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Opportunities and Resources for BCHS Alumni

Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences (BCHS) alumni serve their communities through positions of leadership in public health practice, academics, and training. They hold positions including state health department director, HIV/AIDS educator, international relief agency administrator, and research and evaluation specialist in an urban school district. BCHS alumni represent community-based nonprofit, grassroots, and governmental and nongovernmental organizations located in Pittsburgh, across the country, and around the world.

If you're one of our active alumni, we want to connect with you.

Contact Paul Markgraf by phone at 412-624-3107 or email. 

Get Involved

Pitt Public Health, the schools of the health sciences, and the University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association plan events for alumni throughout the year. Check these out for more information:

Stay Connected

Volunteer to be a networking resource for public health students. Participate in recruitment fairs across the country. Attend school-sponsored lectures. Follow Pitt Public Health on social media. There are so many opportunities to stay connected as a Pitt Public Health and University of Pittsburgh alumnus.Click to find out how to get involved with mentoring, the magazine, class reunions and more. Learn about how you can donate to Pitt Public Health.

Find a Job

As an alumnus, you have access to Pitt Public Health and University job search tools and career resources, including PittBRIDGES, the school's job and internship matching service. For more information, visit Career Services.

BCHS Alumni News

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Faculty Spotlight: Jenna Colavincenzo Carlson 

Faculty Spotlight: Jenna Colavincenzo Carlson

JENNA CARLSON (BIOST '17) is a familiar face to the Department of Biostatistics since receiving her PhD with us a few years ago. After finishing her PhD, she worked as a post-doctoral associate in the Department of Human Genetics for a year before joining Biostats as an assistant professor in Augus... (11/02/2018)
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Meet alumna Shumei Sun 

Meet alumna Shumei Sun

SHUMEI SUN (BIOS '83) currently serves as the chair of the Department of Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University. As chair, she has played a vital role in transforming the department by doubling the size of its faculty, and initiating new courses in mathematical genetics... (10/25/2018)
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Sundermann keeps asking 'why?' 

Sundermann keeps asking 'why?'

ALEX SUNDERMANN (IDM) is the featured MPH profile in the fall issue of Prevention Strategist, a magazine issued by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. When asked about the best advice he ever received, he said, 'keep asking 'why?'" (10/02/2018)
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BCHS alumna Kavanaugh shares her passion for reproductive health (video) 

BCHS alumna Kavanaugh shares her passion for reproductive health (video)

MEGAN KAVANAUGH (BCHS ’08) became a principal research scientist at the Guttmacher Institute in 2017. Her research portfolio has focused on contraceptive use and service delivery, unintended pregnancy and abortion. In her most recent studies, she has been tracking national trends in contraceptive u... (03/07/2018)
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BCHS alumna Ncube shares her educational journey (video) 

BCHS alumna Ncube shares her educational journey (video)

COLLETTE NCUBE (BCHS ’14) is a future faculty fellow in the Department of Health Sciences and the Institute of Urban Health Research and Practice at Northeastern University. Ncube’s research focuses on determinants of racial/ethnic disparities in adverse birth and pregnancy outcomes and later life ... (03/07/2018)
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