The Pitt Men’s Study was recently highlighted in an issue ROOTS, a publication by the Jewish Healthcare Foundation, entitled “The Fight Against AIDS 1981-2014: A Pittsburgh Story.” The book contains some early history of the PMS as well as other local organizations. Check out a PDF of it here.
The Pitt Men’s Study will be hosting its annual HIV Educational Forum on Wednesday, April 16th. The forum is an opportunity for Pitt Men’s Study participants to hear talks from researchers and ask questions about important HIV and research matters.
The event starts at 6:30pm and is held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 3454 Forbes Ave, in Oakland. It is a free event and includes a dinner served at 7pm, but you must register by April 7.
To register, email Jessica McGuinness at firstname.lastname@example.org (or call 412-383-1674). When registering, specify your meal choice: Stuffed Chicken Breast, Cheese Tortellini, or Vegetable Napoleon (Cheese Tortellini and Vegetable Napoleon can be served as vegan on request).
Take a look at the flyer here
This month the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force (PATF) is memorializing the 20th anniversary of the death of Kerry Stoner, one of the founding members of PATF and longtime ally of the Pitt Men’s Study. From PATF:
June 2nd 2013 marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Kerry Stoner, one of the founding members of the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force. The oldest son of Dick and Marjorie, Stoner grew up on a dairy farm in Westmoreland County. After graduating from Washington and Jefferson University and coming out to his parents, he decided against his earlier dream of becoming an English teacher. Stoner moved to Pittsburgh and became the manager at the Crossover, a local gay night club.
On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013, the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public Health will host a conference featuring Henry Ng, MD. The talk will be an overview of transgender health care, and it is open to the public.
Henry Ng, MD, is an internist and a pediatrician and MetroHealth Medical Center. He is the president elect of the Gay Lesbian Medical Association. He is one of the founders and the clinical director of the PRIDE Clinic, a primary care clinic for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning patients and families. His clinical interests are in health disparities, LGBT health, medical student and resident education.
The talk is at 12:30PM in the Graduate School of Public Health, Room A115, 130 De Soto St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.
On Wednesday April 17th at 7 PM, the Pitt Men’s Study will be hosting an HIV Educational Forum at the University Club (123 University Place, Oakland). The forum will feature speakers and a Q & A session. Dinner will be served at 7:30 PM.
Those wanting to attend must register before April 5, 2013, by emailing Jessica McGuiness at email@example.com, or calling 412-383-1674. When registering, specify your meal choice: blackened red snapper, chicken breast asiago, or vegetable napoleon (can be served as vegan).
Hope to see you there!