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Open Forums Scheduled for Health Sciences Senior Vice Chancellor, Med School Dean Search

The search committee will hold a series of open forums where members of the University community can share input about this role. All faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends are invited to participate.
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The West Wing: Proposed Renovation, Expansion of Scaife Hall

Sixty-five years after breaking ground for Scaife Hall, Pitt readies for a proposed renovation and expansion that’s fit for the future of med ed.
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Faculty Asked to Vote for Representatives to SVC Health Sciences Search Committee

The election of faculty representatives to the Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences Search Committee is currently underway. Online voting through takes place March 13-25, 2019.
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Questions and Answers: Search for Health Sciences SVC, Dean of Med School

The formation of the search committee for a senior vice chancellor for the health sciences and John and Gertrude Petersen Dean of the School of Medicine is underway. Read more about the search process and how you can participate.
Naudia Jonassaint

Jonassaint Named First Vice Chair for Diversity for Department of Medicine

Naudia Jonassaint, medical director of clinical hepatology at UPMC Presbyterian and assistant professor of medicine, will work to enhance diversity and inclusion across the department.

Women in Medicine and Science Forum Fosters Inspiration, Empowerment in Workplace

The 2018 Women in Medicine and Science Forum featured presentations about wellness, meditation and how to be happier and more productive at work by Pitt faculty and researchers.

Pitt Partners with for Translational Research

The partnership will benefit Pitt researchers in teaming up with the medical industry to translate new research discoveries into therapeutic treatments and cures.