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Too old for president? Newman says health and fitness are better indicator than age

AP - “A healthier heart, for...
Too old for president? Newman says health and fitness are better indicator than age

AP - “A healthier heart, for example, is going to translate to a healthier brain...you can have a group of people who at age 80 are still going to work every day, doing all the stuff they need to do. We’re not very good at understanding who’s going to be able to tolerate the stress in emergency si... (09/09/2019)

Sinclair reveals that measles outbreaks could become more commonplace

FOX NEWS - Texas is the large...
Sinclair reveals that measles outbreaks could become more commonplace

FOX NEWS - Texas is the largest state by population that allows parents to not vaccinate their children for personal or religious reasons. And the number of exemptions has increased in recent years, growing from 2,300 in 2013 to 64,000 in 2016. Research led by PHDL postdoc David Sinclair found just... (09/09/2019)

Pitt ranked #18 best public college by U.S. News and World Report

“This year’s ranking position...
Pitt ranked #18 best public college by U.S. News and World Report

“This year’s ranking positions the University of Pittsburgh as a top-20 public school,” says Chancellor Patrick Gallagher. “It’s a powerful testament to our students, faculty and staff and a clear signal that our trajectory as a world leader in learning, teaching, and research is still—undeniably—o... (09/09/2019)

Praekunatham promoted to chief of Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response

Hirunwut Praekunatham (EOH, '...
Praekunatham promoted to chief of Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response

Hirunwut Praekunatham (EOH, '18) was recently promoted to chief of the Epidemiology and Public Health Emergency Response unit under the new Division of Occupational and Environmental Diseases in Thailand. Praekunatham's responsibilities include surveillance of environmental/occupational diseases at... (09/09/2019)

Violence Prevention Initiative releases latest homicide report

Review the latest findings in...
Violence Prevention Initiative releases latest homicide report

Review the latest findings in the 2018 Community Violence Prevention Initiative Homicide Review Findings Report.  (08/29/2019)

 

Mon
9/16
Career Services Deadline
Ambassadors for Civic Engagement (ACE) FellowshipAmbassadors for Civic Engagement (ACE) Fellowship Career Services Deadline
Ambassadors for Civic Engagement (ACE) Fellowship
Mon 9/16 12:00AM - 11:55PM


The ACE Fellowship is an experiential, seven-month, paid opportunity for graduate students to apply their education and skills to improve quality of life in the Pittsburgh region. The 2019-2020 cohort will work with the Buhl Foundation on a model to improve the quality of education, employment, health, place, and safety across Pittsburgh’s eighteen Northside neighborhoods. Application Due Date: Sept. 16, 2019

Mon
9/16
Pitt Public Health Event
Building Update: Window Washing Pitt Public Health Event
Building Update: Window Washing
Mon 9/16 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Pitt Public Health

Window washers will be here on September 16th to wash interior windows.  If you would like your area windows cleaned, please make sure they have access.  Outside windows will be limted to those on the ground level.  The University does not have approved safety anchoring for reaching the upper outside windows.  

Mon
9/16
Pitt Public Health Event
Building Update: Roof Repair Pitt Public Health Event
Building Update: Roof Repair
Mon 9/16 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Pitt Public Health

A project to repair the PUBHL roof will begin on September 16, 2019.  It is anticipated to last approximately until the Thanksgiving holiday.  There will at times be noise, probably heard mostly on the 7th floor PUBHL.  However this project is demolition light and should not have a strong impact on School business.  

Mon
9/16
IDM Seminar Series
Presentation by Laurie Silva, PhD IDM Seminar Series
Presentation by Laurie Silva, PhD
Mon 9/16 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

Mon
9/16
Student Organization Meeting
Association of Women in Public Health Meeting Association of Women in Public Health Meeting Student Organization Meeting
Association of Women in Public Health Meeting
Mon 9/16 7:00PM - 8:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Association of Women in Public Health (AWPH) will be holding their first meeting of the year on September 16 from 7-8pm in 1149 Public Health. For more information contact awph@pitt.edu.