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BCHS alum accepted for Harvard crisis leadership program

Nicolle Nestler (BCHS ‘) wa...
BCHS alum accepted for Harvard crisis leadership program

Nicolle Nestler (BCHS ‘) was recently accepted to Harvard’s  Emerging   Leaders   in   Crisis   Program.  Currently, a hospital preparedness program administrator at the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Nestler seeks to further develop her leadership, communication, and collaboration skills in ... (02/20/2019)

Elias receives Chancellor's Distinguished Service Award

Congrats to BCHS's Thistle El...
Elias receives Chancellor's Distinguished Service Award

Congrats to BCHS's Thistle Elias on winning the 2019 award - a major honor recognizing continuing work with Bridging the Gaps, a premier service-learning opportunity for Pitt students. The award "recognizes... efforts [that] far exceed the traditional duties expected of a faculty member and showcas... (02/20/2019)

Goldstein on report that EPA leadership stalled testing for chemical health risks

EARTH.COM NEWS - EOH's Bernar...
Goldstein on report that EPA leadership stalled testing for chemical health risks

EARTH.COM NEWS - EOH's Bernard Goldstein told the Wall Street Journal that the report shows that the Trump administration is challenging the EPA's long-held standard approaches to science.  (02/20/2019)

Estradiol level influences fracture risk during menopause transition, Cauley finds

HELIO - "Our findings suggest...
Estradiol level influences fracture risk during menopause transition, Cauley finds

HELIO - "Our findings suggest that serum [estradiol] measures may help to identify women at high risk of fracture during the menopausal transition," said EPI's Jane Cauley who, along with colleagues, analyzed data of 2,960 women aged 42 to 52 years at baseline participating in the Study of Women's ... (02/19/2019)

Nachega finds drug-resistant TB cured with new approaches in conflict-affected region

INFECTION CONTROL TODAY - A h...
Nachega finds drug-resistant TB cured with new approaches in conflict-affected region

INFECTION CONTROL TODAY - A high proportion of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis cases can be cured in conflict-affected communities with molecular diagnostics, shorter treatment periods, and socioeconomic incentives, according to the results of a large, long-term study in the Democratic Republic of... (02/19/2019)

 

Tue
2/5
Student Organization Event
Clothing and Food Drive - Global Health Student Association Student Organization Event
Clothing and Food Drive - Global Health Student Association
Tue 2/5 to Fri 3/1
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

The Global Health Student Association is collaborating with Operation Safety Net to collect food and clothing for the homeless population in Pittsburgh. There will be large cardboard boxes located in the Commons where you can drop off your donations!

Fri
2/22
Career Services Event
6th Annual Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast6th Annual Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast Career Services Event
6th Annual Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast
Fri 2/22 7:30AM - 10:00AM
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

The Alumni-Student Networking Breakfast is an opportunity for current masters and doctoral students to connect with Pitt Public Health alumni working within the field of public health.

Fri
2/22
Human Genetics Seminar Series
Molecular Psychiatry of Treatment Refractory Depression and Suicidal Behavior - Lisa Pan, MD Human Genetics Seminar Series
Molecular Psychiatry of Treatment Refractory Depression and Suicidal Behavior - Lisa Pan, MD
Fri 2/22 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

Sat
2/23
Pitt Public Health Application Deadline
Pittsburgh Summer Institute EnrollmentPittsburgh Summer Institute Enrollment Pitt Public Health Application Deadline
Pittsburgh Summer Institute Enrollment
Sat 2/23


An enhanced and productive practicum experience at the Allegheny County Health Department. Address real public health problems in the county while experiencing the day-to-day operations of an active health department and working with experienced public health practitioners. PSI students engage in a group project that exposes them to the multidisciplinary, cross-cutting nature of work done at ACHD with a stipend of $1,500. The 2019 PSI will run from Wednesday, May 15 - August 9. Apply online at publichealth.pitt.edu/pittsburgh-summer-institute. 

Sat
2/23
Pitt Public Health Info Session
3rd Annual CPHS Pre-Health Summit by Pitt's Coalition of Pre-Health Students3rd Annual CPHS Pre-Health Summit by Pitt's Coalition of Pre-Health Students Pitt Public Health Info Session
3rd Annual CPHS Pre-Health Summit by Pitt's Coalition of Pre-Health Students
Sat 2/23
William Pitt Union

This annual interprofessional conference for all pre-health students (pre-dental, pre-PA, pre-medical, pre-public health, and more) features a keynote address, a graduate information/admissions fair, and breakout speakers representing a variety of health fields. This year's breakout sessions include "Get to Know Public Health" talks by some of our most engaging faculty members, plus free breakfast + lunch. **Pre-registration required. Public health breakout sessions to take place in the “Career Center Classroom, (room 224) in the William Pitt Union.

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