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Pitt Celebrates Black History Month

About Pitt’s K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month Program

Pitt began its annual Black History Month Program in 2004 with the world premiere of the documentary K. Leroy Irvis... View »

CHE Announces the 2016 Communities Working for Health Equity Mini-Grant

The Center for Health Equity (CHE) is pleased to announce its 2016 Communities Working for Health Equity Mini-Grant.  The mini-grant is intended for small nonprofit organizations with an... View »

Pittsburgh & Allegheny County Pledge To Help Eliminate Job Barriers For Former Inmates

In April of this year, the White House unveiled the pledge as a "call-to-action" for the private sector to improve their communities by eliminating barriers for those with a criminal record and... View »

Application Deadline Extended for CHE Master's & Doctoral Student Scholarship Award

The Center for Health Equity (CHE) has extended the deadline for the Master's & Doctoral Student Scholarship Award to October 18, 2016.  Graduate students who are at the thesis, master's essay... View »

Congratulations to Pittsburgh Black Nurses in Action, Inc.--CHE Communities Working for Health Equity Mini-Grant Winner!

Pittsburgh Black Nurses in Action, Inc., (PBNIA) is the 2016 Center for Health Equity (CHE) Communities Working for Health Equity Mini-Grant Winner! Over the next year, PBNIA's "... View »

Congratulations to Dr. Jeanette Trauth--CHE Faculty Collaborating with Community Mini-Grant Winner!

Congratulations to Dr. Jeanette Trauth, the Center for Health Equity 2016 Faculty Collaborating with Community Mini-Grant Winner!  Dr. Trauth is workign with the organization Family... View »

Register for Take A Health Professional Day--April 7

The Center for Health Equity is hosting its annual Take A Health Professional to the People Day (TADay)on Thursday, April 7, 2016, from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  TADay is a health promotion... View »

New! Faculty Collaborationg with Community Mini-Grant

The Center for Health Equity (CHE) is pleased to announce the open application process for its Spring 2016 Faculty Collaborating with Community Mini-Grant.  This mini-... View »

Congratulations to CHE Master's & Doctoral Student Scholarship Winners

The Center for Health Equity (CHE) is pleased to annouce its 2015 Master's & Doctoral Student Scholarship Winners:

Kevin Urda,... View »

GRIPS Inclusion in National Network of Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs

The CHE GRIPS (Gunshot Reocurring Injury Prevention Services) Research Study is proud to be part of the National Network of Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs (NNHVIP).  GRIPS joins... View »

NEW! CHE Violence Prevention Project Highlighted in MedPage Today

Behavioral and Community Health Sciences Department Chair, Dr. Steven Albert and Visiting Faculty Instructor Richard Garland are quoted in a MedPage Today article on firearm violence and... View »

CHE Announces 2015 Community Mini-Grant Application

The Center for Health Equity (CHE) is pleased to announce the Fall 2015 Communities Working for Health Equity Mini-Grant.  This mini-grant application addresses the... View »

2015 Academic Medicine Career Development Regional Conferences

The Center for Health Equity and Pitt Public Health with HSHPS (Hispanic Serving Health Professions Schools) announce the 2015 Academic Medicine Career Development Regional Conferences taking... View »

CHE Announces Master's & Doctoral Student Scholarship Award

The Center for Health Equity (CHE) is pleased to announce its Master's & Doctoral Student Scholarship Award for students working on their thesis or dissertation in the field of health equity. ... View »

Pitt Public Health's Membership to the Hispanic Serving Health Professions Schools

The Center for Health Equity (CHE) proudly announces Pitt Public Health's membership to the Hispanic Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS).  HSHPS is a member-based organization consisting of... View »