BUSM This Week                                                       September 4, 2016
News news
The Foundation has awarded Casey Taft, PhD, professor of Psychiatry, a grant for the national expansion of an intervention to prevent and reduce intimate partner violence in veteran populations. 
Click here for a list of students from BUSM's Class of 2017 who have been elected to membership in Alpha Omega Alpha.
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Impact Zone
Thor Stein, MD, PhD; Ann McKee, MD

Should Kids Play Tackle Football? Brain Injury Researcher Says No
Ann McKee, MD 

Doctors Continue to Use Some Treatments Despite Evidence That They Don't Help
David Felson, MD, MPH 
Learn more about parking, shuttle and MBTA commuter schedules over the holiday weekend. 

Attention faculty and staff: The University has refreshed the BU Employee Wellness website
http://www.bu.edu/wellness/. Check out this resource for all wellness events and programs.
CTSI Integrated Pilot Grant Program Seeking Applications

Boston University Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Integrated Pilot Grant Program is requesting applications

Application Deadline: Sept. 30, 2016 at 5 p.m. Learn more.

The Office of the Associate Dean for Research has made improvements to the online calendar of funding opportunities.

Faculty ActionFacultyAction
Faculty Development & Diversity Series: Demystifying the  
Study Section Process with Dr. Andy Henderson

Tuesday, Sept. 6, Noon-1 p.m.; Wilkins Board Room 
CME credit offered.
Contact: Robina Bhasin at rbhasin@bu.edu  
Events Events
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.

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BUSM General Faculty Meeting

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 1-2 p.m. 
BUSM Instructional Building, L-210

Presented by Chris Murray, Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and Professor of Global Health at the University of Washington

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 4-5 p.m.
Charles River Campus 
635 Commonwealth Ave.  
Sargent College Room 101
Admission is free
Reception to follow in the Setterberg Lounge, 2nd floor
Contact Katy Staley at kstaley@bu.edu or 617-353-2705 for more details.

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