Events Calendar

Health Sciences Events

May 30 - June 28, 2024

Thursday, May 30

30 May
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A photography and graphic illustration interactive exhibit, highlighting the intersection of art, mental health and community cohesion during the COVID-19...

30 May
Pediatric Grand Rounds

Pitt Pediatric Grand Rounds with featured speaker Katie Forster, MD, MS, FAAP and their talk "Not All That Is Cultured Is Infectious: UTI's in the Neurogenic...

May 30, 2024 8:00 a.m.
30 May
Accelerated Second Degree Virtual Information Session

Learn more about Pitt Nursing's Accelerated 2nd Degree (ABSN) program by joining us for a virtual information session. A brief presentation will provide...

May 30, 2024 9:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
30 May
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Are you facing challenges with R or Python? Do you have urgent questions or simply need guidance on your data analysis? HSLS MolBio is now offering office...

May 30, 2024 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
30 May
Rodney A. Gabriel, MD, MAS

Presenter: Rodney A. Gabriel, MD, MAS, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego CME credit available

May 30, 2024 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, May 31

31 May
photo montage

A photography and graphic illustration interactive exhibit, highlighting the intersection of art, mental health and community cohesion during the COVID-19...

31 May
CHE Focused Writing Summer Sessions

Are you taking classes this summer and have papers and reports to write? Are you working on your theses, dissertation, or a manuscript? Focused Writing is a...

May 31, 2024 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
31 May
Astrocytes in focus: imaging-based insights into the optic nerve head neurovascular unit in the context of health and glaucoma

Susannah Waxman: Cellular and Molecular Pathology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Advisor: Ian A. Sigal, PhD Committee Chair: Donna Beer Stolz,...

May 31, 2024 12:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 1

01 Jun
Pitt Nursing's Accelerated Second Degree BSN Program Open House

If you’re passionate about nursing and already have a baccalaureate degree in another field, join us for an interactive open house on Saturday, June 1st, and...

June 01, 2024 8:30 a.m.

Monday, June 3

03 Jun
"Interpreting laboratory results across the gender spectrum”

Dr. Greene is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Washington. She serves on several...

June 03, 2024 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
03 Jun
IDM Special Seminar

"Flavivirus Cross-Reactivity & the Paradox of Non-Reciprocal Immunity" Sandra Bos, PhD, MPH Postdoctoral Researcher University of California at Berkeley

June 03, 2024 12:00 p.m.
03 Jun
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OSF (Open Science Framework) is a free platform for hosting and collaborating on datasets, documentation, and research results to make research more FAIR...

June 03, 2024 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
03 Jun
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Do you know what it takes to form a successful team? Team leaders and team members, as well as individuals interested in building a new team, will benefit...

June 03, 2024 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, June 4

04 Jun
The Relationship Between Postoperative Prescriber Networks and Opioid Prescribing Discoordination

University of Pittsburgh School Of Nursing Phd Program Announcement of Final Dissertation Defense Elizabeth Nilsen, BSN RN

June 04, 2024 9:00 a.m.
04 Jun
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This class will be useful for researchers who are at the beginning stage of project development, researchers who are working on a grant application, and...

June 04, 2024 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, June 5

05 Jun
Bolstering the immune system for improved defense against Klebsiella pneumoniae

Shekina M. Gonzalez-Ferrer: Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program PhD Defense Advisor: Daria Van Tyne, PhD Committee Chair: Rachel Gottschalk,...

June 05, 2024 9:00 a.m.
05 Jun
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Social isolation and loneliness are now considered and epidemic in the U.S. We need to promote social connections, a social determinant of health. A way to...

June 05, 2024 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
05 Jun
Donald Bourne

Impacts of Rural Hospital Payment Reform: Evidence from the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model Committee: Lindsay Sabik, Department of Health Policy and...

June 05, 2024 2:00 p.m.
05 Jun
Speech-Language Pathology (MA/MS) Information Session

Please join us for a Speech-Language Pathology (MA/MS) Information Session. Dr. Sarah Wallace (she/her), program director, will orient prospective students...

