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BCHS’s Baumann receives Silverman Scholarship

Doctoral student Sara Baumann...
BCHS’s Baumann receives Silverman Scholarship

Doctoral student Sara Baumann (BCHS ’19) has received the Silverman Scholarship for 2019. This scholarship was established to support a doctoral student with the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences in their degree studies. The funds will support her research on chhaupadi in Nep... (02/21/2019)

BCHS alum accepted for Harvard crisis leadership program

Nicolle Nestler (BCHS ‘) wa...
BCHS alum accepted for Harvard crisis leadership program

Nicolle Nestler (BCHS ‘) was recently accepted to Harvard’s  Emerging   Leaders   in   Crisis   Program.  Currently, a hospital preparedness program administrator at the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Nestler seeks to further develop her leadership, communication, and collaboration skills in ... (02/20/2019)

Elias receives Chancellor's Distinguished Service Award

Congrats to BCHS's Thistle El...
Elias receives Chancellor's Distinguished Service Award

Congrats to BCHS's Thistle Elias on winning the 2019 award - a major honor recognizing continuing work with Bridging the Gaps, a premier service-learning opportunity for Pitt students. The award "recognizes... efforts [that] far exceed the traditional duties expected of a faculty member and showcas... (02/20/2019)

Goldstein on report that EPA leadership stalled testing for chemical health risks

EARTH.COM NEWS - EOH's Bernar...
Goldstein on report that EPA leadership stalled testing for chemical health risks

EARTH.COM NEWS - EOH's Bernard Goldstein told the Wall Street Journal that the report shows that the Trump administration is challenging the EPA's long-held standard approaches to science.  (02/20/2019)

Estradiol level influences fracture risk during menopause transition, Cauley finds

HELIO - "Our findings suggest...
Estradiol level influences fracture risk during menopause transition, Cauley finds

HELIO - "Our findings suggest that serum [estradiol] measures may help to identify women at high risk of fracture during the menopausal transition," said EPI's Jane Cauley who, along with colleagues, analyzed data of 2,960 women aged 42 to 52 years at baseline participating in the Study of Women's ... (02/19/2019)

 

Tue
2/5
Student Organization Event
Clothing and Food Drive - Global Health Student Association Student Organization Event
Clothing and Food Drive - Global Health Student Association
Tue 2/5 to Fri 3/1
Public Health Commons (1st floor)

The Global Health Student Association is collaborating with Operation Safety Net to collect food and clothing for the homeless population in Pittsburgh. There will be large cardboard boxes located in the Commons where you can drop off your donations!

Sat
2/23
Pitt Public Health Application Deadline
Pittsburgh Summer Institute EnrollmentPittsburgh Summer Institute Enrollment Pitt Public Health Application Deadline
Pittsburgh Summer Institute Enrollment
Sat 2/23


An enhanced and productive practicum experience at the Allegheny County Health Department. Address real public health problems in the county while experiencing the day-to-day operations of an active health department and working with experienced public health practitioners. PSI students engage in a group project that exposes them to the multidisciplinary, cross-cutting nature of work done at ACHD with a stipend of $1,500. The 2019 PSI will run from Wednesday, May 15 - August 9. Apply online at publichealth.pitt.edu/pittsburgh-summer-institute. 

Sat
2/23
Pitt Public Health Info Session
3rd Annual CPHS Pre-Health Summit by Pitt's Coalition of Pre-Health Students3rd Annual CPHS Pre-Health Summit by Pitt's Coalition of Pre-Health Students Pitt Public Health Info Session
3rd Annual CPHS Pre-Health Summit by Pitt's Coalition of Pre-Health Students
Sat 2/23
William Pitt Union

This annual interprofessional conference for all pre-health students (pre-dental, pre-PA, pre-medical, pre-public health, and more) features a keynote address, a graduate information/admissions fair, and breakout speakers representing a variety of health fields. This year's breakout sessions include "Get to Know Public Health" talks by some of our most engaging faculty members, plus free breakfast + lunch. **Pre-registration required. Public health breakout sessions to take place in the “Career Center Classroom, (room 224) in the William Pitt Union.

Mon
2/25
Center for Health Equity Deadline
Call for Abstracts - Health Disparities Poster Competition Center for Health Equity Deadline
Call for Abstracts - Health Disparities Poster Competition
Mon 2/25


Graduate and professional students and postdocs in the biomedical and behavioral sciences are invited to submit work related to disparities based upon race or ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, and other parameters. Present your work and expand your scientific, professional skill set! 

Mon
2/25
EOH Lecture
Microbiome and Environmental Health EOH Lecture
Microbiome and Environmental Health
Mon 2/25 11:30AM - 12:30PM
A522 Public Health

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