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UPCOMING EVENTS AT PITT PUBLIC HEALTH

Event Category
Tue 4/4/2017 8:00AM to Fri 5/5/2017 5:00PM
Ford Institute for Human Security Research Grant Competition Center for Global Health Application Deadline
Ford Institute for Human Security Research Grant Competition
Tue 4/4/2017 8:00AM to Fri 5/5/2017 5:00PM


Click here for the guidelines for the Ford Institute for Human Security Research Grant Competition. 


Center for Global Health
Application Deadline
Mon 4/24/2017 to Fri 4/28/2017
Final Upload and all Paperwork Due April Graduation Deadline
Final Upload and all Paperwork Due
Mon 4/24/2017 to Fri 4/28/2017


The final copy of your essay, thesis, or dissertation must be uploaded and all required paperwork must be submitted to Joanne Pegher.  April 2017 graduation. Term 2174.


April Graduation
Deadline
Tue 4/25/2017 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Sarah Sandrian - PCMI Essay IDM Master's Defense
Sarah Sandrian - PCMI Essay
Tue 4/25/2017 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Public Health 2140

Sarah Sandrian's Essay, Program Evaluation of a Structural Intervention Aimed at Improving Maternal Health Outcomes in Rural Zambia, aims to address the needs of pregnant women in resource poor settings as well as countries with similar health systems and challenges to improve maternal health and to engage communities in solving local problems through partnerships and collaboration. 

Public Health 2140
IDM
Master's Defense
Wed 4/26/2017 12:00PM - 1:30PM
"Who Are You?: Racial Classification and the Instability of Race University of Pittsburgh Lecture
"Who Are You?: Racial Classification and the Instability of Race
Wed 4/26/2017 12:00PM - 1:30PM


These talks provide an opportunity for faculty, students, and community members to engage in race-related discussions of mutual interest. Lunch is provided; registration is not required; lectures are free and open to the public. Please contact Center Administrative Assistant Marita Johnson (412-624-7382) with any questions.

University of Pittsburgh
Lecture
Wed 4/26/2017 1:00PM - 3:00PM
IAN CASCI - PHD DISSERTATION DEFENSE AND FINAL EXAMINATION Human Genetics Dissertation Defense
IAN CASCI - PHD DISSERTATION DEFENSE AND FINAL EXAMINATION
Wed 4/26/2017 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Public Health 3140


Public Health 3140
Human Genetics
Dissertation Defense
Thu 4/27/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Meditation Session with Center for Mindfulness and Consciousness Studies (weekly on M/Th) Pitt Public Health Event
Meditation Session with Center for Mindfulness and Consciousness Studies (weekly on M/Th)
Thu 4/27/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM


These drop-in meditation gatherings for Pitt  faculty, staff, and students occur twice weekly on Mondays and Thursdays. Meet in the Stoner Conference Room on the second floor of the Keystone Building, 3520 Fifth Avenue. Contact Pitt Public Health professor 

Tony Silvestre for more information or visit the center online at mindfulnesspitt.org

Pitt Public Health
Event
Fri 4/28/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Grand Rounds 14TH Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture : Sarah Tishkoff on "Evolution and Adaptation in Africa..." Human Genetics Seminar Series
14TH Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture : Sarah Tishkoff on "Evolution and Adaptation in Africa..."
Fri 4/28/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G023)

Dr. Sarah A. Tishkoff, presents "Evolution and Adaptation in Africa: Implications for Health and Disease" for the 14th Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture.

Public Health Auditorium (G023)
Human Genetics
Seminar Series
Sat 4/29/2017
Official Date for Award of Degree April Graduation Notice
Official Date for Award of Degree
Sat 4/29/2017


Official date for award of degree for April 2017 graduation (term 2174).


April Graduation
Notice
Sat 4/29/2017 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Commencement University of Pittsburgh Event
Commencement
Sat 4/29/2017 4:00PM - 6:00PM


Beginning this year, the University of Pittsburgh will celebrate the accomplishments of those who are graduating with two separate convocations. The Class of 2017 Master's, Professional Doctoral, or Doctoral Candidates  are eligible to attend the Graduate Ceremony, which will be held at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum with a reception to follow. If you plan on attending, registration will be required.


Contact Sharon Malazich for more information at 412-624-7100.

 


University of Pittsburgh
Event
Sat 4/29/2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Celebration of Student Awards Pitt Public Health Event
Celebration of Student Awards
Sat 4/29/2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM
O'Hara Student Center

Graduates are invited regardless of whether they are selected for an award. Awardees will be notified by the school. Awardees may bring guests ($25 for guests over 10 years old). Payment for guests attending the Celebration of Student Awards must be mailed or dropped off to the Office of Student Affairs prior to the event.


O'Hara Student Center
Pitt Public Health
Event
Sun 4/30/2017 1:30PM - 1:30PM
EPCC Meeting School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting
Sun 4/30/2017 1:30PM - 1:30PM
Public Health 4128

Monthly meeting of the Educational Policies and Curriculum Committee (EPCC).  For more information see, including instructions on submitting a proposal, forms, and a list of your department's committee representatives, see publichealth.pitt.edu/epcc

Public Health 4128
School Governance
Meeting
Sun 4/30/2017 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Pitt Public Health Convocation Pitt Public Health Event
Pitt Public Health Convocation
Sun 4/30/2017 5:00PM - 8:00PM


Honoring Your Academic Achievements

Pitt Public Health's 66th Convocation honors graduates from the 2016-17 academic year. This year's speaker will be Deborah L. Birx, MD, coordinator of the United States Government Activities to Combat HIV/AIDS and the U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy. 

