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Delta Omega Honor Society welcomes two new members in 2015

On May 29, 2015, at the annual Alumni Awards dinner, two alumni were inducted into the Omicron chapter of the Delta Omega Honorary Society, which recognizes merit and encourages further excellence in, and devotion to, public health work: Marisabel Sanchez (MPH '93) and Tushar Singh (EPI '14).  

LGBT GMT Initiative Blog

Grassroots: LGBT Center's GMT Initiative Blog  

Successful Housing Program Selects Second Replication Site

Prevention Point Philadelphia will replicate a housing first, harm reduction model of care that was created by The Open Door, Inc., a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit that has shown that its services improve adherence to HIV treatment through the provision of stable housing. With funding support from AIDS United and the MAC AIDS Fund, The Open Door will provide a sub-grant and technical assistance to Prevention Point Philadelphia to initiate its own ho... 

International LGBT Researchers Come to Pitt

International LGBT researchers come to Pitt to battle HIV-related stigma back home. 

Recent BCHS Graduate Quoted in New York Times

Elian A. Rosenfeld, a recent BCHS graduate, was quoted in the New York Times regarding"expedited partner therapy" (EPT). 

Call for Applications:PHDL International Student Fellowships

The Public Health Dynamics Lab (PHDL) is requesting applications for an International Student Fellowship Award that provides $5,000 to a Pitt Public Health graduate student. 

Bridging the Gaps Internship, Summer 2015

Impact underserved communities while learning about at-risk populations through experiential learning. Apply at by February 11.  

Join PA SOPHE for $15 in 2015

PA SOPHE is a professional association made up of a diverse membership of health education professionals and students that are working, living, or attending school in Pennsylvania. 

Youngstown Ministry to Replicate Successful HIV/AIDS Housing Program

The Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry, in Youngstown, Ohio, will replicate a successful program developed in Pittsburgh that improves adherence to HIV treatment by providing stable housing. 

Child Abuse, Adversity Associated With Poor Health and Employment Outcomes Later in Life

People who currently fall into low-income and educational brackets are up to five times as likely to have faced abuse and adversity during childhood as people who fall into higher socioeconomic groups, according to a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health analysis of Allegheny County residents. 

BCHS Professor Highlighted in Global Studies Annual Report

Martha Ann Terry, Assistant Professor in BCHS, is highlighted in the Faculty section of the annual report of the University of Pittsburgh's Global Studies Center.  

NEW Multidisciplinary Group! Pitt Trauma & Emergency League

The Pitt Trauma & Emergency League (PTEL) is a group of public health, nursing, medical, undergraduate emergency medicine and pre-health students. 

Practicum Opportunity

Center for Health Equity partnering with the Allegheny County Health Department is offering a practicum opportunity! 

Two BCHS postdoctoral fellows received University of Pittsburgh CTSI CEED awards for 2014-15.

The Career Education and Enhancement for Health Care Research Diversity (CEED) Program is designed for University of Pittsburgh faculty members and postdoctoral fellows who are from underrepresented minority groups. The goal of the program is to help trainees successfully compete for early career development awards by providing them with intensive training in grant writing, preparation of publications, mentoring, and development of leadership and... 

Charles Christen (BCHS '10) Walks the Walk

Over a long career, Chuck Christen, currently executive director of the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force (PATF) has managed research on environmental and community health topics from river water stewardship to air quality. But the heart of his mission, professionally and spiritually, is compassion and effective care for HIV-positive men, women, and youth in the region.  

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