Alumni

Public Health Graduates, Be Part of Something Big

Graduate celebrating at convocation

Graduates of Pitt Public Health are more than 6,600 strong and are working in the field of public health all over the world. Currently more than 5,000 alumni are active within the United States, and more than 250 are making contributions internationally. Nearly half of active Pitt Public Health graduates work in Pennsylvania, with more than a third concentrated in the Pittsburgh region.

Our alumni are critically important to the continued excellence and growth of our programs and research centers. They are living proof of the quality of our ability to provide a solid education and serve as a measure of our success as educators and researchers. They also serve each other as resources for networking and as a pipeline to job openings in the field.

Stay Active

As a Pitt Public Health alum, you will have many opportunities to stay connected with the school and with other alumni. You can participate in...
  • Local events on campus, around the country, and throughout the world (not only Pitt Public Health events, but initiatives from other health science schools and the University)
  • The annual Pitt Public Health Distinquished Alumni Awards celebration
  • “Give back” opportunities, such as serving as an alumni lecturer, giving a career talk, or participating in our alumni-student mentoring program
  • Our job search resources and social media, which are available to you at any stage of your career

Our Graduates’ Impact Around the World

World map of alumni locations

Volunteer Opportunities

Serve as an alumni lecturer, give a career talk, help at a recruiting event, or participate in our new alumni-student mentoring program. Contact Jennifer Sciullo, director of alumni relations for the schools of the health sciences.

Career Services Team

Joan Anson, director
412-624-3806
G009 Public Health
130 DeSoto Street
Pittsburgh PA 15261

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Alumni News

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Shaffer selected for the 2020 Craig Award for Excellence in Teaching 

Shaffer selected for the 2020 Craig Award for Excellence in Teaching

Congratulations to Dr. John Shaffer (HUGEN '08), assistant professor of human genetics and oral biology, on being selected for the 2020 James L. Craig Award for Teaching Excellence. Craig awardees are nominated annually by students and selected by a committee of students and past awardees.  (04/02/2020)
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BCHS alum Arnold on harm-reduction during the coronavirus shutdown 

BCHS alum Arnold on harm-reduction during the coronavirus shutdown

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/SPOTLIGHT PA - At Prevention Point Pittsburgh, staff have been trying to raise awareness of COVID-19 for weeks. “If someone shows symptoms, they’re given gloves, a face mask, and extra harm reduction supplies so they can self-quarantine,” said executive director Aaron Arnold (... (03/31/2020)
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Hernandez finds price of brand-name drugs has increased 3x faster than inflation 

Hernandez finds price of brand-name drugs has increased 3x faster than inflation

90.5 WESA – Inmaculada Hernandez (HPM ’16) said what’s concerning is that discounts are often paid directly to insurers. This means people who are un- or under-insured generally don’t benefit from the markdowns. “This is probably increasing disparities in health care access…. We are not doing a goo... (03/25/2020)


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