Graduates from June, August, December 2016 and April 2017 are invited to participate in the ceremonies. Doctoral students who will graduate in June of 2017 also may take part in the ceremony provided they've scheduled their defense in time for June graduation and their advisor notifies Mary Derkach. No tickets are required and there is no limit on the number of guests that a student can invite. 


Pitt Public Health
Event
Mon 5/1/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Using Translational Science to Understand the Role of the Epigenome in Metals-Induced Toxicity EOH Seminar Series
Using Translational Science to Understand the Role of the Epigenome in Metals-Induced Toxicity
Mon 5/1/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Bridgeside Point - 540


Bridgeside Point - 540
EOH
Seminar Series
Tue 5/2/2017 8:00AM - 3:45PM
What's New: STD, HIV, TB, Hepatitis, Family Planning & Addiction MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Event
What's New: STD, HIV, TB, Hepatitis, Family Planning & Addiction
Tue 5/2/2017 8:00AM - 3:45PM
Outside Conference and Meeting Spaces

This conference will focus on the integration efforts that support a collaborative healthcare approach. Current medical updates in services for STDs, HIV, TB, Hepatitis C, family planning and addictions will be discussed. Professionals working in these areas will be able to increase their knowledge of new updates in an inter-professional environment.  FEE: $25.00

LOCATION: Regional Learning Alliance, 850 Cranberry Woods Dr, Cranberry Twp, PA 16066
Click to see event page for details and brochure: https://www.maaetc.org/events/view/8826


Outside Conference and Meeting Spaces
MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center
Event
Tue 5/2/2017 9:00AM - 10:00AM
epiBrain Journal Club Epidemiology epiBRAIN Journal Club
epiBrain Journal Club
Tue 5/2/2017 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Public Health 5140

The Epidemiology of Brain Resilience in Aging (e-BRAIN) program and the Claude D. Pepper Center at the University of Pittsburgh sponsor the epiBRAIN Journal club, a multidisciplinary Journal Club to explore the application of neuroimaging methods in the context of aging and population studies, with a specific focus on advances in MRI and their neuroanatomical correlates in the aging brain. The Journal Club draws on expertise in Epidemiology, Psychiatry, Psychology, Rehabilitation Sciences, Biomedical Engineering Geriatric Medicine and Neuroscience.  

Public Health 5140
Epidemiology
epiBRAIN Journal Club
Tue 5/2/2017 10:00AM - 11:00AM
ETD Workshop with the University Library System June Graduation Workshop
ETD Workshop with the University Library System
Tue 5/2/2017 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Hillman Library

Learn how to format your thesis or dissertation using the University's Microsoft Word template. They'll also cover converting the finished Word document to PDF and submitting it for review. 

Hillman Library
June Graduation
Workshop
Tue 5/2/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Copyright for Graduate Students: ETDs and Beyond June Graduation Workshop
Copyright for Graduate Students: ETDs and Beyond
Tue 5/2/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Hillman Library

Knowledge of copyright is essential for scholarly work, beginning with your thesis or dissertation. To re-use figures and images in theses and dissertations, permissions must be obtained; however, these skills will give you a jump start for preparing the future work that builds on the work of others. In this workshop, learn the basics of copyright in academia: your rights as an author, re-use rights of the work of others, and what you need to know about copyright and scholarship. 


Hillman Library
June Graduation
Workshop
Wed 5/3/2017 to Thu 5/4/2017
STAR-Center's 30th-Year Research Symposium Community Event
STAR-Center's 30th-Year Research Symposium
Wed 5/3/2017 to Thu 5/4/2017
University Club

  The symposium focuses on the causes of youth  suicide, the best ways to assess risk, and a review of the latest
evidence-based  treatment and prevention approaches.

University Club
Community
Event
Wed 5/3/2017
QI2T Health Innovators Fellowship Application Deadline Career Services Application Deadline
QI2T Health Innovators Fellowship Application Deadline
Wed 5/3/2017


Deadline to apply: May 3

The QI2T Health Innovators Fellowship is a series of learning sessions coupled with a competition designed to allow you to work closely with mentors and a multidisciplinary team to create and present a future health technology visual to a panel of judges for an opportunity to win $5,000. To apply, click here


Career Services
Application Deadline
Wed 5/3/2017
Official University Grade Deadline Academic Calendar Notice
Official University Grade Deadline
Wed 5/3/2017


Official University grade deadline for Spring Term. All Grade Rosters must be in Approved status by 11:59 p.m.

Academic Calendar
Notice
Wed 5/3/2017 10:50AM - 10:55AM
Patient Safety Fellowship Application Deadline Career Services Application Deadline
Patient Safety Fellowship Application Deadline
Wed 5/3/2017 10:50AM - 10:55AM


The Patient Safety Fellowship is designed to foster the next generation of healthcare leaders in quality by introducing them to PRHI’s Perfecting Patient CareSM methodology—a Lean-based quality improvement system that seeks to deliver patient-centered, error-free care to every patient, every time. Deadline: May 3. Click here to apply.

Career Services
Application Deadline
Wed 5/3/2017 1:00PM - 2:00PM
ETD Workshop with the University Library System June Graduation Workshop
ETD Workshop with the University Library System
Wed 5/3/2017 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Hillman Library

Learn how to format your thesis or dissertation using the University's Microsoft Word template. They'll also cover converting the finished Word document to PDF and submitting it for review. 

