Events Calendar

Event
Wed 10/16/2019 to Sun 10/20/2019
Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in Houston) Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in Houston)
Wed 10/16/2019 to Sun 10/20/2019


Each fall, students and faculty of Pitt's Department of Human Genetics join leading scientists from around the world for the American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, the world’s largest gathering of human genetics professionals. Don't miss the special Pitt Human Genetics reunion reception.


Thu 10/17/2019
Career Services Application Deadline
Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) Career Services Application Deadline
Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF)
Thu 10/17/2019


This highly selective, rigorous leadership program recruits recent graduates and current graduate students for two-year paid fellowships within the Federal government. Applications for 2020 are open from Thurs, 10/3 at noon through Thurs, 10/17 at noon. 


Thu 10/17/2019 11:00AM - 12:00PM
EOH Journal Club
Muscle-generated BDNF is a sexually dimorphic myokine that controls metabolic flexibility EOH Journal Club
Muscle-generated BDNF is a sexually dimorphic myokine that controls metabolic flexibility
Thu 10/17/2019 11:00AM - 12:00PM
4140 Public Health, Young Seminar Room

Presenter: Heng Bai

Paper: Muscle-generated BDNF is a sexually dimorphic myokine that controls metabolic flexibility

Authors: Xiuying Yang, Daniel Brobst, Wing Suen Chan, Margaret Chui Ling Tse,  Oana Herlea-Pana, Palak Ahuja, Et. Al.

Abstract: The ability of skeletal muscle to switch between lipid and glucose oxidation for ATP production during metabolic stress is pivotal for maintaining systemic energy homeostasis, and dysregulation of this metabolic flexibility is a dominant cause of several metabolic disorders. However, the molecular mechanism that governs fuel selection in muscle is not well understood. Here, we report that brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is a fasting-induced myokine that controls metabolic reprograming through the AMPK/CREB/PGC-1 pathway in female mice. Female mice with a muscle-specific deficiency in BDNF (MBKO mice) were unable to switch the predominant fuel source from carbohydrates to fatty acids during fasting, which reduced ATP production in muscle. Fasting-induced muscle atrophy was also compromised in female MBKO mice, likely a result of autophagy inhibition. These mutant mice displayed myofiber necrosis, weaker muscle strength, reduced locomotion, and muscle-specific insulin resistance. Together, our results show that muscle-derived BDNF facilitates metabolic adaption during nutrient scarcity in a gender-specific manner and that insufficient BDNF production in skeletal muscle promotes the development of metabolic myopathies and insulin resistance


4140 Public Health, Young Seminar Room
Thu 10/17/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Epidemiology Seminar Series
Tiffany L. Gary-Webb - Neighborhoods and Cardiometabolic Health in Disadvantaged Communities Epidemiology Seminar Series
Tiffany L. Gary-Webb - Neighborhoods and Cardiometabolic Health in Disadvantaged Communities
Thu 10/17/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Neighborhoods and Cardiometabolic Health in Disadvantaged Communities

Tiffany L. Gary-Webb, PhD, MHS 
Associate Professor, Depts. Of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences and Epidemiology 
​Associate Director, Center for Health Equity, University of Pittsburgh GSPH 


Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Thu 10/17/2019 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Career Services Webinar/Online Event
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program Webinar Career Services Webinar/Online Event
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program Webinar
Thu 10/17/2019 2:00PM - 3:00PM


CDC’s Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) provides training that prepares professionals to help solve cutting-edge informatics and data science issues in public health. Register to attend a PHIFP recruitment webinar to learn more about this exciting opportunity!


Thu 10/17/2019 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Student Organization Social
2019 Health Sciences Minority Mixer Student Organization Social
2019 Health Sciences Minority Mixer
Thu 10/17/2019 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center

Underrepresented minority students interested in networking with staff, faculty and fellow students, promoting the welfare and interest of minority students in the Health Sciences are invited to attend the 2019 Health Sciences Minority Mixer. Food and non-alcoholic beverages included. The deadline to register is October 14 by 12pm at diversity@hs.pitt.edu.
 


Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center
Thu 10/17/2019 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Human Genetics Reception
HuGen reunion reception at ASHG Annual Meeting (in Houston) Human Genetics Reception
HuGen reunion reception at ASHG Annual Meeting (in Houston)
Thu 10/17/2019 7:30PM - 9:00PM


Don't miss the special Pitt Human Genetics reunion reception at the American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting. Get together with fellow alumni, students, and faculty of the Department of Human Genetics for an evening social. 


Fri 10/18/2019 8:05AM to Mon 10/21/2019 7:00PM
Pitt Public Health Event
Facilities Update - DeSoto Street Pitt Public Health Event
Facilities Update - DeSoto Street
Fri 10/18/2019 8:05AM to Mon 10/21/2019 7:00PM
Pitt Public Health

A large crane system will be blocking DeSoto Street from 10-18-2019 through 10-21-2019 for UPMC facility construction - 2nd time.  Appropriate signage will be up for traffice and pedestrians.  


Pitt Public Health
Fri 10/18/2019 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Career Services Event
International Student Career Conference Career Services Event
International Student Career Conference
Fri 10/18/2019 10:00AM - 2:00PM
William Pitt Union - Assembly Room

This exciting event aims to empower international students in their job & internship search, as well as provide helpful career advice from speakers, alumni and employers.


William Pitt Union - Assembly Room
Fri 10/18/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Epidemiology Journal Club
Epidemiological Methods Journal Club Epidemiology Journal Club
Epidemiological Methods Journal Club
Fri 10/18/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room

The Epidemiological Methods Journal Club meets weekly to discuss papers related to the foundations of the causal inference framework and new epidemiologic methods.


5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room
Fri 10/18/2019 6:00PM - 8:00PM
University of Pittsburgh Event
LGBT History Month: LGBTQ+ Jeopardy with the Office of Health Sciences Diversity University of Pittsburgh Event
LGBT History Month: LGBTQ+ Jeopardy with the Office of Health Sciences Diversity
Fri 10/18/2019 6:00PM - 8:00PM
William Pitt Union - Ballroom

Join the Office of Diversity & Inclusion for a night of food, fun, and prizes as part of Pitt's observances of  LGBT History Month. 


William Pitt Union - Ballroom
Mon 10/21/2019 8:30AM - 1:00PM
School Governance Meeting
Faculty Retreat School Governance Meeting
Faculty Retreat
Mon 10/21/2019 8:30AM - 1:00PM
University Club - Ballroom A

Ryan Minster, FSEC president-elect and Cathy Haggerty, FSEC president invite all Pitt Public Health faculty to save the date for our annual Faculty Retreat. Details and agenda to be announced. Register by October 7!


University Club - Ballroom A
Mon 10/21/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
IDM Seminar Series
Presentation by: Subramanian Thothathri & Jason Yeung IDM Seminar Series
Presentation by: Subramanian Thothathri & Jason Yeung
Mon 10/21/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Mon 10/21/2019 3:00PM - 4:30PM
Epidemiology Subclinical CVD Journal Club
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Journal Club Epidemiology Subclinical CVD Journal Club
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Journal Club
Mon 10/21/2019 3:00PM - 4:30PM
A521 Public Health

The CVD Epidemiology journal club is a forum for scientific interaction between CVD Epidemiology training program students, collaborating faculty and other students with interest in CVD Epidemiology.


A521 Public Health
Tue 10/22/2019 9:30AM - 10:45AM
December Graduation Info Session
Graduation Information Session December Graduation Info Session
Graduation Information Session
Tue 10/22/2019 9:30AM - 10:45AM
A216 Public Health

Mary Derkach will give an introduction on graduation requirements, ETD Support will demonstrate use of templates, and Joanne Pegher will go over checklists and answer any questions. 


A216 Public Health
Tue 10/22/2019 2:30PM - 4:30PM
Pitt Public Health Workshop
Anti-Bias Training Just for Graduate Students Pitt Public Health Workshop
Anti-Bias Training Just for Graduate Students
Tue 10/22/2019 2:30PM - 4:30PM
Posvar Hall

This training will be designed and led by Anti-Defamation trained facilitators from Office of Diversity and Inclusion specifically for graduate and professional students. Email suggestions to vpurban@pitt.edu for this training or for a second training to be held in spring 2020. RSVP by October 15, 2019.


Posvar Hall
Tue 10/22/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Career Services Workshop
Intentional Networking: Creating Meaningful Connections Career Services Workshop
Intentional Networking: Creating Meaningful Connections
Tue 10/22/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

Sponsored by the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD), this workshop will explore the value of being intentional with building a diverse academic and professional network and work through practical ways to initiate and foster productive relationships. These new connections can lead to unexpected opportunities, innovative collaborations, and mutual success.


Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Tue 10/22/2019 3:00PM - 7:00PM
Pitt Public Health Info Session
WVU Graduate and Professional Fair Pitt Public Health Info Session
WVU Graduate and Professional Fair
Tue 10/22/2019 3:00PM - 7:00PM


Are you or someone you know interested in a career in public health? Join us at West Virginia University Graduate Fair to learn about our programs and explore your options with Pitt Public Health! If you have any questions, please contact Renee Hill, rthill@pitt.edu.


Tue 10/22/2019 5:00PM - 8:30PM
MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Conference
Erie HIV Update: Reducing Stigma and Improving Sexual Health MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Conference
Erie HIV Update: Reducing Stigma and Improving Sexual Health
Tue 10/22/2019 5:00PM - 8:30PM
Outside Conference and Meeting Spaces

This evening dinner update, in collaboration with the Erie Department of Health and Erie HIV Task Force, will be held at the Bayfront Convention Center.  The presenters will discuss Sexual Health History Taking and Sexual Health and Stigma, followed by a panel of local providers.


Outside Conference and Meeting Spaces
Wed 10/23/2019 to Sun 10/27/2019
University of Pittsburgh Event
Homecoming Events All Week University of Pittsburgh Event
Homecoming Events All Week
Wed 10/23/2019 to Sun 10/27/2019


From the Pitt Alumni Association comes special art exhibits and performances, walking tours, mixers, fireworks, and much more - check out what's happening on campus during this year's Homecoming festivities.


Wed 10/23/2019 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Pitt Public Health Info Session
AUC Health Professional School Recruitment Fair Pitt Public Health Info Session
AUC Health Professional School Recruitment Fair
Wed 10/23/2019 10:00AM - 6:00PM


Are you or someone you know interested in a career in public health? Join us at AUC Health Professional School Recruitment Fair to learn about our programs and explore your options with Pitt Public Health! If you have any questions, please contact Renee Hill, rthill@pitt.edu.


