Events Calendar

Health Sciences Events

May 19 - June 17, 2022

Thursday, May 19

19 May
Pediatric Grand Rounds:  Pediatric Hypertension: past, present, and future

Yosuke Miyashita, MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Pediatrics The presentation will review the importance of blood pressure assessment in children and...

May 19, 2022 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
19 May
Animal Research Protections and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Center serves as a resource for researchers at the University...

May 19, 2022 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
19 May
SLP

Naturalistic Social Communication Therapy for Children on the Autism Spectrum Presented by: Dr. Rachel Reetzke This course will focus on evidence-based...

May 19, 2022 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
19 May
Leveraging Entertainment Narratives to Decrease Adolescent E-Cigarette Use

BCHS PhD student, Beth Hoffman, will be defending her dissertation on "Leveraging Entertainment Narratives to Decrease Adolescent E-Cigarette Use". This will...

May 19, 2022 1:00 p.m.
19 May
David W. Healy, MD, FASA

David W. Healy MD, FASA, University of Michigan Medical School at Michigan Medicine Continuing education credits are available. Please consult our Grand...

May 19, 2022 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, May 20

20 May
Starzl Transplant Institute Conference Series

Speaker: Amit Garg, MD - Dr. Adam Linton Chair in Kidney Health Analytics - St. Joseph's Healthcare, London, Ontario, Canada

May 20, 2022 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
20 May
CHE Focused Writing Summer Sessions

All students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome to attend the Center for Health Equity (CHE) Focused Writing Summer Sessions. We know you...

May 20, 2022 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
20 May
Pharmacoequity Conference

Keynote Speaker Jasmine Marcelin, MD University of Nebraska Medical Center Q&A with Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS Yale School of Medicine

May 20, 2022 9:00 a.m.
20 May
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...

May 20, 2022 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Monday, May 23

23 May
Hepatology Rounds

A case-based, weekly conference designed to explore liver disease topics and research advancements. Meets every Monday with the exception of the 2nd Monday...

May 23, 2022 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
23 May
Dissertation Defense for Occupational Therapy Doctoral Candidate, Amy Hartman

Please join the SHRS community and Amy Hartman's committee as she defends, “An Exploration of Pediatric Sleep Health in a Special Population” Committee...

23 May
Getting Started with Research Metrics

Research metrics can be a useful way to analyze the academic impact of articles, authors, and journals. Come learn about Pitt's toolbox of resources and how...

May 23, 2022 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
23 May
OTD Information Session

Prospective students are invited to join us for a Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Information Session. The Information Sessions are a great opportunity...

23 May
CVD Epidemiology Journal Club

The Cardiovascular Epidemiology Journal Club is a forum for scientific interaction between the cardiovascular epidemiology trainees, collaborating faculty...

May 23, 2022 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
23 May
Dissertation Defense: Christopher A. Chuckran

Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Monitoring and Targeting Treg Stability in Human Cancer Advisors: Dario Vignali, PhD & Tullia...

May 23, 2022 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 24

24 May
Libby Ellinas, MD

Presenter: Libby Ellinas, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology, Center for the Advancement of Women in Science and Medicine (AWSM), Medical College of...

24 May
Basic EndNote

This class is an introduction to the EndNote citation management software. After class, attendees will be able to: Add citations to an EndNote libraryAdd...

May 24, 2022 9:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
24 May
Compassion Fatigue and Burnout for Frontline Workers

This is the second webinar in a series of several virtual events and one in person conference to increase HIV, HCV, STI, Substance Use Disorder, and Mental...

May 24, 2022 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
24 May
Depression in the Newly Diagnosed Patient with HIV

This presentation will define depression in the context of those newly diagnosed with HIV and discuss how depression impacts HIV transmission and the HIV...

May 24, 2022 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
24 May
Cathedral

Cellular and Molecular Pathology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Matrix-bound nanovesicles as an immunomodulatory therapy for rheumatoid arthritis Advisor:...

May 24, 2022 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
24 May
Doctor of Physical Therapy Virtual Information Session

Learn more about our top-ranked DPT program by joining us for one of our Information Sessions. You'll have the opportunity to meet one of our DPT faculty...

May 24, 2022 5:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, May 25

25 May
Critical Care Medicine Grand Rounds

Pandemic Research Preparedness: Déjà vu all over again? Join the Department of Critical Care Medicine for Grand Rounds presented by Lennie Derde, MD, PhD,...