Hillman Library
June Graduation
Workshop
Thu 5/4/2017 1:00AM - 8:00PM
Maintenance Scheduled for CourseWeb & My Pitt Video University of Pittsburgh Notice
Maintenance Scheduled for CourseWeb & My Pitt Video
Thu 5/4/2017 1:00AM - 8:00PM


CourseWeb, the University of Pittsburgh's implementation of Blackboard Learn, will be unavailable during this maintenance period. Access to My Pitt Video will also be unavailable during this time.

Although a maintenance period has been scheduled during this time, the systems will be returned to service earlier if work is completed ahead of schedule. This maintenance is necessary to maintain the stability and reliability of the CourseWeb system.

Please contact the Technology Help Desk at 412-624-HELP [4357] if you have any questions regarding this announcement.

University of Pittsburgh
Notice
Thu 5/4/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Activity and asthma in the urban environ : Does air pollution offset the respir benefit of exercise? EOH Seminar Series
Activity and asthma in the urban environ : Does air pollution offset the respir benefit of exercise?
Thu 5/4/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Bridgeside Point - 540


Bridgeside Point - 540
EOH
Seminar Series
Thu 5/4/2017 1:30PM - 3:30PM
EPCC Meeting School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting
Thu 5/4/2017 1:30PM - 3:30PM
Public Health A521

Monthly meeting of the Educational Policies and Curriculum Committee (EPCC).  For more information see, including instructions on submitting a proposal, forms, and a list of your department's committee representatives, see publichealth.pitt.edu/epcc

Public Health A521
School Governance
Meeting
Fri 5/5/2017
Graduation Application Deadline ($25 fee) June Graduation Application Deadline
Graduation Application Deadline ($25 fee)
Fri 5/5/2017


The regular deadline to apply for June 2017 graduation (term 2177) has passed. Applications are still being accepted with a $25 fee until May 11. The final deadline to apply is June 2. 

June Graduation
Application Deadline
Fri 5/5/2017 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Abraham Apfel: "A Stability Analysis of Sparse K-means" Biostatistics Dissertation Defense
Abraham Apfel: "A Stability Analysis of Sparse K-means"
Fri 5/5/2017 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Public Health 7139

Abraham Apfel of the Department of Biostatistics defends his dissertation on "A Stability Analysis of Sparse K-means"

Public Health 7139
Biostatistics
Dissertation Defense
Mon 5/8/2017
Summer Term Registration Deadline (late fee applies for continuing students) Academic Calendar Registration Dates
Summer Term Registration Deadline (late fee applies for continuing students)
Mon 5/8/2017


This is the final registration date for Summer 2017 term (2177). 
The final registration deadline for additional summer sessions are the following: 12 Week: May 15, 6Week1:  May 15,  6Week2: June 26. 

Continuing students must pay a late fee between May 8 and May 19. Add or drop classes until May 19.


Academic Calendar
Registration Dates
Mon 5/8/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Meditation Session with Center for Mindfulness and Consciousness Studies (Weekly on M/Th) Pitt Public Health Event
Meditation Session with Center for Mindfulness and Consciousness Studies (Weekly on M/Th)
Mon 5/8/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM


These drop-in meditation gatherings for Pitt  faculty, staff, and students occur twice weekly on Mondays and Thursdays. Meet in the Stoner Conference Room on the second floor of the Keystone Building, 3520 Fifth Avenue. Contact Pitt Public Health professor Tony Silvestre for more information or visit the center online at mindfulnesspitt.org

Pitt Public Health
Event
Mon 5/8/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Global Health & Underserved Populations: Palliative Care in the Developing World Center for Global Health Lecture
Global Health & Underserved Populations: Palliative Care in the Developing World
Mon 5/8/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM


 


Center for Global Health
Lecture
Tue 5/9/2017 6:00PM - 8:00PM
: UPPDA Postdoc Career Club Presents: It's Your Turn! Self Branding with Social Media (Part II) Career Services Workshop
: UPPDA Postdoc Career Club Presents: It's Your Turn! Self Branding with Social Media (Part II)
Tue 5/9/2017 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Scaife Hall

During this session, we will  review and reinforce the key concepts for building a professional social media brand with a focus on peer-review of your LinkedIN profile. 

Scaife Hall
Career Services
Workshop
Fri 5/12/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM
Final Graduation Application Deadline ($35 fee) June Graduation Application Deadline
Final Graduation Application Deadline ($35 fee)
Fri 5/12/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM


The regular deadline to apply for June 2017 graduation (term 2177) has passed. Applications are still being accepted with a $35 fee until June 2. The final deadline to apply is June 2. 

June Graduation
Application Deadline
Fri 5/12/2017 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Board of Visitors Meeting Pitt Public Health Meeting
Board of Visitors Meeting
Fri 5/12/2017 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Public Health A521

Annual meeting of a Pitt Public Health advisory board to Dean Burke and Chancellor Gallagher.

Public Health A521
Pitt Public Health
Meeting
Mon 5/15/2017
Pitt Innovation Challenge Application Deadline University of Pittsburgh Deadline
Pitt Innovation Challenge Application Deadline
Mon 5/15/2017


 PInCh 2017: How can we use wearable technology to address an important health problem?  Up to $555,000 in awards!

University of Pittsburgh
Deadline
Mon 5/15/2017 12:00PM - 12:00PM
Applications Due: 2017 Michael G. Wells Student Healthcare Competition Career Services Deadline
Applications Due: 2017 Michael G. Wells Student Healthcare Competition
Mon 5/15/2017 12:00PM - 12:00PM


Pitt’s Innovation Institute is excited to announce that applications are being accepted for the 2017 Michael G. Wells Student Healthcare Competition! This Pitt Ventures Student Challenge is unique in that it requires an entrepreneurial student to represent an idea or innovation that has resulted from Pitt research.
So how does it work?