Wed 10/23/2019 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Pitt Public Health Info Session
Penn State Medical and Health Related Program Day Pitt Public Health Info Session
Penn State Medical and Health Related Program Day
Wed 10/23/2019 11:00AM - 3:00PM


Are you or someone you know interested in a career in public health? Join us at Penn State Medical and Health Related Program Day to learn about our programs and explore your options with Pitt Public Health! If you have any questions, please contact Renee Hill, rthill@pitt.edu.


Wed 10/23/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
Article - TBA IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
Article - TBA
Wed 10/23/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A719 Public Health


A719 Public Health
Wed 10/23/2019 12:00PM - 4:00PM
Pitt Public Health Info Session
WVU Graduate and Professional Fair Pitt Public Health Info Session
WVU Graduate and Professional Fair
Wed 10/23/2019 12:00PM - 4:00PM


Are you or someone you know interested in a career in public health? Join us at West Virginia University Graduate Fair to learn about our programs and explore your options with Pitt Public Health! If you have any questions, please contact Renee Hill, rthill@pitt.edu.


Wed 10/23/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM MPH Journal Club
Practicum Panel: 1st & 2nd Years IDM MPH Journal Club
Practicum Panel: 1st & 2nd Years
Wed 10/23/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A216 Public Health


A216 Public Health
Wed 10/23/2019 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Pitt Public Health Event
Coffee & Conversations: How We All Can Contribute to the Diversity and Inclusivity of our School Pitt Public Health Event
Coffee & Conversations: How We All Can Contribute to the Diversity and Inclusivity of our School
Wed 10/23/2019 12:00PM - 2:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

As we approach the anniversary of the Tree of Life shooting, the Faculty Diversity Committee invites all Pitt Public Health students, faculty, and staff to come together as a community to listen, talk, and connect. Light refreshments will be served, and feel free to bring your lunch. Come for the whole time or stay for a minute, it’s up to you.


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Thu 10/24/2019 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Tenley Brownwright - Measles Vaccination Data Improves Detection of Measles Risk in the US & Africa Epidemiology Dissertation Defense
Tenley Brownwright - Measles Vaccination Data Improves Detection of Measles Risk in the US & Africa
Thu 10/24/2019 9:00AM - 11:00AM
5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room

Full dissertation title:  Using High-Resolution Measles Vaccination Coverage Data Improves Detection of Spatial Heterogeneity and Measles Risk in the US and Africa

Committee:

Wilbert van Panhuis - chair
Daniel J. Bain
Christina F. Mair
Evelyn O. Talbott


5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room
Thu 10/24/2019 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Pitt Public Health Info Session
Penn State Graduate School Day Pitt Public Health Info Session
Penn State Graduate School Day
Thu 10/24/2019 11:00AM - 3:00PM


Are you or someone you know interested in a career in public health? Join us at Penn State Graduate School Day to learn about our programs and explore your options with Pitt Public Health! If you have any questions, please contact Renee Hill, rthill@pitt.edu.


Thu 10/24/2019 11:00AM - 12:00PM
EOH Journal Club
Maternal vitamin C regulates reprogramming of DNA methylation and germline development EOH Journal Club
Maternal vitamin C regulates reprogramming of DNA methylation and germline development
Thu 10/24/2019 11:00AM - 12:00PM
4140 Public Health, Young Seminar Room

Presenter: Qi Wei

Paper: Maternal vitamin C regulates reprogramming of DNA methylation and germline development

Authors: Stephanie P. Ditroia, Michelle Percharde, Marie-Justine Guerquin, estelle Wall, evelyne Collignon, Kevin t. ebata, Kathryn Mesh, Swetha Mahesula, Michalis Agathocleous, Diana J. Laird, Gabriel Livera & Miguel Ramalho-Santos

Abstract: Development is often assumed to be hardwired in the genome, but several lines of evidence indicate that it is susceptible to environmental modulation with potential long-term consequences, including in mammals1,2. The embryonic germline is of particular interest because of the potential for intergenerational epigenetic effects. The mammalian germline undergoes extensive DNA demethylation3–7 that occurs in large part by passive dilution of methylation over successive cell divisions, accompanied by active DNA demethylation by TET enzymes3,8–10. TET activity has been shown to be modulated by nutrients and metabolites, such as vitamin C11–15. Here we show that maternal vitamin C is required for proper DNA demethylation and the development of female fetal germ cells in a mouse model. Maternal vitamin C deficiency does not affect overall embryonic development but leads to reduced numbers of germ cells, delayed meiosis and reduced fecundity in adult offspring. The transcriptome of germ cells from vitamin-C-deficient
 embryos is remarkably similar to that of embryos carrying a null mutation in Tet1. Vitamin C deficiency leads to an aberrant DNA methylation profile that includes incomplete demethylation of key regulators of meiosis and transposable elements. These findings reveal that deficiency in vitamin C during gestation partially recapitulates loss of TET1, and provide a potential intergenerational mechanism for adjusting fecundity to environmental conditions


4140 Public Health, Young Seminar Room
Thu 10/24/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Epidemiology Seminar Series
Jill Koshiol - Investigating Biliary Tract Cancer Etiology  Epidemiology Seminar Series
Jill Koshiol - Investigating Biliary Tract Cancer Etiology 
Thu 10/24/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Investigating Biliary Tract Cancer Etiology 

Jill Koshiol, PHD 
Earl Stadtman Investigator, National Cancer Institute 
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch 


Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Thu 10/24/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Professional Development Workshop
Hack Your Assignment Professional Development Workshop
Hack Your Assignment
Thu 10/24/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

Presenter: Lindsay Onufer, Teaching Consultant, University Center for Teaching and Learning

Every instructor has experienced challenges associated with designing engaging and rigorous assignments. In this two-hour workshop, you will learn about some common assignment challenges and receive feedback from colleagues that will help you design, redesign, or improve your assignment. Participants should bring four copies of an existing assignment or four copies of a written draft of an idea for an assignment they think will be challenging.

Open to: Pitt Public Health faculty


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Thu 10/24/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Career Services Workshop
CV to Resume: Preparing for Employment Outside of Academia Career Services Workshop
CV to Resume: Preparing for Employment Outside of Academia
Thu 10/24/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
A521 Public Health

This workshop will provide information and explore strategies to effectively prepare and market oneself to industry, government and non-profit organizations.


A521 Public Health
Thu 10/24/2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Biostatistics Seminar Series
Proportional Win-Fractions Regression Models for Composite Outcomes - Lu Mao, U of Wisconsin-Madison Biostatistics Seminar Series
Proportional Win-Fractions Regression Models for Composite Outcomes - Lu Mao, U of Wisconsin-Madison
Thu 10/24/2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

Lu Mao, PhD, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Thu 10/24/2019 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Pitt Public Health Info Session
Pitt Toastmasters Club Pitt Public Health Info Session
Pitt Toastmasters Club
Thu 10/24/2019 5:30PM - 7:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

Become the speaker and leader you want to be. Practice public speaking, network with local professionals, and improve your leadership skills with Pitt Toastmasters every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm.


1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room
Thu 10/24/2019 5:30PM - 8:00PM
University of Pittsburgh Event
She Creates: Women Entrepreneurship Week 2019 University of Pittsburgh Event
She Creates: Women Entrepreneurship Week 2019
Thu 10/24/2019 5:30PM - 8:00PM
O'Hara Student Center

She Creates, an event in celebration of Women's Entrepreneurship Week discusses the challenges around women as tech leaders and as founders in startups, such as the gender investment gap and the lack of women in founder-roles. The event features a woman keynote talk and a panel of young early-stage women entrepreneurs in varying business ventures.


O'Hara Student Center
Thu 10/24/2019 6:00PM - 7:30PM
BCHS Panel Discussion
“If you are thinking pink or blue, it’s going to be hard” - Short film premiere & panel discussion BCHS Panel Discussion
“If you are thinking pink or blue, it’s going to be hard” - Short film premiere & panel discussion
Thu 10/24/2019 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

A short film premiere and panel discussion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) health complexities as part of LGBT History Month programs. Experiences of menstruation and reproductive health are nuanced. This premiere of the second film in the Cycle Series explores a transmasculine experience of menstruation from the perspective of Pittsburgh musician, Jude Benedict who discusses the intersection of gender identity and reproductive and menstrual health. 


Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Fri 10/25/2019
December Graduation Application Deadline
Graduation Application Deadline ($25 fee) December Graduation Application Deadline
Graduation Application Deadline ($25 fee)
Fri 10/25/2019


The regular deadline to apply for December 2019 graduation (term 2201) has passed. Applications are still being accepted with a $25 fee until October 25. The final deadline to apply is November 22.


Fri 10/25/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Human Genetics Seminar Series
Legal Issues in Genetics - Sonia Suter - George Washington University Law School Human Genetics Seminar Series
Legal Issues in Genetics - Sonia Suter - George Washington University Law School
Fri 10/25/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Fri 10/25/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Epidemiology Journal Club
Epidemiological Methods Journal Club Epidemiology Journal Club
Epidemiological Methods Journal Club
Fri 10/25/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room

The Epidemiological Methods Journal Club meets weekly to discuss papers related to the foundations of the causal inference framework and new epidemiologic methods.


5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room
Fri 10/25/2019 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Pitt Public Health Event
Grand Rounds Issues in LGBT Health - Rachel Levine, PA Secretary of Health Pitt Public Health Event
Issues in LGBT Health - Rachel Levine, PA Secretary of Health
Fri 10/25/2019 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Celebrate LGBT History Month with an address by Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine, MD, one of US's highest-ranking transgender officials. Levine will discuss the health disparities present in LGBTQ populations. Learn about the etiology, standards of care, and opportunities to progress in this field of health care. Levine will describe the context of social stigma for individuals who identify as LGBTQ+, summarize the energizing research about associations between sexual orientation, etiology of gender identity, and transgender medicine, and identify barriers to seeking care and best practice guidelines. 


Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Sat 10/26/2019 to Sun 10/27/2019
Pitt Public Health Event
Public Health students invited to participate in IBM BlueHack Pitt Public Health Event
Public Health students invited to participate in IBM BlueHack
Sat 10/26/2019 to Sun 10/27/2019


IBM will conduct a non-traditional hackathon to define the transformation of healthcare. Blue Hack is a friendly competition that drives real results! You and your team will embark on a two-day journey that will drive both IBM's business and society forward. All majors welcome. No coding or computer science skills required. Register today!

