Take A Health Professional to the People Day

April 19, 2019 -

11:00am to 3:00pm

Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) is a health promotion and educational event coordinated by the University of Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity (CHE) in partnership with five African American barbershops in Pittsburgh.  It is a community-based program conducted in April during National Minority Health Month.

Health professionals, practitioners, and students can volunteer to conduct health screenings (such as blood pressure, oral health, etc.) and provide healthly lifestyle education to community members at participating barbershops.   Register by noon on April 17 via the link below:



Email all questions to healtheq@pitt.edu







Location and Address

Five Participating Barber Shops:

  • Bat's Barber Shop (5911 Penn Ave; East Liberty; 15206)
  • Big Tom's Barber Shop (2042 Centre Ave; Hill District; 15219)
  • The Natural Choice (111 Meyran Ave; Oakland; 15213)
  • Wade's Barber Shop (7223 Kelly Street; Homewood; 15208)
  • Willie Tee's Barber Shop (7205 Frankstown Ave; Homewood; 15208)