May 25, 2022 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 26

26 May
2022 Safar Symposium and Multi-Departmental Trainees’ Research Day / Peter & Eva Safar Lecture

Building upon the Peter and Eva Safar Lectureship established in 1980 by Peter M. Winter, MD, (former chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical...

May 26, 2022 8:00 a.m.
26 May
Pediatric Grand Rounds:  Uncovering the Great Masquerader: Pediatric Melanoma for the Pediatrician

Brittani K.N. Seynnaeve, M.D., M.S. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Director, Pediatric Melanoma Program Associate Fellowship Program Director, Division...

May 26, 2022 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
26 May
Accelerated Second-Degree Information Session

Learn more about Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN program by joining us for a virtual information session. A brief presentation will give details on admission...

May 26, 2022 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
26 May
Cathedral

Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Studies of Neurotropism and Endonuclease Targeting of Varicella Zoster Virus Using a Cultured Human...

May 26, 2022 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
26 May
Samhati Mondal

Presenter: Samhati Mondal (she/her), MBBS, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic and Transplant Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology,...

May 26, 2022 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, May 27

27 May
2022 Safar Symposium and Multi-Departmental Trainees’ Research Day / Peter & Eva Safar Lecture

Building upon the Peter and Eva Safar Lectureship established in 1980 by Peter M. Winter, MD, (former chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical...

May 27, 2022 8:00 a.m.
27 May
Starzl Transplant Institute Conference Series

Speaker: Christopher Hughes, MD - Associate Professor of Surgery - Surgical Director, Liver Transplantation - Dept. of Surgery - UPMC

May 27, 2022 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
27 May
CHE Focused Writing Summer Sessions

All students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome to attend the Center for Health Equity (CHE) Focused Writing Summer Sessions. We know you...

May 27, 2022 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
27 May
Tianyu Zou - Investigating the Genetics of Dental Caries Incidence, Development Over Time, and Variability

Department of Human Genetics Doctoral Candidate, Tianyu Zou, defends her dissertation on “Investigating the Genetics of Dental Caries Incidence, Development...

May 27, 2022 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, June 1

01 Jun
Dissertation Defense: Jeremy Joseph Velazquez

Cellular and Molecular Pathology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Generation and characterization of iPSC derived liver organoids as potential models for...

June 01, 2022 1:00 p.m.
01 Jun
Dissertation Defense: Kai Ding

Integrative Systems Biology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Multi-omics profiling of breast cancer metastases to identify drivers and mechanisms of endocrine...

01 Jun
Dissertation Defense: Roger Tieu

Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Maintenance of intragraft resident memory T cells by cognate antigen and IL-15 Advisor: Fadi...

June 01, 2022 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 2

02 Jun
Hybrid: 1st Annual Dena Hofkosh Pediatric Educators' Symposium 2022

The Offices of Education & Faculty Development present the Dena Hofkosh Pediatric Educators Symposium! Join our alumni for this hybrid event designed to...

Friday, June 3

03 Jun
2022 Pittsburgh Phage Project Symposium

The Pittsburgh Phage Project (P3) symposium will overview current goals and achievements of the P3 in addition to featuring exciting collaborative research...

June 03, 2022 9:00 a.m.
03 Jun
CHE Focused Writing Summer Sessions

All students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome to attend the Center for Health Equity (CHE) Focused Writing Summer Sessions. We know you...

June 03, 2022 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
03 Jun
Dissertation Defense: Xinjun Wang

Statistical Learning and Analysis of Single-Cell Multi-Omics Data Advisors & Committee Chairs: Wei Chen, PhD, Pediatrics & Ying Ding, PhD,...

June 03, 2022 12:00 p.m.
03 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 03, 2022 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Monday, June 6

06 Jun
Hepatology Rounds

A case-based, weekly conference designed to explore liver disease topics and research advancements. Meets every Monday with the exception of the 2nd Monday...

June 06, 2022 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jun
MSPT Information Session

Come learn more about the Post-professional MS degree offered by the Physical Therapy Department!

June 06, 2022 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jun
Accelerated Second-Degree Information Session

Learn more about Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN program by joining us for a virtual information session. A brief presentation will give details on admission...

June 06, 2022 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jun
OTD Information Session

Prospective students are invited to join us for a Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Information Session. The Information Sessions are a great opportunity...

06 Jun
CVD Epidemiology Journal Club

The Cardiovascular Epidemiology Journal Club is a forum for scientific interaction between the cardiovascular epidemiology trainees, collaborating faculty...

