Health Sciences

The Schools of the Health Sciences work to advance scientific discovery, clinical innovation, and the education of future researchers, physicians, and health care providers and administrators. See below for upcoming events throughout the health sciences schools.

Upcoming Events

18 Oct
Painless PubMed

The National Library of Medicine is continuing to develop features in the new PubMed site, anticipated to replace the current PubMed in late spring...

October 18, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
18 Oct
Internal Transfer Information Session

Learn more about internal transfers to the traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing program by joining us for a virtual information session. A brief...

October 18, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
18 Oct
Web of Science and InCites: Measuring Research Impact

This class will provide a deep dive on how to use the Web of Science (WoS) and InCites for measuring research impact. Methods for building author searches in...

October 18, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Oct
SHRS Innovation Seminar: Will Evans

Topic: Aphasia Games for Health (link)

October 18, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
19 Oct
Orientation to Research Fundamentals (ORF)

The University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Orientation to Research Fundamentals (ORF) Program is an intensive and...

October 19, 2021 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
19 Oct
Data Organization in Spreadsheets

After this session you will be able to answer: What are some common challenges with formatting data in spreadsheets and how can we avoid them?How can we...

October 19, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
19 Oct
Students in Speech-Language Pathology course

Please join us for a Speech-Language Pathology (MA/MS) Information Session. The Information Sessions are a great opportunity to have your questions answered...

October 19, 2021 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
19 Oct
Work-in-progress: Functional Connectivity during Pain and Anesthesia / Harnessing the Power of Placebo Analgesia

Presenters: Keith Vogt, MD, PhD & Ben Alter, MD, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine Research Rounds promotes...

October 19, 2021 3:30 p.m.
19 Oct
Start Smart Seminars for Entrepreneurs

Start Smart is a series of legal education seminars for entrepreneurs. It is year-round, free, and open to the public. It is hosted by the University of...

October 19, 2021 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
20 Oct
Critical Care Medicine Grand Rounds

"Artificial Intelligence in Acute Care Medicine" Please join the Department of Critical Care Medicine for Grand Rounds presented by Azra Bihorac, MD, MS,...

October 20, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
20 Oct
IDM Seminar Series - “Modeling the B.1.526 (Iota) SARS-CoV-2 Variant: Transmissibility, Immune Escape, and Disease Severity”

Wan Yang, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Epidemiology Mailman School of Public Health Columbia University Dr. Yang's research combines health data,...

October 20, 2021 12:00 p.m.
20 Oct
Command Line Basics

This will be a flipped class – a prerecorded video and a hands-on workshop – which will cover the basics of command-line skills for data analysis. During...

October 20, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
20 Oct
diabetes ribbon

The purpose of the Diabetes Research Journal Club is to discuss current literature in the area of Diabetes, bringing us all up to date with current issues in...

October 20, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
20 Oct
Cathedral

Molecular Genetics and Developmental Biology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Global and transcription-coupled repair of 8 oxoguanine is initiated by nucleotide...

October 20, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Oct
Pediatric Grand Rounds: Fetal Surgery for Spina Bifida: A MOMS Update

Amy Houtrow, MD, PhD, MPH Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and of Pediatrics Vice-Chair for Quality,...

October 21, 2021 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
21 Oct
11th Annual AKI Symposium

A day of cross-campus research collaboration on acute kidney injury that includes keynote addresses by two national AKI experts. Azra Bihorac, MD, MS, from...

October 21, 2021 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
21 Oct
Molecular Biophysics/Structural Biology Seminar:   “Biophysical mechanisms driving the evolution of androgen specificity”

C. Denise Okafor, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Chemistry, Penn State University, Hosted by Angela...

October 21, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
21 Oct
Epi Seminar - ​​​​​​​Marnie Bertolet

Epi Seminar Marnie Bertolet, PhD Assistant Professor, Departments of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and The Clinical and Translational Science Institute;...

October 21, 2021 12:00 p.m.
21 Oct
Getting Systematic About Systematic Reviews

You’ve heard of systematic reviews (SRs), but what are they? This class will describe this relatively new type of research study, point you to emerging...

October 21, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Oct
Internal Transfer Information Session

Learn more about internal transfers to the traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing program by joining us for a virtual information session. A brief...

October 21, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Oct
bullseye with an arrow in the center, a briefcase and SHRS logo

Effectively communicate your clinical experience range and depth in preparing your resume – make your experiences stand out as a part of your applications!

October 21, 2021 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Oct
Biostat Seminar: Shu Yang (NCSU) Continuous-time causal models with irregularly spaced longitudinal observations

Dr. Shu Yang Associate Professor Department of Statistics North Carolina State University Abstract: Structural Nested Models (SNMs) are useful for...

October 21, 2021 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Oct
Big Idea Bootcamp

Learn the basics of startup creation and get the inside scoop on Big Idea Center competitions! Do you have an idea you’re itching to explore? Are you...

October 21, 2021 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Oct
Jonathan Gal, MD, MBA, MS, FASA

Grand Rounds presented by: Jonathan Gal, MD, MBA, MS, FASA System Medical Director, Facility Revenue Integrity & Optimization, Mid-Revenue Cycle & Clinical...

October 21, 2021 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Oct
Virtual Diversity Book Club

Please join the Department of Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion another robust Virtual Diversity Book Club. Our book of choice this month...

October 21, 2021 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

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