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Shaffer selected for the 2020 Craig Award for Excellence in Teaching

Congratulations to Dr. John S...
Shaffer selected for the 2020 Craig Award for Excellence in Teaching

Congratulations to Dr. John Shaffer (HUGEN '08), assistant professor of human genetics and oral biology, on being selected for the 2020 James L. Craig Award for Teaching Excellence. Craig awardees are nominated annually by students and selected by a committee of students and past awardees.  (04/02/2020)

Roberts says social distancing is our best tool in fighting COVID-19

90.5 WESA - “If nobody ever ...
Roberts says social distancing is our best tool in fighting COVID-19

90.5 WESA - “If nobody ever went out and nobody ever touched anybody else, this disease could not pass at all,” said HPM's Mark Roberts, director of the Public Health Dynamics Laboratory. He thinks the current restrictions on daily life need to continue for the time being. “If people went ab... (04/01/2020)

BCHS alum Arnold on harm-reduction during the coronavirus shutdown

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/SPOTLIG...
BCHS alum Arnold on harm-reduction during the coronavirus shutdown

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/SPOTLIGHT PA - At Prevention Point Pittsburgh, staff have been trying to raise awareness of COVID-19 for weeks. “If someone shows symptoms, they’re given gloves, a face mask, and extra harm reduction supplies so they can self-quarantine,” said executive director Aaron Arnold (... (03/31/2020)

Angus comments on top 10 ICU must-dos for COVID-19

MEDSCAPE - In an editorial in...
Angus comments on top 10 ICU must-dos for COVID-19

MEDSCAPE - In an editorial in the Journal of the American Medical Association issued just days after these new guidelines, Derek C. Angus, HPM distinguished professor and associate editor with JAMA, and his colleague Lamontagne of Canada say these "represent an excellent first step toward optimal, ... (03/31/2020)

Pitt Public Health updates FRED model forecasting as state sees lower rate of hospitalizations than China

KDKA – When will we see a COV...
Pitt Public Health updates FRED model forecasting as state sees lower rate of hospitalizations than China

KDKA – When will we see a COVID-19 peak? Health Secretary Rachel Levine said they’re working with Pitt’s FRED researchers to update information. Modeling infectious diseases is complex, and there are several impacting factors like how the disease is spread, the effects of social distancing, and the... (03/31/2020)

 

Mon
3/23
Academic Calendar Notice
Fall 2020 Registration Begins Academic Calendar Notice
Fall 2020 Registration Begins
Mon 3/23 to Thu 7/2


Registration for Fall 2020 (term 2211) begins for all students. 

Mon
3/23
Academic Calendar Notice
Fall 2020 Add/Drop Begins Academic Calendar Notice
Fall 2020 Add/Drop Begins
Mon 3/23 to Fri 9/4


Add/drop begins for Fall 2020 (term 2211)

Wed
4/1
Pitt Public Health Event
Grand Rounds CANCELED - Dean's Day Student Poster SessionsGrand Rounds CANCELED - Dean's Day Student Poster Sessions Pitt Public Health Event
CANCELED - Dean's Day Student Poster Sessions
Wed 4/1 to Fri 4/3
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

Our annual showcase of student research, the Pitt Public Health Dean’s Day poster showcase will not be held this spring, either live or virtually. 

Fri
4/3
Center for Health Equity Notice
Online CHE Focused Writing Session Center for Health Equity Notice
Online CHE Focused Writing Session
Fri 4/3 9:00AM - 12:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

Fri
4/3
Human Genetics Seminar Series
Title TBD - Chris Donnelly, PhD Human Genetics Seminar Series
Title TBD - Chris Donnelly, PhD
Fri 4/3 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)