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Presented by the Office of Student Affairs, the Food for Thought Series is designed to bring the Pitt Public Health community together for thoughtful discussion of today's issues - over food! Events are open to the entire school community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni. 

Upcoming

Thu 9/28/2017 7:00PM - 9:00PM
A Night with the Physician General: Current Topics in LGBTQ Health and the Opioid Epidemic in PA
Public Health Auditorium (G023)

Dr. Rachel Levine, physician general and acting secretary of health for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will speak health topics in the LGBTQ community, and about her background as a transgender physician. Levine will also discuss the ongoing opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania and her efforts to combat this issue. 

Levine is also professor of pediatrics and psychiatry at the Penn State College of Medicine. As physician general, she has made significant strides in combating the opioid epidemic and advocating on behalf of the LGBTQ population. She was recognized as one of NBC's Pride 30, a national list of people who are both members of and making a difference in the lives of the LGBTQ community. 

Co-sponsored by the Coalition for Pre-Health Professions and the Rainbow Alliance. 

Part of the Office of Student Affairs' 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 the entire Pitt Public Health community, including faculty, staff, students, and alumni. 


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Pitt Public Health Food for Thought

Grand Rounds Peter Salk - Polio Eradication: Prospects and Progress

Wednesday 1/18 5:45PM - 7:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G023)

How can we complete the eradication of polio? Dr. Peter Salk will share his thoughts in a Food for Thought lecture on the challenges of eliminating the world's last few cases of polio. The son of Dr. Jonas Salk--who invented the polio vaccine introduced in 1955--Dr. Peter Salk is director and president of the Jonas Salk Legacy Foundation and a visiting professor in IDM. Learn more in this interview by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Can't make it in person? Watch the lecture on Facebook LIVE at www.facebook.com/PittPublicHealth.


Part of the Office of Student Affairs' 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 Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by Borkowski, Matthew Gerard
Created On Friday, December 09, 2016

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