June 06, 2022 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jun
Introduction to Zotero

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

June 06, 2022 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, June 7

07 Jun
Introduction to R

This is a flipped class; links to PowerPoint slides, lecture videos, and practice exercises that you can view on your own schedule are available upon...

07 Jun
Transplant Hepatology Journal Club

A monthly meeting on the firs Tuesday of each month from 4 to 5 pm. Designed for hepatologists, gastroenterologists, transplant surgeons, trainees, and...

June 07, 2022 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, June 8

08 Jun
 Advanced EndNote

Learn how to take advantage of EndNote’s more advanced functions in this hands-on class. During this class, participants will: Automate reference...

June 08, 2022 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jun
Doctor of Physical Therapy Virtual Information Session

Learn more about our top-ranked DPT program by joining us for one of our Information Sessions. You'll have the opportunity to meet one of our DPT faculty...

June 08, 2022 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jun
Post-Professional CScD in OT Webinar: PhD vs. CScD in Occupational Therapy

Join our webinar with the online CScD in OT enrollment team and associate professor and program director, Dr. Pamela Toto, who will explore the difference...

June 08, 2022 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, June 9

09 Jun
Pediatric Grand Rounds: COVID19 and Schools: From Science to Policy

David Rubin, M.D., M.S.CE Mary D. Ames Endowed Chair in Child Advocacy Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of...

June 09, 2022 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jun
Getting Systematic About Systematic Reviews

You’ve heard of systematic reviews (SRs), but what are they? This online class for students, faculty, and residents will provide an overview of this study...

June 09, 2022 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, June 10

10 Jun
CHE Focused Writing Summer Sessions

All students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome to attend the Center for Health Equity (CHE) Focused Writing Summer Sessions. We know you...

June 10, 2022 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jun
Pursuing Pharmacoequity: Racial, Ethnic, and Socioeconomic Determinants of Cardiovascular Health

Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine (Division of General Internal Medicine), School of Medicine, will present a Senior Vice...

June 10, 2022 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Monday, June 13

13 Jun
Dissertation Defense: Stephen Evans White

Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology Graduate Program PhD Defense: The H. polygyrus TGF- mimic TGM6: A Competitive Inhibitor of TGF-...

June 13, 2022 9:00 a.m.
13 Jun
Monetizing your Research Outcomes: A Q&A with Pitt Senior Licensing Manager George Coulston.

Monetizing your Research Outcomes: A Q&A with Pitt Senior Licensing Manager George Coulston In this open question and answer forum with one of the...

June 13, 2022 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, June 14

14 Jun
DR. Marie-Louise Meng

Presenter: Marie-Louise Meng, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Division of Women’s Anesthesiology, Duke University Continuing education credits...

14 Jun
Find and Get the Research Funding You Need

As with all things Internet, there is plenty out there about grant funding but the trick is knowing the best sources to use. By the end of this session, you...

June 14, 2022 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jun
Cathedral

Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Evaluating B cell phenotype and function in the tumor microenvironment of head and neck...

Wednesday, June 15

15 Jun
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...

June 15, 2022 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Jun
Doctor of Physical Therapy Virtual Information Session

Learn more about our top-ranked DPT program by joining us for one of our Information Sessions. You'll have the opportunity to meet one of our DPT faculty...

June 15, 2022 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Jun
Dissertation Defense: Mingjun Liu

Cellular and Molecular Pathology Graduate Program PhD Defense: H3K4 Methylation Controls Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Lineage Identity and Function Advisor:...

June 15, 2022 11:00 a.m.
15 Jun
RNA-Seq Data Analysis Using CLC Genomics Workbench - In-Person

This is a flipped class; links to PowerPoint slides, lecture videos, and practice exercises that you can view on your own schedule are available upon...

15 Jun
Identifying and Combating Health Misinformation

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

June 15, 2022 1:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, June 16

16 Jun
Pediatric Grand Rounds: At the Intersection of Equity, Science and Social Justice: An Infection Point for Academic Medicine

Joseph L. Wright, M.D., M.PH Vice President and Chief Health Equity Officer University of Maryland Medical System Professor of Pediatrics and Health...

June 16, 2022 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jun
Two people facing each other; one person is taking notes.

Join Counseling (MS) faculty member Dr. Quiana Golphin, and enrollment team, as we explore the curriculum and career opportunities available through the...

June 16, 2022 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, June 17

17 Jun
CHE Focused Writing Summer Sessions

All students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome to attend the Center for Health Equity (CHE) Focused Writing Summer Sessions. We know you...

June 17, 2022 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

May 19 - June 17, 2022