Center for Health Equity Events & Journal Club

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Wed 4/20 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) Center for Health Equity Event
Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay)
Wed 4/20 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.


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About the CHE Journal Club

CHE Journal Club word cloud 2014

The Center for Health Equity hosts a monthly journal club meeting to facilitate dialogue about health equity among faculty, students, staff, and community members. We hope to spark an intellectually, enriching discussion regarding ways to research a problem or intervene to contribute to the solution.

While housed in BCHS, the journal club is open to faculty, students, staff, and community members who are interested in health equity from Pitt Public Health and beyond. Journal club members will take turns in choosing a journal article they find particularly interesting and that can stimulate discussion. Manuscripts are also discussed and feedback is provided to the authors. Faculty-student, staff-student, faculty-staff, community-faculty, and community-staff facilitator teams are encouraged. If you have questions or want to volunteer to facilitate a meeting of the CHE Journal Club, contact Patricia Documét.

Previous CHE Events

Center for Health Equity Panel Discussion

Grand Rounds Center for Health Equity’s Fall 2016 Symposium on Criminal Justice

Friday 10/28 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

The Center for Health Equity will be hosting a Fall 2016 Symposium on Criminal Justice with a panel of three speakers and one moderator.

SPEAKERS

Professor David Harris teaches at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works regularly with police departments, prosecutors, defense attorneys, judges, and bar associations.

Dionna Rojas Orta is the Your Child Your Choice Coordinator at the PEAL Center where she assists and provides parents with a child disabled child information and support on how to advocate for quality education in an education setting of their choosing.

Raymond C. Logan, specializes in assisting organizations in understanding how nonconscious individual and group processes impact work systems, organizational goal and task accomplishment, role performance, and how to effectively identify and manage these processes.

MODERATOR

Gina Brooks, project coordinator, Community Violence Prevention Project Homicide Review, Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, coordinates the homicide review component covering Allegheny County and City of Pittsburgh homicides.

 

Reception follows

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Questions?

This events listing is maintained by the Center for Health Equity. For questions, edits, or additions, contact ...

Chantel Durrant
Administrative coordinator for the Center for Health Equity

412-624-5665

For more information visit www.healthequity.pitt.edu.

Photos from a recent CHE Journal Club Spring Symposium | A symposium, panel discussion, and Q&A on the topic of Community Development and Inclusion to Address Health