As a student at Pitt Public Health, you have many resources beyond your academic advisor that can contribute to your academic development. Advising systems vary among departments, but you should be able to take advantage of all of the following.
The relationships you build at Pitt Public Health will be important during and after your tenure here. This section of the handbook offers some starter advice on how to develop these relationships.
Your in-classroom and out-of-classroom experiences at Pitt Public Health should give you a strong set of professional skills by the time you graduate. You need to take an active role in this process and seek opportunities to enhance your skills whenever you can. We hope you will use all of the resources described below in addition to many others.
Behavioral and Community Health Sciences - Paul Markgraf
Biostatistics - Renee Valenti
Environmental and Occuplational Health - Bryanna Snyder
Epidemiology - Lori Smith
Health Policy and Management - Jessica Dornin
Human Genetics - Noel Harrie
Infectious Diseases and Microbiology - Chelsea Yonash
Multidisciplinary MPH - Renee Valenti
G009 Public Health
Policy and requirement questions: Mary Derkach, assistant dean for student affairs
Public Health course permissions questions: Bernadette Foley, administrative secretary for student affairs
Essay, thesis, and dissertation or general graduation questions: Joanne Pegher, graduation and course coordinator
Career development questions: Kimberly Abraham, career services specialist