Location: 3rd Floor, Information Sciences Building (135 North Bellefield Ave)


Mon 10/28/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Epidemiology epiBRAIN Journal Club
epiBRAIN Journal Club Epidemiology epiBRAIN Journal Club
epiBRAIN Journal Club
Mon 10/28/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room

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...


5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room
Mon 10/28/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM Seminar Series
Presentations by: Byron Chuan & Zachary Koenig IDM Seminar Series
Presentations by: Byron Chuan & Zachary Koenig
Mon 10/28/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Mon 10/28/2019 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Epidemiology Event
EPI Gives Back--Safe Sex Kit Packing Epidemiology Event
EPI Gives Back--Safe Sex Kit Packing
Mon 10/28/2019 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Public Health Commons (1st floor)


Public Health Commons (1st floor)
Mon 10/28/2019 5:30PM - 8:00PM
Pitt Public Health Event
Students of Color Dinner Pitt Public Health Event
Students of Color Dinner
Mon 10/28/2019 5:30PM - 8:00PM
O'Hara Student Center

Join the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University at this year's first Students of Color Dinner! SOC brings together graduate and professional students of color from across both campuses for dinner, fellowship, and a program for the evening. RSVP to Philippa Carter (pkc3@pitt.edu) by October 21.


O'Hara Student Center
Tue 10/29/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
HPM Seminar Series
HPM Seminar Series HPM Seminar Series
HPM Seminar Series
Tue 10/29/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A622 Public Health

Speakers: Coleman Drake, PhD and Marian Jarlenski, PhD, MPH


A622 Public Health
Wed 10/30/2019 11:30AM - 12:30PM
Career Services Workshop
Writing a Federal Resume and 1-on-1 Resume Reviews Career Services Workshop
Writing a Federal Resume and 1-on-1 Resume Reviews
Wed 10/30/2019 11:30AM - 12:30PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

Members of the workforce development team from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will be here to present information on developing a resume for employment with government agencies. The presentation will be followed by one-on-one resume reviews of civilian, private, corporate, and non-profit resumes. Stay tuned for more details on signing up for an individual time slot.


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Wed 10/30/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
Article - TBA IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
Article - TBA
Wed 10/30/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A719 Public Health


A719 Public Health
Wed 10/30/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM MPH Journal Club
Article - Metagenomic analysis of viruses in toilet waste from long distance flights --.... IDM MPH Journal Club
Article - Metagenomic analysis of viruses in toilet waste from long distance flights --....
Wed 10/30/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A425 Public Health


A425 Public Health
Wed 10/30/2019 12:00PM - 1:30PM
HPM Workshop
CHSR Workgroup — Avi Maganty, MD, Department of Urology, UPMC HPM Workshop
CHSR Workgroup — Avi Maganty, MD, Department of Urology, UPMC
Wed 10/30/2019 12:00PM - 1:30PM
A638 Public Health

Topic: Undertreatment of Prostate Cancer in Rural Residents
Speaker: Avi Maganty, MD, Department of Urology, UPMC


A638 Public Health
Thu 10/31/2019
School Governance Deadline
EPCC Deadline for Spring 2020 (2204) New Courses School Governance Deadline
EPCC Deadline for Spring 2020 (2204) New Courses
Thu 10/31/2019


Materials must be: 

  • submitted no later than October 31, 2019.
  • presented at or before the November 7, 2019 EPCC meeting.

After EPCC approval, course paperwork is due to the Office of Student Affairs by Decmber 5, 2019.

* Materials for EPCC meetings are due one week in advance of the meeting date. Please plan accordingly.


Thu 10/31/2019 11:00AM - 12:00PM
EOH Journal Club
Electronic cigarettes disrupt lung lipid homeostasis and innate immunity independent of nicotine EOH Journal Club
Electronic cigarettes disrupt lung lipid homeostasis and innate immunity independent of nicotine
Thu 10/31/2019 11:00AM - 12:00PM
4140 Public Health, Young Seminar Room

Presenter: Emily Nicholls

Paper: Electronic cigarettes disrupt lung lipid homeostasis and innate immunity independent of nicotine

Authors: Matthew C. Madison, … , David B. Corry, Farrah Kheradmand

Abstract: Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) or e-cigarettes have emerged as a popular recreational tool among adolescents and adults. Although the use of ENDS is often promoted as a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes, few comprehensive studies have assessed the long-term effects of vaporized nicotine and its associated solvents, propylene glycol (PG) and vegetable glycerin (VG). Here, we show that compared with smoke exposure, mice receiving ENDS vapor for 4 months failed to develop pulmonary inflammation or emphysema. However, ENDS exposure, independent of nicotine, altered lung lipid homeostasis in alveolar macrophages and epithelial cells. Comprehensive lipidomic and structural analyses of the lungs revealed aberrant phospholipids in alveolar macrophages and increased surfactant-associated phospholipids in the airway. In addition to ENDS-induced lipid deposition, chronic ENDS vapor exposure downregulated innate immunity against viral pathogens in resident macrophages. Moreover, independent of nicotine, ENDS-exposed mice infected with influenza demonstrated enhanced lung inflammation and tissue damage. Together, our findings reveal that chronic e-cigarette vapor aberrantly alters the physiology of lung epithelial cells and resident immune cells and promotes poor response to infectious challenge. Notably, alterations in lipid homeostasis and immune impairment are independent of nicotine, thereby warranting more extensive investigations of the vehicle solvents used in e-cigarettes.


4140 Public Health, Young Seminar Room
Thu 10/31/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Epidemiology Seminar Series
Thomas J. Songer - The Social and Economic Impact of Caring for Children with Diabetes Mellitus Epidemiology Seminar Series
Thomas J. Songer - The Social and Economic Impact of Caring for Children with Diabetes Mellitus
Thu 10/31/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

The Social and Economic Impact of Caring for Children with Diabetes Mellitus 

Thomas J. Songer, PhD 
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh GSPH 


Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Thu 10/31/2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Biostatistics Seminar Series
Estimation and Inference in Metabolomics - Chris McKennan, University of Pittsburgh Biostatistics Seminar Series
Estimation and Inference in Metabolomics - Chris McKennan, University of Pittsburgh
Thu 10/31/2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

Chris McKennan, PhD, Department of Statistics, University of Pittsburgh.


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Fri 11/1/2019
Career Services Deadline
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) Career Services Deadline
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF)
Fri 11/1/2019


The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) provide opportunities for professional development and public service. AAAS, as part of its mandate to advance science and serve society, operates the S&T Policy Fellowship Program. The aim is to foster scientifically informed, evidence-based policy and practice by involving scientists and engineers from a broad range of disciplines, backgrounds and career stages, and to build leadership for a strong S&T enterprise that benefits all people. Fellows use their knowledge and analytical skills while learning first-hand about policymaking and implementation at the federal level.


Fri 11/1/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Human Genetics Seminar Series
Profiling of Pluripotent Factors in Single Cells and Early Embryos - Sarah Hainer Human Genetics Seminar Series
Profiling of Pluripotent Factors in Single Cells and Early Embryos - Sarah Hainer
Fri 11/1/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Fri 11/1/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Epidemiology Journal Club
Epidemiological Methods Journal Club Epidemiology Journal Club
Epidemiological Methods Journal Club
Fri 11/1/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room

The Epidemiological Methods Journal Club meets weekly to discuss papers related to the foundations of the causal inference framework and new epidemiologic methods.


5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room
Fri 11/1/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
EOH Seminar Series
Environment/diet interaction in fatty liver diseases EOH Seminar Series
Environment/diet interaction in fatty liver diseases
Fri 11/1/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
A719 Public Health


A719 Public Health
Sat 11/2/2019 to Wed 11/6/2019
Community Conference
2019 APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Philadelphia (147th) Community Conference
2019 APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Philadelphia (147th)
Sat 11/2/2019 to Wed 11/6/2019


APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo brings together more than 12,000 of public health peers from across the U.S. and the world to network, educate and inspire each other. Pitt Public Health faculty and staff will present their work, and the school plans to host a reception for both participants and alumni in the area.  Click for details or visit www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual.


Mon 11/4/2019
Career Services Deadline
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program Career Services Deadline
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program
Mon 11/4/2019


The Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program provides on-the-job training for professionals to apply expertise in information science, computer science, and information technology to address current and future informatics needs. Fellows help state and local health departments and international public health agencies solve complex public health informatics challenges.


Mon 11/4/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM Seminar Series
Presentation by Mari Webel, PhD IDM Seminar Series
Presentation by Mari Webel, PhD
Mon 11/4/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Mon 11/4/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Epidemiology Journal Club
Diabetes Journal Club Epidemiology Journal Club
Diabetes Journal Club
Mon 11/4/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Outside Conference and Meeting Spaces

The purpose of the Diabetes Research Journal Club is to discuss current literature in the area of Diabetes, bringing us all up to date with current issues in the field. Each member will be asked to pick a date to briefly (5 minutes) present an article from the journal of their choice, which will be followed by group discussion. However, everyone is invited to brief the group on articles he/she may have found of interest at every meeting. 


Outside Conference and Meeting Spaces
Mon 11/4/2019 3:00PM - 4:30PM
Epidemiology Subclinical CVD Journal Club
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Journal Club Epidemiology Subclinical CVD Journal Club
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Journal Club
Mon 11/4/2019 3:00PM - 4:30PM
A521 Public Health

The CVD Epidemiology journal club is a forum for scientific interaction between CVD Epidemiology training program students, collaborating faculty and other students with interest in CVD Epidemiology.


A521 Public Health
Mon 11/4/2019 6:30PM to Wed 11/6/2019 8:30PM
Pitt Public Health Reception
Alumni Reception at APHA in Philadelphia Pitt Public Health Reception
Alumni Reception at APHA in Philadelphia
Mon 11/4/2019 6:30PM to Wed 11/6/2019 8:30PM


Pitt Public Health invites Philadelphia-area alumni--and those attending the 2019 APHA Annual Meeting & Expo--to join us for an evening reception featuring cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres. Connect with faculty, current students, and friends of Pitt Public Health. Hear updates on research, department happenings, and new programs at the school. Please RSVP in advance to attend the evening reception.


 


Wed 11/6/2019 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Pitt Public Health Info Session
Duquesne University Graduate and Professional School Fair Pitt Public Health Info Session
Duquesne University Graduate and Professional School Fair
Wed 11/6/2019 11:00AM - 2:00PM


Are you or someone you know interested in a career in public health? Join us at the Duquesne University Graduate and Professional School Fair to learn about our programs and explore your options with Pitt Public Health! If you have any questions, please contact Renee Hill.


