About Us

About Us

On December 15, 2011, the Graduate School of Public Health and the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences established the Center for Health Equity (CHE), which aims to understand and reduce health disparities in underserved populations, particularly those in Western Pennsylvania. The center engages the community in efforts to reduce the major causes of excess mortality among disadvantaged populations in the region, such as infant mortality; community violence; and cardiovascular health, with the ultimate goal of reducing excess mortality in the southwestern Pennsylvania region.


Pitt Celebrates Black History Month
CHE Announces the 2016 Communities Working for Health Equity Mini-Grant
Pittsburgh & Allegheny County Pledge To Help Eliminate Job Barriers For Former Inmates


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