Community Partners

Partnering through research, practice, and teaching

The faculty and staff of BCHS are proud to partner with many local community organizations in research, practice, and teaching. Learn more about these partner organizations or connect with BCHS contacts for details on specific partnerships and related projects by clicking on the triangles below.

Maximize Latino Apostolate, Diocese of Pittsburgh

Maximize Presbyterian Hospital, Mercy Hospital, Allegheny General Hospital

Additional Engagement Opportunities

BCHS encourages faculty, staff and students to become engaged in several additional community partnerships. Here’s a sample:

Bridging The Gaps Pittsburgh

Community Research Advisory Board (CRAB)

G.R.I.P.S.

Health Advocates in Research (HAIR)

Labor Counsel of Latin American Advancement (LCLAA)

Latino Engagement Group for Salud (LEGS)

MACS Study

POWER Study

RAICES Project

Internships and Practica

Many of our community partners provide internship and practica opportunities for BCHS students.

Find details on the BCHS community collaboration and practicum page and the school’s MPH practicum/internship page.

BCHS Practica Stories

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Alysse Littleberry, Reducing Recidivism at Bethlehem Haven's Emergency Shelter 

Alysse Littleberry, Reducing Recidivism at Bethlehem Haven's Emergency Shelter

"After hearing about the journeys of women and spending time at the shelter, homelessness to me seems like the intersection of all social problems: poverty, mental illness, underinsurance, domestic violence, substance abuse... I feel very motivated to help these women, but I also feel like my work ... (08/12/2019)
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Abisola Olaniyan spends practicum addressing barriers to seeking and accessing immunization services for children in Lagos, Nigeria  

Abisola Olaniyan spends practicum addressing barriers to seeking and accessing immunization services for children in Lagos, Nigeria

Center for Global Health Student Travel Scholarship recipient and DrPH student, ABISOLA OLANIYAN (BCHS '21), spent her practicum in Lagos, Nigeria addressing barriers to seeking and accessing immunization services for children. She also conducted food demonstration classes to educate mothers/caregi... (10/22/2018)
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Air Quality Program MPH students present their work at ACHD 

Air Quality Program MPH students present their work at ACHD

Masters students FIONA GAO (BCHS) and JINGHUI JU (EPI) spent the summer researching morning surface temperature inversions and their impact on public health with Allegheny County Health Department’s (ACHD) Air Quality Program. They presented their work at the ACHD in August.       (10/02/2018)
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Bridging the Gaps Pittsburgh celebrates 20 years of promoting health in underserved communities (video) 

Bridging the Gaps Pittsburgh celebrates 20 years of promoting health in underserved communities (video)

Celebrating 20 years of service, BRIDGING THE GAPS PITTSBURGH has focused on promoting health in underserved communities while training future health and social service professionals. More than 350 community health interns have collaborated with 58 community partners to provide over 10,255 days of s... (08/11/2017)
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