Wed 11/6/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
Article - TBA IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
Article - TBA
Wed 11/6/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A719 Public Health


A719 Public Health
Wed 11/6/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM MPH Journal Club
Article - Effect of Microglial Inflammation in Prion Disease IDM MPH Journal Club
Article - Effect of Microglial Inflammation in Prion Disease
Wed 11/6/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A425 Public Health


A425 Public Health
Wed 11/6/2019 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Career Services Workshop
Resolving Conflict and Other Difficult Conversations Career Services Workshop
Resolving Conflict and Other Difficult Conversations
Wed 11/6/2019 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

How can you effectively manage conflicts in the workplace? Sponsored by the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD), this workshop is designed to acquaint you with your primary conflict-handling style and offer tips on self-awareness and communication skills. Whether you are a manager or team member, you will learn techniques that will enhance your ability to resolve conflicts that you regularly encounter with your co-workers.


Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Wed 11/6/2019 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Pitt Public Health Info Session
TIPH Graduate Fair - Philadelphia, PA Pitt Public Health Info Session
TIPH Graduate Fair - Philadelphia, PA
Wed 11/6/2019 5:30PM - 7:30PM


Are you or someone you know interested in a career in public health? Join us at the TIPH Fair in Philadelphia, PA at Thomas Jefferson University to learn about our programs and explore your options with Pitt Public Health! If you have any questions, please contact Renee Hill.


Wed 11/6/2019 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Pitt Public Health Event
2019 Genetic Counseling Program Reunion Pitt Public Health Event
2019 Genetic Counseling Program Reunion
Wed 11/6/2019 7:30PM - 9:30PM


Join fellow genetic counseling program alumni, faculty, students, and guests for a special reception in conjunction with the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Conference.


Thu 11/7/2019 11:00AM - 12:00PM
EOH Journal Club
TREM2 Acts Downstream of CD33 in Modulating Microglial Pathology in Alzheimer’s Disease EOH Journal Club
TREM2 Acts Downstream of CD33 in Modulating Microglial Pathology in Alzheimer’s Disease
Thu 11/7/2019 11:00AM - 12:00PM
4140 Public Health, Young Seminar Room

Presenter: Yi Lu

Paper: TREM2 Acts Downstream of CD33 in Modulating Microglial Pathology in Alzheimer’s Disease

Authors: Ana Griciuc, Shaun Patel, Anthony N. Federico, ..., Joseph El Khoury, Marco Colonna, Rudolph E. Tanzi

Abstract: The microglial receptors CD33 and TREM2 have been associated with risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Here, we investigated crosstalk between CD33 and TREM2. We showed that knockout of CD33 attenu-ated amyloid beta (Ab) pathology and improved cognition in 5xFAD mice, both of which were abro-gated by additional TREM2 knockout. Knocking out TREM2 in 5xFAD mice exacerbated Ab pathology and neurodegeneration but reduced Iba1+ cell numbers, all of which could not be rescued by addi-tional CD33 knockout. RNA-seq profiling of microglia revealed that genes related to phagocytosis and signaling (IL-6, IL-8, acute phase response) are upre-gulated in 5xFAD;CD33 and downregulated in 5xFAD;TREM2 mice. Differential gene expression in 5xFAD;CD33 microglia depended on the pres-ence of TREM2, suggesting TREM2 acts downstream of CD33. Crosstalk between CD33 and TREM2 in-cludes regulation of the IL-1b/IL-1RN axis and a gene set in the ‘‘receptor activity chemokine’’ cluster. Our results should facilitate AD therapeutics target-ing these receptors.


4140 Public Health, Young Seminar Room
Thu 11/7/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Epidemiology Seminar Series
Mary E. Winger, Chendi Cui - Analytics Careers in Healthcare: UPMC Community HealthChoices  Epidemiology Seminar Series
Mary E. Winger, Chendi Cui - Analytics Careers in Healthcare: UPMC Community HealthChoices 
Thu 11/7/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Analytics Careers in Healthcare: UPMC Community HealthChoices 

Mary E. Winger, MPH 
Analytics Data Integration Developer, UPMC Health Plan, Community HealthChoices 

Chendi Cui, PhD 
Analytics Data Integration Developer, UPMC Health Plan, Community HealthChoices 


Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Thu 11/7/2019 1:30PM - 3:30PM
School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting
Thu 11/7/2019 1:30PM - 3:30PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

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


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Thu 11/7/2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Biostatistics Seminar Series
Caroline Groth, West Virginia University Biostatistics Seminar Series
Caroline Groth, West Virginia University
Thu 11/7/2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

Caroline P Groth, PhD, Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, West Virginia University.


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Fri 11/8/2019 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Pitt Public Health Info Session
Open House for Prospective Students Pitt Public Health Info Session
Open House for Prospective Students
Fri 11/8/2019 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Pitt Public Health

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


Pitt Public Health
Fri 11/8/2019 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Center for Health Equity Meeting
Emerging LatinX Communities Reading and Publishing Group Center for Health Equity Meeting
Emerging LatinX Communities Reading and Publishing Group
Fri 11/8/2019 10:30AM - 11:30AM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

With support from the Center for Latin American Studies, the Center for Health Equity (CHE) invites you to 1) explore the problems Latinos in small yet rapidly growing populations face, and 2) how to solve these problems.  Articles are read and feedback provided to those writing manuscripts; the goal is to get new writing and research collaborations going!


1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room
Fri 11/8/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
University of Pittsburgh Meeting
Pitt Queer Professionals general meeting University of Pittsburgh Meeting
Pitt Queer Professionals general meeting
Fri 11/8/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Cathedral of Learning

Pitt's affinity group for the professional and social development of LGBTQIA+ staff and faculty meets monthly, generally on the second Friday of the month at noon in the Cathedral (COL 402).  With questions or to be added to the listserv, contact PQP@pitt.edu.


Cathedral of Learning
Fri 11/8/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Human Genetics Seminar Series
Statistical Methods for Genetic Risk Prediction - Hongyu Zhao - Yale School of Public Health Human Genetics Seminar Series
Statistical Methods for Genetic Risk Prediction - Hongyu Zhao - Yale School of Public Health
Fri 11/8/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Fri 11/8/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Epidemiology Journal Club
Epidemiological Methods Journal Club Epidemiology Journal Club
Epidemiological Methods Journal Club
Fri 11/8/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room

The Epidemiological Methods Journal Club meets weekly to discuss papers related to the foundations of the causal inference framework and new epidemiologic methods.


5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room
Mon 11/11/2019
HPM Lecture
Grand Rounds Dawn Gideon Lecture & Webinar HPM Lecture
Dawn Gideon Lecture & Webinar
Mon 11/11/2019
University Club - Ballroom A

The Dawn Gideon Lecture 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.


University Club - Ballroom A
Mon 11/11/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM Seminar Series
Presentations by: Emily Olsen & Karsen Shoger IDM Seminar Series
Presentations by: Emily Olsen & Karsen Shoger
Mon 11/11/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Mon 11/11/2019 3:00PM - 4:30PM
Epidemiology Subclinical CVD Journal Club
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Journal Club Epidemiology Subclinical CVD Journal Club
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Journal Club
Mon 11/11/2019 3:00PM - 4:30PM
A521 Public Health

The CVD Epidemiology journal club is a forum for scientific interaction between CVD Epidemiology training program students, collaborating faculty and other students with interest in CVD Epidemiology.


A521 Public Health
Mon 11/11/2019 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Student Organization Meeting
Association of Women in Public Health Meeting Student Organization Meeting
Association of Women in Public Health Meeting
Mon 11/11/2019 7:00PM - 8:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

Association of Women in Public Health (AWPH) will be meeting from 7-8pm in 1149 Public Health. For more information contact awph@pitt.edu.


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Tue 11/12/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
HPM Seminar Series
HPM Seminar Series HPM Seminar Series
HPM Seminar Series
Tue 11/12/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A622 Public Health

Speaker: Evan Cole, PhD


A622 Public Health
Tue 11/12/2019 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Student Organization Meeting
SPHERE General Body Meeting Student Organization Meeting
SPHERE General Body Meeting
Tue 11/12/2019 5:00PM - 8:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm. (former 1149)

Please join SPHERE for an important general body meeting! SPHERE will be holding elections for president, vice president, and business manager for the spring semester. Pizza and drinks will be provided.


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm. (former 1149)
Wed 11/13/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
Article - TBA IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
Article - TBA
Wed 11/13/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A719 Public Health


A719 Public Health
Wed 11/13/2019 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Career Services Info Session
Peace Corps Information Session Career Services Info Session
Peace Corps Information Session
Wed 11/13/2019 3:00PM - 4:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

Are you interested in gaining international public health experience? Come to this information session to hear from Peace Corps representatives and learn more about positions and opportunities that seek out students and recent graduates with an MPH. 

Students: If possible, please RSVP on Pitt Bridges.

 

 


1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room
Wed 11/13/2019 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Pitt Public Health Info Session
Pitt Toastmasters Club Pitt Public Health Info Session
Pitt Toastmasters Club
Wed 11/13/2019 5:30PM - 7:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

Become the speaker and leader you want to be. Practice public speaking, network with local professionals, and improve your leadership skills with Pitt Toastmasters every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm.


1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room
Thu 11/14/2019 11:00AM - 12:00PM
EOH Journal Club
Effects of Perfluorooctanoic Acid on Metabolic Profiles in Brain and Liver EOH Journal Club
Effects of Perfluorooctanoic Acid on Metabolic Profiles in Brain and Liver
Thu 11/14/2019 11:00AM - 12:00PM
4140 Public Health, Young Seminar Room

Presenter: Jenna Kuhn

Paper: Effects of Perfluorooctanoic Acid on Metabolic Profiles in Brain and Liver of Mouse Revealed by a Highthroughput Targeted Metabolomics Approach

Authors: Nanyang Yu, Si Wei, Meiying Li, Jingping Yang, Kan Li, Ling Jin, Yuwei Xie, John P. Giesy, Xiaowei Zhang & Hongxia Yu

Abstract:
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a perfluoroalkyl acid, can result in hepatotoxicity and neurobehavioral effects in animals. The metabolome, which serves as a connection among transcriptome, proteome and toxic effects, provides pathway-based insights into effects of PFOA. Since understanding of changes in the metabolic profile during hepatotoxicity and neurotoxicity were still incomplete, a high-throughput targeted metabolomics approach (278 metabolites) was used to investigate effects of exposure to PFOA for 28 d on brain and liver of male Balb/c mice. Results of multivariate statistical analysis indicated that PFOA caused alterations in metabolic pathways in exposed individuals. Pathway analysis suggested that PFOA affected metabolism of amino acids, lipids, carbohydrates and energetics. Ten and 18 metabolites were identified as potential unique biomarkers of exposure to PFOA in brain and liver, respectively. In brain, PFOA affected concentrations of neurotransmitters, including serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine, and glutamate in brain, which provides novel insights into mechanisms of PFOA-induced neurobehavioral effects. In liver, profiles of lipids revealed involvement of β-oxidation and biosynthesis of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids in PFOA-induced hepatotoxicity, while alterations in metabolism of arachidonic acid suggesting potential of PFOA to cause inflammation response in liver. These results provide insight into the mechanism and biomarkers for PFOA-induced effects.


