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Pittsburgh Hosts Centenary Symposium on Sustainability: Survival of the Wisest

Join the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health for a commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Jonas Salk’s birth, showcasing his commitment to a sustainable human future. The program will be a look forward, addressing sustainability from a number of different perspectives with a focus on the environment, global health, and the human dimension of what will be required to bring about constructive change.

Hosted by Pitt Public Health and the Pitt Office of the Provost, and the Jonas Salk Legacy Foundation, this event brings together academic and business leaders for a day-long program. Looking at the relationship between sustainability and public health, session topics will include population health, the nexus between sustainability and a green economy, and sustainable businesses in sustainable communities.

The symposium is open to the public and free; lunch is $15. To register, visit http://www.publichealth.pitt.edu/salk.