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Taylor baked his way to first place and a book deal

PITT WIRE -  Chris Taylor (SH...
Taylor baked his way to first place and a book deal

PITT WIRE -  Chris Taylor (SHRS ’04, EPI ’10) originally started baking as a way to relax while studying at Pitt Public Health. After entering, and winning, their first competition on a whim, Taylor and husband Paul Arguin, who are both epidemiologists at the CDC, continued baking and competing as ... (09/11/2019)

Too old for president? Newman says health and fitness are better indicator than age

AP - “A healthier heart, for...
Too old for president? Newman says health and fitness are better indicator than age

AP - “A healthier heart, for example, is going to translate to a healthier brain...you can have a group of people who at age 80 are still going to work every day, doing all the stuff they need to do. We’re not very good at understanding who’s going to be able to tolerate the stress in emergency si... (09/09/2019)

Sinclair reveals that measles outbreaks could become more commonplace

FOX NEWS - Texas is the large...
Sinclair reveals that measles outbreaks could become more commonplace

FOX NEWS - Texas is the largest state by population that allows parents to not vaccinate their children for personal or religious reasons. And the number of exemptions has increased in recent years, growing from 2,300 in 2013 to 64,000 in 2016. Research led by PHDL postdoc David Sinclair found just... (09/09/2019)

Pitt ranked #18 best public college by U.S. News and World Report

“This year’s ranking position...
Pitt ranked #18 best public college by U.S. News and World Report

“This year’s ranking positions the University of Pittsburgh as a top-20 public school,” says Chancellor Patrick Gallagher. “It’s a powerful testament to our students, faculty and staff and a clear signal that our trajectory as a world leader in learning, teaching, and research is still—undeniably—o... (09/09/2019)

Praekunatham promoted to chief of Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response

Hirunwut Praekunatham (EOH, '...
Praekunatham promoted to chief of Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response

Hirunwut Praekunatham (EOH, '18) was recently promoted to chief of the Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response unit under the new Division of Occupational and Environmental Diseases in Thailand. Praekunatham's responsibilities include surveillance of environmental/occupational diseases at... (09/09/2019)

 

Tue
9/17
Career Services Event
Pitt Fall Career Fair- Liberal Arts, Sciences and BusinessPitt Fall Career Fair- Liberal Arts, Sciences and Business Career Services Event
Pitt Fall Career Fair- Liberal Arts, Sciences and Business
Tue 9/17 11:00AM - 3:00PM
William Pitt Union

Hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Career Center and open to all Pitt students. View a list of employers and register on Handshake

Tue
9/17
HPM Seminar Series
Grand Rounds Drug Pricing: Politics and EconomicsGrand Rounds Drug Pricing: Politics and Economics HPM Seminar Series
Drug Pricing: Politics and Economics
Tue 9/17 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Scaife Hall

Richard Frank, professor of health economics and health care policy at Harvard, wil discuss drug pricing proposals relevant to the upcoming 2020 Presidential Election. Frank will draw upon his experience serving in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to discuss advantages and pitfalls of these proposals. Lunch will be served. 

Tue
9/17
Career Services Info Session
Informational Webinar: Mayo Clinic Administrative Fellowship Program Career Services Info Session
Informational Webinar: Mayo Clinic Administrative Fellowship Program
Tue 9/17 1:00PM - 2:00PM


Join current and previous Fellows as they talk about their careers at Mayo Clinic. Accepting applications from July 15th, 2019 - October 2nd, 2019

Wed
9/18
Pitt Public Health Info Session
TIPH Virtual FairTIPH Virtual Fair Pitt Public Health Info Session
TIPH Virtual Fair
Wed 9/18


Are you or someone you know interested in a career in public health? Join us at the TIPH Virtual Fair to learn about our programs and explore your options with Pitt Public Health! If you have any questions, please contact Renee Hill.

Wed
9/18
Career Services Workshop
LinkedIn WorkshopLinkedIn Workshop Career Services Workshop
LinkedIn Workshop
Wed 9/18 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A521 Public Health

LinkedIn is one of the most valuable professional networking tools. This workshop will include tips on developing a strong profile, building and leveraging your network, and identifying career opportunities.