Outgoing med school dean Levine to give keynote at Honors Convocation

Dr. Arthur S. Levine, senior vice chancellor for the health sciences and dean of the School of Medicine, will be the keynote speaker for the 43rd annual Pitt Honors Convocation on Feb. 22.

Arthur LevineAfter more than 20 years of service to Pitt, Levine has announced his intent to step down from his current leadership posts and open a new lab within the University devoted to researching Alzheimer’s disease.

Among the featured awards celebrated at the ceremony will be the Omicron Delta Kappa Senior of the Year Award and the Chancellor’s Distinguished Public Service, Teaching and Research Awards.

The Honors Convocation starts at 3 p.m. at Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland. The ceremony is open to the public. Attendees do not need tickets for entry. For more information, visit convocation.pitt.edu.