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

06 Apr
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...

April 06, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Apr
Cathedral

Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program PhD Defense: Design, Development, and Evaluation of a Laboratory Order Entry and Results Review System for a...

April 06, 2020 2:00 p.m.
07 Apr
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...

April 07, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
07 Apr
McGowan Seminar Series

Dr. Young Jae Chun & Moataz Elsisy (Industrial Engineering, Pitt) Translational Research on Advanced Nitinol Medical Devices

April 07, 2020 11:30 a.m.
07 Apr
Caregiving and COVID-19 Webinar

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many people, especially family caregivers, with many questions about how to protect themselves and those that they provide...

April 07, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Apr
Cathedral

Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program PhD Defense: Predicting cancer drug effectiveness with deep learning artificial intelligence Major Advisor: Xinghua...

April 07, 2020 2:00 p.m.
07 Apr
Dissertation Defense: Anastasia Gorelova

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program PhD Defense: The Role of EBP50 in Regulating Endothelial-To-Mesenchymal Transition in Pulmonary Hypertension Major...

07 Apr
Meet a Nurse Midwife

Join Ali Barrett and Abby Slocum for a conversation about nurse midwifery, what it means to them to work with women throughout the lifespan, and how midwives...

April 07, 2020 5:30 p.m.
08 Apr
Genetic Variation

This is a 4-hour workshop. The morning session (10am - 12pm) provides a brief overview of human genetic variations and cancer mutations. The afternoon...

April 08, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
Share Data with the Pitt Data Catalog

In this coffee break, learn how to advertise your data in the Pitt Data Catalog to help increase the reproducibility of your research, without having to make...

April 09, 2020 10:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
Molecular Biophysics/Structural Biology Seminar, Sua Myong, Ph.D.

Sua Myong, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University

April 09, 2020 11:00 a.m.
09 Apr
Thesis Defense: Emilie Loudenslager

Emilie Loudenslager will present her BSN-Honors thesis, ”The Role of a PGC1-a Variation in Patient Outcomes After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury," with...

April 09, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
MAR-PHTC workshop

Preventive medicine physician and director of the Center for Public Health Practice Wendy Braund joins fellow Pitt Public Health faculty IDM’s Jeremy...

April 09, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
ID Grand Rounds - Raj Gandhi, MD

Join ID Grand Rounds as special guest Dr. Raj Gandhi presents. Dr. Gandhi is the Director of HIV Clinical Services and Education at Massachusetts General...

April 09, 2020 4:00 p.m.
09 Apr
Public Health Dean Search

Search committee members and search chair Bernard J. Costello are pleased to announce an open, online meeting of the search committee for a new dean for the...

April 09, 2020 4:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Apr
Beyond Beginner Workshop: Getting Going with Pandas in Python

In this workshop, attendees will work at their own pace to learn basic data science tasks in Pandas. Pandas is a fantastic Python package which provides data...

April 10, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Apr
The Association Between Muscle Function, Physical Performance, and Falls and Fall Injuries in Older Adults

Epidemiology doctoral candidate Mary Winger defends her dissertation "The Association Between Muscle Function, Physical Performance, and Falls and Fall...

April 10, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
13 Apr
Visual Abstracts

Learn how to visually summarize your article information to increase the reach of your research. Seats are limited. In the event the class reaches...

April 13, 2020 10:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
13 Apr
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...

April 13, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Apr
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...

April 15, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Apr
Impacts of Adipose Tissue & Gut Microbiome on Diabetes Risk in African-Caribbean Men

Epidemiology doctoral candidate Curtis Tilves will defend his dissertation "The Impacts of Adipose Tissue and the Gut Microbiome on Diabetes Risk Among...

April 15, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Apr
Samar El Khoudary

This event will be rescheduled for the fall. The Puzzle of Good Cholesterol and Insights from Heart Fat 2020 Sutton-Tyrrell Lecture presents SAMAR R....

16 Apr
 Advanced OpenRefine Functions

This class is intended for those who have already take the Exploring and Cleaning Data with OpenRefine class or have an understanding of the basic functions...

April 16, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
17 Apr
Ching Chun "C.C." Li

This year's event has been canceled. ------------ This year's C.C. Li Lecture will feature Kathryn Roeder of Carnegie Mellon University on how statistics...

17 Apr
Inhibitory Circuits that Orchestrate Structural and Functional Rewiring of Connections in Response to Early Sensory Experience

Takao Hensch, PhD, an expert on the how early life experience shapes brain function, visits Pittsburgh on April 17th to deliver our next Distinguished...