportunity in public health? United Against Inequities in Disease is pleased to announce open intern positions on the UAID National Board of Directors. Application deadline is July 7, 2020. Preference will be given to those who apply early. 

Mon
7/6
Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 1 (Teaching Center)Introduction to Canvas: Part 1 (Teaching Center) Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 1 (Teaching Center)
Mon 7/6 2:00PM - 3:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

Welcome to Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system! This introductory training focuses primarily on the global functions of Canvas (the Course Dashboard, Calendar, and Inbox) as well as course settings and course user management.

Tue
7/7
Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Franya Hutchins: Excessive Gestational Weight Gain and Long-Term Maternal Cardiovascular Health Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Franya Hutchins: Excessive Gestational Weight Gain and Long-Term Maternal Cardiovascular Health
Tue 7/7 12:00PM - 2:00PM


Doctoral candidate  Franya Hutchins of the Department of Epidemiology will defend her dissertation entitled, "Excessive Gestational Weight Gain and Long-Term Maternal Cardiovascular Health." 

Tue
7/7
Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 2 (Teaching Center)Introduction to Canvas: Part 2 (Teaching Center) Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 2 (Teaching Center)
Tue 7/7 2:00PM - 3:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help out to organize and present your course content? This training will introduce how the Pages, Modules and Files features work together to give  you a flexible, dynamic home for your course online.

Wed
7/8
Professional Development Event
Incorporating Active Learning into Remote LecturesIncorporating Active Learning into Remote Lectures Professional Development Event
Incorporating Active Learning into Remote Lectures
Wed 7/8 11:00AM - 12:30PM
** Online/Virtual Event **