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Baumann Investigates Illegal Practice Against Women in Nepal

Sarah Baumann (BCHS '19) spen...
Baumann Investigates Illegal Practice Against Women in Nepal

Sarah Baumann (BCHS '19) spent the past nine months in Nepal, in part conducting qualitative research and data collection on  chhaupadi , an illegal cultural tradition that isolates menstruating women – who are considered “unclean” – to huts, basements or livestock sheds. Baumann has long researche... (07/19/2019)

Meet Zoe Kauffman (MHA '19), Gideon Scholar

Zoe Kaufman (MHA '19), a Conn...
Meet Zoe Kauffman (MHA '19), Gideon Scholar

Zoe Kaufman (MHA '19), a Connecticut native, has recently moved to New York City to begin her career in health administration. She currently serves as a data analyst at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Immediately prior to the move, she received her Master of Health Administration degree from the Un... (07/16/2019)

Meet Kristen Free (MHA '18), Gideon Scholar

"I think that Dawn left an in...
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)

Meet Jordan McBride (MHA/MBA '21), Gideon Scholar

"Being a Dawn Gideon Scholar ...
Meet Jordan McBride (MHA/MBA '21), Gideon Scholar

"Being a Dawn Gideon Scholar helped me feel like HPM was a great fit for me. [At the] annual golf outing...I was surrounded by inspiring women and men in the healthcare field, and I just felt right at home. I was energized by the stories that I heard. It made me excited for what I can learn and con... (07/16/2019)

Meet Emily Joseph (MHA '20), Gideon Scholar

"The Dawn Gideon Foundation h...
Meet Emily Joseph (MHA '20), Gideon Scholar

"The Dawn Gideon Foundation has done a lot of work to expose the scholars to people who knew Dawn Gideon and it's been really wonderful to hear about her impact on their lives, whether they've been people that she's personally mentored or just her close friends...It's been wonderful to get to know ... (07/16/2019)

 

Fri
7/12
Pitt Public Health Notice
Building Project Pitt Public Health Notice
Building Project
Fri 7/12 7:30AM to Fri 8/2 7:35AM
Pitt Public Health

A project to retrofit the doors between Crabtree and Public Health Halls will begin on July 13th and be periodically worked on over the next month.  

Wed
7/24
Center for Health Equity Event
Pittsburgh Black PridePittsburgh Black Pride Center for Health Equity Event
Pittsburgh Black Pride
Wed 7/24 to Sun 7/28
Pittsburgh, PA

Join Pittsburgh Black Pride for several events opening Wednesday, July 24 at the August Wilson Center and including karaoke, happy hour, family day with health fair, and a community barbeque. Learn more at pghblackpride.org. Free!!

Wed
7/24
Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Sharon W. Renner - The Effects of Fatigue & Fatigability on Fall Risks in Older Adults Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Sharon W. Renner - The Effects of Fatigue & Fatigability on Fall Risks in Older Adults
Wed 7/24 10:00AM - 12:00PM
David Lawrence Hall

Committee:
Nancy W. Glynn, Chair
Jane A. Cauley
Robert M. Boudreau
Todd Bear
Patrick Brown

Location:
David Lawrence Hall - room 211
3942 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA  15260

Wed
7/24
Career Services Seminar Series
Project Management Seminar: Scope, Quality, and Risk Management Career Services Seminar Series
Project Management Seminar: Scope, Quality, and Risk Management
Wed 7/24 5:00PM - 6:00PM
University of Pittsburgh

Fourth River Solutions (4RS) invites you to attend a seminar series on project management with Danielle Minteer, the project manager of clinical trials run by the Department of Plastic Surgery at Pitt. This is a great opportunity to learn about PMP certification, the role of a project manager, and how their strategies get employed in the workplace. 

Thu
7/25
Biostatistics Dissertation Defense
Zhe Sun - Novel Statistical Methods in Analyzing Single Cell RNA Sequencing Data Biostatistics Dissertation Defense
Zhe Sun - Novel Statistical Methods in Analyzing Single Cell RNA Sequencing Data
Thu 7/25 2:00PM - 4:00PM
7139 Public Health, Peterson Seminar Room

Zhe Sun of the Department of Biostatistics defends her dissertation on “Novel Statistical Methods in Analyzing Single Cell RNA Sequencing Data”.