BUSM This Week                                                           June 26, 2016
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Emelia Benjamin Receives AHA's Highest Honor

Professor of Medicine and Assistant Provost for Faculty Development Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM, FAHA received the Gold Heart Award in recognition of continued, distinguished service. 
Mandatory Treatment Not Effective at Reducing Drug Use, Violates Human Rights

A study by Department of Medicine researchers Bulat Idrisov, MD, MSc, and Karsten Lunze, MD, MPH, DrPH, in collaboration with colleagues, finds that countries often lack the capacity to treat substance use disorders.

Barbara Nikolajczyk, PhD, associate professor of microbiology, has received a five-year, $2.95 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.

In the Media inthemedia

Why the Summer Solstice May Be the Happiest Day of the Year
Irina Zhdanova, MD, PhD
What Should Vacationers Pack In Their Travel Medical Kit?
Davidson Hamer, MD, FACP, FIDSA

A Young Athlete's World of Pain, and Where It Led
Ann McKee, MD
Announcements announcements
BU-CTSI Offering Free Research Consults

The Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is offering consultations through the Clinical Research Informatics and Technology Consultation (CRITC) Service for BU/BMC researchers. Learn more.

Faculty ActionFacultyAction
Promoting Your Manuscript Galleys and Funding Announcements

Learn how to promote your research and increase the visibility of your work.

Biomedical Engineering and the Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) have established a new collaborative program to accelerate the commercialization of clinician-inspired medical device innovations. Learn more.  
CIIS Pilot Grant Program Seeks Applicants

The Center for Implementation and Improvement Sciences seeks pilot projects that will improve the processes and outcomes of health care delivery, particularly in safety net settings.

Application deadline: July 15 at 11:59 p.m.
Funding decision: Aug. 15, 2016
Earliest start: Sept. 1, 2016

Learn more about the pilot and how to apply.

Events Events
Please visit the  calendar  for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.

Save the Date SavetheDate
July 21: Reforms in Medical Education 

Visiting Professor George Thibault, MD, President of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
Thursday, July 21, 1-2 p.m.; Hiebert Lounge 


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