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Albert comments on new report that found most violent injuries seen in ER are not reported to police

REUTERS - The vast majority o...
Albert comments on new report that found most violent injuries seen in ER are not reported to police

REUTERS - The vast majority of violent injuries seen by doctors in emergency rooms are not reported to police, a new report suggests. “The brilliance of this article is it shows that if we do not link these two kinds of data we’re never going to have a full and accurate account of the level of viol... (11/16/2018)

Alumna, Kathryn Puskar, inducted into international research hall of fame

THE ALMANAC - Associate dean ...
Alumna, Kathryn Puskar, inducted into international research hall of fame

THE ALMANAC - Associate dean for undergraduate nursing education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, KATHRYN PUSKAR (BCHS '78, HPM '81) has been inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame, one of 20 inductees for this year. “It’s really humbling. I ... (11/16/2018)

Hernandez is one of Forbes 30 under 30 for 2019

FORBES - Congratulations to I...
Hernandez is one of Forbes 30 under 30 for 2019

FORBES - Congratulations to INMACULADA HERNANDEZ (HPM '16) for being selected as one of Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2019. She will be joining the most exclusive club in the world of young entrepreneurs and game-changers. After graduating from Pitt Public Health with her doctorate, Inma has led wo... (11/14/2018)

Dean Burke honored with John Snow Award for excellence in public health

The annual award recognizes o...
Dean Burke honored with John Snow Award for excellence in public health

The annual award recognizes outstanding scientists for excellence in epidemiologic practice or research, and is one of the oldest in the field. It commemorates John Snow, one of the founding fathers of epidemiology. Burke said, "I find great personal satisfaction in the knowledge that my life-long ... (11/12/2018)

The costs of heroin and naloxone offer a tragic snapshot of the opioid crisis

STAT - The cost of heroin has...
The costs of heroin and naloxone offer a tragic snapshot of the opioid crisis

STAT - The cost of heroin has fallen dramatically over the past few decades, and fentanyl and other illicit opioids can be rapidly mass produced. DEAN DONALD BURKE and Michael Hufford, co-founder of a nonprofit to improve naloxone access, propose a solution: "Make naloxone available over the counte... (11/09/2018)

 

Wed
11/21
Academic Calendar Notice
Thanksgiving Recess for Students Academic Calendar Notice
Thanksgiving Recess for Students
Wed 11/21 to Sun 11/25


No classes Wednesday-Friday. The University is closed Thursday and Friday. Have a happy and healthy holiday!
Wed
11/21
Career Services Workshop
Postdoctoral Orientation to Career DevelopmentPostdoctoral Orientation to Career Development Career Services Workshop
Postdoctoral Orientation to Career Development
Wed 11/21 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Biomedical Sciences Tower 3 (BST3)

Hosted by the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD), this seminar provides a framework for career development and introduces new trainees to strategies, programs, and resources that can be integrated throughout training. S123 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

Mon
11/26
IDM Seminar Series
Utility of Next Generation Sequencing Diagnostics... - Stephanie Mitchell, PhD, D(ABMM) IDM Seminar Series
Utility of Next Generation Sequencing Diagnostics... - Stephanie Mitchell, PhD, D(ABMM)
Mon 11/26 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

Mon
11/26
Epidemiology epiBRAIN Journal Club
epiBRAIN Journal Club Epidemiology epiBRAIN Journal Club
epiBRAIN Journal Club
Mon 11/26 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A216 Public Health

Mon
11/26
Pitt Public Health Event
Annual Practicum/Internship SymposiumAnnual Practicum/Internship Symposium Pitt Public Health Event
Annual Practicum/Internship Symposium
Mon 11/26 5:30PM - 8:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Are you interested in learning to locate a practicum at a new site, apply for a practicum at the county health department of health, or to hear from students who have just completed their experiences? This event is for you!

This year's event will include a student panel, and a networking mixer with a light dinner.

For more information, contact Summer-Rae Haston at srhaston@pitt.edu

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