Calendar of Events

October 18, 2018 (All day) to October 21, 2018 (All day)
Disneyland Hotel Anaheim, CA
October 18, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center 100 Lytton Avenue

Moderator: Margaret C. McDonald, PhD, MFA
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and International Programs, Health Sciences

This panel is part of Science 2018, the University of Pittsburgh’s annual celebration of science and technology.

October 26, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
1500 Posvar Hall

The reading for this discussion— Jasbir Puar, Bodies with New Organs, Becoming Trans, Becoming Disabled, Social Text 33.3(2015)—is available from Email with questions or access needs. 

Disability Studies Reading Group

October 30, 2018 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
Barco Law Building Ground Floor, Courtroom

Jeannie Suk Gersen
John H. Watson, Jr. Professor of Law
Harvard Law School

Mark A. Nordenberg Lecture in Law, Medicine & Psychiatry

November 5, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
A115 Public Health

Jim Lavery, PhD
Hilton Chair in Global Health Ethics
Professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health in the Rollins School of Public Health

November 6, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Alcoa Room 2nd Floor, Barco Law Building

Jim Lavery, PhD
Hilton Chair in Global Health Ethics
Professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health
Rollins School of Public Health

Space is limited; lunch will be served. A reservation is required. To reserve a space, contact

Center for Bioethics & Health Law Colloquium**

November 6, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
4th Floor Scaife Hall

Jan Herman, MA
Retired Historian of the Navy Medical Department

C.F. Reynolds Medical History Society Lecture Series

November 27, 2018 (All day) to November 28, 2018 (All day)
University Club
November 28, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Scaife 1105AB

Rana Awdish, MD, FCCP
Director Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Medical Director, Care Experience Henry Ford Health System
Assistant Professor Wayne State University School of Medicine

Author of In Shock: How nearly dying made me a better intensive care doctor (2017)


November 30, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Venue TBD

Howard Degenholtz, PhD
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management
University of Pittsburgh

December 3, 2018 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
602 Cathedral of Learning

Peter Blier, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Baystate Children's Hospital
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate

January 10, 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
G23 Public Health

Scott W. Stern
Historian and Author of The Trials of Nina McCall

January 15, 2019 -
7:15am to 8:15am
Auditorium Magee Women's Hospital

Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor 
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics and Department of Health, Behavior & Society
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine