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Upcoming Events

Mon 3/25 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Disasters Are Our Business - Sangki Oak on international medical disaster response
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

A Pitt MD/MPH candidate focusing on global health and surgery, Sangki Oak shares his experiences and lessons learned while volunteering in disaster response efforts both in Nepal after the 2015 earthquake and in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands during the aftermath of last fall's Super Typhoon Yutu. 

Thu 3/28 6:00PM - 7:15PM
Grand Rounds "Close to Home: Street Medicine" with founder James Withers
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

One Book One Community, the Global Health Student Association, and the Center for Global Health present the powerful 30-minute documentary "Close to Home: Street Medicine" which shares voices of service providers and oft-forgotten homeless patients in our region. Catch the film and hear directly from Jim Withers, founder and medical director of Pittsburgh Mercy’s Operation Safety Net® and the Street Medicine Institute and film producer/videographer Matt Lewis. Donations of warm gloves and hats will be collected for the local homeless population. Light refreshments to follow.

Fri 4/12 9:30AM - 6:00PM
Global Health Inequities & Infectious Diseases Workshop
Barco Law Building

Organized by Pitt Law with partners from across the University, this workshop brings together a multidisciplinary group of scholars--including Tina Batra Hershey, Moses Bility, Donald Burke, Ernesto Marques, and Wilbert Van Panhuis of Pitt Public Health--to examine global health inequities in the distribution of infectious diseases. While highly infectious diseases make up five of the top ten leading causes of death in low-income countries , the constite only one of the top ten causes of death in high-income countries.

Please pre-register, though there is no fee to attend the conference. Venue: Pitt Law, Alcoa Room.

Sat 4/13 to Sun 4/14
Global Health & Innovation Conference

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. 


Center for Global Health Panel Discussion

Advocating for Healthy Children in Urban Communities and Schools

Thursday 2/22 4:00PM - 6:30PM

Join the Center for Urban Education for a panel discussion and reflection examining health issues and disparities, and how they influence educational outcomes.Moderated by Dr. A. Dex Samuels and Dr. John Jakicic

Register now!

Location and Address
CUE Commons
4310 Posvar Hall

Last Updated On Thursday, February 15, 2018 by Mauer, Rachel Michelle
Created On Thursday, February 15, 2018

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Joanne Russell 

Year of PittGlobal

The University of Pittsburgh has declared academic year 2018-19 as The Year of PittGlobal. Please check back as we add University events and programs to celebrate and advance Pitt’s global impact.


Join in celebrating the Year of Pitt Global. 

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