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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! 

Food for Thought event (Thu 9/28)

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
Pitt Public Health Food for Thought series
Public Health Auditorium (G023)

Rachel Levine, physician general and acting secretary of health for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will speak on health topics in the LGBTQ community, about her background as a transgender physician, and her efforts to combat the state's ongoing opioid epidemic. 

As PA physician general, Levine 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, is also professor of pediatrics and psychiatry at the Penn State College of Medicine. 

View webcast video Link available 10 minutes before the lecture.

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!   
Co-sponsored by the Coalition for Pre-Health Professions and the Rainbow Alliance. 
This school-wide lecture  is eligible for grand rounds (GR) and continuing education
(CPH-CE) credit.   

Upcoming

Thu 9/28/2017 6:30PM - 9:00PM
Grand Rounds A Night with the Physician General: Current Topics in LGBTQ Health and the Opioid Epidemic in PA
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Rachel Levine, physician general and acting secretary of health for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will speak on health topics in the LGBTQ community, about her background as a transgender physician, and her efforts to combat the state's ongoing opioid epidemic. As physician general, Levine has made significant strides in combating the opioid epidemic and advocating on behalf of the LGBTQ population.  
Co-sponsored by the Coalition for Pre-Health Professions and the Rainbow Alliance. 

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Pitt Public Health Food for Thought

Film and Discussion - Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA

Thursday 2/23 5:45PM - 8:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

film posterBrave New Films has released this feature-length film looking at a major public health crisis in America today: gun violence. Through personal accounts of victims and their families, the film highlights important issues (domestic violence, unintentional shootings, firearms trafficking, suicide, and mass shootings) to tell the story of how guns - and the billions made from them - impact the lives of everyday Americans. 

Discussants: Steve Albert and Richard Garland 

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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Last Updated On Monday, February 13, 2017 by McCullough, Caitlin Emily
Created On Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Questions?

Contact Caitlin McCullough in the Office of Student Affairs

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