2019 PSI kicks off; work planned with WIC


This year's cohort of Pittsburgh Summer Institute in Applied Public Health runs from May 15-August 9. Eleven students are working on a variety of projects: 

  • Public Health Workforce Development Human Resources
  • Hep C Free Allegheny 
  • Cancer Incidence Analysis
  • Applied Epidemiology Training Development
  • Animal Bite Report
  • Child Death Review
  • Environmental Justice Data and Outreach
  • STD/HIV Mapping and Evaluation
  • Emergency Preparedness Incidence Management
  • West Nile Virus Surveillance
  • Compliance Management for Hazardous Air Pollutants

The 2019 group project will be with WIC, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. Students will canvas obtetrician and pediatrician offices on communications and WIC services, aiming to increase program enrollment. 

Students participating this year are: Morgan Benner (HPM '22), Margaret Carr (EPI '22), Sarah DePerrior (EPI '22), Devon Descutner (BCHS '22), Lisa George (BCHS '21), Madeline Mason (EPI '22), Sejal Mistry (EPI '22), Elizabeth Owens (IDM '22), Kathleen Shedlock (EPI '22), Kelsey Simon (IDM '22), and Sarah Sullivan (IDM '22). 

Related pages: 
More info on the PSI
MPH Practicum at Pitt Public Health
Research and Practice at Pitt Public Health

Related events:
Mid-Summer Showcase - July 16
Student Presentations and Closing Celebration - August 8



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