Resources for Alumni

Epidemiology alumni work in health care, government agencies, community-based organizations, research institutions, and industry, and are making a significant impact on emerging clinical care and public health policy.

We encourage you, our alumni, to get involved and extend your professional and social networks, and we welcome your participation in the variety of alumni activities planned by the department, school, and University.

If you’re one of our alumni, we want to connect with you.

Get Involved

Pitt Public Health, the schools of the health sciences, and the University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association plan events for alumni throughout the year. Check these out for more information:

Stay Connected

Volunteer to be a networking resource for public health students. Participate in recruitment fairs across the country. Attend school-sponsored lectures. Follow Pitt Public Health on social media. There are so many opportunities to stay connected as a Pitt Public Health and University of Pittsburgh alumnus. Click to find out how to get involved with mentoring, the magazine, class reunions and more. Learn about how you can donate to Pitt Public Health.

Find a Job

As an alumnus, you have access to Pitt Public Health and University job search tools and career resources, including PittBRIDGES, the school’s job and internship matching service. For more information, visit career services.

Share alumni news

Share your accomplishments, stories, or news—and stories of classmates or colleagues—at publichealth.pitt.edu/sharenews or by emailing phalum@pitt.edu. We’d love to hear from you!

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Epi Alumni Stories

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CDC awards PERU $3.5 million to establish suicide prevention program to for veterans in northwest Pa. 

CDC awards PERU $3.5 million to establish suicide prevention program to for veterans in northwest Pa.

ERIE NEWS - The CDC will award Pitt's Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU) $700,000 in funding annually for the next five years to create the Northwest Pennsylvania Veteran Suicide Prevention Program, a comprehensive public health approach to suicide prevention, focusing especially on servic... (10/14/2020)
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Nace: Nursing homes need more federal help for COVID-19 testing, PPE 

Nace: Nursing homes need more federal help for COVID-19 testing, PPE

POST-GAZETTE – David Nace (EPI '95), UPMC Senior Communities, was one of two dozen geriatric care experts tapped by the Trump administration to draw up recommendations on improving care and preventing future outbreaks. He said we needed to be rapidly investing in testing and PPE, but it never happe... (09/28/2020)
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Pandav provides COVID-19 update on the situation in Timor-Leste 

Pandav provides COVID-19 update on the situation in Timor-Leste

Rajesh Pandav (EPI ‘01) is currently a WHO representative for the Timor-Leste government. Pandav provided a COVID-19 update on the situation in the island nation, the preparedness and response measures put into place, and addressed continuing challenges in a recent update that was posted to the You... (07/10/2020)
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Masks and Much More: Public Health in the Time of COVID-19 

Masks and Much More: Public Health in the Time of COVID-19

PITTSBURGH CURRENT—"Green is associated with 'go,' 'all clear,' 'nothing to worry about'—but during this pandemic, green could not be further from the truth." Doctoral candidate Chantele Mitchell-Miland (EPI '20) and advisor EPI's Dara Mendez explain why we all still need to be vigilant and practic... (07/01/2020)
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Brent on how brief interventions are tied to lower repeat suicide attempts 

Brent on how brief interventions are tied to lower repeat suicide attempts

The fewer who attempt suicide, the fewer that die by suicide. These results have "important clinical implications" that should motivate healthcare systems to implement brief interventions, commented epidemiologist David Brent (’87 Hyg) and Nadine M. Melhem. “We need to be prepared with brief suicid... (06/17/2020)
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