June 05, 2024 4:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, June 6

06 Jun
Pediatric Grand Rounds

Pitt Pediatric Grand Rounds with featured speaker Pat Poitevien, MD, MSc, FAAP and their talk "Landscape for DEI in the GME Space".

June 06, 2024 8:00 a.m.
06 Jun
3rd Annual Dena Hofkosh Symposium and Med Ed Day

Hofkosh Pediatric Educator Symposium with special guest Pat Poitevien, MD, MSc, DEI, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown...

June 06, 2024 12:00 p.m.
06 Jun
School of Nursing BSN Virtual Information Session

Have questions about Pitt Nursing's traditional BSN program but can't attend in person? Join us virtually for a presentation and ask any questions you may...

June 06, 2024 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jun
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When communicating about equity, it is important to understand not just your immediate audience, but those who have a vested interest in your work, including...

June 06, 2024 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jun
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Are you facing challenges with R or Python? Do you have urgent questions or simply need guidance on your data analysis? HSLS MolBio is now offering office...

June 06, 2024 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, June 7

07 Jun
2024 OTC Heading Aid symposium graphic

The Inaugural OTC Hearing Aid and Hearing Self-Care Symposium is dedicated to bringing together thought leaders from pharmacy, audiology, and public health...

June 07, 2024 8:00 a.m.
07 Jun
Use of Mobility Devices among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Xinran Liu, BCHS PhD candidate, will be defending her dissertation on, Use of Mobility Devices among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Comparison Between...

June 07, 2024 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jun
CHE Focused Writing Summer Sessions

Are you taking classes this summer and have papers and reports to write? Are you working on your theses, dissertation, or a manuscript? Focused Writing is a...

June 07, 2024 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jun
Introduction to Zotero

Are you interested in learning about a free and open-source reference management tool? This hands-on class will teach you the basics of using Zotero to...

June 07, 2024 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jun
School of Nursing: Tour & BSN Info Session (In-Person)

Come visit the School of Nursing for an in-person presentation and tour of the Victoria Building. Ask any questions during the Q&A following the tour of the...

June 07, 2024 10:00 a.m.
07 Jun
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All of Us office hours are for people with general questions about the database or more pointed questions about their analysis. These office hours are open...

June 07, 2024 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jun
Stochastic Volatility for Ecological Momentary Assessment Data

A dissertation defense from Gehui Zhang, Department of Biostatistics. Committee: Gong Tang and Robert Krafty (advisors and committee chairs) Abstract:...

June 07, 2024 2:00 p.m.
07 Jun
Student and faculty practicing skills in audiology course

Join us for a Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Information Session. This is a great opportunity to have your questions answered as we discuss the program, its...

June 07, 2024 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Monday, June 10

10 Jun
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Do you know what it takes to form a successful team? Team leaders and team members, as well as individuals interested in building a new team, will benefit...

June 10, 2024 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, June 11

11 Jun
Anne Lavoie, MD

"General Anesthesia Updates: Top 10 Practical Tips to Reduce Obstetric General Anesthesia, and the Obstetric Difficult Airway: State of the Art" Presenter:...

11 Jun
Protecting Your Privacy Online

Have you ever clicked “I agree” without reading an app’s terms and conditions? Given a browser extension permission to read and change data on all sites you...

June 11, 2024 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
11 Jun
John G Rangos Sr. Research Seminar

Rangos Research Seminar with featured speaker Navjot S. Pabla, PhD and their talk "A GFR independent method for measuring kidney tubular function". Lunch...

June 11, 2024 12:00 p.m.
11 Jun
R Bootcamp Day 1: Introduction to R, RStudio, and Quarto Markdown

This is part 1 of a four-part R Bootcamp. Description: Participate in our very first R Bootcamp Week for a deep dive into R programming. The bootcamp...

