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2019 Celebration of Student Awards

On April 27, 2019, Pitt Publi...
2019 Celebration of Student Awards

On April 27, 2019, Pitt Public Health celebrated recent graduates with awards given upon the culmination of a degree program. Delta Omega's honor society inductees were announced and outstanding thesis/essay and dissertation awards were conferred. Outstanding Student Awards were also given at both ... (04/29/2019)

Albert’s research leads to evidence-based approval for Pennsylvania's Healthy Steps in Motion Falls Prevention Program

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - Researc...
Albert’s research leads to evidence-based approval for Pennsylvania's Healthy Steps in Motion Falls Prevention Program

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - Research by BCHS's Steven Albert put the HSIM falls-prevention program on the pre-approved list for future federal funding.  The study showed a significantly lower incidence of falls in older adults who completed program workshops than in a comparison group at the same sites. ... (04/23/2019)

Online simulation FRED developed by Pitt researchers used to simulate measles outbreak in Florida

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - FRED Me...
Online simulation FRED developed by Pitt researchers used to simulate measles outbreak in Florida

ASPPH FRIDAY LETTER - FRED Measles Florida is just the latest simulator to shows how quickly measles can spread when vaccination rates dip too low. It models the state’s actual population and considers how people move about the region and interact. Beginning with a single case, it shows how the vir... (04/23/2019)

Angus’ Early Sepsis Indicator Receives 510(k) Clearance from FDA

MANAGED CARE - HPM's Derek An...
Angus’ Early Sepsis Indicator Receives 510(k) Clearance from FDA

MANAGED CARE - HPM's Derek Angus contributed to a first-of-its-kind, hematology-based cellular biomarker that is designed to help emergency department physicians identify patients with sepsis or who are at increased risk of developing sepsis. Compared to the traditional method of reviewing white bl... (04/23/2019)

Barbour: 2019 Early Career Excellence Award

Kamil Barbour (BIOST ’11, EPI...
Barbour: 2019 Early Career Excellence Award

Kamil Barbour (BIOST ’11, EPI ’10) is an epidemiologist with the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion for the CDC, currently serving as team lead of the State Chronic Disease Epidemiology Assignee Program. In this hand-selected role, he supervises four senior-level ... (04/22/2019)

 

Fri
4/26
Center for Health Equity Workshop
Center for Health Equity Focused Writing Center for Health Equity Workshop
Center for Health Equity Focused Writing
Fri 4/26 9:00AM - 12:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

Fri
4/26
Career Services Event
Women in Science and Engineering Leadership and Professional Development Event Career Services Event
Women in Science and Engineering Leadership and Professional Development Event
Fri 4/26 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center

Come out to this panel event and hear from three local leaders who will share their stories, provide strategies for success, and give tips on promoting diversity in STEM.

Sat
4/27
Pitt Public Health Event
Celebration of Student Awards Pitt Public Health Event
Celebration of Student Awards
Sat 4/27 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

A cocktail reception and awards ceremony honoring standouts from the graduating class of 2018-19 in multiple award categories. Graduating students are invited regardless of whether they are selected for an award. Awardees will be notified by the school. 

Sun
4/28
Pitt Public Health Event
Pitt Public Health Convocation Pitt Public Health Event
Pitt Public Health Convocation
Sun 4/28 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Carnegie Music Hall

Celebrate the academic achievement of our 2018-19 graduates as they become the newest cohort of Pitt Public Health alumni at our 69th Convocation. Family and friends are welcome!

Wed
5/1
EOH Conference
“Modernizing Toxicity Testing and Risk Assessment,” A-E Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting EOH Conference
“Modernizing Toxicity Testing and Risk Assessment,” A-E Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting
Wed 5/1 to Thu 5/2
University Club

The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Allegheny-Erie Society of Toxicology Regional Chapter will focus on new approaches to hazard identification and risk assessment, as well as alternative models and modeling for toxicity testing and exposure assessment.