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Pitt Office of Health Sciences Diversity Panel to Focus on LGBT Health

WHAT: The University of Pittsburgh Office of Health Sciences Diversity is partnering with Pittsburgh Pride 2012 for its "Diversity in Practice Speaker Series” and offering a panel discussion on sexual minority health. The speakers will focus on health issues facing the LGBT community.

WHO: Speakers will be Mack Friedman, M.P.H., a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at Pitt’s Graduate School of Public Health; Nina Markovic, Ph.D., associate professor in Dental Public Health at Pitt’s School of Dental Medicine and epidemiology at the Graduate School of Public Health; and Tom Mills, M.D., M.P.H., clinical associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry in Pitt’s School of Medicine.

WHEN: 12 p.m., Wednesday, June 6

WHERE: Scaife Hall, Lecture Room 3, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3550 Terrace Street

WHY: The Office of Health Sciences Diversity was established in October 2007 to assist departments within the schools of the health sciences to seek qualified, diverse candidates for academic opportunities, encourage diversity and inclusion within the schools and to promote awareness of issues affecting minorities. The office’s “Diversity in Practice Speaker Series” is an ongoing lecture series that highlights some of these issues.

Media wishing to cover the event should contact Jennifer C. Yates at 412-647-9966 or YatesJC@upmc.edu.

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