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Meet Jordan McBride (MHA/MBA '21), Gideon Scholar

"Being a Dawn Gideon Scholar ...
Meet Jordan McBride (MHA/MBA '21), Gideon Scholar

"Being a Dawn Gideon Scholar helped me feel like HPM was a great fit for me. [At the] annual golf outing...I was surrounded by inspiring women and men in the healthcare field, and I just felt right at home. I was energized by the stories that I heard. It made me excited for what I can learn and con... (07/16/2019)

Zika and travel: Marques tells you what you need to know

THE NEW YORK TIMES - The viru...
Zika and travel: Marques tells you what you need to know

THE NEW YORK TIMES - The virus has been out of the headlines, but that doesn't mean it is gone. The World Health Organization just updated guideines for travelling to the Zika zone. "Summer in the north is winter in the south and vice versa, so you have to consider that," said IDM's Ernesto Marques... (07/10/2019)

Housing remains a major social determinant of health

While we are wrapping up our ...
Housing remains a major social determinant of health

While we are wrapping up our year with Matthew Desmond's Evicted as our One Book, One Community selection, housing remains a major social determinant of health. We don't stop studying, researching, or solving the problems highlighted by past programs. For the latest on housing, check out a recent e... (07/08/2019)

As Washington Co. parents want deeper look at fracking and cancer, Talbot calls for study of historical pesticide use

WESA - Epidemiologists say it...
As Washington Co. parents want deeper look at fracking and cancer, Talbot calls for study of historical pesticide use

WESA - Epidemiologists say it is rare to prove an environmental cause for a cancer cluster. EPI's Evelyn Talbot says there's some evidence linking pesticide exposure with Ewing sarcoma and suggests conducting a case control study of historical pesticide use in the areas agricultural fields.  (07/08/2019)

Pitt Public Health dean steps down at a time when the region is losing other top leaders in the field (video)

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE - The...
Pitt Public Health dean steps down at a time when the region is losing other top leaders in the field (video)

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE - The departure of EPI's Donald S. Burke, dean emeritus, from his position as dean comes at a time when the region is losing two other top public health officials - Arthur Levine, senior vice chancellor of the health sciences, and Karen Hacker, director of the Allegheny Coun... (07/08/2019)

 

Fri
7/12
Pitt Public Health Notice
Building Project Pitt Public Health Notice
Building Project
Fri 7/12 7:30AM to Fri 8/2 7:35AM
Pitt Public Health

A project to retrofit the doors between Crabtree and Public Health Halls will begin on July 13th and be periodically worked on over the next month.  

Wed
7/17
Pitt Public Health Info Session
NIH Graduate and Professional School FairNIH Graduate and Professional School Fair Pitt Public Health Info Session
NIH Graduate and Professional School Fair
Wed 7/17 8:45AM - 2:45PM


Are you or someone you know interested in a career in public health? Join us at the NIH Graduate and Professional School Fair in Bethesda to learn about our programs and explore your options with Pitt Public Health! If you have any questions, please contact Renee Hill.

Wed
7/17
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council MeetingCouncil Meeting Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Wed 7/17 3:00PM - 5:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school. Meetings generally occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM in the Foster Conference Room (1149 Public Health).  Attendance at  is open to all.

Wed
7/17
Career Services Seminar Series
Project Management Essentials and Leadership Career Services Seminar Series
Project Management Essentials and Leadership
Wed 7/17 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Pittsburgh, PA

Fourth River Soultions (4RS) invites you to attend a seminar series on project management with Danielle Minteer, the project manager of clinical trials run by the Department of Plastic Surgery at Pitt. This is a great opportunity to learn about PMP certification, the role of a project manager, and how their strategies get employed in the workplace. 

Thu
7/18
BCHS Dissertation Defense
Sara Baumann - A Visual, Community-engaged Exploration of Menstrual Practices Among Girls in Nepal BCHS Dissertation Defense
Sara Baumann - A Visual, Community-engaged Exploration of Menstrual Practices Among Girls in Nepal
Thu 7/18 10:00AM - 12:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room