June 11, 2024 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
11 Jun
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This interactive webinar provides an introductory overview of cultural humility at the intrapersonal, interpersonal, and organizational levels. Participants...

June 11, 2024 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
11 Jun
Painless PubMed

Need information for a grant application or a homework assignment? This painless one-hour session offers a quick cure! This class is designed to quickly...

June 11, 2024 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
11 Jun
Principles of Adult Education - webinar

This webinar will introduce participants to principles of adult education. We will discuss key differenes between andragogy (adult learning) and pedagogy...

June 11, 2024 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, June 12

12 Jun
Leveraging Multilevel Assets to Support Adolescent Emotional Health

Nicholas Szoko: Clinical and Translational Science Graduate Program PhD Defense Advisor: Alison J. Culyba, MD, PhD, MPH Committee Chair: Galen Switzer,...

June 12, 2024 7:30 a.m.
12 Jun
Pitt Public Health Council Meeting

The governance activities of the administration and faculty are unified, and all standing committees report to one principal body — The Pitt Public Health...

June 12, 2024 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
12 Jun
R Bootcamp Day 2: Data Centric R with tidyverse

This is part 2 of a four-part R Bootcamp. Description: Participate in our very first R Bootcamp Week for a deep dive into R programming. The bootcamp...

June 12, 2024 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
12 Jun
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To provide care for others, we must first ensure our own good health. Join us for Take a Break, a free, informal, facilitated virtual group designed just for...

June 12, 2024 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
12 Jun
Meeting the Challenges to Prevent and Treat HIV

An in-person dinner symposium featuring the talks Erie HIV Update, The Role of HIV Testing, Delivery, & Counseling Strategies in Clinical Settings, Updates &...

June 12, 2024 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 13

13 Jun
Accelerated Second Degree Information Session [VIRTUAL]

Learn more about Pitt Nursing's Accelerated 2nd Degree (ABSN) program by joining us for a virtual information session. A brief presentation will provide...

June 13, 2024 9:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
13 Jun
Pitt CTSI: June Lunch & Learn | Racial Disparities in Environmental Health

The University of Pittsburgh’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, the New Pittsburgh Courier, and UPMC’s...

June 13, 2024 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
13 Jun
R Bootcamp Day 3: Data Exploration in R with tidyverse

This is part 3 of a four-part R Bootcamp. Description: Participate in our very first R Bootcamp Week for a deep dive into R programming. The bootcamp...

June 13, 2024 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
13 Jun
Illustration of hands of varying skin tones in a circular pattern together.

When communicating about equity, it is important to understand not just your immediate audience, but those who have a vested interest in your work, including...

June 13, 2024 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
13 Jun
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Are you facing challenges with R or Python? Do you have urgent questions or simply need guidance on your data analysis? HSLS MolBio is now offering office...

June 13, 2024 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
13 Jun
Erin A. Sullivan, MD, D.ABA, FASA

Presenter: Erin A. Sullivan, MD, D.ABA, FASA Department faculty members and trainees are invited to attend. This seminar series will feature many...

June 13, 2024 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
13 Jun
Students in communication science course

Join Professor Ali Lewandowski, Director of the Communication Science undergraduate program, for a virtual information session for students interested in the...

June 13, 2024 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, June 14

14 Jun
Exploring and Cleaning Data with OpenRefine

OpenRefine is a powerful, free, open source, tool for working with messy tabular data. It runs offline in a web browser and allows for reproducibility in...

June 14, 2024 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jun
School of Nursing: Tour & BSN Info Session (In-Person)

Come and visit the School of Nursing for an in-person presentation and tour of the Victoria Building. Ask any questions during the Q&A following the tour of...

June 14, 2024 10:00 a.m.
14 Jun
Integrating Single-Cell and Tissue Omics: Population-Level Cell Type-Specific Insights

This lecture is one of the 2024 Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar series. Speaker Jiebiao Wang, PhD Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, School...

