Health Sciences

The Schools of the Health Sciences work closely with UPMC to ensure that health care delivery, biomedical research, and education are equally robust and continuously evolving.

Upcoming Events

06 Dec
On the Neurobiology of Suicidal Behavior: From Clinical to Biological Phenotyping

Our Meet the PI lecture series continues with a presentation by Nadine Melhem, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, an expert in psychiatric epidemiology...

06 Dec
T Cell Exhaustion at the Crossroads of Autoimmunity and Cancer

Jeremy S. Tilstra, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology), School of Medicine, will present the next SVC lecture on...

December 06, 2019 12:00 p.m.
06 Dec
Dissertation Defense: Kathyayini Parlakoti Gopalakrishna

"Maternal Immunoglobulin A Shapes the Early Neonatal Microbiota and Protects Against the Development of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Preterm Infants"...

December 06, 2019 1:00 p.m.
06 Dec
Office Hours For Innovators & Entrepreneurs at LifeXLabs

LifeX Labs offers innovators and entrepreneurs the opportunity to consult with experienced and trusted service providers at no cost. These 30-minute meetings...

06 Dec
Dissertation Defense: Justin Andrew Wendzicki

Molecular Virology and Microbiology Graduate Program Phd Defense: Comparative analyses of tumorigenic mechanisms of Merkel cell polyomavirus T...

07 Dec
2019 Advances in Medical Hepatology

Annual Update in Medical Hepatology, physician and medical education meeting.

December 07, 2019 7:30 a.m.
09 Dec
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...

10 Dec
Hands-on Git

In this hands-on workshop, learn how to manage your work with the version control system Git. Git helps keep your files safe from accidental deletion, tracks...

11 Dec
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...

11 Dec
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...

December 11, 2019 12:00 p.m.
12 Dec
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...

13 Dec
Dissertation Defense: Alex Duncan White

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms Regulating PTH Receptor Signaling and Biology Advisor: Jean-Pierre...

13 Dec
Dissertation Defense: Alex Duncan White

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms Regulating PTH Receptor Signaling and Biology Advisor: Jean-Pierre...

13 Dec
Dissertation Defense: Yehui Zhu

Yehui Zhu will present her PhD dissertation titled, “Musculoskeletal Symptoms with Endocrine Therapy for Breast Cancer: Trajectory and Predictors”, with...

December 13, 2019 10:00 a.m.
13 Dec
Ketamine Use In the Treatment of Mental Health Disorders

We hope you will join us on December 13, 2019 for our Clinical Grand Rounds focusing on Ketamine Use In the Treatment of Mental Health Disorders featuring...

13 Dec

Students graduated/graduating in December 2019, and their guests, are invited to take part in the Pitt Nursing Winter Graduation & Pinning Ceremony....

December 13, 2019 6:00 p.m.
16 Dec
Webinar Viewing and Discussion: Draft NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy

Join the library to watch the Informational Webinar on the Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and Supplemental Draft Guidance (or view the...

17 Dec
Regulation of Hippo Signaling during Liver Injury and Regeneration

As part of the McGowan Seminar Series Dr. Dean Yimlamai & Meghan Mooring will present their talk titled, 'Regulation of Hippo Signaling during Liver Injury...

December 17, 2019 11:30 a.m.
18 Dec
Dissertation Defense: Tiffany Marie Bernardo

Cellular and Molecular Pathhology Graduate Program: Roles of PPAR And Lactate Metabolism in The Hypoxic Response of Trophoblasts Advisor: Yaacov Barak,...

18 Dec
The Unconscious Mind in Grieving

We are pleased to welcome Noam Schneck, PhD Assistant Professor of Clinical Medical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University, as our...

09 Jan
ID Grand Rounds - Sarah Gaffen, PhD

Join ID Grand Rounds special guest Sarah Gaffen, PhD as she presents on, "IL-17, Fungal Immunitiy and Game of Thrones." Dr. Gaffen is a Gerald P. Rodnan...

January 09, 2020 4:00 p.m.
10 Jan
Growing Telepsychiatry in a Digital Age

Our Clinical Grand Rounds series continues with a special presentation on Telepsychiatry by Dr. Gina Perez, Dr. Perez is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry...

25 Jan
3rd Annual Opioid Epidemic Awareness Fundraiser

Our residents will host their 3rd Annual Opioid Epidemic Awareness Fundraiser. Come enjoy a night away from the Pittsburgh winter in the lush gardens of...

January 25, 2020 7:00 p.m.
31 Jan
Experimental Approaches to the Treatment of Schizophrenia

The Department welcomes Donald Goff, MD to Pittsburgh where he will present a Distinguished Scientist Lecture as part of our regular Friday series. Dr. Goff...

07 Feb
Researchers on the Rise: Melanie Grubisha, MD, PhD, and Rui Peixoto, PhD

We are pleased to feature presentations by two of our rising stars, Melanie Grubisha, MD, PhD and Rui Peixoto, PhD as part of our Researchers on the Rise...