4140 Public Health, Young Seminar Room
Thu 11/14/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Epidemiology Seminar Series
Marquis Hawkins - The 24-Hour Activity Cycle and Maternal Health Epidemiology Seminar Series
Marquis Hawkins - The 24-Hour Activity Cycle and Maternal Health
Thu 11/14/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

The 24-Hour Activity Cycle and Maternal Health

Marquis Hawkins, PhD 
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh GSPH 


Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Thu 11/14/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Professional Development Workshop
Understanding Our Communication Styles Professional Development Workshop
Understanding Our Communication Styles
Thu 11/14/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

Presenter: Laura Ainsley, Learning and Development Specialist, Office of Human Resources

Communicating and listening effectively in the workplace is critical to your organization's success. Participants will review different ways to communicate with and actively listen to any individual. Participants will learn their preferred way to communicate and how to adjust it based on the other person.


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Thu 11/14/2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Biostatistics Seminar Series
Student Internship in Statistics Panel - ASA Pittsburgh Student Chapter Biostatistics Seminar Series
Student Internship in Statistics Panel - ASA Pittsburgh Student Chapter
Thu 11/14/2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

There will be a Q&A session with students from the Biostatistics and Statistics departments who have completed internships. 


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Fri 11/15/2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM
BCHS Dissertation Defense
Cynthia Salter - Exploration of Experiences of Birth Trauma of Maternity Healthcare Professionals BCHS Dissertation Defense
Cynthia Salter - Exploration of Experiences of Birth Trauma of Maternity Healthcare Professionals
Fri 11/15/2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm. (former 1149)


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm. (former 1149)
Fri 11/15/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Epidemiology Journal Club
Epidemiological Methods Journal Club Epidemiology Journal Club
Epidemiological Methods Journal Club
Fri 11/15/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room

The Epidemiological Methods Journal Club meets weekly to discuss papers related to the foundations of the causal inference framework and new epidemiologic methods.


5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room
Fri 11/15/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
EOH Seminar Series
Public access to environ health data in Pennsylvania: What are the gaps? What is readily available? EOH Seminar Series
Public access to environ health data in Pennsylvania: What are the gaps? What is readily available?
Fri 11/15/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
A719 Public Health


A719 Public Health
Mon 11/18/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM Seminar Series
Presentations by: Victoria Gould & Katrina Stephenson IDM Seminar Series
Presentations by: Victoria Gould & Katrina Stephenson
Mon 11/18/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Tue 11/19/2019 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Student Organization Panel Discussion
SP{HERE Gun Violence Prevention Panel Student Organization Panel Discussion
SP{HERE Gun Violence Prevention Panel
Tue 11/19/2019 4:00PM - 6:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm. (former 1149)

Hosted by SPHERE, the Gun Violence Prevention Panel will bring diverse public health perspectives to the issue of gun violence. Speakers include Dr. Lenny Weiss, an emergency medicine physician who responded to the Tree of Life shooting; Dr. Stephen Albert from BCHS, who works in trauma units to prevent retaliation in gun violence victims; and Richard Garland from BCHS, whose work focuses on helping troubled youths involved in gangs and gun violence.


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm. (former 1149)
Wed 11/20/2019
Pitt Public Health Info Session
TIPH Virtual Fair Pitt Public Health Info Session
TIPH Virtual Fair
Wed 11/20/2019


Are you or someone you know interested in a career in public health? Join us at the TIPH Virtual Fair to learn about our programs and explore your options with Pitt Public Health! If you have any questions, please contact Renee Hill.


Wed 11/20/2019
December Graduation Deadline
Draft of Essay, Thesis, or Dissertation Due December Graduation Deadline
Draft of Essay, Thesis, or Dissertation Due
Wed 11/20/2019


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. December 2019 graduation. Term 2201.


Wed 11/20/2019 8:00AM - 6:30PM
University of Pittsburgh Event
Women in Medicine and Science Forum University of Pittsburgh Event
Women in Medicine and Science Forum
Wed 11/20/2019 8:00AM - 6:30PM
University Club

This annual event celebrates and highlights the presence and accomplishments of women in medicine and science at the University; provides a venue for women to share strengths, talents and experience; and fosters an academic culture which supports the professional and personal development of women students, postdoctoral and clinical fellows, and faculty members in medicine and science. The Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) Forum is inclusive of all members of the Pitt community.

This year's theme is Climate, Culture & Conflict in Academia.

General Registration Deadline: November 15, 2019


University Club
Wed 11/20/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
Article - TBA IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
Article - TBA
Wed 11/20/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A719 Public Health


A719 Public Health
Wed 11/20/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM MPH Journal Club
Article - Pulmonary involvement during the Ebola Virus Disease IDM MPH Journal Club
Article - Pulmonary involvement during the Ebola Virus Disease
Wed 11/20/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A425 Public Health


A425 Public Health
Wed 11/20/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM MPH Journal Club
Article - TBA IDM MPH Journal Club
Article - TBA
Wed 11/20/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A425 Public Health


A425 Public Health
Wed 11/20/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 11/20/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Thu 11/21/2019 11:00AM - 12:00PM
EOH Journal Club
Association of Environmental Toxins With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis EOH Journal Club
Association of Environmental Toxins With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Thu 11/21/2019 11:00AM - 12:00PM
4140 Public Health, Young Seminar Room

Presenter: Fan Wu

Paper: Association of Environmental Toxins With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Authors: Feng-Chiao Su,PhD; Stephen A. Goutman,MD; Sergey Chernyak,PhD; Bhramar Mukherjee,PhD; Brian C. Callaghan,MD; Stuart Batterman,PhD; Eva L. Feldman,MD,PhD

Abstract:
IMPORTANCE
Persistent environmental pollutants may represent a modifiable risk factor involved in the gene-time-environment hypothesis in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

OBJECTIVE
To evaluate the association of occupational exposures and environmental toxins on the odds of developing ALS in Michigan.

DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS
Case-control study conducted between 2011 and 2014
at a tertiary referral center for ALS. Cases were patients diagnosed as having definitive,
probable, probable with laboratory support, or possible ALS by revised El Escorial criteria;
controls were excluded if they were diagnosed as having ALS or another neurodegenerative
condition or if they had a family history of ALS in a first- or second-degree blood relative.
Participants completed a survey assessing occupational and residential exposures. Blood
concentrations of 122 persistent environmental pollutants, including organochlorine
pesticides (OCPs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and brominated flame retardants
(BFRs), were measured using gas chromatography–mass spectrometry. Multivariable models
with self-reported occupational exposures in various exposure time windows and
environmental toxin blood concentrations were separately fit by logistic regression models.
Concordance between the survey data and pollutant measurements was assessed using the
nonparametric Kendall τ correlation coefficient.

MAIN OUTCOMES AND MEASURES
Occupational and residential exposures to environmental toxins, and blood concentrations of 122 persistent environmental pollutants, including OCPs,
PCBs, and BFRs.

RESULTS
Participants included 156 cases (mean [SD] age, 60.5 [11.1] years; 61.5%male) and 128 controls (mean [SD] age, 60.4 [9.4] years; 57.8%male); among them, 101 cases and 110 controls had complete demographic and pollutant data. Survey data revealed that reported
pesticide exposure in the cumulative exposure windows was significantly associated with ALS
(odds ratio [OR] = 5.09; 95%CI, 1.85-13.99; P = .002). Military service was also associated
with ALS in 2 time windows (exposure ever happened in entire occupational history:
OR = 2.31; 95%CI, 1.02-5.25; P = .046; exposure ever happened 10-30 years ago: OR = 2.18;
95%CI, 1.01-4.73; P = .049). A multivariable model of measured persistent environmental
pollutants in the blood, representing cumulative occupational and residential exposure,
showed increased odds of ALS for 2 OCPs (pentachlorobenzene: OR = 2.57; 95%CI, 1.31-5.02;
P = .006; and cis-chlordane: OR = 6.51; 95%CI, 2.05-20.73; P = .002) and 1 PCB (PCB 151:
OR = 1.66; 95%CI, 1.03-2.67; P = .04. There was modest concordance between survey data
and the measurements of persistent environmental pollutants in blood; significant Kendall τ
correlation coefficients ranged from −0.18 (Dacthal and “use pesticides to treat home or
yard”) to 0.24 (trans-nonachlor and “store lawn care products in garage”).

CONCLUSIONS AND RELEVANCE
In this study, persistent environmental pollutants measured in blood were significantly associated with ALS and may represent modifiable ALS disease risk
factors.


4140 Public Health, Young Seminar Room
Thu 11/21/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Epidemiology Seminar Series
Panel Discussion: Nutrition Assessment in Epidemiologic Studies Epidemiology Seminar Series
Panel Discussion: Nutrition Assessment in Epidemiologic Studies
Thu 11/21/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Panel Discussion: Nutrition Assessment in Epidemiologic Studies 

Samaneh Farsijani, PhD, MsC
Postdoctoral Associate, Dept. of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh GSPH 

Lori Cherok, PhD, RDN, LDN
Assistant Professor and Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics
Interim Director, Nutrition Science Program, Pitt SHRS 

Lisa Bodnar, PhD, MPH, RD
Professor and Vice-Chair of Research, Dept. of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh GSPH 


Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Thu 11/21/2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Biostatistics Seminar Series
Biostatistics Seminar - Speaker TBA Biostatistics Seminar Series
Biostatistics Seminar - Speaker TBA
Thu 11/21/2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Fri 11/22/2019
HPM Conference
HPM National Advisory Council (NAC) Meeting HPM Conference
HPM National Advisory Council (NAC) Meeting
Fri 11/22/2019
University Club

The next meeting of NAC, a committee composed of local, national, and international executives, academics, and alumni who gather to evaluate how the department is doing across its three-pronged mission of education, research, and service. 