June 14, 2024 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jun
R Bootcamp Day 4: Data Wrangling in R with tidyverse

This is part 4 of a four-part R Bootcamp. Description: Participate in our very first R Bootcamp Week for a deep dive into R programming. The bootcamp...

June 14, 2024 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jun
Doctor of Physical Therapy Virtual Information Session

Meet faculty and learn more about our DPT program! You will hear faculty discuss the student experience and admissions for the hybrid and residential...

June 14, 2024 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Sunday, June 16

16 Jun
Crohn's & Colitis: Take Steps Pittsburgh

Crohn's & Colitis: Take Steps Pittsburgh presented by Seubert - Join us as we bring to life the IBD Journey for patients, caregivers, and supporters. Take...

June 16, 2024 1:00 p.m.

Monday, June 17

17 Jun
Role of CYB5R3 in erythropoiesis and sickle cell disease

Fabliha Ahmed Chowdhury: Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program PhD Defense Advisor: Adam Straub, PhD Committee Chair: Sruti Shiva, PhD Committee...

June 17, 2024 10:00 a.m.
17 Jun
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Prospective students are invited to join us for a Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Information Session. The Information Sessions are a great opportunity...

June 17, 2024 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
17 Jun
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Do you know what it takes to form a successful team? Team leaders and team members, as well as individuals interested in building a new team, will benefit...

June 17, 2024 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, June 18

18 Jun
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Join us to learn more about LabArchives Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) and Inventory. We will start first with LabArchives ELN for a closer look at how you...

June 18, 2024 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Jun
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Disagreements in professional—and personal—settings are often one of the least pleasant aspects of our lives. Working through those disagreements can be...

June 18, 2024 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Jun
Info Sessions: Michael G. Wells Student Healthcare Competition

Join us for an informative webinar session on the 2024 Michael G. Wells Student Healthcare Competition, where University of Pittsburgh students can showcase...

June 18, 2024 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, June 19

19 Jun
Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Forum: Pain Blocks for Cardiac Surgery

Presenters: Mariusz Ligocki, MD, PGY-4 Resident, and Luca La Colla, MD, MSHI, Assistant Professor and Director, Acute Interventional Perioperative Pain...

June 19, 2024 6:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
19 Jun
Pediatric Respiratory Illness

Presented by: Tiffany Yang, MD Director, Pediatric Education UPMC Shadyside Family Medicine Residency --- This lecture is part of the Family Medicine...

June 19, 2024 12:15 p.m.
Virtual Event
19 Jun
Menopausal "Knee"-ds: Elucidating mechanisms of menopause-induced knee osteoarthritis

Gabrielle Grace Gilmer: Cellular and Molecular Pathology Graduate Program PhD Defense Advisor: Fabrisia Ambrosio, PhD MPT Committee Chair: Nam Vo,...

June 19, 2024 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 20

20 Jun
Pediatric Grand Rounds

Pitt Pediatric Grand Rounds with featured speaker Deb Albirght, MD and their talk "Tasting Evolving Innovations in the Management of IgE-Mediatied Food...

June 20, 2024 8:00 a.m.
20 Jun
Department of Cell Biology Seminar:  "Exploring localised GPCR signalling - From new roles in cancer to the development of optogenetic systems”

Michelle Halls, Ph.D. Associate Professor Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) The research in my team is focused on understanding how...

June 20, 2024 11:00 a.m.
20 Jun
Identifying and Combating Health Misinformation

Health misinformation is a widespread problem, with false or misleading information about both longstanding health concerns and emergent situations spreading...

June 20, 2024 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
20 Jun
School of Nursing BSN Virtual Information Session

Have questions about Pitt Nursing's traditional BSN program but can't attend in person? Join us virtually for a presentation and ask any questions you may...

June 20, 2024 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
20 Jun
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Are you facing challenges with R or Python? Do you have urgent questions or simply need guidance on your data analysis? HSLS MolBio is now offering office...

