Alumni Events

Whether you’re based in western Pennsylvania, across the nation, or around the globe, keep an eye out for formal and informal gatherings of your Pitt Public Health peers.

Annual Alumni Events

Alumni Reception at APHA

Pitt Public Health typically hosts a reception in conjunction with the APHA Annual Meeting & Expo each fall. The APHA event offers innovative opportunities to engage with public health experts, collaborate with other advocates and grow professionally. Let Lourdes Cano know if you're planning on attending or need information about the reception. 

HPM Reception in Chicago at ACHE

Each spring faculty and student researchers from Pitt's Department of Health Policy and Management participate in short courses, tutorials and roundtables, and give invited talks, contributed talks, and poster presentations at ACHE's Congress on Healthcare Leadership and often hold a reception. Contact Mike Friend in HPM for more information, or if you're attending the ACHE this year.  

Homecoming and Health Sciences Reunion

Connect with the broader campus community during Homecoming each October and visit with both Pitt Public Health colleagues and others during the annual Health Sciences Reunion weekend during the same weekend each year. Information about last year's events

Alumni Awards

Dean Maureen Lichtveld invites you to nominate yourself, fellow classmates, and alumni collaborators for a Pitt Public Health Alumni Award each fall. Awardees will be honored with an event near the end of each fall term. Read about the 2023 awardees

Porter Prize 

The Porter Prize is awarded biennially in recognition of an individual’s exemplary performance in health promotion and disease prevention. The Porter Prize is named in honor of Milton and Adrienne Porter. Milton Porter (1910–96), as CEO of the L.B. Foster Company, was among the first industrialists in the nation to view the workplace as a site for wellness programs. Activities at his company resulted in smoking cessation, weight loss, and increased physical activity among employees. Understanding the benefits to society of clearly focused, well-managed, and fully funded health promotion and disease prevention efforts is the Porters’ legacy.