April 7 and 8th marked the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health’s annual academic poster competition for students to highlight their research and public health practice.
This year, several Center for Healthy Environments and Communities members competed:
- Samantha Malone, BCHS – “Implementation of FracTracker.org: A GeoWeb platform to manage and communicate shale gas information” – Poster | PowerPoint
- Drew Michanowicz, EOH – “Temporal Trends and Spatial Distribution of Air Quality in Western Pennsylvania in the 2000s” – Poster
- Kyle Ferrar, EOH – “Natural Gas Wastewater Treatment: Effluent characterization” – The case study mentioned in Dr. Volz’s recent Senate Hearing Committee presentation. – Poster
On the day of the Deans Day awards ceremony, April 15th, Samantha received the Rosenkranz Award for the project judged to be the most significant contribution to the public health field, as well as the overall Dean’s Day third place award in the doctoral category. Drew received the EOH Keleti Award for environmental excellence. Congratulations to Sam and Drew, as well as all of the Dean’s Day award winners.