Open Door Project

Creating a Supportive Environment for Our Veteran Students


November 6, 2017 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Edwin Hernandez, director of the University of Pittsburgh’s Office of Veterans Services and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, will moderate a panel of Pitt faculty, students, and alumni—all of whom are US military veterans— as they discuss ways in which the University can best welcome and support veteran and military affiliated students.



Dr. Michael A. Dunn, Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
U.S. Army

Dr. Robert L. Engelmeier (DEN '70), Professor
University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine
U.S. Air Force

Dr. Ronald Poropatich (A&S '77), Professor of Medicine
Executive Director of the Center for Military Medicine Research, Health Sciences
U.S. Army

Julia Slifko
Student, University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
U.S. Air Force

Luke J. Widich (LAW '08), Director, Contracts, Pricing and Procurement
Tetra Tech, Inc.
U.S. Air Force

Location and Address

3:30-4:30 p.m.
University Club, Conference Room A

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