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What’s the only U.S. city on National Geographic Traveller’s global Cool List for 2019? Yup. Pittsburgh.

NEXT PITTSBURGH - When they s...
What’s the only U.S. city on National Geographic Traveller’s global Cool List for 2019? Yup. Pittsburgh.

NEXT PITTSBURGH - When they scoured the globe in search of “the 19 destinations set to hit the headlines in 2019,” the reporters at National Geographic Traveller magazine chose only one location in all of America. Pittsburgh. “While Pittsburgh is a blue-collar town at heart,” the magazine writes, “... (12/06/2018)

Hartman and team study tropical mosquito-borne virus linked to miscarriage, stillbirth in animals

WESA-FM - Research suggests t...
Hartman and team study tropical mosquito-borne virus linked to miscarriage, stillbirth in animals

WESA-FM - Research suggests the Rift Valley Fever can affect developing human fetuses. IDM's Amy Hartman, along with first author Cynthia McMillen who is an IDM postdoc, chose to study Rift Valley’s effects on pregnant rats, since humans and rats have similar placental structures. They found that 6... (12/06/2018)

Braund on why Allegheny County physicians need to embrace harm reduction

ALLEGHENY COUNTY MEDICAL SOCI...
Braund on why Allegheny County physicians need to embrace harm reduction

ALLEGHENY COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY BULLETIN - In a perspective piece, HPM's Wendy Braund writes "Something has to change, because what we’re currently doing to stop the opioid epidemic clearly isn’t enough. It’s time for physicians in Allegheny County to embrace harm reduction." She mentions Naloxone... (12/05/2018)

D'Annibale receives travel award from the Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders

The SIMD Travel Award is give...
D'Annibale receives travel award from the Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders

The SIMD Travel Award is given to trainees and graduate students in the field of metabolic disorders based on submitted abstracts.  HUGEN's Olivia D'Annibale is a recent recipient of the award. Her research shows an increase in protein and enzyme activity of isovaleryl-CoA dehydrogenase (IVD) which... (12/04/2018)

Aging in Brazil

THE GERONTOLOGIST - Tramujas ...
Aging in Brazil

THE GERONTOLOGIST - Tramujas Vasconcellos Neumann and Albert give a brief overview of aging in Brazil by presenting some of the demographics and characteristics of the older adult population, the principles and innovative processes used in developing the main legislation for the rights of older peo... (12/04/2018)

 

Wed
12/12
BCHS Event
Poster Showcase BCHS Event
Poster Showcase
Wed 12/12 9:30AM - 11:45AM
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

You're invited! BCHS 2575 Poster Showcase: students from the Seminar in Maternal and Child Health will display their final projects. Join us in the Commons, December 12, 9:30 - 11:45 am.
Wed
12/12
IDM MPH Journal Club
An Analysis of Staffing Considerations for Mass-Dispensing Modalities...Kelsey Messerschmidt IDM MPH Journal Club
An Analysis of Staffing Considerations for Mass-Dispensing Modalities...Kelsey Messerschmidt
Wed 12/12 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A425 Public Health

Kelsey Messerschmidt, MPH-MIC Essay

 

Journal Club

Presenters:  Grace Checo, Rachel Jaffe

Mentors:  Marianna Ortiz, Nicole Rafalko, Omar Rahman, Georgie Scott

 

Wed
12/12
Student Organization Event
Need a break from studying? Student Organization Event
Need a break from studying?
Wed 12/12 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

Join SGA at their cookie social! Catch up with friends and take a much needed break from studying -- you deserve it!
Wed
12/12
Student Organization Meeting
Association of Women in Public Health General Body Meeting Student Organization Meeting
Association of Women in Public Health General Body Meeting
Wed 12/12 6:00PM - 7:00PM
1146 Public Health, Surma Board Room

Please join AWPH at their December meeting.  For more information please contact Jessica Salerno.



Thu
12/13
EOH Dissertation Defense
Hsiu-Chi Ting - How organisms lacking oxidizable lipids utilize lipid peroxidation for signaling: .. EOH Dissertation Defense
Hsiu-Chi Ting - How organisms lacking oxidizable lipids utilize lipid peroxidation for signaling: ..
Thu 12/13 12:00PM - 2:00PM
4140 Public Health, Young Seminar Room

Title of the dissertation: "How organisms lacking oxidizable lipids utilize lipid peroxidation for signaling: lipidomics approach."

Advisor: Valerian E. Kagan, PhD, DSc, Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

Committee members and departments:

Bruce R. Pitt, PhD, Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

Hülya Bayır, MD, Professor, Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Environmental and Occupational Health

Joel S. Greenberger, MD, FACRO, FACR, Professor and Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology

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