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UPCOMING EVENTS AT PITT PUBLIC HEALTH

Event
Mon 12/10/2018 to Fri 12/14/2018
December Graduation Deadline
Final Upload and all Paperwork Due December Graduation Deadline
Final Upload and all Paperwork Due
Mon 12/10/2018 to Fri 12/14/2018


The final copy of your essay, thesis, or dissertation must be uploaded and all required paperwork must be submitted to Joanne Pegher during the week of December 10. December 2018 graduation (term 2191).

Fri 12/14/2018 10:30AM - 12:00PM
University of Pittsburgh Meeting
Provost's Office Hours University of Pittsburgh Meeting
Provost's Office Hours
Fri 12/14/2018 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Cathedral of Learning

Provost Ann Cudd invites faculty, staff, and students to meet with her directly to share suggestions, feedback, and concerns during monthly office hours to be held in the Office of the Provost suite, 801 Cathedral of Learning.


Cathedral of Learning
Fri 12/14/2018 1:00PM - 2:00PM
EOH Seminar Series
The Implication Of Basic Science To The Translation Of Cell Based Therapies In Lung Disease EOH Seminar Series
The Implication Of Basic Science To The Translation Of Cell Based Therapies In Lung Disease
Fri 12/14/2018 1:00PM - 2:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room


1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room
Sat 12/15/2018
December Graduation Notice
Official Date for Award of Degree December Graduation Notice
Official Date for Award of Degree
Sat 12/15/2018


The official date for the award of the degree for December 2018 graduation (term 2191).

Sun 12/16/2018 7:00AM to Sun 1/6/2019 11:55PM
Academic Calendar Notice
Winter Break Academic Calendar Notice
Winter Break
Sun 12/16/2018 7:00AM to Sun 1/6/2019 11:55PM




Mon 12/17/2018 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Epidemiology epiBRAIN Journal Club
epiBRAIN Journal Club Epidemiology epiBRAIN Journal Club
epiBRAIN Journal Club
Mon 12/17/2018 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A216 Public Health


A216 Public Health
Mon 12/17/2018 1:00PM - 2:00PM
School Governance Meeting
MPH Committee Meeting School Governance Meeting
MPH Committee Meeting
Mon 12/17/2018 1:00PM - 2:00PM
A521 Public Health

MPH Committee Meeting Public Health A521 1p.m.-2p.m.


A521 Public Health
Tue 12/18/2018
Pitt Public Health Event
Schoolwide Holiday Party Pitt Public Health Event
Schoolwide Holiday Party
Tue 12/18/2018
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

Mark your calendar. Details TBD. 


Public Health Commons (1st floor)
Wed 12/19/2018 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 12/19/2018 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.


1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room
Thu 1/3/2019 1:30PM - 3:30PM
School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting
Thu 1/3/2019 1:30PM - 3:30PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Monthly meeting of the Educational Policies and Curriculum Committee (EPCC). For more information, including instructions on submitting a proposal, forms, and a list of your department's committee representatives, see publichealth.pitt.edu/epcc.


1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room
Fri 1/4/2019
Pitt Public Health Event
New Student Orientation for Spring 2019 Pitt Public Health Event
New Student Orientation for Spring 2019
Fri 1/4/2019
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

New students starting spring term are invited to get an important overview of Pitt Public Health. Meet department faculty, new, and continuing students and learn about the academic requirements and opportunities that await you during your Pitt Public Health education. Additional information will be sent to all incoming students by admissions staff.


1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room
Mon 1/7/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM Seminar Series
Anita McElroy, MD, PhD IDM Seminar Series
Anita McElroy, MD, PhD
Mon 1/7/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Thu 1/10/2019 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Pitt Public Health Lecture
Grand Rounds Scott Stern on the twisted legacies of “The American Plan” and Thomas Parran Pitt Public Health Lecture
Scott Stern on the twisted legacies of “The American Plan” and Thomas Parran
Thu 1/10/2019 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

2011 Pittsburgh Allderdice High School graduate, Scott Stern spent six years researching the systematic imprisonment of women in America under the guise of safeguarding public healt culminating in the release of “The Trials of Nina McCall: Sex, Surveillance, and the Decades-Long Government Plan to Imprison ‘Promiscuous’ Women” (Beacon Press). Stern will discuss his research and it's ties to the mixed legacy of Pitt Public Health's  founding dean, Thomas Parran. 

Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Fri 1/11/2019
December Graduation Notice
Transcripts Available December Graduation Notice
Transcripts Available
Fri 1/11/2019


Transcripts available for pickup from Registrar's Office (G3 Thackeray) with ID. December 2018 graduates (term 2191).

Fri 1/11/2019
Career Services Application Deadline
CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship Career Services Application Deadline
CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship
Fri 1/11/2019


Designed for recent master’s or doctoral level graduates in epidemiology or a related field who are interested in public health practice at the state or local level. The program provides rigorous, competency-based training while also being flexible to meet the particular interests of the fellows, who are carefully matched to host agencies based on career interests and the available opportunities. 


Fri 1/11/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Center for Health Equity Journal Club
Center for Health Equity Journal Club Center for Health Equity Journal Club
Center for Health Equity Journal Club
Fri 1/11/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
A521 Public Health


A521 Public Health
Mon 1/14/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM Seminar Series
TBA IDM Seminar Series
TBA
Mon 1/14/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Wed 1/16/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 1/16/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.


1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room
Thu 1/17/2019
April Graduation Application Deadline
Graduation Application Due (no fee) April Graduation Application Deadline
Graduation Application Due (no fee)
Thu 1/17/2019


Apply for April 2019 graduation (term 2194) with no fee. The final deadline to apply is April 1. Fees apply in a tiered structure between January 18 and April 1.


Thu 1/17/2019 4:30PM - 6:00PM
Center for Global Health Lecture
Humanizing the Global; Globalizing the Human - Salmaan Keshavjee, Harvard Medical School Center for Global Health Lecture
Humanizing the Global; Globalizing the Human - Salmaan Keshavjee, Harvard Medical School
Thu 1/17/2019 4:30PM - 6:00PM


Dr. Keshavjee is the Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical University and his research spans four areas: (1) multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) treatment and policy; (2) health-sector reform and access to health care and medical technology in transitional societies, with a special focus on countries of the former Soviet Union (Central Asia and the Russian Federation); (3) the role of non-governmental organizations in globalization and the formation of trans-border civil society; and (4) modernity, social institutions, civil society, and health in the Middle East and Central Asia. In addition to being an active clinician, his methodological expertise is in ethnography, participant-observation, and qualitative interview techniques. His lecture will be given in 602 Cathedral of Learning. 

Fri 1/18/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Biostatistics Dissertation Defense
Xingyuan Li - TBA Biostatistics Dissertation Defense
Xingyuan Li - TBA
Fri 1/18/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
7139 Public Health, Peterson Seminar Room

Xingyuan Li of the Department of Biostatistics defends her dissertation on "TBA".


7139 Public Health, Peterson Seminar Room
Sat 1/19/2019 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Biostatistics Event
*OPEN TO ALL* Coffee and Collaboration Hour: Ashley Naimi, PhD and Christina Mair, PhD Biostatistics Event
*OPEN TO ALL* Coffee and Collaboration Hour: Ashley Naimi, PhD and Christina Mair, PhD
Sat 1/19/2019 2:00PM - 3:00PM
A521 Public Health


A521 Public Health
Tue 1/22/2019 6:00PM - 8:30PM
University of Pittsburgh Lecture
C. F. Reynolds Medical History Society talk: Bernard Goldstein on John Snow & inhalation toxicology University of Pittsburgh Lecture
C. F. Reynolds Medical History Society talk: Bernard Goldstein on John Snow & inhalation toxicology
Tue 1/22/2019 6:00PM - 8:30PM
Scaife Hall

Bernard Goldstein, professor and dean emeritus of University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, will speak on “How John Snow’s Understanding of Inhalation Toxicology led to his Seminal Involvement in Epidemiology and Anesthesiology.”  Held in Scaife Hall's 4th-floor lecture hall, this talk is one of five historical lectures and discussions presented this year by the C. F. Reynolds Medical History Society and co-sponsored by the Health Sciences Library System. The lectures are open to the public, however, the dinner is for the society members and their guests only. 