An entrepreneurial student represents an innovation with a faculty sponsor in a pitch competition on October 18th and the money is awarded to the department to advance the innovation towards commercialization.

The Michael G. Wells Student Healthcare Competition awards $20,000 for 1st place and $10,000 and $5,000 for 2nd and 3rd place respectively.

Participants will get priceless entrepreneurial experience, hands-on mentoring from successful entrepreneurs and invaluable networking opportunities. Faculty members will get funding to help commercialize their innovation.

Career Services
Deadline
Tue 5/16/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM
PBPC meeting School Governance Meeting
PBPC meeting
Tue 5/16/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM


Monthly meeting of the Planning Budget and Policies Committee (PBPC). 

School Governance
Meeting
Tue 5/16/2017 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Postdoctoral Data & Dine Symposium Career Services Event
Postdoctoral Data & Dine Symposium
Tue 5/16/2017 5:00PM - 9:00PM
O'Hara Student Center

More information to follow

O'Hara Student Center
Career Services
Event
Wed 5/17/2017 9:00AM - 12:00PM
What White Institutions Can Learn from Hispanic-Serving Institutions (Provost's Diversity Institute) University of Pittsburgh Workshop
What White Institutions Can Learn from Hispanic-Serving Institutions (Provost's Diversity Institute)
Wed 5/17/2017 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Alumni Hall

As white institutions like Pitt look for ways to be more intentional about racial diversity and inclusion, they could learn from Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and other Minority-Serving Institutions that have historically enrolled, served, and graduated Latina/o students. This session will focus on transferable lessons learned from HSIs about teaching, pedagogy, learning, and educational practices.

Alumni Hall, Room 528
Facilitator: Prof. Gina Garcia, School of Education


Alumni Hall
University of Pittsburgh
Workshop
Wed 5/17/2017 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 5/17/2017 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Public Health A521

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school which meets monthly except in August. Attendance is open to all.

Public Health A521
Public Health Graduate Council
Meeting
Thu 5/18/2017 9:30AM - 10:30AM
MPH Committee Meeting School Governance Meeting
MPH Committee Meeting
Thu 5/18/2017 9:30AM - 10:30AM
Location TBD

A formal sub-committee of the EPCC, the MPH committee is composed of the MPH program directors, core course teaching faculty, the associate dean for education, educational programs coordinator, and student reps. They meet to discuss curriculum, core courses, and other related curricular needs. Learn more at publichealth.pitt.edu/mphcommittee. 

Location TBD
School Governance
Meeting
Fri 5/19/2017
Summer Add/Drop Period Ends Academic Calendar Registration Dates
Summer Add/Drop Period Ends
Fri 5/19/2017


Add or drop classes for Summer 2017 (term 2177) term, first session, or second session between February 13 and May 19, 2017. The monitored withdrawal deadlines are July 07 (term), July 07 (12 WK), June 02 (6 WK1), and July 21 (6WK2). 


Academic Calendar
Registration Dates
Fri 5/19/2017 6:00PM - 8:30PM
2017 Alumni Awards Ceremony and Dinner Pitt Public Health Event
2017 Alumni Awards Ceremony and Dinner
Fri 5/19/2017 6:00PM - 8:30PM
University Club

The annual Alumni Awards Dinner will be held the evening of May 19 at the University Club.   A welcome reception at 6 p.m. will be followed by dinner.  Each year, outstanding alumni from the Graduate School of Public Health are recognized for their significant contributions to the field of public health, to the school, or to both.  Awards are presented in these five categories:

  • Distinguished Alumni Award for Teaching and Dissemination
  • Distinguished Alumni Award for Research
  • Distinguished Alumni Award for Practice
  • The Margaret F. Gloninger Service Award
  • Early Career Excellence Award 

For additional details visit: www.publichealth.pitt.edu/alumni-awards 

View photos from last year's event

 


University Club
Pitt Public Health
Event
Mon 5/22/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Global Health & Underserved Populations: TBD Center for Global Health Lecture
Global Health & Underserved Populations: TBD
Mon 5/22/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM


 


Center for Global Health
Lecture
Wed 5/24/2017 12:00AM - 11:55AM
Graduation Application Deadline ($15 fee) August Graduation Application Deadline
Graduation Application Deadline ($15 fee)
Wed 5/24/2017 12:00AM - 11:55AM


The regular deadline to apply for August 2017 graduation (term 2177) has passed. Applications are still being accepted with a $15 fee until June 21. The final deadline to apply is July 24. 

August Graduation
Application Deadline
Wed 5/31/2017
Transcripts Available April Graduation Notice
Transcripts Available
Wed 5/31/2017


Transcripts available for pickup from Registrar's Office (G3 Thackeray) with ID. April 2017 graduates (term 2174).


April Graduation
Notice
Wed 5/31/2017 to Fri 6/2/2017
3rd Annual Statistical Methods in Imaging Conference Biostatistics Event
3rd Annual Statistical Methods in Imaging Conference
Wed 5/31/2017 to Fri 6/2/2017
Public Health Auditorium (G023)

This conference is a unique event where statisticians who analyze and develop new tools for analyzing imaging data can come together to learn about emerging methodologies for working with imaging data and interact with researchers collecting novel imaging data. Topics include: Brain Connectivity, Imaging Genetics, Biological Imaging. Lecture series in: MRI, fMRI and Image Analysis Using R

Registration deadline has been extended to April 30, 2017. Click for more information or contact a.haydo@pitt.edu.


