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COVID-19 and Protesting: How to Stay Safe

COVID-19 can spread in large ...
COVID-19 and Protesting: How to Stay Safe

COVID-19 can spread in large groups. The Allegheny County Health Department shares some steps you can take to keep each other safe before, during, and after protests. (07/09/2020)

EOH's Social Justice Bookshelf

Encouraged by the activism of...
EOH's Social Justice Bookshelf

Encouraged by the activism of MD/PhD candidate Alexander Schuyler, EOH Chair Sally Wenzel employed the technical savvy of EOH IT Manager Adam Orbell to create the digital EOH Social Justice Bookshelf. Many of the titles are available to read online for those int he Pitt community with Pitt Passport... (07/09/2020)

What the Allegheny County Health Department is doing to address health disparities. An open letter to the community.

NEXT PITTSBURGH - Allegheny C...
What the Allegheny County Health Department is doing to address health disparities. An open letter to the community.

NEXT PITTSBURGH - Allegheny County, like Minneapolis, has substantial racial disparities that impact all of us. Our communities are starkly divided along racial and ethnic lines. With these lines come distinct differences in access to housing, education, transportation and employment. These differe... (07/09/2020)

‘Desperation science’ slows the hunt for coronavirus drugs, but Angus is speeding it up

AP NEWS - HPM’s Derek Angus, ...
‘Desperation science’ slows the hunt for coronavirus drugs, but Angus is speeding it up

AP NEWS - HPM’s Derek Angus, UPMC’s critical care chief, is using an innovative study using artificial intelligence to help pick treatments. Forty regional hospitals joined more from the United Kingdom to randomly assign patients to one of dozens of possible treatments, adapting treatments based on... (07/08/2020)

Roberts breaks down 'herd immunity' strategy to combat novel coronavirus (video)

WTAE NEWS - In the absence of...
Roberts breaks down 'herd immunity' strategy to combat novel coronavirus (video)

WTAE NEWS - In the absence of a vaccine, said HPM Chair Mark Roberts, at least 60% of the population must contract and recover from the virus. But 1 percent of COVID-19 cases are fatal. “That’s a huge number of deaths in Allegheny County to achieve herd immunity.” If we continue without vaccine, ev... (07/06/2020)

 

Mon
6/29
Pitt Public Health Application Deadline
Public Health Leadership Opportunity: UAID InternshipPublic Health Leadership Opportunity: UAID Internship Pitt Public Health Application Deadline
Public Health Leadership Opportunity: UAID Internship
Mon 6/29 3:20PM to Fri 7/17 3:25PM


Are you interested in social justice and looking for a leadership opportunity in public health? United Against Inequities in Disease is pleased to announce open intern positions on the UAID National Board of Directors. Application deadline is July 7, 2020. Preference will be given to those who apply early. 

Thu
7/9
Career Services Webinar/Online Event
Building Professional Relationships Online (webinar from Beyond the Professoriate)Building Professional Relationships Online (webinar from Beyond the Professoriate) Career Services Webinar/Online Event
Building Professional Relationships Online (webinar from Beyond the Professoriate)
Thu 7/9 12:00PM - 1:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

Given social distancing and our uncertain times, how do you build a professional network from home? Join Beyond the Professoriate founder L. Maren Wood, PhD in this webinar for a discussion on how to build professional relationships online, grow your network, and build a foundation for a post-academic job search.

Thu
7/9
Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 3 (Teaching Center)Introduction to Canvas: Part 3 (Teaching Center) Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 3 (Teaching Center)
Thu 7/9 2:00PM - 3:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help you assess your students both online and off? This training will cover creating assignments, tests, and quizzes in Canvas, use the SpeedGrader tool to read, comment on and grade student work, and use the online gradebook.

Thu
7/9
Center for Health Equity Webinar/Online Event
Building a Human Rights Cities Movement Against Structural Racism Center for Health Equity Webinar/Online Event
Building a Human Rights Cities Movement Against Structural Racism
Thu 7/9 4:00PM - 5:30PM


Thu
7/9
Career Services Webinar/Online Event
PSPG Career Talk: Pathway to Policy with Cheryl Smith of the NIHPSPG Career Talk: Pathway to Policy with Cheryl Smith of the NIH Career Services Webinar/Online Event
PSPG Career Talk: Pathway to Policy with Cheryl Smith of the NIH
Thu 7/9 6:30PM - 7:30PM


The Pitt Science Policy Group presents a conversation with Cheryl Smith, health science policy analyst at the NIH, on how her doctorate in human genetics and  postdoctoral work on breast cancer health disparities led her from the bench to science policy. Smith will explore how moving away from the bench doesn't mean moving away from science nor the issues that plague scientists.