Scaife Hall
Tue 1/22/2019 6:00PM - 6:00PM
Pitt Public Health Lecture
How John Snow’s Understanding of Inhalation Toxicology led to his Seminal Involvement in Epi Pitt Public Health Lecture
How John Snow’s Understanding of Inhalation Toxicology led to his Seminal Involvement in Epi
Tue 1/22/2019 6:00PM - 6:00PM
Scaife Hall

4th Floor, Scaife Hall

“How John Snow’s Understanding of Inhalation Toxicology led to his Seminal Involvement in Epidemiology and Anesthesiology.”

Bernard Goldstein, M.D.
Professor Emeritus and Dean Emeritus
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public

Scaife Hall
Mon 1/28/2019 to Fri 2/1/2019
December Graduation Notice
Diploma Mailing Begins December Graduation Notice
Diploma Mailing Begins
Mon 1/28/2019 to Fri 2/1/2019




Mon 1/28/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM Seminar Series
Samantha Sanford, PhD Student IDM Seminar Series
Samantha Sanford, PhD Student
Mon 1/28/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Tue 1/29/2019 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Community Event
Pittsburgh Cancer and the Environment Symposium Community Event
Pittsburgh Cancer and the Environment Symposium
Tue 1/29/2019 8:30AM - 4:30PM


Don't miss the Cancer and the Environment Symposium: Priorities for Research, Policy, and Clinical Practice in Southwest Pennsylvania this winter at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Space is limited so make sure to sign up.

Fri 2/1/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Center for Health Equity Journal Club
Center for Health Equity Journal Club Center for Health Equity Journal Club
Center for Health Equity Journal Club
Fri 2/1/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
A521 Public Health


A521 Public Health
Mon 2/4/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM Seminar Series
TBA IDM Seminar Series
TBA
Mon 2/4/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Thu 2/7/2019 1:30PM - 3:30PM
School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting
Thu 2/7/2019 1:30PM - 3:30PM
A521 Public Health

Monthly meeting of the Educational Policies and Curriculum Committee (EPCC). For more information, including instructions on submitting a proposal, forms, and a list of your department's committee representatives, see publichealth.pitt.edu/epcc.

A521 Public Health
Thu 2/7/2019 4:30PM - 5:30PM
Pitt Public Health Food for Thought
Grand Rounds Lecture by Jonathan M. Samet of the Colorado School of Public Health Pitt Public Health Food for Thought
Lecture by Jonathan M. Samet of the Colorado School of Public Health
Thu 2/7/2019 4:30PM - 5:30PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Stay tuned for more details! 

The Food for Thought Series brings together the entire Pitt Public Health community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni for thoughtful discussion of today's issues--over food! 


Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Fri 2/8/2019 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Pitt Public Health Event
International Dinner Pitt Public Health Event
International Dinner
Fri 2/8/2019 5:00PM - 8:00PM
William Pitt Union - Assembly Room

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join Pitt Public Health for an evening of international food, entertainment and fun.

William Pitt Union - Assembly Room
Mon 2/11/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM Seminar Series
Nicole Grant / Christina Martins (PhD Students) IDM Seminar Series
Nicole Grant / Christina Martins (PhD Students)
Mon 2/11/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Fri 2/15/2019 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Career Services Workshop
Introduction to Professional Development Seminar for 1st & 2nd Year Doctoral Students Career Services Workshop
Introduction to Professional Development Seminar for 1st & 2nd Year Doctoral Students
Fri 2/15/2019 12:00PM - 1:30PM


This seminar, led by Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Career Development, Dr. Darlene F. Zellers,  is designed to be a call to action for doctoral students to take ownership of their career planning and professional development and highlight the importance of early career planning and professional development to all career options.


Mon 2/18/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM Seminar Series
Alex Sundermann, MPH, CIC IDM Seminar Series
Alex Sundermann, MPH, CIC
Mon 2/18/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Wed 2/20/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 2/20/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.