Public Health Auditorium (G023)
Biostatistics
Event
Thu 6/1/2017
Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience (PULSE) Fellowship Career Services Deadline
Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience (PULSE) Fellowship
Thu 6/1/2017


PULSE cultivates a community of young servant leaders to transform Pittsburgh by inviting talented university graduates to serve with Pittsburgh nonprofits for a year of service and leadership. 

PULSE has additional positions for the 2017-2018 program year, beginning August 26, 2017.  Applications can be submitted for immediate review, but no later than June 1st..  To learn more and to apply please visit our website. 

Career Services
Deadline
Thu 6/1/2017
Pitt Networking Day University of Pittsburgh Event
Pitt Networking Day
Thu 6/1/2017


Pitt Networking Day events will take place around the world . There will be over 50 Pitt Clubs participating!
Whether you’re staying in the area or journeying elsewhere, you’ll have the opportunity to establish new professional and social Pitt connections, and strengthen the worldwide Pitt alumni network! All events are free to attend. Family, friends, and colleagues are welcome to participate.

University of Pittsburgh
Event
Thu 6/1/2017 1:30PM - 3:30PM
EPCC Meeting School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting
Thu 6/1/2017 1:30PM - 3:30PM
Public Health A521

Monthly meeting of the Educational Policies and Curriculum Committee (EPCC).  For more information see, including instructions on submitting a proposal, forms, and a list of your department's committee representatives, see publichealth.pitt.edu/epcc

Public Health A521
School Governance
Meeting
Mon 6/5/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM
Draft of Essay, Thesis, or Dissertation Due June Graduation Deadline
Draft of Essay, Thesis, or Dissertation Due
Mon 6/5/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM


Initial upload of your essay, thesis, or dissertation is due to the D-Scholarship system. The file may be a draft. Notify Joanne Pegher of the status of the file. Format is PDF for thesis and dissertation, Word or PDF for essays. June 2017 graduation. Term 2177.

June Graduation
Deadline
Wed 6/7/2017 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Mina Kabiri - Computer Simulations in Health Policy: Methodology and Applications in the Management HPM Dissertation Defense
Mina Kabiri - Computer Simulations in Health Policy: Methodology and Applications in the Management
Wed 6/7/2017 2:00PM - 4:00PM


Doctoral student Mina Kabiri of the Department of Health Policy and Management will be defending her dissertation "Computer Simulations in Health Policy: Methodology and Applications in the Management of Chronic Diseases". This event is open to the public.

HPM
Dissertation Defense
Fri 6/9/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Quasar Padiath - "Nuclear Structure and Regulation of Central Nervous System Function and Disease" University of Pittsburgh Lecture
Quasar Padiath - "Nuclear Structure and Regulation of Central Nervous System Function and Disease"
Fri 6/9/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Scaife Hall

The 2017 Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar Series presents Dr. Quasar Saleem Padiath, Assistant Professor of Human Genetics, on “Nuclear Structure and Regulation of Central Nervous System Function and Disease.”

Friday, June 9, 2017, from noon to 1:00 p.m.
Lecture Room 6 of Scaife Hall

(50-minute presentation followed by a short question-and-answer session)



Scaife Hall
University of Pittsburgh
Lecture
Mon 6/12/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Global Health & Underserved Populations: Interesting Medical Cases Encountered Abroad Center for Global Health Lecture
Global Health & Underserved Populations: Interesting Medical Cases Encountered Abroad
Mon 6/12/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM


 


Center for Global Health
Lecture
Thu 6/15/2017
Pittsburgh Liver Research Center- Pilot/Feasibility Grant Applications due University of Pittsburgh Deadline
Pittsburgh Liver Research Center- Pilot/Feasibility Grant Applications due
Thu 6/15/2017


The Pittsburgh Liver Research Center is pleased to announce the 2017 Request for Applications for Pilot/Feasibility Grants. The grants will fund new initiatives and/or support new investigators who are pursuing liver-related research that should lead to R01-type funding or other extramural support at a later date.

University of Pittsburgh
Deadline
Thu 6/15/2017 9:30AM - 10:30AM
MPH Committee Meeting School Governance Meeting
MPH Committee Meeting
Thu 6/15/2017 9:30AM - 10:30AM
Location TBD

A formal sub-committee of the EPCC, the MPH committee is composed of the MPH program directors, core course teaching faculty, the associate dean for education, educational programs coordinator, and student reps. They meet to discuss curriculum, core courses, and other related curricular needs. Learn more at publichealth.pitt.edu/mphcommittee. 

Location TBD
School Governance
Meeting
Mon 6/19/2017
Diploma Mailing Begins April Graduation Notice
Diploma Mailing Begins
Mon 6/19/2017


The Registrar begins mailing diplomas and complimentary transcripts to April 2017 graduates (term 2174).


April Graduation
Notice
Mon 6/19/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM
Essay, Thesis, or Dissertation Review Appointments June Graduation Deadline
Essay, Thesis, or Dissertation Review Appointments
Mon 6/19/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM


Your document must be reviewed for format. Contact Joanne Pegher to schedule an appointment. June 2017 graduation. Term 2177.

June Graduation
Deadline
Tue 6/20/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM
PBPC meeting School Governance Meeting
PBPC meeting
Tue 6/20/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM


Monthly meeting of the Planning Budget and Policies Committee (PBPC). 

