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Accepted Applicants Day

Congratulations on your acceptance to Pitt!

If you've been accepted to Pitt Public Health but aren't sure whether or not this is the place for you, visit us on March 24, 2017 and see for yourself!


8:30 a.m.
Parran ground floor lobby
Registration and Refreshments | Concurrent session: Certificate in Global Health 
9 a.m.
G23 Parran
Welcome and Overview
Dean Donald Burke and Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Cindy Bryce - What's going on at Pitt Public Health?
Followed by presentations on financial aid and career services.
10:15 a.m.

Public Health Community Commons
Information Marketplace
Talk to representatives from student affairs, certificate programs, research and practice centers, and student organizations. Learn about University and city resources.
11:15 a.m.
G23 Parran
Student Panel  | Concurrent Guest Session for Parents and Partners
Hear all about student life and what excites our students about their programs.
G23 Parran
Alumni Panel
Learn what our alumni are doing today and how Pitt Public Health helped them get there.
12:30 p.m. Department Sessions
Eat lunch with departmental faculty, staff, students, and alumni while learning more about your program.
2/2:30/4 p.m.
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Campus and City Tours | Concurrent Info Session for Doctoral Students | Concurrent Info Session hosted by the Minority Student Organization
Our guided tours include a fun and informative trolley ride around the city, as well as an interactive walking campus tour. Trolley tours departing at 2 and 2:30, campus walking tours at 4. 

Concurrent Sessions

Consider adding one or all of them!

Global Health | 8:30 a.m.
Want to gain a global perspective to public health? Join this session to learn more about our Certificate in Global Health, 15 credits designed to augment a student's degree program by adding a global perspective through focused coursework, field practice, and co-curricular activities. 

Health Equity   | 10:45 a.m. 
Learn about the 15-credit Certificate in Health Equity program, which provides students with an academic foundation for achieving health equity through assessing the complexity of inequities among diverse groups of marginalized populations, mobilizing communities where disparities exist, developing culturally tailored interventions, and advocating for healthy public policy. The program is designed to increase the cultural competency of public health and other professionals and provide an interdisciplinary vehicle for individuals to pursue and strengthen their career interests relevant to health equity.

Doctoral Student Session | 2 p.m.
Applicants to doctoral programs are encouraged to attend this informal Q and A session with members of our Doctoral Student Organization. Talk about student and academic life here at Pitt - specific to doctoral candidates. 

Minority Student Session | 4 p.m. 
Applicants that identify as minorities (and allies!) should consider attending this session hosted by our Minority Student Organization to learn more about the activities of that group, what they are planning for Minority Health Month, and how they've found success at Pitt Public Health with the help of our faculty and staff. 

Pre-register so we know you're coming

i.e. are there other pertinent topics that you don't see on the agenda?

If you're not sure, that's ok. We'll ask them!

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Pitt Public Health Movie Night

Applicants coming into town the night before the event are invited to join Pitt Public Health Movie Night. More details to follow!


Contact Us

Office of Student Affairs
Your Department
Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

With other questions or to get in touch with one of our panelists, contact Caitlin McCullough.

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