1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room
Thu 2/21/2019 5:00PM - 7:30PM
Human Genetics Lecture
Racial Reconciliation, Institutional Morality, and the Social Life of DNA - Alondra Nelson, Columbia Human Genetics Lecture
Racial Reconciliation, Institutional Morality, and the Social Life of DNA - Alondra Nelson, Columbia
Thu 2/21/2019 5:00PM - 7:30PM
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Alondra Nelson examines the recent use of genetic ancestry testing by the descendants of nearly three hundred enslaved men and women owned by Georgetown University, whom the institution’s Jesuit stewards sold to Southern plantations in 1838 in order to secure its solvency. The case of the GU 272 will be explored as a “reconciliation project”—a social endeavor in which DNA analysis is put to the use of repairing historic injury. 

Reception (5 p.m.) and lecture (6:15 p.m.) are jointly sponsored by the departments of Africana studies and human genetics. 

 


Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Fri 2/22/2019
April Graduation Application Deadline
Graduation Application Due ($15 fee) April Graduation Application Deadline
Graduation Application Due ($15 fee)
Fri 2/22/2019


The regular deadline to apply for April 2019 graduation (term 2194) has passed. Applications are still being accepted with a $15 fee until February 22. The final deadline to apply is April 1. 


Fri 2/22/2019 7:30AM - 10:00AM
Career Services Event
6th Annual Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast Career Services Event
6th Annual Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast
Fri 2/22/2019 7:30AM - 10:00AM
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

The Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast is an opportunity for current masters and doctoral students to connect with Pitt Public Health alumni working within the field of public health.


Public Health Commons (1st floor)
Fri 2/22/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
University of Pittsburgh Event
Honors Convocation University of Pittsburgh Event
Honors Convocation
Fri 2/22/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Carnegie Music Hall

The University will pay tribute to the outstanding achievements of its faculty and students during the 43rd annual Honors Convocation. Many Pitt Public Health students and faculty will be honored and the school community is invited to attend to help celebrate their achievements. Time tentative and further details to be announced. 

 


Carnegie Music Hall
Mon 2/25/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM Seminar Series
Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD IDM Seminar Series
Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD
Mon 2/25/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Fri 3/1/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Center for Health Equity Journal Club
Center for Health Equity Journal Club Center for Health Equity Journal Club
Center for Health Equity Journal Club
Fri 3/1/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
A521 Public Health


A521 Public Health
Sun 3/3/2019
Career Services Application Deadline
PULSE Fellowship Deadline Career Services Application Deadline
PULSE Fellowship Deadline
Sun 3/3/2019


What is PULSE?
PULSE cultivates a community of young servant leaders to transform Pittsburgh. We invite talented university graduates to partner with Pittsburgh nonprofits for a year of service and leadership.  PULSE Fellows serve for a year beginning in August.
 

Mon 3/4/2019 to Thu 3/7/2019
HPM Conference
ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership (Chicago) HPM Conference
ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership (Chicago)
Mon 3/4/2019 to Thu 3/7/2019


ACHE's annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership provides you with opportunities to benefit from cutting-edge professional development on the most current and relevant topics with the nation's most influential thought leaders; to gain practical solutions to contemporary challenges in healthcare management and delivery; and to network with a global community of the best and brightest healthcare executives from across the continuum of care.

** Plan to attend the co-located Chicago reception for Pitt Public Health alumni and friends. **


Mon 3/4/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM Seminar Series
Roberta Reis / Jennifer Bowling (PhD Students) IDM Seminar Series
Roberta Reis / Jennifer Bowling (PhD Students)
Mon 3/4/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Thu 3/7/2019 1:30PM - 3:30PM
School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting
Thu 3/7/2019 1:30PM - 3:30PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Monthly meeting of the Educational Policies and Curriculum Committee (EPCC). For more information, including instructions on submitting a proposal, forms, and a list of your department's committee representatives, see publichealth.pitt.edu/epcc.