University Club
Fri 11/22/2019
December Graduation Application Deadline
Final Graduation Application Deadline ($35 fee) December Graduation Application Deadline
Final Graduation Application Deadline ($35 fee)
Fri 11/22/2019


The regular deadline to apply for December 2019 graduation (term 2201) has passed. Applications are still being accepted with a $35 fee until November 22. The final deadline to apply is November 22.


Fri 11/22/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Human Genetics Seminar Series
Spinning Convincing Stories for Association Signals – All That Glitters is Not Gold - Dan Weeks Human Genetics Seminar Series
Spinning Convincing Stories for Association Signals – All That Glitters is Not Gold - Dan Weeks
Fri 11/22/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Fri 11/22/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Epidemiology Journal Club
Epidemiological Methods Journal Club Epidemiology Journal Club
Epidemiological Methods Journal Club
Fri 11/22/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room

The Epidemiological Methods Journal Club meets weekly to discuss papers related to the foundations of the causal inference framework and new epidemiologic methods.


5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room
Mon 12/2/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM Seminar Series
Presentation by: Gwen Kettenburg IDM Seminar Series
Presentation by: Gwen Kettenburg
Mon 12/2/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)


Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)
Mon 12/2/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Epidemiology Journal Club
Diabetes Journal Club Epidemiology Journal Club
Diabetes Journal Club
Mon 12/2/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Outside Conference and Meeting Spaces

The purpose of the Diabetes Research Journal Club is to discuss current literature in the area of Diabetes, bringing us all up to date with current issues in the field. Each member will be asked to pick a date to briefly (5 minutes) present an article from the journal of their choice, which will be followed by group discussion. However, everyone is invited to brief the group on articles he/she may have found of interest at every meeting. 


Outside Conference and Meeting Spaces
Mon 12/2/2019 3:00PM - 4:30PM
Epidemiology Subclinical CVD Journal Club
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Journal Club Epidemiology Subclinical CVD Journal Club
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Journal Club
Mon 12/2/2019 3:00PM - 4:30PM
A521 Public Health

The CVD Epidemiology journal club is a forum for scientific interaction between CVD Epidemiology training program students, collaborating faculty and other students with interest in CVD Epidemiology.


A521 Public Health
Mon 12/2/2019 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Student Organization Meeting
Association of Women in Public Health Meeting Student Organization Meeting
Association of Women in Public Health Meeting
Mon 12/2/2019 7:00PM - 8:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

Association of Women in Public Health (AWPH) will be meeting from 7-8pm in 1149 Public Health. For more information contact awph@pitt.edu.


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Tue 12/3/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
HPM Seminar Series
HPM Seminar Series HPM Seminar Series
HPM Seminar Series
Tue 12/3/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A622 Public Health

Speaker: Mara Hollander


A622 Public Health
Wed 12/4/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
Article - TBA IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
Article - TBA
Wed 12/4/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
A719 Public Health


A719 Public Health
Thu 12/5/2019 11:00AM - 12:00PM
EOH Journal Club
Protein Arginine Methyltransferase 4 (PRMT4) mediates lymphopenia in experimental sepsis EOH Journal Club
Protein Arginine Methyltransferase 4 (PRMT4) mediates lymphopenia in experimental sepsis
Thu 12/5/2019 11:00AM - 12:00PM
4140 Public Health, Young Seminar Room

Presenter: Rushikesh Deshpande

Paper: Protein Arginine Methyltransferase 4 (PRMT4) mediates lymphopenia in experimental sepsis

Authors: Yandong Lai, Xiuying Li, Tiao Li, Yan Chen, Chen Long, Toru Nyunoya, Kong Chen,Georgios D. Kitsios,Seyed Mehdi Nouraie,Yingze Zhang, Bryan J. McVerry, Janet S. Lee,Rama K. Mallampalli, and Chunbin Zou

Abstract:
Onehallmark of sepsis is a reduced number of lymphocytes, termed lymphopenia,that occurs from decreased lymphocyte proliferation or increased cell death contributing to immune suppression. Histone modification enzymes regulate immunity by epigenetically modulating chromatin architecture, however, the role of these enzymes in lymphopenia remains elusive. In this study, we identified that a chromatin modulator Protein Arginine N-methyltransferase 4/Coactivator-Associated Arginine Methyltransferase 1 (PRMT4/ CARM1) that is elevated systemically inseptic patients and experimental sepsis, and is crucialfor inducing T-lymphocyte apoptosis.An E3 ubiquitin ligase SCFFBXO9 docks on PRMT4 via a phosphodegron to ubiquitinate the protein at K228 for ubiquitin proteasomal degradation.  High PRMT4 expression resulted from reduced levels of SCFFBXO9 that led to increased lymphocyte cell death after Escherichia coliorlipopolysaccharide(LPS) exposure. Ectopic expression of PRMT4 protein caused substantially mphocytedeathvia caspase 3 mediated cell death signaling, and knockout of PRMT4 abolished LPS mediated lymphocyte cell death. PRMT4 inhibition with a small molecule compound attenuated lymphocyte death in complementary models of sepsis. These findings demonstrate a previously uncharacterized role of a key chromatin modulator in lymphocytesurvival that may shed light on devising unique therapeutic modalities to lessen severity of septic immunosuppression.


4140 Public Health, Young Seminar Room
Thu 12/5/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Epidemiology Seminar Series
Inma Hernandez - Pharmacoepidemiology Methods Applied to the Study of the Real-world Use, Safety... Epidemiology Seminar Series
Inma Hernandez - Pharmacoepidemiology Methods Applied to the Study of the Real-world Use, Safety...
Thu 12/5/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Pharmacoepidemiology Methods Applied to the Study of the Real-world Use, Safety, and Effectiveness of Oral Anticoagulants 

Inma Hernandez, PharmD, PhD 
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy and Theraputics; Associate Director, Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy 


Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Thu 12/5/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Career Services Info Session
Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program Info Session Career Services Info Session
Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program Info Session
Thu 12/5/2019 1:00PM - 2:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

The Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program (PSFP) is a one-year, direct service, interdisciplinary, mentored fellowship program focused on health and human services-related community service and leadership development. If you are interested in learning more, or if you are already considering applying, join us at this information session where a representative from the program will discuss fellowship requirements and answer any questions.


1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room
Thu 12/5/2019 1:30PM - 3:30PM
School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting School Governance Meeting
EPCC Meeting
Thu 12/5/2019 1:30PM - 3:30PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

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


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Thu 12/5/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Career Services Lecture
How to Negotiate for Your Next Opportunity Career Services Lecture
How to Negotiate for Your Next Opportunity
Thu 12/5/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

Whether you are seeking a job, a training opportunity, or just the chance to acquire more resources or experience, effective negotiation skills are vital to your career. In this presentation sponsored by the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD), you will learn how to develop a negotiation strategy that will contribute to your success.


Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Fri 12/6/2019
December Graduation Deadline
Essay, Thesis, or Dissertation Review Appointments December Graduation Deadline
Essay, Thesis, or Dissertation Review Appointments
Fri 12/6/2019


Your document must be reviewed for format before December 6. Contact Joanne Pegher to schedule an appointment. December 2019 graduation. Term 2201.


Fri 12/6/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Epidemiology Journal Club
Epidemiological Methods Journal Club Epidemiology Journal Club
Epidemiological Methods Journal Club
Fri 12/6/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room

The Epidemiological Methods Journal Club meets weekly to discuss papers related to the foundations of the causal inference framework and new epidemiologic methods.


5140 Public Health, Burke Seminar Room
Mon 12/9/2019
December Graduation Deadline
Final Upload and all Paperwork Due December Graduation Deadline
Final Upload and all Paperwork Due
Mon 12/9/2019


The final copy of your essay, thesis, or dissertation must be uploaded and all required paperwork must be submitted to Joanne Pegher. December 2019 graduation. Term 2201.


Mon 12/9/2019 3:00PM - 4:30PM
Epidemiology Subclinical CVD Journal Club
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Journal Club Epidemiology Subclinical CVD Journal Club
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Journal Club
Mon 12/9/2019 3:00PM - 4:30PM
A521 Public Health

The CVD Epidemiology journal club is a forum for scientific interaction between CVD Epidemiology training program students, collaborating faculty and other students with interest in CVD Epidemiology.


A521 Public Health
Wed 12/11/2019
Student Organization Event
Blood Drive with SGA Student Organization Event
Blood Drive with SGA
Wed 12/11/2019
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

Blood Drive information TBA


Public Health Commons (1st floor)
Wed 12/11/2019 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Pitt Public Health Info Session
Pitt Toastmasters Club Pitt Public Health Info Session
Pitt Toastmasters Club
Wed 12/11/2019 5:30PM - 7:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

Become the speaker and leader you want to be. Practice public speaking, network with local professionals, and improve your leadership skills with Pitt Toastmasters every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm.


1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room
Thu 12/12/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Professional Development Workshop
Introduction to Tableau Professional Development Workshop
Introduction to Tableau
Thu 12/12/2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

Presenter: Rose Turner, Coordinator, Health Sciences Library System


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Fri 12/13/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
University of Pittsburgh Meeting
Pitt Queer Professionals general meeting University of Pittsburgh Meeting
Pitt Queer Professionals general meeting
Fri 12/13/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Cathedral of Learning

Pitt's affinity group for the professional and social development of LGBTQIA+ staff and faculty meets monthly, generally on the second Friday of the month at noon in the Cathedral (COL 402).  With questions or to be added to the listserv, contact PQP@pitt.edu.


Cathedral of Learning
Sat 12/14/2019
December Graduation Notice
Official Date for Award of Degree December Graduation Notice
Official Date for Award of Degree
Sat 12/14/2019


The official date for the award of the degree for December 2019 graduation (term 2201).


Wed 12/18/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 12/18/2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Wed 1/8/2020 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Pitt Public Health Info Session
Pitt Toastmasters Club Pitt Public Health Info Session
Pitt Toastmasters Club
Wed 1/8/2020 5:30PM - 7:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

Become the speaker and leader you want to be. Practice public speaking, network with local professionals, and improve your leadership skills with Pitt Toastmasters every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm.


1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room
Mon 1/13/2020
December Graduation Notice
Transcripts Available December Graduation Notice
Transcripts Available
Mon 1/13/2020


Transcripts available for pickup from Registrar's Office (G3 Thackeray) with ID. December 2019 graduation. Term 2201.


