Events Calendar

Health Sciences Events

April 2019

Monday, April 1

01 Apr
Dissertation Defense: Kelly Rice Williams

"Exploring the Identification and Treatment of Adolescent Anxiety in Primary Care: The Perceptions of Primary Care Providers" Public Health/Behavioral and...

April 01, 2019 9:00 a.m.

Tuesday, April 2

02 Apr
Start Smart Seminar: Preparing for an Exit

Want to learn the ins and outs of the legal side of forming a startup? Join us for Start Smart Law Seminars! Acquisitions are the most common form of exit....

April 02, 2019 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 3

03 Apr
Dean's Day Student Research Competition

Students present their research during multiple poster sessions while faculty judge presentations for prizes, students evaluate for Grand Rounds credit, and...

April 03, 2019 9:00 a.m.
03 Apr
Self Reflected with Dr. Greg Dunn

2–2:45 p.m. Opening reception Falk Library Upper Floor exhibit area Experience the artwork of the Art on the Brain exhibit and interact with the artist,...

April 03, 2019 2:00 p.m.
03 Apr
Lessons Learned Around The Boathouse for Endovascular Neurosurgery

Elad Levy, MD, professor of neurosurgery and radiology, and chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine...

April 03, 2019 4:00 p.m.

Friday, April 5

05 Apr
C.C. Li Lecture

The Department of Human Genetics holds an annual guest lecture in honor of former faculty member Ching Chun "C.C." Li, Pitt Public Health faculty for over 30...

April 05, 2019 12:00 p.m.
05 Apr
Dissertation Defense: Candice Biernesser

"Social Media and Adolescent Suicide: Exploring Risks, Benefits, and Opportunities for Prevention" Public Health/Department of Behavioral and Community...

April 05, 2019 1:00 p.m.

Monday, April 8

08 Apr
Dissertation Defense: Lycia Tramujas Vasconcellos Neumann

"The Contribution of Managed Long-Term Services and Supports to Aging in Place: an evaluation of the use of attendant care services to avoid nursing facility...

April 08, 2019 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday, April 9

09 Apr
Dissertation Defense: Ann Wiringa

"Microbial Etiology of Endometritis: Implications for Screening, Treatment, and Post-Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Sequelae" Committee: Catherine Haggerty...

09 Apr
Dissertation Defense: Li Zhu

"Bayesian variable selectoin model and differential co-expression network anaylsis for multi-omics data integration" Public...

April 09, 2019 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 11

11 Apr
Dissertation Defense: Di Zhang

"Inference on Win Ratio for Clustered Semi-Competing Risk Data" Public Health/Biostatistics Committee: Jong Jeong (advisor) Chaeryon Kang Ying...

April 11, 2019 10:00 a.m.

Friday, April 12

12 Apr
Global Health Inequities & Infectious Disease Workshop

Organized by Pitt Law with partners from across the University, this workshop brings together a multidisciplinary group of scholars to examine global health...

April 12, 2019 9:30 a.m.
12 Apr
Dissertation Defense: Teagen O'Malley

"Exploring pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) acceptability and intersection of intimate partner violence among women attending family planning clinics" Public...

April 12, 2019 10:00 a.m.
12 Apr
Changing Dynamics of the Drug Overdose Epidemic in the United States: 1979-2016

Hawre Jalal, MD, PhD, assistant professor of health policy and management, Graduate School of Public Health, will present the next SVC lecture on Friday,...

April 12, 2019 12:00 p.m.

Monday, April 15

15 Apr
Dissertation Defense: Shu Wang

"Clustering Methods with Variable Selection for Data with Mixed Variable Type or Limits of Detection" Public Health/Biostatistics Committee: Jonathan...

April 15, 2019 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 18

18 Apr
Investor Office Hours with Quaker Capital Investments

Attend this rare opportunity to sit down face-to-face and practice pitch your innovation to professionals who have helped fund dozens of local startups...

April 18, 2019 11:00 a.m.

Friday, April 19

19 Apr
Take a Health Professional to the People Day

Health professionals and public health educators join the Center for Health Equity to provide screening services, educational information, and referrals for...

April 19, 2019 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday, April 23

23 Apr
Dissertation Defense: Andrew Sinsheimer

"Understanding ACAD9 Function and the Phsyiologic Consequences of Its Deficiency" Public Health/Human Genetics Committee: Jerry Vockley (chair) Candace...

April 23, 2019 1:00 p.m.
23 Apr
Employees, Interns, Contractors & Volunteers

Learn the in’s and out’s of staffing a company, including hiring of employees and/or retaining independent contractors, interns and volunteers, important...

Wednesday, April 24

24 Apr
PInCh 2019 Application Deadline 4/24

The Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh®) 2019 is seeking your bold solution to an important health problem. We encourage proposals from any discipline and on...

April 24, 2019

Thursday, April 25

25 Apr
Transforming Alzheimer’s Disease Therapy Development: From Targets to Trials

Suzana Petanceska, PhD, will outline the latest priorities and opportunities in National Institute on Aging-sponsored Alzheimer’s disease grants. ...

Friday, April 26

26 Apr
Alleviating Ocular Disease by Manipulating the Microbiome

Anthony J. St. Leger, PhD, assistant professor of ophthalmology and of immunology, School of Medicine, will present the next SVC lecture on Friday, Apr. 26,...

April 26, 2019 12:00 p.m.
26 Apr
Investor Office Hours

Attend this rare opportunity to sit down face-to-face and practice pitch your innovation to professionals who have helped fund dozens of local startups...

April 26, 2019 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 27

27 Apr
Pitt Public Health Celebration of Student Awards

A coctail reception and awards ceremony honoring standouts from the graduating class of 2018-19 in multiple award categories. Awardees will be notified by...

April 27, 2019 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 28

28 Apr
Pitt Public Health Convocation

Celebrate the academic achievement of the our 2018-19 graduates as they become our newest cohort of alumni at our 69th Convocation. Family and friends are...

April 28, 2019 1:00 p.m.

April 2019