Center for Health Equity Events & Journal Club

Event
Fri 10/25/2019 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Center for Health Equity Meeting
Focused Writing Sessions Center for Health Equity Meeting
Focused Writing Sessions
Fri 10/25/2019 9:00AM - 12:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room


1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room
Fri 11/1/2019 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Center for Health Equity Meeting
Focused Writing Sessions Center for Health Equity Meeting
Focused Writing Sessions
Fri 11/1/2019 9:00AM - 12:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room


1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room
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 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


1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room
Fri 11/22/2019 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Center for Health Equity Meeting
Focused Writing Sessions Center for Health Equity Meeting
Focused Writing Sessions
Fri 11/22/2019 9:00AM - 12:00PM
1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room


1154 Public Health, JHF Conference Room
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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 Deadline

Call for Abstracts - Health Disparities Poster Competition

Monday 2/25

About the Competition

Graduate and professional students and postdocs in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, including psychology and social work, are invited to submit abstracts for the 2019 Health Disparities Poster Competition. 

Sponsored by the Schools of the Health Sciences, this annual event gives young researchers an opportunity to present their work and expand their scientific professional skill set. 

The term "disparities" applies to differences in health status in any studied population compared to the comparable majority (or more commonly studied) population. We expect to see work in disparities based upon race or ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, and other parameters.

Posters are also accepted for community-based initiatives designed to address health disparities. 

Download event flyer (PDF). 

Important Dates

  • Abstracts must be submitted electronically to diversity@hs.pitt.edu no later than February 25
  • Authors accepted for poster presentation will be notified by Friday, March 8
  • Poster competition will be held on March 28, 12-4pm, in BSTWR South Lobby

 Abstract guidelines

  • Submissions accepted from University of Pittsburgh graduate or first professional students or postdoctoral trainees
  • Submitters must have conducted research (qualitative, or laboratory based) and developed results in one of fourteen scientific disciplines:
    • biological sciences
    • cell biological sciences
    • chemical sciences
    • developmental biological sciences
    • microbiological sciences
    • molecular biological sciences
    • nursing
    • neuroscience
    • physical sciences and mathematics
    • physiological sciences
    • psychology/psychological sciences
    • public health
    • social sciences
    • rehabilitation sciences

$100 prizes will be awarded in four categories: master's, doctoral, postdoctoral, and first professional; also for best community based initiative.

For more information, contact mam524@pitt.edu or 412-648-2066. 

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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