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CRAB Co-Chair Dr. South-Paul Receives International Award for Work in Japan

Congratulations to CHE Community Research Advisory Board (CRAB) Co-Chair, Dr. Jeanette South-Paul, for being honored for her international medical work in Japan!

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CHE Participating in Pitt Parking Day: September 21, 2018

The Center for Health Equity (CHE) will participate in Pitt PARK(ing) Day, an annual one-day event held on the third Friday of September. The concept is to take an urban parking space, an... View »

Environmental Justice Community Organizer Position

The "One Pennsylvania" organization is hiring an Environmental Justice Community Organizer.   See link for job description and details. 

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Passing of Mr. Stephen Drake

It is with deep sadness that the University of Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity reports on the death of Mr. Stephen Drake, one of our life coaches on the Violence Prevention Initiative.  ... View »

CHE Announces Master's & Doctoral Student Scholarship Award

The Center for Health Equity (CHE) has opened the application process for it's 2017 Master's & Doctoral Student Scholarship Award.  Any graduate student at the thesis, master's essay... View »

Center for Health Equity New Director Announced

Noble A-W Maseru, PhD, MPH, joined Pitt Public Health on August 15, 2017, as director of the Center for Health... View »

CHE Releases 2016 Homicide Review Findings

The Center for Health Equity of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health recently released the Community Violence Prevention Project 2016 Homicide Review Report which... View »

CHE Ojo Latino Project in the News

The Center for Health Equity recently collaborated with several organizations to take the Ojo Latino Photovoices Project to the community.

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CHE Seeks Volunteers for its Barbershop Service Project

Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) is the Center for Health Equity's (CHE) annual health promotion and disease prevention initiative in partnership with African American... View »

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 »