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Maseru joins panel on "Human Rights in Pittsburgh and the World"

Noble Maseru of the Center for...
Maseru joins panel on "Human Rights in Pittsburgh and the World"

Noble Maseru of the Center for Health Equity joined a panel discussion entitled "Human Rights in Pittsburgh and the World: Assessing Human Rights Impacts, Limitations, and Prospects at the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)". Maseru challenged the audience of studen... (09/19/2018)

Toomey-backed bill on opioid crisis informed by Pitt Public Health research headed to passage

OBSERVER REPORTER - Sen. Pat ...
Toomey-backed bill on opioid crisis informed by Pitt Public Health research headed to passage

OBSERVER REPORTER - Sen. Pat Toomey helped write some of the provisions for the Opioid Crisis Response Act, a collection of 70 points rolled into one bill meant to fight the opioid epidemic. The bill will offer $4.7 billion over the next few years to fund programs to help battle the epidemic. One m... (09/19/2018)

Newman and colleagues' new study uses local participants to look at aspirin use in older adults (video)

WPXI - TV - We've long heard ...
Newman and colleagues' new study uses local participants to look at aspirin use in older adults (video)

WPXI - TV - We've long heard that an aspirin a day can help lower the risk of heart disease. A new study using participants from Pittsburgh suggests that isn't always the case. The study looked at 19,000 people worldwide, including 178 people from Pittsburgh. "People who took aspirin and people who... (09/19/2018)

Albert editorial on recent ALS findings

MEDPAGE TODAY - Amyotrophic l...
Albert editorial on recent ALS findings

MEDPAGE TODAY - Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has been associated with cognitive and behavioral changes, especially later in the disease. However a cross-sectional, observational study published in Neurology, found that patients with ALS showed cognitive and behavioral impairment across disea... (09/13/2018)

Kaplan appointed independent director at Quorum Health Corporation

NASHVILLE LEDGER - Brentwood-...
Kaplan appointed independent director at Quorum Health Corporation

NASHVILLE LEDGER - Brentwood-based Quorum Health Corporation's board of directors has appointed JON KAPLAN (EPI '80) as an independent, non-employee director. Kaplan has extensive business experience consulting and advising health care companies. Since 2007, he has served as a senior partner and ma... (09/11/2018)

 

Fri
9/21
Center for Health Equity Event
Pitt Parking Day 2018 Center for Health Equity Event
Pitt Parking Day 2018
Fri 9/21 9:00AM - 3:00PM
University of Pittsburgh

The Center for Health Equity (CHE) joins in Pitt PARK(ing) Day with an unique installation addressing the concept of health equity and ideal of a smoke-free campus. Through creative energy and experimentation, participants take an otherwise dead, urban parking space and turn it into a pop-up "installation" for a day, raising awareness about the importance of a livable city and helping people to re-think how our streets can be utilized. 

Fri
9/21
Professional Development Event
Third Annual Med Ed Day: Abstract SubmissionThird Annual Med Ed Day: Abstract Submission Professional Development Event
Third Annual Med Ed Day: Abstract Submission
Fri 9/21 12:00PM - 5:00PM


The Third Annual Med Ed Day celebrates the educational innovations and scholarship of students, fellows, residents, and faculty across all Schools of the Health Sciences. The event is sponsored by the UPSOM Academy of Master Educators (AME), in partnership with the Office of Faculty Affairs, UPSOM Office of the Vice Dean, and the Office of Academic Career Development. More program information coming soon.

Poster Session: 3:15 to 5 PM
11th Floor Scaife Hall Lobby, UPMC Conference Center

Fri
9/21
Human Genetics Seminar Series
Protogenes and de novo gene birth - Anne-Ruxendra Carvunis Human Genetics Seminar Series
Protogenes and de novo gene birth - Anne-Ruxendra Carvunis
Fri 9/21 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health Lecture Hall (A115)

Anne-Ruxendra Carvunis, PhD presents "Protogenes and de novo gene birth"

Fri
9/21
Professional Development Workshop
Imposter Syndrome: What it is and how to deal with it Professional Development Workshop
Imposter Syndrome: What it is and how to deal with it
Fri 9/21 12:00PM - 1:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Sometimes students feel like they did not earn their accomplishments or like they are a fraud. In other words, they have imposter syndrome. Learn more about imposter syndrome and discuss ways to help students (or yourself) deal with this phenomenon. 

This workshop will be facilitated by Summer Rothrock, MEd, director of the Office of Cross-cultural and Leadership Development. 

 

Fri
9/21
EOH Seminar Series
Synthetic Peptide Antibiotics to Overcome Multidrug Resistance - Berthony Deslouches EOH Seminar Series
Synthetic Peptide Antibiotics to Overcome Multidrug Resistance - Berthony Deslouches
Fri 9/21 1:00PM - 2:00PM
A719 Public Health

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