Alumni

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 e-mail. 

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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Ferrar continues to work with FracTracker, driven by the prioritization of public health 

Ferrar continues to work with FracTracker, driven by the prioritization of public health

VOYAGE LA - "We fill a unique role. FracTracker Alliance studies, maps, and communicates the risks of oil and gas development to protect our planet and support the renewable energy transformation. We support groups across the United States, addressing pressing extraction-related concerns with a len... (11/04/2019)
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Meet HPM alumna Cassandra Leighton 

Meet HPM alumna Cassandra Leighton

Cassandra Leighton (HPM '19) is a health services solutions analyst at AmeriHealth Caritas. Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a managed care organization, serving over 5.1 million Medicaid, Medicare, and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) members across 11 states. In her... (10/17/2019)
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EOH alumna Lauren Chubb is looking beyond what the eye can see to keep miners safe. 

EOH alumna Lauren Chubb is looking beyond what the eye can see to keep miners safe.

PITT MAGAZINE - Lauren Chubb, DrPH, MPH (EOH ’16, ’13) occasionally dons a hard hat to see the results of her work in the lab. Her team at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health's Mining Program has developed software to analyze respirable dust samples in just a few minutes, rath... (08/05/2019)
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Meet Kristen Free (MHA '18), Gideon Scholar 

Meet Kristen Free (MHA '18), Gideon Scholar

"I think that Dawn left an incredible legacy. Every time I mention the foundation, I'm running into people who personally knew Dawn and every single person I runinto has a great story about her and had great interactions with her. And through all of these stories, I'm not only learning through the ... (07/16/2019)
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Gibb: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award for Practice 

Gibb: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award for Practice

Now president of Gibb Epidemiology Consulting, Herman Gibb (EOH ’74) has more than 35 years of experience in health risk assessment and has provided expert consultation to a variety of international and national clients. He chairs the World Health Organization (WHO) Foodborne Epidemiology Reference... (04/22/2019)
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