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 Feb
Dissertation Defense: Ariel Shensa

Clinical and Translational Science Graduate Program PhD Defense: Social Media and Face-to-Face Interactions Among U.S. Young Adults: Associations with...

February 18, 2020 9:00 a.m.
18 Feb
Little Treatments, Big Effects?

Building Brief Interventions to Reduce Youth Psychopathology at Scale The Department of Psychiatry welcomes Jessica Schleider, PhD to Pittsburgh on Tuesday,...

February 18, 2020 12:00 p.m.
18 Feb
Start Smart: Protecting Your Intellectual Property

Join top IP lawyers for an interactive seminar and workshop on how to protect your intellectual property rights; how to handle intellectual property created...

February 18, 2020 5:00 p.m.
18 Feb
Meet an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Join Lorraine Novosel as she talks about her role as an adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner, and what it means to be on the front lines of...

February 18, 2020 5:30 p.m.
19 Feb
Bulk RNA-Seq

This is a 4-hour workshop on the techniques, platforms, and methods used in analyzing bulk RNA-Seq data. The morning session (10am - 12pm) starts with a...

19 Feb
How to Partner with and Recruit in Schools

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Center offers workshops as a resource for researchers and...

20 Feb
Version Control

In this coffee break, learn the basics of version control and how it helps keep your work safe and reliable. We’ll cover how Github, Google Drive, and Box...

20 Feb
Painless PubMed

This one hour workshop is designed to quickly introduce or update you about searching in the PubMed database. Offered bi-weekly, the topics include: building...

20 Feb
Digitally Detecting Plagiarism

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Center offers workshops as a resource for researchers and...

21 Feb
Basic EndNote

Interested in EndNote but don’t know where to begin? This hour long class will get you started importing, annotating, and organizing your references, as well...

21 Feb
Dissertation Defense: Weiguang Mao

Computational Biology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Generative Models of Biological Variations in Bulk and Single-cell RNA-seq Advisor: Maria Chikina,...

February 21, 2020 11:00 a.m.
21 Feb
Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Disabilities

On February 21st we hope you will join us when Dr. Joseph Pierri presents a Clinical Grand Rounds focusing on advances in the diagnosis and treatment of...

21 Feb
Chromatin Dynamics during Retinal Development and Disease

Issam Al Diri, PhD, assistant professor of ophthalmology and of developmental biology, School of Medicine, will present the next Senior Vice Chancellor’s...

February 21, 2020 12:00 p.m.
24 Feb
PowerPoint for Conference Posters

This class focuses on the design and printing phase of presenting a poster. In this hands-on workshop, you will see poster examples, create a poster using...

24 Feb
Dissertation Defense: Maria Ly

Center for Neuroscience - School of Medicine/Neurobiology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Brain age as measure of brain reserve in neuropsychiatric...

February 24, 2020 3:00 p.m.
25 Feb
McGowan Seminar Series

Dr. Bernhard Kuhn & Dr. Lu Han (Pediatrics, Pitt) Terminal differentiation of heart muscle cells

February 25, 2020 11:30 a.m.
25 Feb
Electronic Research Notebooks: Introduction to LabArchives

This workshop will focus on LabArchives, the Electronic Research Notebook selected by the University of Pittsburgh. We will cover how to get started using...

25 Feb
Meet a Nurse Leader

Join Rosemary Hoffman, Judy Zedrick, and LaTasha Kast as they talk about their varying roles in nurse leadership, and what it means to impact the field of...

February 25, 2020 5:30 p.m.
26 Feb
GEO Data Mining & Pathway Enrichment Analysis w/ Open Access Tools

This is a 4-hour workshop. The morning session (10am - 12pm) provides a brief overview of bioinformatics concepts and software used for interpreting a gene...

26 Feb
Critical Care Grand Rounds with Ariane Lewis, MD

Ariane Lewis, MD will present "Controversial aspects of brain death determination" at Grand Rounds for the Department of Critical Care Medicine. She is...

February 26, 2020 12:00 p.m.
27 Feb
Infographics: Sharing Information Visually

Make your raw data more appealing and consumable with infographics. In this class, you'll learn what infographics are and how they can make data easier to...

28 Feb
Prodromal Symptoms and Risk for Recurrences in Youth with Bipolar Disorder: Findings after over 15 Years of Follow-Up

The Meet the PI lecture series continues with a presentation by Boris Birmaher, MD, a world renown expert in pediatric bipolar disorders. Dr. Birmaher's...

29 Feb
Spring Open House

10:00 AM - Noon - Meet and greet with Pitt OT faculty and current students 10:30 AM and 11:15 AM - Presentation about the OTD Program, application process,...

02 Mar
EndNote for Research Teams

Are you working on a research team that is juggling references, manuscripts, and multiple citation managers? This hour-long class can help! You will learn...

02 Mar
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Information Session

OTD Information Sessions are a great opportunity to meet with a current student and one of our faculty members who will answer your questions and provide...

March 02, 2020 12:00 p.m.