School Governance
Meeting
Wed 6/21/2017 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 6/21/2017 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Public Health A521

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school which meets monthly except in August. Attendance is open to all.

Public Health A521
Public Health Graduate Council
Meeting
Thu 6/22/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM
Graduation Application Deadline ($25 fee) August Graduation Application Deadline
Graduation Application Deadline ($25 fee)
Thu 6/22/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM


The regular deadline to apply for August 2017 graduation (term 2177) has passed. Applications are still being accepted with a $25 fee until July 10. The final deadline to apply is July 24. 

August Graduation
Application Deadline
Fri 6/23/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM
Final Upload and all Paperwork Due June Graduation Deadline
Final Upload and all Paperwork Due
Fri 6/23/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM


The final copy of your essay, thesis, or dissertation must be uploaded and all required paperwork must be submitted to Joanne Pegher.  June 2017 graduation. Term 2177.

June Graduation
Deadline
Sat 6/24/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM
Official Date for Award of Degree June Graduation Notice
Official Date for Award of Degree
Sat 6/24/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM


Official date for award of degree for June 2017 graduation (term 2177).

June Graduation
Notice
Mon 6/26/2017 to Fri 6/30/2017
Urban Health Summer Institute Community Event
Urban Health Summer Institute
Mon 6/26/2017 to Fri 6/30/2017


Four short courses in urban health are being offered at Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health, June 26-30, 2017. Early bird registration discount is half-off until April 30th. This is a great opportunity to dive into a public health topic and learn practical skills in a condensed format. Courses are held every day for one week either in the mornings or the afternoons. Please see the Summer Institute website for more information.

Community
Event
Thu 6/29/2017 1:30PM - 3:30PM
EPCC Meeting School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting
Thu 6/29/2017 1:30PM - 3:30PM
Public Health A521

Monthly meeting of the Educational Policies and Curriculum Committee (EPCC).  For more information see, including instructions on submitting a proposal, forms, and a list of your department's committee representatives, see publichealth.pitt.edu/epcc

Public Health A521
School Governance
Meeting
Tue 7/4/2017
Independence Day Holiday Academic Calendar Notice
Independence Day Holiday
Tue 7/4/2017


University Closed

Academic Calendar
Notice
Mon 7/10/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM
Transcripts Available June Graduation Notice
Transcripts Available
Mon 7/10/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM


Transcripts available for pickup from Registrar's Office (G3 Thackeray) with ID. June 2017 graduates (term 2177).

June Graduation
Notice
Tue 7/11/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM
Final Graduation Application Deadline ($35) August Graduation Application Deadline
Final Graduation Application Deadline ($35)
Tue 7/11/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM


The regular deadline to apply for August 2017 graduation (term 2177) has passed. Applications are still being accepted with a $35 fee until July 24. The final deadline to apply is July 24. 

August Graduation
Application Deadline
Wed 7/12/2017
Fall Term Registration Deadline for Continuing Students (no late fee) Academic Calendar Registration Dates
Fall Term Registration Deadline for Continuing Students (no late fee)
Wed 7/12/2017


Continuing students should register for Fall 2017 term (2181) and all sessions by July 12, 2017 to avoid a late fee. No registrations will be accepted after August 28. Add or drop classes until September 8.

Academic Calendar
Registration Dates
Tue 7/18/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM
PBPC meeting School Governance Meeting
PBPC meeting
Tue 7/18/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM


Monthly meeting of the Planning Budget and Policies Committee (PBPC). 

School Governance
Meeting
Wed 7/19/2017 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 7/19/2017 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Public Health A521

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school which meets monthly except in August. Attendance is open to all.

Public Health A521
Public Health Graduate Council
Meeting
Thu 7/20/2017 9:30AM - 10:30AM
MPH Committee Meeting School Governance Meeting
MPH Committee Meeting
Thu 7/20/2017 9:30AM - 10:30AM
Location TBD

A formal sub-committee of the EPCC, the MPH committee is composed of the MPH program directors, core course teaching faculty, the associate dean for education, educational programs coordinator, and student reps. They meet to discuss curriculum, core courses, and other related curricular needs. Learn more at publichealth.pitt.edu/mphcommittee. 

Location TBD
School Governance
Meeting
Tue 7/25/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM
Draft of Essay, Thesis, or Dissertation Due August Graduation Deadline
Draft of Essay, Thesis, or Dissertation Due
Tue 7/25/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM


Initial upload of your essay, thesis, or dissertation is due to the D-Scholarship system. The file may be a draft. Notify Joanne Pegher of the status of the file. Format is PDF for thesis and dissertation, Word or PDF for essays. August 2017 graduation. Term 2177.

August Graduation
Deadline
Wed 7/26/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM
Diploma Mailing Begins June Graduation Notice
Diploma Mailing Begins
Wed 7/26/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM


The Registrar begins mailing diplomas and complimentary transcripts to June 2017 graduates (term 2177).

June Graduation
Notice
Sat 7/29/2017 to Thu 8/3/2017
Joint Statistical Meetings - - JSM 2017, Baltimore, MD Biostatistics Meeting
Joint Statistical Meetings - - JSM 2017, Baltimore, MD
Sat 7/29/2017 to Thu 8/3/2017


The Joint Statistical Meetings, known simply as "JSM", is the largest gathering of statisticians held annually in North American. Faculty and student presenters from the  Department of Biostatistics regularly participate giving invited talks, contributed talks, and poster presentations. Our students often receive top awards and participate in the affiliated career marketplace at the event.

