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Food For Thought
The Food for Thought Series brings together the entire Pitt Public Health community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni for thoughtful discussion of today's issues--over food! 


Wed 1/24/2018 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Grand Rounds Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, Episode 3

Film screening and discussion featuring Jessie Burke, PhD, associate dean for education and associate professor, behavioral and community health sciences, and Ruth Modzelewski, PhD, mission coordinator at Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh and Pitt Public Health alum. 

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies is a PBS documentary based on this year's One Book, One Community book. This film tells the story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions. 

Episode 3, Finding the Achilles Heel, picks up the story at a moment of buoyant optimism in the cancer world: Scientists believe they have cracked the essential mystery of the malignant cell and the first targeted therapies have been developed, with the promise of many more to follow. Read more...

Thu 4/12/2018 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Greg Yothers - Director, NRG Oncology SDMC, Division of Biostatistics and Science
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

Yothers is a research associate professor of biostatistics and the director of the NRG Oncology Statistics and Data Management Center with a primary research interest in the design, implementation, and analysis of phase II and III clinical trials for cancer research. 


Pitt Public Health Food for Thought

Big Data: What's the Big Deal?

Tuesday 12/6 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Public Health A521
Is "big data" just a buzzword, or is there really something new going on? We'll talk about what's new, what isn't, and some instructive success and failure stories.

Part of the Office of Student Affair's Food for Thought Series, designed to bring the Pitt Public Health community together for thoughtful discussion of today's issues - over food! Events are open to faculty, staff, and students.

Last Updated On Monday, December 05, 2016 by McCullough, Caitlin Emily
Created On Thursday, December 01, 2016


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