June 20, 2024 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, June 21

21 Jun
CHE Focused Writing Summer Sessions

Are you taking classes this summer and have papers and reports to write? Are you working on your theses, dissertation, or a manuscript? Focused Writing is a...

June 21, 2024 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jun
School of Nursing: Tour & BSN Info Session (In-Person)

Come visit the School of Nursing for an in-person presentation and tour of the Victoria Building. Ask any questions during the Q&A following the tour of the...

June 21, 2024 10:00 a.m.
21 Jun
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All of Us office hours are for people with general questions about the database or more pointed questions about their analysis. These office hours are open...

June 21, 2024 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jun
Accelerated Second Degree Information Session (IN-PERSON)

Attend an in-person informational session and learn more about Pitt Nursing's Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN program. Tour the simulation and skills labs and...

June 21, 2024 2:00 p.m.

Monday, June 24

24 Jun
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This is a presentation on NIH's new Policy for Data Management and Sharing (DMS Policy) that went into effect January 25, 2023. This Policy requires...

June 24, 2024 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
24 Jun
Virtual Doctor of PA Studies Webinar

Are you currently a physician assistant student or practicing PA? Are you considering opportunities to advance your career and enhance your knowledge of the...

June 24, 2024 6:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, June 25

25 Jun
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LabArchives Scheduler is a calendar and scheduling service for the management and scheduling of resources, from desks to lab space or from microscopes to...

June 25, 2024 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
25 Jun
Doctor of Physical Therapy Virtual Information Session

Meet faculty and learn more about our DPT program! You will hear faculty discuss the student experience and admissions for the hybrid and residential...

June 25, 2024 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, June 26

26 Jun
When Seeing Isn’t Believing: Identifying Visual Health Misinformation

Discussion of health literacy and the fight against health misinformation often centers around fact-checking or debunking written materials. However,...

June 26, 2024 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
26 Jun
Physician Assistant students practicing skills with a lab instructor

Join Physician Assistant Studies (MS) On-Campus Admissions Director Amy Brown and Admissions Administrator Shannon Schreckengost for an overview of the...

June 26, 2024 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
26 Jun
Single Cell RNA-Seq Data Analysis using Partek Flow

This workshop is on single cell RNASeq analysis with multiple samples using HSLS-licensed Partek Flow software. Target Audience: Experimental biologists...

June 26, 2024 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
26 Jun
P&O student working with a patient model

Join our Prosthetics and Orthotics' (MS) team for an information session about all things Pitt P&O. We'll explore the program curriculum and application...

June 26, 2024 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, June 27

27 Jun
Pediatric Grand Rounds

Pitt Pediatric Grand Rounds with featured speaker Brian Primack, MD, PhD, MS, EdM.

June 27, 2024 8:00 a.m.
27 Jun
Accelerated Second Degree Information Session [VIRTUAL]

Learn more about Pitt Nursing's Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN (ABSN) program by joining us for a virtual information session. A brief presentation will provide...

June 27, 2024 9:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
27 Jun
Skeletal Muscle Adiposity, Cognitive Function and Sleep Patterns in Adults of African Ancestry: Insights from the CARDIA and Tobago Health Studies

A dissertation defense from Adrianna Isabel Acevedo-Fontánez, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health. Committee: Iva Miljkovic, (dissertation...

June 27, 2024 10:00 a.m.
27 Jun
Data charted on a digital graph

Are you facing challenges with R or Python? Do you have urgent questions or simply need guidance on your data analysis? HSLS MolBio is now offering office...

June 27, 2024 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, June 28

28 Jun
CHE Focused Writing Summer Sessions

Are you taking classes this summer and have papers and reports to write? Are you working on your theses, dissertation, or a manuscript? Focused Writing is a...

June 28, 2024 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jun
School of Nursing: Tour & BSN Info Session (In-Person)

Come visit the School of Nursing for an in-person presentation and tour of the Victoria Building. Ask any questions during the Q&A following the tour of the...

June 28, 2024 10:00 a.m.

May 30 - June 28, 2024