On display this April in the Falk Library's Upper Lounge, the exhibit "Legacy of Black Medical Schools and Departments in the United States Exhibit" tells the forgotten stories of the 19 Black medical schools and departments that existed at one time in the United States. It describes the important roles Black medical schools played in the development and training of the physician workforce and why these schools are still needed today.
Come work on your class papers, report, manuscript, grant proposal, thesis or dissertation – or whatever you need to write! We take advantage of peer pressure to focus on writing. Open to all: students, community members, faculty and staff.
Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) is the University of Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity's health promotion and disease prevention initiative in partnership with African American-owned and -operated barbershops in several Pittsburgh communities. Health professionals (including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, nutritionists, health science students), public health educators, and health organizations volunteer their time to provide screening services and health education in the barbershops.TADay takes place in April in recognition of National Minority Health Month.
This new Critical Public Health journal club seeks to spark critical and reflexive conversations with attention to deeper social & historical contexts, ‘unintended consequences’ of intervention & research, and dynamics of power. We will also seek to identify alternative frameworks to enact in research and practice. Interdisciplinary and open to all!
October reading: Coveney, J., & Bunton, R. (2003). In pursuit of the study of pleasure: Implications for health research and practice. Health, 7(2), 161-179.
Last Updated On Thursday, October 20, 2016 by Borkowski, Matthew Gerard
Created On Wednesday, October 19, 2016
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