Health Sciences Diversity

University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences 2018 Health Disparities Poster Competition CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

April 2, 2018 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm

The term “disparities” applies to differences in health status in any studied population compared to the comparable majority (or more commonly studied) population.  We expect to see work in disparities based upon race or ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, and other parameters.  $100 PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED IN FOUR CATEGORIES: MASTERS, DOCTORAL, POSTDOCTORAL AND FIRST PROFESSIONAL.

**POSTERS ACCEPTED FOR RESEARCH AND COMMUNITY-BASED INITIATIVES DESIGNED TO ADDRESS HEALTH DISPARITIES

ABSTRACTS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY BY MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12th TOdiversity@hs.pitt.edu

Authors of abstracts accepted for poster presentations will be notified by Friday, February 23, 2018 and will receive further guidelines for preparation of posters.   FLYER

Competition HELD on Monday, April 2, 2018
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Biomedical Science Tower South Lobby


For more information, contact mam524@pitt.edu or phone the office at 412-648-2066.       

Location and Address

Thomas Starzl Biomedical Science Tower (BST) South Lobby and S100

Directions and Parking Information

BST garage located on Lothrop Street, upper entrance.  Also, on street parking, city pay stations. 

University of Pittsburgh Year of Healthy U

This year Pitt is studying, recognizing, and appreciating practices that promote good health, showing how a cross disciplinary understanding of health can lead to better lives. The Year of Healthy U will advance our understanding of health in all its forms and renew our commitment to fostering a healthy community.