Wed 1/15/2020
Pitt Public Health Info Session
TIPH Virtual Fair Pitt Public Health Info Session
TIPH Virtual Fair
Wed 1/15/2020


Are you or someone you know interested in a career in public health? Join us at the TIPH Virtual Fair to learn about our programs and explore your options with Pitt Public Health! If you have any questions, please contact Renee Hill.


Wed 1/15/2020 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 1/15/2020 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Fri 1/17/2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM
University of Pittsburgh Meeting
Pitt Queer Professionals general meeting University of Pittsburgh Meeting
Pitt Queer Professionals general meeting
Fri 1/17/2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Cathedral of Learning

Pitt's affinity group for the professional and social development of LGBTQIA+ staff and faculty meets monthly, generally on the second Friday of the month at noon in the Cathedral (COL 402).  With questions or to be added to the listserv, contact PQP@pitt.edu.


Cathedral of Learning
Wed 1/22/2020 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Pitt Public Health Info Session
Pitt Toastmasters Club Pitt Public Health Info Session
Pitt Toastmasters Club
Wed 1/22/2020 5:30PM - 7:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

Become the speaker and leader you want to be. Practice public speaking, network with local professionals, and improve your leadership skills with Pitt Toastmasters every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm.


1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room
Tue 1/28/2020 to Mon 2/3/2020
December Graduation Notice
Diploma Mailing Begins December Graduation Notice
Diploma Mailing Begins
Tue 1/28/2020 to Mon 2/3/2020


Vendor begins mailing diplomas January 28 - February 23 for December 2019 graduation (term 2201). Will be notified via Pitt e-mail address when the diploma ships. Certificates are printed and mailed by Student Affairs Office approx. 6 - 8 weeks after graduation.


Wed 2/12/2020 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Pitt Public Health Info Session
Pitt Toastmasters Club Pitt Public Health Info Session
Pitt Toastmasters Club
Wed 2/12/2020 5:30PM - 7:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

Become the speaker and leader you want to be. Practice public speaking, network with local professionals, and improve your leadership skills with Pitt Toastmasters every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm.


1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room
Fri 2/14/2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM
University of Pittsburgh Meeting
Pitt Queer Professionals general meeting University of Pittsburgh Meeting
Pitt Queer Professionals general meeting
Fri 2/14/2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Cathedral of Learning

Pitt's affinity group for the professional and social development of LGBTQIA+ staff and faculty meets monthly, generally on the second Friday of the month at noon in the Cathedral (COL 402).  With questions or to be added to the listserv, contact PQP@pitt.edu.


Cathedral of Learning
Wed 2/19/2020 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 2/19/2020 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Fri 2/21/2020 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Career Services Event
7th Annual Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast Career Services Event
7th Annual Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast
Fri 2/21/2020 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

The Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast is an annual event held in the spring that brings together Pitt Public Health alumni and current students from all seven departments. Students have the opportunity to practice their networking skills with alumni who volunteer to share their career journeys, discuss areas of expertise, and provide advice to future public health professionals.


Public Health Commons (1st floor)
Wed 2/26/2020 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Pitt Public Health Info Session
Pitt Toastmasters Club Pitt Public Health Info Session
Pitt Toastmasters Club
Wed 2/26/2020 5:30PM - 7:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room

Become the speaker and leader you want to be. Practice public speaking, network with local professionals, and improve your leadership skills with Pitt Toastmasters every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm.


1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room
Fri 3/13/2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM
University of Pittsburgh Meeting
Pitt Queer Professionals general meeting University of Pittsburgh Meeting
Pitt Queer Professionals general meeting
Fri 3/13/2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Cathedral of Learning

Pitt's affinity group for the professional and social development of LGBTQIA+ staff and faculty meets monthly, generally on the second Friday of the month at noon in the Cathedral (COL 402).  With questions or to be added to the listserv, contact PQP@pitt.edu.


Cathedral of Learning
Sun 3/22/2020 to Wed 3/25/2020
Biostatistics Conference
ENAR 2020 Spring Meeting of the International Biometric Society -- JW Marriott Nashville Biostatistics Conference
ENAR 2020 Spring Meeting of the International Biometric Society -- JW Marriott Nashville
Sun 3/22/2020 to Wed 3/25/2020


Meetings of the Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society (a.k.a. "ENAR meetings") are held in late March or early April each year and reflect the broad interests of the Society, including both quantitative techniques and application areas. Faculty and student presenters from the Department of Biostatistics regularly participate giving invited talks, contributed talks, and poster presentations.


Mon 3/23/2020 to Thu 3/26/2020
HPM Conference
ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership (Chicago) HPM Conference
ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership (Chicago)
Mon 3/23/2020 to Thu 3/26/2020


ACHE's annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership offers cutting-edge professional development, influential thought leaders, practical solutions to contemporary challenges,and networking opportunities with a global community of the best and brightest healthcare executives. Faculty and student researchers from Pitt's Department of Health Policy and Management regularly participate in short courses, tutorials and roundtables, and give invited talks, contributed talks, and poster presentations.

** Plan to attend the co-located Chicago reception for Pitt Public Health alumni and friends. **


Tue 3/24/2020 6:30PM - 8:00PM
HPM Reception
HPM Reception in Chicago at ACHE HPM Reception
HPM Reception in Chicago at ACHE
Tue 3/24/2020 6:30PM - 8:00PM
Outside Conference and Meeting Spaces

You're invited! Visit with faculty, alumni, and students and hear the latest on the research and programs happening on campus. Attendance at the ACHE Congress is not required. Bring your Pitt Public Health alum friends! 


Outside Conference and Meeting Spaces
Wed 3/25/2020 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting (delayed date) Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting (delayed date)
Wed 3/25/2020 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Fri 3/27/2020
Pitt Public Health Info Session
Accepted Applicants Day Pitt Public Health Info Session
Accepted Applicants Day
Fri 3/27/2020
Pitt Public Health

 Accepted applicants are invited to learn more about Pitt Public Health, Pitt, and the city of Pittsburgh.


Pitt Public Health
Wed 4/1/2020
Student Organization Event
Blood Drive with SGA Student Organization Event
Blood Drive with SGA
Wed 4/1/2020
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

Blood Drive information TBA


Public Health Commons (1st floor)
Mon 4/6/2020 to Sun 4/12/2020
Community Event
National Public Health Week Community Event
National Public Health Week
Mon 4/6/2020 to Sun 4/12/2020


During the first full week of April each year, Pitt Public Health partners with APHA and communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week (NPHW) as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation.  Every year, the APHA develops a national campaign to educate the public, policymakers and practitioners about issues and to raise awareness about public health and prevention.  Pitt Public Health organizes a variety of special events around NPHW including the annual Dean's Day student research competition. 


Wed 4/15/2020 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 4/15/2020 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Fri 4/17/2020 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Center for Health Equity Event
Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) Center for Health Equity Event
Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay)
Fri 4/17/2020 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Pittsburgh, PA

Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) is the University of Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity's health promotion and disease prevention initiative in partnership with African American-owned and -operated barbershops in several Pittsburgh communities. Health professionals (including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, nutritionists, health science students), public health educators, and health organizations volunteer their time to provide screening services and health education in the barbershops.TADay takes place in April in recognition of National Minority Health Month.


Pittsburgh, PA
Fri 4/17/2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM
University of Pittsburgh Meeting
Pitt Queer Professionals general meeting University of Pittsburgh Meeting
Pitt Queer Professionals general meeting
Fri 4/17/2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Cathedral of Learning

Pitt's affinity group for the professional and social development of LGBTQIA+ staff and faculty meets monthly, generally on the second Friday of the month at noon in the Cathedral (COL 402).  With questions or to be added to the listserv, contact PQP@pitt.edu.


Cathedral of Learning
Thu 4/23/2020
April Graduation Event
Pitt Commencement (Graduate) April Graduation Event
Pitt Commencement (Graduate)
Thu 4/23/2020
Petersen Events Center

The University of Pittsburgh's annual Commecement ceremony for graduate students. Stay tuned for more details! Contact the Office of Special Events (University-level) for more information at 412-624-7100. 


Petersen Events Center
Sat 4/25/2020 4:00PM - 6:00PM
April Graduation Event
Celebration of Student Awards April Graduation Event
Celebration of Student Awards
Sat 4/25/2020 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

A cocktail reception and awards ceremony honoring standouts from the graduating class of 2019-20 in multiple award categories. Graduating students are invited regardless of whether they are selected for an award. Awardees will be notified by the school. 


Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Sun 4/26/2020 1:00PM - 4:00PM
April Graduation Event
Pitt Public Health Convocation April Graduation Event
Pitt Public Health Convocation
Sun 4/26/2020 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Carnegie Music Hall

Celebrate the academic achievement of our 2019-20 graduates as they become the newest cohort of Pitt Public Health alumni at our 70th Convocation. Family and friends are welcome! 


Carnegie Music Hall
Wed 5/20/2020 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 5/20/2020 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Tue 6/2/2020 to Thu 6/4/2020
HPM Conference
Academy Health's 2019 Annual Research Meeting (Washington, D.C.) HPM Conference
Academy Health's 2019 Annual Research Meeting (Washington, D.C.)
Tue 6/2/2020 to Thu 6/4/2020


Each June more than 3,000 individuals gather the nation's capital at the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting (ARM). Faculty and student researchers from Pitt's Department of Health Policy and Management regularly participate in short courses, tutorials and roundtables, and give invited talks, contributed talks, and poster presentations.


Wed 6/17/2020 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 6/17/2020 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Wed 7/15/2020 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 7/15/2020 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.


1155 Public Health, Foster Conf. Rm.(former 1149)
Sat 8/1/2020 to Thu 8/6/2020
Biostatistics Conference
Joint Statistical Meetings - - JSM 2020, Philadelphia, PA Biostatistics Conference
Joint Statistical Meetings - - JSM 2020, Philadelphia, PA
Sat 8/1/2020 to Thu 8/6/2020


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.


Tue 10/27/2020 to Sat 10/31/2020
Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in San Diego) Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in San Diego)
Tue 10/27/2020 to Sat 10/31/2020


Each fall, students and faculty of Pitt's Department of Human Genetics join leading scientists from around the world for the American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, the world’s largest gathering of human genetics professionals. Don't miss the special Pitt Human Genetics reunion reception.


Sat 11/7/2020 to Wed 11/11/2020
Community Conference
2020 APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco (148th) Community Conference
2020 APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco (148th)
Sat 11/7/2020 to Wed 11/11/2020


APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo brings together more than 12,000 of public health peers from across the U.S. and the world to network, educate and inspire each other. Pitt Public Health faculty and staff will present their work, and the school plans to host a reception for both participants and alumni in the area.  Click for details or visit www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual.


