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Mon
2/13
Student Organization Notice
International Dinner Ticket Sales Student Organization Notice
International Dinner Ticket Sales
Mon 2/13 to Fri 3/17


Get your ticket for this annual event between February 13 and March 17 (or until they sell out!) by either stopping by the Office of Student Affairs (A519 Crabtree), or picking one up during the Global Health Student Association's coffee sales, or during sales in the first floor lounge. Tickets are $5 and children under 5 are free (cash only, exact amount). 

You must have a ticket for admission and tickets will not be sold at the door. 

Wed
2/22
IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
CANCELLED IDM PhD & MS Journal Club
CANCELLED
Wed 2/22 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Public Health A719


Wed
2/22
Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting **revised date** Public Health Graduate Council Meeting
Council Meeting **revised date**
Wed 2/22 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Public Health A521

The Pitt Public Health council is the top-level governance body for the school which meets monthly except in August. Attendance is open to all.
Wed
2/22
Career Services Event
DART Information Session Career Services Event
DART Information Session
Wed 2/22 5:30PM - 7:30PM
William Pitt Union

Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice.

A community organizer with The Direct Action & Research Training Center (DART) will be on campus Wednesday, February 22 at 5:30 pm in WPU 310 to discuss careers in community organizing with individuals interested in uniting congregations and working for social, economic and racial justice. All Pitt students and alumni are welcome.  

RSVP at www.thedartcenter.org/pitt

DART hires and trains organizers to build organizations that have successfully addressed issues including:

* Plugging the school-to-prison pipeline* Reining in predatory lending practices

* Expanding access to primary health and dental care

* Prioritizing funding for affordable housing and job training

* Education reform in low-performing public schools

* Fighting for immigrants' rights

 

Full-time postions start August 14, 2017 in Richmond, VA, Louisville, KY, Topeka, KS, Daytona Beach, Ft.Lauderdale and St. Petersburg, FL.Starting salary $34,000/year + benefits.


AJPH focuses on academic public health and the firearm crisis

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEA...
AJPH focuses on academic public health and the firearm crisis

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH -  In its March 2017 edition, AJPH takes a closer look at academic public health and the firearm crisis. Click to view featured articles and plan to attend the Food for Thought screening and discussion of Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA   on Thursday, 2... (02/20/2017)

CDC’s canceled climate change conference is back on — thanks to Al Gore (and APHA)

THE WASHINGTON POST - It turns...
CDC’s canceled climate change conference is back on — thanks to Al Gore (and APHA)

THE WASHINGTON POST - It turns out there will be a conference in Atlanta this week about climate change and its effects on public health. It just won’t have the federal government behind it. "[Gore] called me and we talked about it and we said, ‘There’s still a void and still a need.’ We said, ‘Le... (02/13/2017)

An open letter to the Allegheny County Council regarding e-cigarettes

In advance of Monday’s Alleghe...
An open letter to the Allegheny County Council regarding e-cigarettes

In advance of Monday’s Allegheny County Council Committee on Health and Human Services’ consideration of a proposed regulation to bring laws regarding e-cigarettes in line with traditional smoking laws, the 39-member UPMC CancerCenter and University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Council show strong... (02/01/2017)

'We cannot keep going like this:' Wolf joins opioid epidemic roundtable at Pittsburgh hospital (VIDEO)

WTAE ACTION NEWS -- It is a h...
'We cannot keep going like this:' Wolf joins opioid epidemic roundtable at Pittsburgh hospital (VIDEO)

WTAE ACTION NEWS -- It is a heartbreaking statistic. Every 25 minutes in the United States, a baby is born suffering from opioid withdrawal. Gov. Tom Wolf joined in the fight Friday by leading a roundtable discussion on how to combat the opioid abuse epidemic. "It should be treated as the public he... (01/21/2017)

Son of Salk: cooperation will end polio

PITT NEWS - Peter Salk knows t...
Son of Salk: cooperation will end polio

PITT NEWS - Peter Salk knows the last step to eradicating polio: teamwork.   According to him, his father, Jonas Salk--the inventor of the injected polio vaccine in 1952--knew more than research would be necessary to eradicate the virus: “Cooperation brings us results. But he knew we have to deal w... (01/19/2017)
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