1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room
Fri 3/8/2019 to Sun 3/10/2019
Center for Global Health Conference
2019 CUGH Conference: Translation & Implementation for Impact in Global Health Center for Global Health Conference
2019 CUGH Conference: Translation & Implementation for Impact in Global Health
Fri 3/8/2019 to Sun 3/10/2019


The 2019 CUGH Conference will be held at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. Join more than 1,800 global health faculty, students, implementers, and leaders from over 55 countries to explore the latest in global health and how academia, NGOs, government and the private sector can translate and implement the global health challenges before us.


Sun 3/10/2019 to Sun 3/17/2019
Academic Calendar Notice
Spring Recess for Students Academic Calendar Notice
Spring Recess for Students
Sun 3/10/2019 to Sun 3/17/2019


No classes this week. Have a safe and enjoyable spring recess!

Wed 3/13/2019 3:00PM to Wed 3/20/2019 5:00PM
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 3/13/2019 3:00PM to Wed 3/20/2019 5:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.


1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room
Mon 3/18/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM Seminar Series
TBA IDM Seminar Series
TBA
Mon 3/18/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Wed 3/20/2019 to Fri 3/22/2019
Community Conference
2019 ASPPH Annual Meeting Community Conference
2019 ASPPH Annual Meeting
Wed 3/20/2019 to Fri 3/22/2019


Each March the annual meeting of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health provides an opportunity for leaders, students, faculty, and staff from CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health to network, learn, and focus on common goals, opportunities, and challenges in academic public health. PITT PUBLIC HEALTH participates in the meeting in Arlington, V.A.. and hosts a concurrent ALUMNI RECEPTION in Washington DC.
**The call for posters is open until December 15. Meeting registration opens in early December.**



Fri 3/22/2019
April Graduation Application Deadline
Graduation Application Due ($25 fee) April Graduation Application Deadline
Graduation Application Due ($25 fee)
Fri 3/22/2019


The regular deadline to apply for April 2019 graduation (term 2194) has passed. Applications are still being accepted with a $25 fee until March 22. The final deadline to apply is April 1. 


Sun 3/24/2019 to Wed 3/27/2019
Biostatistics Conference
ENAR 2019 Spring Meeting of the International Biometric Society -- Marriott Philadephia Biostatistics Conference
ENAR 2019 Spring Meeting of the International Biometric Society -- Marriott Philadephia
Sun 3/24/2019 to Wed 3/27/2019


The premier biostatistical convention in North America, the ENAR Spring Meeting is the annual meeting of the Eastern North American Region (ENAR) of the International Biometrics Society (IBS). The meeting covers a wide range of topics of interest to both researchers and practitioners, such as data science, genomics clinical trials, neuroimaging, biomarkers, health policy, electronic health records and epidemiology. Faculty and students in the Department of Biostatistics regularly participate in short courses, tutorials and roundtables and give invited talks, contributed talks, and poster presentations.

Mon 3/25/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM Seminar Series
Shivkumar Biradar / Henry Ma (PhD Students) IDM Seminar Series
Shivkumar Biradar / Henry Ma (PhD Students)
Mon 3/25/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Fri 3/29/2019 8:30AM - 5:00PM
Pitt Public Health Info Session/Admissions Event
Accepted Applicants Day Pitt Public Health Info Session/Admissions Event
Accepted Applicants Day
Fri 3/29/2019 8:30AM - 5:00PM
Pitt Public Health

Accepted applicants are invited to learn more about Pitt Public Health, Pitt, and the city of Pittsburgh.

Pitt Public Health
Mon 4/1/2019 to Sun 4/7/2019
Community Event
National Public Health Week Community Event
National Public Health Week
Mon 4/1/2019 to Sun 4/7/2019


During the first full week of April each year, Pitt Public Health partners with APHA and communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week (NPHW) as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation.  Every year, the APHA develops a national campaign to educate the public, policymakers and practitioners about issues and to raise awareness about public health and prevention.  Pitt Public Health organizes a variety of special events around NPHW including the annual Dean's Day student research competition. 

Mon 4/1/2019
April Graduation Application Deadline
Final Deadline for Application ($35 fee) April Graduation Application Deadline
Final Deadline for Application ($35 fee)
Mon 4/1/2019


The regular deadline to apply for April 2019 graduation (term 2194) has passed. Applications are still being accepted with a $35 fee until April 1. This is the absolute final deadline to apply for graduation. If you miss this final deadline, you will not be able to graduate until the following term.