Biostatistics
Meeting
Thu 8/3/2017 1:30PM - 3:30PM
EPCC Meeting School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting
Thu 8/3/2017 1:30PM - 3:30PM
Public Health A521

Monthly meeting of the Educational Policies and Curriculum Committee (EPCC).  For more information see, including instructions on submitting a proposal, forms, and a list of your department's committee representatives, see publichealth.pitt.edu/epcc

Public Health A521
School Governance
Meeting
Mon 8/7/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM
Essay, Thesis, or Dissertation Review Appointments August Graduation Deadline
Essay, Thesis, or Dissertation Review Appointments
Mon 8/7/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM


Your document must be reviewed for format. Contact Joanne Pegher to schedule an appointment. August 2017 graduation. Term 2177.

August Graduation
Deadline
Fri 8/11/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM
Final Upload and all Paperwork Due August Graduation Deadline
Final Upload and all Paperwork Due
Fri 8/11/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM


The final copy of your essay, thesis, or dissertation must be uploaded and all required paperwork must be submitted to Joanne Pegher.  August 2017 graduation. Term 2177.

August Graduation
Deadline
Sat 8/12/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM
Official Date for Award of Degree August Graduation Notice
Official Date for Award of Degree
Sat 8/12/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM


Official date for award of degree for August 2017 graduation (term 2177).

August Graduation
Notice
Tue 8/15/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM
PBPC meeting School Governance Meeting
PBPC meeting
Tue 8/15/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM


Monthly meeting of the Planning Budget and Policies Committee (PBPC). 

School Governance
Meeting
Thu 8/17/2017 9:30AM - 10:30AM
MPH Committee Meeting School Governance Meeting
MPH Committee Meeting
Thu 8/17/2017 9:30AM - 10:30AM
Location TBD

A formal sub-committee of the EPCC, the MPH committee is composed of the MPH program directors, core course teaching faculty, the associate dean for education, educational programs coordinator, and student reps. They meet to discuss curriculum, core courses, and other related curricular needs. Learn more at publichealth.pitt.edu/mphcommittee. 

Location TBD
School Governance
Meeting
Fri 8/18/2017
New Course Proposals for Fall to EPCC School Governance Deadline
New Course Proposals for Fall to EPCC
Fri 8/18/2017


To meet the registrar's deadline, new course proposals for Fall 2017 (2181) must be submitted by August 18. The summer EPCC schedule is TBD. 


School Governance
Deadline
Wed 8/23/2017 3:30PM - 7:00PM
Orientation Sneak Peek Pitt Public Health Event
Orientation Sneak Peek
Wed 8/23/2017 3:30PM - 7:00PM
Public Health Lobby (G021)

Join us early for a little taste of what's to come with our Sneak Peek. Meet your future school, colleagues, and friends, tour the building, tour campus, tour Pitt Bridges, knock out your first semester to-do list. 

Public Health Lobby (G021)
Pitt Public Health
Event
Thu 8/24/2017 8:30AM - 1:00PM
New Student Orientation Pitt Public Health Event
New Student Orientation
Thu 8/24/2017 8:30AM - 1:00PM
University Club

Two days of new student orientation and Plunge activities begin at the University Club and continue at Pitt Public Health and around greater Pittsburgh.

University Club
Pitt Public Health
Event
Thu 8/24/2017 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Plunge into Public Health and Pittsburgh - for new students (Session A) Pitt Public Health Event
Plunge into Public Health and Pittsburgh - for new students (Session A)
Thu 8/24/2017 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Pittsburgh, PA

DISCOVER PUBLIC HEALTH IN ACTION 

Through Plunge activities new students learn about the community, meet and network with classmates, and gain invaluable insight into the different disciplines of the dynamic field of public health, before diving into their academic  programs.Activities take place at Pitt Public Health and around greater Pittsburgh. 


Pittsburgh, PA
Pitt Public Health
Event
Tue 8/29/2017
Fall Term Registration Deadline (late fee applies for continuing students) Academic Calendar Registration Dates
Fall Term Registration Deadline (late fee applies for continuing students)
Tue 8/29/2017


This is the final registration date for Fall 2017 term (2181) and all sessions. Continuing students must pay a late fee between July 12 and August 29. Add or drop classes until September 8.

Academic Calendar
Registration Dates
Mon 9/4/2017
Labor Day Holiday Academic Calendar Notice
Labor Day Holiday
Mon 9/4/2017


The University is closed for Labor Day. 


Academic Calendar
Notice
Thu 9/7/2017 3:15PM to Fri 9/8/2017 3:20PM
Urban Health Symposium Career Services Event
Urban Health Symposium
Thu 9/7/2017 3:15PM to Fri 9/8/2017 3:20PM


Registration and poster abstract submission are now open.
Space is limited and advance registration is required.
Early bird registration ends July 1st
For more information and to register please see: drexel.edu/dornsife/urbanhealthsymposium

Career Services
Event
Fri 9/8/2017
Transcripts Available August Graduation Notice
Transcripts Available
Fri 9/8/2017


Transcripts available for pickup from Registrar's Office (G3 Thackeray) with ID. August 2017 graduates (term 2177).

August Graduation
Notice
Fri 9/8/2017
Fall Add/Drop Period Ends Academic Calendar Registration Dates
Fall Add/Drop Period Ends
Fri 9/8/2017


Add or drop classes for Fall 2017 (term 2181) term, first session, or second session between August 28 and September 8, 2017. The monitored withdrawal deadlines are October 27 (term), September 29 (first session), and November 27 (second session).