Sun 3/14/2021 to Wed 3/17/2021
Biostatistics Conference
ENAR 2021 Spring Meeting of the International Biometric Society -- Baltimore Biostatistics Conference
ENAR 2021 Spring Meeting of the International Biometric Society -- Baltimore
Sun 3/14/2021 to Wed 3/17/2021


Meetings of the Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society (a.k.a. "ENAR meetings") are held in late March or early April each year and reflect the broad interests of the Society, including both quantitative techniques and application areas. Faculty and student presenters from the Department of Biostatistics regularly participate giving invited talks, contributed talks, and poster presentations.


Mon 3/22/2021 to Thu 3/25/2021
HPM Conference
ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership (Chicago) HPM Conference
ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership (Chicago)
Mon 3/22/2021 to Thu 3/25/2021


ACHE's annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership offers cutting-edge professional development, influential thought leaders, practical solutions to contemporary challenges,and networking opportunities with a global community of the best and brightest healthcare executives. Faculty and student researchers from Pitt's Department of Health Policy and Management regularly participate in short courses, tutorials and roundtables, and give invited talks, contributed talks, and poster presentations.

** Plan to attend the co-located Chicago reception for Pitt Public Health alumni and friends. **


Mon 4/5/2021 to Sun 4/11/2021
Community Event
National Public Health Week Community Event
National Public Health Week
Mon 4/5/2021 to Sun 4/11/2021


During the first full week of April each year, Pitt Public Health partners with APHA and communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week (NPHW) as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation.  Every year, the APHA develops a national campaign to educate the public, policymakers and practitioners about issues and to raise awareness about public health and prevention.  Pitt Public Health organizes a variety of special events around including the annual Dean's Day student research competition. 


Sat 8/7/2021 to Thu 8/12/2021
Biostatistics Conference
Joint Statistical Meetings - - JSM 2021, Seattle, WA Biostatistics Conference
Joint Statistical Meetings - - JSM 2021, Seattle, WA
Sat 8/7/2021 to Thu 8/12/2021


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.


Tue 10/19/2021 to Sat 10/23/2021
Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in Montreal) Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in Montreal)
Tue 10/19/2021 to Sat 10/23/2021


Each fall, students and faculty of Pitt's Department of Human Genetics join leading scientists from around the world for the American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, the world’s largest gathering of human genetics professionals. Don't miss the special Pitt Human Genetics reunion reception.


Sat 11/6/2021 to Thu 11/11/2021
Community Conference
2021 APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Denver (149th) Community Conference
2021 APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Denver (149th)
Sat 11/6/2021 to Thu 11/11/2021


APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo brings together more than 12,000 of public health peers from across the U.S. and the world to network, educate and inspire each other. Pitt Public Health faculty and staff will present their work, and the school plans to host a reception for both participants and alumni in the area.  Click for details or visit www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual.


Mon 3/21/2022 to Thu 3/24/2022
HPM Conference
ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership (Chicago) HPM Conference
ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership (Chicago)
Mon 3/21/2022 to Thu 3/24/2022


ACHE's annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership offers cutting-edge professional development, influential thought leaders, practical solutions to contemporary challenges,and networking opportunities with a global community of the best and brightest healthcare executives. Faculty and student researchers from Pitt's Department of Health Policy and Management regularly participate in short courses, tutorials and roundtables, and give invited talks, contributed talks, and poster presentations.

** Plan to attend the co-located Chicago reception for Pitt Public Health alumni and friends. **


Sun 3/27/2022 to Wed 3/30/2022
Biostatistics Conference
ENAR 2022 Spring Meeting of the International Biometric Society -- Houston Biostatistics Conference
ENAR 2022 Spring Meeting of the International Biometric Society -- Houston
Sun 3/27/2022 to Wed 3/30/2022


Meetings of the Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society (a.k.a. "ENAR meetings") are held in late March or early April each year and reflect the broad interests of the Society, including both quantitative techniques and application areas. Faculty and student presenters from the Department of Biostatistics regularly participate giving invited talks, contributed talks, and poster presentations.


Mon 4/4/2022 to Sun 4/10/2022
Community Event
National Public Health Week Community Event
National Public Health Week
Mon 4/4/2022 to Sun 4/10/2022


During the first full week of April each year, Pitt Public Health partners with APHA and communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week (NPHW) as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation.  Every year, the APHA develops a national campaign to educate the public, policymakers and practitioners about issues and to raise awareness about public health and prevention.  Pitt Public Health organizes a variety of special events around including the annual Dean's Day student research competition. 


Sat 8/6/2022 to Thu 8/11/2022
Biostatistics Conference
Joint Statistical Meetings - - JSM 2022, Washington, DC Biostatistics Conference
Joint Statistical Meetings - - JSM 2022, Washington, DC
Sat 8/6/2022 to Thu 8/11/2022


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.


Wed 10/19/2022 to Sun 10/23/2022
Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in Houston) Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in Houston)
Wed 10/19/2022 to Sun 10/23/2022


Each fall, students and faculty of Pitt's Department of Human Genetics join leading scientists from around the world for the American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, the world’s largest gathering of human genetics professionals. Don't miss the special Pitt Human Genetics reunion reception.


Wed 10/19/2022 to Sun 10/23/2022
Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in Houston) Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in Houston)
Wed 10/19/2022 to Sun 10/23/2022


Each fall, students and faculty of Pitt's Department of Human Genetics join leading scientists from around the world for the American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, the world’s largest gathering of human genetics professionals. Don't miss the special Pitt Human Genetics reunion reception.


Sat 11/5/2022 to Wed 11/9/2022
Community Conference
2022 APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Boston (150th) Community Conference
2022 APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Boston (150th)
Sat 11/5/2022 to Wed 11/9/2022


APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo brings together more than 12,000 of public health peers from across the U.S. and the world to network, educate and inspire each other. Pitt Public Health faculty and staff will present their work, and the school plans to host a reception for both participants and alumni in the area.  Click for details or visit www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual.


Mon 3/20/2023 to Thu 3/23/2023
HPM Conference
ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership (Chicago) HPM Conference
ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership (Chicago)
Mon 3/20/2023 to Thu 3/23/2023


ACHE's annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership provides you with opportunities to benefit from cutting-edge professional development on the most current and relevant topics with the nation's most influential thought leaders; to gain practical solutions to contemporary challenges in healthcare management and delivery; and to network with a global community of the best and brightest healthcare executives from across the continuum of care.

** Plan to attend the co-located Chicago reception for Pitt Public Health alumni and friends. **


Mon 4/3/2023 to Sun 4/9/2023
Community Event
National Public Health Week Community Event
National Public Health Week
Mon 4/3/2023 to Sun 4/9/2023


During the first full week of April each year, Pitt Public Health partners with APHA and communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week (NPHW) as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation.  Every year, the APHA develops a national campaign to educate the public, policymakers and practitioners about issues and to raise awareness about public health and prevention.  Pitt Public Health organizes a variety of special events around including the annual Dean's Day student research competition. 


Thu 4/20/2023 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Center for Health Equity Event
Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) Center for Health Equity Event
Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay)
Thu 4/20/2023 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Pittsburgh, PA

Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) is the University of Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity's health promotion and disease prevention initiative in partnership with African American-owned and -operated barbershops in several Pittsburgh communities. Health professionals (including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, nutritionists, health science students), public health educators, and health organizations volunteer their time to provide screening services and health education in the barbershops.TADay takes place in April in recognition of National Minority Health Month.


Pittsburgh, PA
Wed 10/18/2023 to Sun 10/22/2023
Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in Houston) Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in Houston)
Wed 10/18/2023 to Sun 10/22/2023


Each fall, students and faculty of Pitt's Department of Human Genetics join leading scientists from around the world for the American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, the world’s largest gathering of human genetics professionals. Don't miss the special Pitt Human Genetics reunion reception.


Wed 10/18/2023 to Sun 10/22/2023
Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in Houston) Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in Houston)
Wed 10/18/2023 to Sun 10/22/2023


Each fall, students and faculty of Pitt's Department of Human Genetics join leading scientists from around the world for the American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, the world’s largest gathering of human genetics professionals. Don't miss the special Pitt Human Genetics reunion reception.


Sat 11/11/2023 to Wed 11/15/2023
Community Conference
2023 APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Atlanta (151st) Community Conference
2023 APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Atlanta (151st)
Sat 11/11/2023 to Wed 11/15/2023


APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo brings together more than 12,000 of public health peers from across the U.S. and the world to network, educate and inspire each other. Pitt Public Health faculty and staff will present their work, and the school plans to host a reception for both participants and alumni in the area.  Click for details or visit www.apha.org/annualmeeting.


Mon 4/1/2024 to Sun 4/7/2024
Community Event
National Public Health Week Community Event
National Public Health Week
Mon 4/1/2024 to Sun 4/7/2024


During the first full week of April each year, Pitt Public Health partners with APHA and communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week (NPHW) as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation.  Every year, the APHA develops a national campaign to educate the public, policymakers and practitioners about issues and to raise awareness about public health and prevention.  Pitt Public Health organizes a variety of special events around including the annual Dean's Day student research competition. 


Sat 4/20/2024 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Center for Health Equity Event
Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) Center for Health Equity Event
Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay)
Sat 4/20/2024 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Pittsburgh, PA

Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) is the University of Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity's health promotion and disease prevention initiative in partnership with African American-owned and -operated barbershops in several Pittsburgh communities. Health professionals (including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, nutritionists, health science students), public health educators, and health organizations volunteer their time to provide screening services and health education in the barbershops.TADay takes place in April in recognition of National Minority Health Month.


Pittsburgh, PA
Wed 10/16/2024 to Sun 10/20/2024
Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in Houston) Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in Houston)
Wed 10/16/2024 to Sun 10/20/2024


Each fall, students and faculty of Pitt's Department of Human Genetics join leading scientists from around the world for the American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, the world’s largest gathering of human genetics professionals. Don't miss the special Pitt Human Genetics reunion reception.


Wed 10/16/2024 to Sun 10/20/2024
Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in Houston) Human Genetics Conference
American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting (in Houston)
Wed 10/16/2024 to Sun 10/20/2024


Each fall, students and faculty of Pitt's Department of Human Genetics join leading scientists from around the world for the American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, the world’s largest gathering of human genetics professionals. Don't miss the special Pitt Human Genetics reunion reception.


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