Other Student and Professional Organizations

Pitt Public Health student associations are vibrant, diverse, and multifaceted, focusing on diverse topics in public health and the world at large. The members of our student organizations reflect the dynamic diversity of our student population in terms of gender, race, cultural identity, academic programs and departments, and individual areas of interest and research. They include the best and brightest students of our school, the current and future leaders in the field. Actively engaging in the student government experience allows students to influence their learning environment and make Pitt Public Health a true community of learners.

Maximize Student Government Association (SGA)

Maximize American Public Health Association Student Assembly (APHA-SA)

Maximize Doctoral Student Organization (DSO)

Maximize Fostering Opportunities to Recognize, Welcome, and Advance Racially Diverse Students (FORWARDS)

Maximize Global Health Student Association (GHSA)

Maximize Health Policy and Management Association (HPMA)

Maximize Leaders in Intersectional Public Health and Equity (LIPHE)

Maximize Public Health Fitness and Recreation Organization (PHFARO)

Minimize Street Medicine

Street Medicine Outreach and Awareness aims to serve homeless and rough sleeping individuals within the Pittsburgh area. Our mission is to provide this diverse community with multidisciplinary yet individualized care that focuses on promoting effective communication, mutual respect, and understanding with Pittsburgh’s healthcare community and university student body. Our organization is affiliated with the Street Medicine Institute Student Coalition (SMISC), dedicated to promoting inclusive, reality-based, person-centered care for our unsheltered homeless community members throughout the world.

President: Antonio Gumucio
VP: Paul Seraly
Operations Director: Nicole Alindogan
Outreach CoordinatorRebecca Mackenzie
Event Coordinator: Cameron Metz

Faculty Advisors: Dr. David Finegold, Tina Hershey
Medical Director: Dr. Anna Marie White, MD

Maximize Student Public Health Epidemic Response Effort (SPHERE)

Professional Organizations and Alumni Associations

Maximize Alumni Association for Health Administration

Maximize American Public Health Association (APHA)

Maximize Delta Omega

Maximize Pennsylvania Public Health Association (PPHA)

Maximize University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association

Facilities Announcements


Sevco named president of UPMC Hospitals  

Sevco named president of UPMC Hospitals

UPMC - Mark Sevco (HPM '91) will assume the role of president, UPMC Hospitals, comprised of 40 academic, community and specialty hospitals and co-lead the Health Services Division. Sevco currently is president, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, which is nationally ranked as a top-ten pediatri... (09/21/2021)

Climate Change and Health in Small Island Developing States - Focus on the Caribbean 

Climate Change and Health in Small Island Developing States - Focus on the Caribbean

Join the Caribbean community and international partners for four days of immersion in the science of climate change and health in the Caribbean, identifying knowledge gaps, posing solutions, resource sharing, and empowerment, as we work together to address the critical public health issue of climat... (09/21/2021)

Registration Open for TransPride Pittsburgh Health and Wellness Conference 

Registration Open for TransPride Pittsburgh Health and Wellness Conference

Over 70 workshops and counting led by folks across the U.S. and Canada, presented by the Central Outreach Wellness Center. Taking place virtually October 14-16.  (09/21/2021)

Call for Applications: Health Justice Scholars Program 

Call for Applications: Health Justice Scholars Program

Inviting anyone with interests or pursuing projects in health equity and justice including health equity research, policy, and practice in areas such as chronic disease, violence prevention, maternal and infant health, mental health, or interventions focused on Black, Latinx, and communities of col... (09/21/2021)
For additional information or to report a facilities issue, contact Ann Ostroski, ostroski@pitt.edu
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Event Approvals and Calendar Postings

Before promoting your event, you must contact Mike Dolinger for approval.

To promote your even or other initiatives of your organization via school e-newsletters, web calendar, and social media accounts, send details to phcomm@pitt.edu

Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG)

GPSG is the official University-wide umbrella organization for graduate and professional students at Pitt. It represents both the academic and non-academic interests and provides student-initiated and student-controlled services. The group does not supplant graduate student organizations in departments or schools, but rather coordinates joint efforts, promoting communications among the schools and providing a unified voice for graduate students within the University community.

In recent years, GPSG has offered a number of services including Carnegie Museum passes, travel funding, and free legal appointments. The activities fee assessed on all graduate students goes to GPSG. Approximately three-fourths of fees collected from each school is allocated back to that school’s individual student government to help carry out its own activities. For a list of current officers and links to more information about this organization, including upcoming events, visit gpsg.pitt.edu/welcome-to-gpsg.