With support from donors, the University of Pittsburgh and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Pitt Public Health completed a $77 million, multi-year expansion and renovation project. The most significant investment in our physical plant since the founding of the school in 1948, the “Building for a Healthier World” project funded the creation of new, state-of-the-art laboratories, academic areas and communal spaces.
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Departments, Offices, and Center Locations

 Unit Location

BCHS department

6th floor

Biostatistics department

7th floor

EOH department

4th floor

Epidemiology department

5th floor

HPM department


Human Genetics department

3rd floor

IDM department

2nd floor

*see also departmental student services staff directory below

Office of Student Affairs


Office of the Dean

7th floor
Technology support G009 and gsphit@pitt.edu
Communications 7th floor and phcomm@pitt.edu



Public Health Dynamics Lab

7th floor

Center for Public Health Practice

7th floor

Center for LGBT Health Research

6th floor

Center for Health Equity

6th floor

Center for Global Health


Basic Facilities Locations

Common areas

  • 1st floor commons
  • Departmental break rooms, including commons areas on south end of Lab Pavilion floors 2, 3, and 4. (See your department administrator for access.)
  • Student quiet study rooms in most departments
  • 4th floor kitchen

Student computer lab and printer


Lab Pavilion access

Lab Pavilion floors are swipe access only (from Public Health South hallways or directly from elevator).

Student lockers See your department student services administrator to reserve
Hot water sinks Departmental kitchens; 4th floor kitchen; A521 
Refrigerators Departmental student study rooms
Microwave ovens Commons cafe, departmental kitchens, and study rooms
Showers Ground floor
Lactation room 4th floor
(see Office of Student Affairs for access)
Meditation room 3rd floor
Cafe First floor commons.
Fall and spring terms - Mon-Thurs 7:30-5, Friday 7:30-2

Reserving Classrooms

Availability for these rooms can be viewed through the registrar's 25 Live reservation system.

Reservations can be made once term schedules have been finalized. 

Classroom Capacity Seating details
Public Health Auditorium
199 Fixed seats/writing tablets
includes 5 ADA compliant spaces and
13 movable seats at the rear
for a potential 18 additional seats. 
Public Health Lecture Hall
104 Fixed seats/writing tablets
A215 47 Tablet arm desks
A216 39 Tablet arm desks
A425 24 Tables/chairs
A522 40 Tablet arm desks
A719 60 Tablet arm desks
2121C 24 Tables/chairs
3121C 24 Tables/chairs

This room is scheduled through Karen M. Perkins after classes have been scheduled for the term.

Classroom Capacity Seating details
A622 28 Tables/chairs

Reserving Conference Rooms and Commons

School Conference Rooms and Commons

The following rooms can be scheduled Karen M. Perkins kmp32@pitt.edu in the office of the dean.

Public Health 1154
Jewish Healthcare Foundation Conference Room

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation Conference Room (1154) is available on the first floor and includes movable tables and chairs, white board, conference phone, and TV monitor.

Public Health 1155
Foster Conference Room

The Foster Conference Room (1155) is available on the first floor and includes moveable tables, a white board, conference phone, and TV monitor. It seats up to 16 people.  (formerly known as 1149 or 109)

Computer connection cables can be located.



Conference room A521 has moveable tables, a white board, conference phone, and TV monitor.

Public Health Commons

Open area on the 1st floor can be scheduled through Karen M. Perkins.
The Fifth Avenue lobby area (outside G23) cannot be formally reserved.

Departmental Conference Rooms

The following departmental seminar and conference rooms in Public Health should be scheduled via the associated departments.

  • The Hunter Meeting Room (2128) and the Cen Seminar Room (2140) in IDM
  • Public Health 3128 and the C.C. Li Seminar Room (3140) in HuGen
  • Public Health 4128 and the Young Seminar Room (4140) in EOH
  • The Chiu Meeting Room (5128) and the Burke Seminar Room (5140) in EPI
  • Public Health 6128 and the Henkel Seminar Room (6140) in BCHS
  • Public Health A625 and A638 in HPM
  • Public Health 7128 and the Peterson Seminar Room 7139 in BIOS

Departmental Student Services Staff





Behavioral and Community Health Sciences Paul Markgraf 412-624-3107 pjm111@pitt.edu
Biostatistics Helen Chen 412-624-3022 biostat@pitt.edu
Environmental and Occupational Health Bryanna Snyder 412-383-7297 bms85@pitt.edu
Epidemiology Amy Rhodes 412-383-5269 rhodesa@edc.pitt.edu
Health Policy and Management Jessica Dornin 412-624-3625 jld115@pitt.edu
Human Genetics Noel Harrie 412-624-3066 nce1@pitt.edu
Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Erin Schuetz 412-624-3331 idm@pitt.edu
Multidisciplinary MPH Renee Valenti 412-624-3023 renee.valenti@pitt.edu


The two main elevators and freight elevator stop at all floors.

The north elevator stops at floors 1-7, but does not go to level G.

The lab pavilion elevator stops at floors G, 2, 3, and 4; the laboratory floors (2,3,4) can only be accessed by swipe card.

Room Numbering

Four digit room numbers are used where the first digit indicates the floor number. For spaces in the lab pavilion, the second digit is zero (“#0##”), and for spaces in the main building the second digit is a one (“#1##”). Room numbers starting with the letter “A” are on the north/uphill end of the school. Example: A521 (first numerical digit after the “A” indicates the floor number).


  • Fifth Avenue entrance
    Monday through Friday: 7 a.m.–9 p.m. | Weekends and holidays: Scan only
  • De Soto Street entrance
    Monday through Friday: 7 a.m.-9 p.m. | Weekends and holidays: Scan only 
  • Loading dock
    Monday through Friday: 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. | Weekends and holidays: Scan only
  • Garage entrances
    Scan only

If you encounter any problems in a Pitt classroom, contact: 

Classroom Services
Classroom Problem Report Form