Health Sciences Diversity

Interdisciplinary Latino Research Initiative (ILRI) Spring 2017 Networking Meeting

January 30, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the first spring networking meeting of the Interdisciplinary Latino Research Initiative (ILRI).  Paulette Vincent Ruz, student from the School of Educaiton, will talk to us about her work regarding different identify profiles of middle school students and how these profiles relate to the science experiences they choose to engage with.  Paulette is finding that gender and race are important variables to consider in these cases.  We are open to all.  Those who attend come from multiple schools at the University of Pittsburgh and from Duquesne University and Carnegie Mellon University.  So far, the disciplines include public health, education, social work, and anthropology.  For additional information, please email Chantel Durrant at  Please also review the Center for Health Equity website located at              See flyer

Location and Address

Graduate School of Public Health, A521 Crabtree Hall, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261.  From the front door, turn left, go past the double doors and take the elevator on your right.  Light refreshments will be served. 

Directions and Parking Information

Parking at city meters and various garages located near the GSPH. 

University of Pittsburgh Year of Healthy U

This year Pitt is studying, recognizing, and appreciating practices that promote good health, showing how a cross disciplinary understanding of health can lead to better lives. The Year of Healthy U will advance our understanding of health in all its forms and renew our commitment to fostering a healthy community.