Mon 4/1/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM Seminar Series
Renee Anderko / Priyanka Talukdar (PhD Students) IDM Seminar Series
Renee Anderko / Priyanka Talukdar (PhD Students)
Mon 4/1/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Thu 4/4/2019 to Fri 4/5/2019
April Graduation Deadline
Draft of Essay, Thesis, or Dissertation Due April Graduation Deadline
Draft of Essay, Thesis, or Dissertation Due
Thu 4/4/2019 to Fri 4/5/2019


Initial upload of your essay, thesis, or dissertation is due to the D-Scholarship system. The file may be a draft. Notify Joanne Pegher of the status of the file. Format is PDF for thesis and dissertation, Word or PDF for essays. April 2019 graduation. Term 2194.


Thu 4/4/2019 1:00PM - 6:00PM
Student Organization Event
Blood Drive with SGA Student Organization Event
Blood Drive with SGA
Thu 4/4/2019 1:00PM - 6:00PM
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

Schedule your appointment in advance to save time by visiting centralbloodbank.org or calling 866-366-6771 and using code CU190022. Walk-ins are also welcome. Be sure to stay hydrated on the day of your donation. And remember to bring your ID. You can also download their blood donor mobile app.

Public Health Commons (1st floor)
Thu 4/4/2019 1:30PM - 3:30PM
School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting
Thu 4/4/2019 1:30PM - 3:30PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Monthly meeting of the Educational Policies and Curriculum Committee (EPCC). For more information, including instructions on submitting a proposal, forms, and a list of your department's committee representatives, see publichealth.pitt.edu/epcc.

1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room
Fri 4/12/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
University of Pittsburgh Lecture
Sr Vice Chancellor Research Seminar: Hawre Jalal on Changing Dynamics of the Drug Overdose Epidemic University of Pittsburgh Lecture
Sr Vice Chancellor Research Seminar: Hawre Jalal on Changing Dynamics of the Drug Overdose Epidemic
Fri 4/12/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Scaife Hall

Pitt's prestigious Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar series focuses on research being conducted by young investigators in the biomedical sciences. Hawre Jalal will present his work on the “Changing Dynamics of the Drug Overdose Epidemic in the United States, 1979-2016” from noon to 1:00 p.m. in Lecture Room 6 of Scaife Hall for approximately 50 minutes. Hawre Jalal, MD, PhD is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management and a researcher at the Public Health Dynamic Laboratory.  The presentation will be followed by a short question-and-answer session led by Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences Art Levine. 


Scaife Hall
Fri 4/12/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Center for Health Equity Journal Club
Center for Health Equity Journal Club Center for Health Equity Journal Club
Center for Health Equity Journal Club
Fri 4/12/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
A521 Public Health


A521 Public Health
Sat 4/13/2019 to Sun 4/14/2019
Center for Global Health Conference
Global Health & Innovation Conference Center for Global Health Conference
Global Health & Innovation Conference
Sat 4/13/2019 to Sun 4/14/2019


The 16th Annual Global Health Innovation Conference will be held at Yale University. This is the world's learding and largest global health conference, as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference, with 2,000 professionals and students from more than 55 countries. 


Wed 4/17/2019
April Graduation Deadline
Essay, Thesis, or Dissertation Review Appointments April Graduation Deadline
Essay, Thesis, or Dissertation Review Appointments
Wed 4/17/2019


Your document must be reviewed for format. Contact Joanne Pegher to schedule an appointment. April 2019 graduation. Term 2194.


Wed 4/17/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 4/17/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.


1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room
Sat 4/20/2019 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Center for Health Equity Event
Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) Center for Health Equity Event
Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay)
Sat 4/20/2019 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Pittsburgh, PA

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.


Pittsburgh, PA
Mon 4/22/2019 to Fri 4/26/2019
April Graduation Deadline
Final Upload and all Paperwork Due April Graduation Deadline
Final Upload and all Paperwork Due
Mon 4/22/2019 to Fri 4/26/2019


The final copy of your essay, thesis, or dissertation must be uploaded and all required paperwork must be submitted to Joanne Pegher during the week of April 22. April 2019 graduation. Term 2194.


Sat 4/27/2019
Pitt Public Health Event
Celebration of Student Awards Pitt Public Health Event
Celebration of Student Awards
Sat 4/27/2019
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Graduating students are invited regardless of whether they are selected for an award.  Awardees will be notified by the school.  Reception in the Commons area following the program.  More details to follow.

Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Wed 5/1/2019 to Thu 5/2/2019
EOH Conference
“Modernizing Toxicity Testing and Risk Assessment,” A-E Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting EOH Conference
“Modernizing Toxicity Testing and Risk Assessment,” A-E Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting
Wed 5/1/2019 to Thu 5/2/2019
University Club

The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Allegheny-Erie Society of Toxicology Regional Chapter will focus on new approaches to hazard identification and risk assessment, as well as alternative models and modeling for toxicity testing and exposure assessment.


University Club
Thu 5/2/2019 1:30PM - 3:30PM
School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting
Thu 5/2/2019 1:30PM - 3:30PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Monthly meeting of the Educational Policies and Curriculum Committee (EPCC). For more information, including instructions on submitting a proposal, forms, and a list of your department's committee representatives, see publichealth.pitt.edu/epcc.

1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room
Fri 5/10/2019
Pitt Public Health Event
Alumni Awards Ceremony and Dinner Pitt Public Health Event
Alumni Awards Ceremony and Dinner
Fri 5/10/2019
University Club

The annual Alumni Awards Dinner begins with a reception followed by dinner and the awards. Each year, outstanding alumni are recognized for their significant contributions to the field of public health, to the school, or to both. Registration and further details available this spring. 


University Club
Wed 5/15/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 5/15/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.


1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room
Thu 5/30/2019
April Graduation Notice
Transcripts Available April Graduation Notice
Transcripts Available
Thu 5/30/2019


Transcripts available at Registrar's office G-3 Thackeray with valid ID. (April 2019 graduates, term 2194).

Wed 6/19/2019 to Fri 6/21/2019
Community Conference
2019 ASPPH Sections Retreat for Associate Deans (Seattle) Community Conference
2019 ASPPH Sections Retreat for Associate Deans (Seattle)
Wed 6/19/2019 to Fri 6/21/2019


This ASPPH meeting provides associate deans the opportunity to share best practices; increase knowledge; discuss current issues and challenges at schools and programs of public health; and network in an open environment. One representative is invited from each member school in each area: Academic Affairs, Academic Public Health Practice, Finance and Administration, Research, and Student Services Leadership. 

Venue: Renaissance Hotel in Seattle, 15 Madison St. Seattle, WA


Wed 6/19/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 6/19/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.


1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room
Mon 6/24/2019 to Fri 6/28/2019
April Graduation Notice
Diploma Mailing Begins April Graduation Notice
Diploma Mailing Begins
Mon 6/24/2019 to Fri 6/28/2019


Vendor begins mailing diplomas June 24 thru June 28 (April 2019 graduates / term 2194). Will be notified via Pitt e-mail address when the diploma ships.  Certificates are printed and mailed by Student Affairs Office approx. 6 to 8 weeks after graduation.

Thu 7/4/2019
Academic Calendar Notice
Independence Day Holiday Academic Calendar Notice
Independence Day Holiday
Thu 7/4/2019


University Closed

Wed 7/17/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 7/17/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.


1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room
Sat 7/27/2019 to Thu 8/1/2019
Biostatistics Conference
Joint Statistical Meetings - - JSM 2019, Denver, CO Biostatistics Conference
Joint Statistical Meetings - - JSM 2019, Denver, CO
Sat 7/27/2019 to Thu 8/1/2019


The Joint Statistical Meetings, known simply as "JSM", is the largest gathering of statisticians held annually in North American. Faculty and student presenters from the  Department of Biostatistics regularly participate giving invited talks, contributed talks, and poster presentations. Our students often receive top awards and participate in the affiliated career marketplace at the event.

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