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

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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.

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Registration: Take A Health Professional to the People Day

Thursday 4/7 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Pittsburgh, PA
The Center for Health Equity is hosting its annual Take A Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) event on Thursday, April 7, 2016. TADay is a health promotion and disease prevention initiative that takes place in five African American owned and operated barbershops in several Pittsburgh neighborhoods. Health professionals from all disciplines, public health educators, students in the six schools of the health sciences, and health-related organizations are invited to participate by offering health screenings, education, and health resources onsite at participating barbershops. This community outreach initiative is a wonderful opportunity to provide health resources for African American men.

Last Updated On Tuesday, March 22, 2016 by Hoel, Cathryn C
Created On Tuesday, March 22, 2016

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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