Academic Calendar
Registration Dates
Tue 9/19/2017 to Wed 9/20/2017
Pitt Fall 2017 Career Fair Career Services Event
Pitt Fall 2017 Career Fair
Tue 9/19/2017 to Wed 9/20/2017
William Pitt Union

Students, meet prospective employers at this annual, University-wide career fair. Useful for students at every level - whether you are job hunting or not! September 28 and 29 focus on STEM-related employers. Hosted by the Pitt Office for Career Development and Placement Assistance (CDPA). Student registration information available in the fall.Check Pitt Bridges for updates. 


William Pitt Union
Career Services
Event
Tue 9/19/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM
PBPC meeting School Governance Meeting
PBPC meeting
Tue 9/19/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM


Monthly meeting of the Planning Budget and Policies Committee (PBPC). 

School Governance
Meeting
Thu 9/28/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM
Diploma Mailing Begins August Graduation Notice
Diploma Mailing Begins
Thu 9/28/2017 12:00AM - 11:55PM


The Registrar begins mailing diplomas and complimentary transcripts to August 2017 graduates (term 2177).

August Graduation
Notice
Tue 10/3/2017 12:50PM to Wed 10/4/2017 12:55PM
Women in Medicine and Science Forum Career Services Event
Women in Medicine and Science Forum
Tue 10/3/2017 12:50PM to Wed 10/4/2017 12:55PM


Save The Date! The Women in Medicine and Science Forum has a new date: October 3-4, 2017. Mark your calendars! More information will follow.

Career Services
Event
Mon 10/9/2017
Fall Break for Students Academic Calendar Notice
Fall Break for Students
Mon 10/9/2017


No classes. Make-up for fall break classes on Tuesday, October 10 (Monday classes are held on Tuesday. No Tuesday classes this week). 

Academic Calendar
Notice
Tue 10/17/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM
PBPC meeting School Governance Meeting
PBPC meeting
Tue 10/17/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM


Monthly meeting of the Planning Budget and Policies Committee (PBPC). 

School Governance
Meeting
Fri 10/20/2017
Pitt Public Health Career Fair Career Services Event
Pitt Public Health Career Fair
Fri 10/20/2017
Public Health Community Commons (1151)

Potential employers eager to meet our students. More information coming in the fall. 

Public Health Community Commons (1151)
Career Services
Event
Sat 11/4/2017 to Wed 11/8/2017
2017 APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Atlanta (145th) Community Meeting
2017 APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Atlanta (145th)
Sat 11/4/2017 to Wed 11/8/2017


APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo brings together more than 12,000 of public health peers from across the U.S. and around the world to network, educate and inspire each other. Save the date for the 2017 APHA Meeting and Expo in Atlanta for APHA 2017, Nov. 4-8 which is themed "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health."

Pitt Public Health faculty and staff will present their work, the school plans to organize an exhibition and will host an alumni reception for all in the Atlanta area.  Click for details or to RSVP.


Community
Meeting
Mon 11/6/2017 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Atlanta Alumni Reception at APHA (Tentative) Pitt Public Health Reception
Atlanta Alumni Reception at APHA (Tentative)
Mon 11/6/2017 6:00PM - 8:00PM


Pitt Public Health invites all alumni (and those visiting for the 2017 APHA Annual Meeting and Expo) to join us for this special event. Hear an update on research, department happenings, and new programs at Pitt Public Health. Wine and light hors d’oeuvres will be served. Registration for the meeting is not required, but please click to RSVP online.

DETAILS TO BE CONFIRMED




Pitt Public Health
Reception
Fri 11/10/2017 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Open House for Prospective Applicants Pitt Public Health Recruitment Event
Open House for Prospective Applicants
Fri 11/10/2017 10:00AM - 3:00PM


Meet faculty, staff, and students; discover career opportunities; explore the application process; learn about our departments and programs. Learn more at publichealth.pitt.edu/openhouse. 

Pitt Public Health
Recruitment Event
Mon 11/13/2017
Dawn Gideon Lecture & Webinar HPM Lecture
Dawn Gideon Lecture & Webinar
Mon 11/13/2017
University Club - Ballroom A

The Dawn Gideon Lecture & Webinar is an annual educational event funded by the Dawn Gideon Foundation and conducted in cooperation with the HPM Alumni Association and made possible by the contributing sponsorship of the Healthcare Council of Western PA.   
Eligible for 3 CPH-CE credits and Grand Rounds credit.

University Club - Ballroom A
HPM
Lecture
Tue 11/21/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM
PBPC meeting School Governance Meeting
PBPC meeting
Tue 11/21/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM


Monthly meeting of the Planning Budget and Policies Committee (PBPC). 

School Governance
Meeting
Wed 11/22/2017 to Fri 11/24/2017
Thanksgiving Recess for Students Academic Calendar Notice
Thanksgiving Recess for Students
Wed 11/22/2017 to Fri 11/24/2017


No classes Wednesday, November 22-Friday, November 24. The University is closed November 23-24. 


Academic Calendar
Notice
Tue 12/19/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM
PBPC meeting School Governance Meeting
PBPC meeting
Tue 12/19/2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM


Monthly meeting of the Planning Budget and Policies Committee (PBPC). 

School Governance
Meeting
Fri 12/22/2017 to Mon 1/1/2018
Winter Recess - University Closed Academic Calendar Notice
Winter Recess - University Closed
Fri 12/22/2017 to Mon 1/1/2018


Winter recess for faculty and staff. University closed. 


Academic Calendar
Notice

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