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SPH This Month
March 6, 2016
Launching Our 40th Anniversary; Regional Receptions and Events
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02.21 The Ongoing Challenge of Substance Use and Its Consequences
02.14 On Suicide
02.07 The Aspirations and Strategies of Public Health
01.31 Learning from Flint
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Vigilance—But Not Panic—Needed in US Reaction to the Zika Virus
[VIDEO] Pregnant women should avoid travel to regions with outbreaks, and others to protect against mosquitoes.
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SPH Profiled in The Lancet
In honor of 40th anniversary, journal examines School’s history and future vision.
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For Student Consultants on Food Security, a Place at the Table
Students from community health class present to Let’s Get Healthy Boston Food Access Coalition.
Alumni NEWS
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Alumna Appointed to Abiomed Board of Directors
Jeannine Rivet, member of SPH Dean’s Advisory Board, joins board of Massachusetts-based medical device company.
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Alumna Researches Healthcare Access Effects
Maya McDoom begins work as postdoctoral researcher studying healthcare access effects on cardiovascular and kidney disease outcomes.
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Hundreds Gather for 40th Anniversary Celebration
[SLIDESHOW] Alumni, faculty, and students celebrate SPH's "lasting contributions" at Algonquin Club in Boston.
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"It’s a Revolutionary Moment"
[VIDEO] NAACP leader Cornell Brooks, NYC health commissioner Mary Bassett, and other advocates talk racial bias and criminal justice reform at daylong Dean's Symposium.
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"Meet Them Where They Are, Don't Just Leave Them There"
[VIDEO] Alumnus Ali Noorani of National Immigration Forum spoke about immigration reform as part of Dean's Seminar Series.
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Alain Beaudet: Need to Better Address Health Inequities
National Geographic
Sexual Transmission Is Just the Latest Zika Surprise — quotes Davidson Hamer, professor of global health.
State by State, More Guns Mean More Killing of Women — references study by Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences, and Emily Rothman, associate professor of community health sciences.
New York Times
Massachusetts Chief’s Tack in Drug War: Steer Addicts to Rehab, Not Jail — quotes David Rosenbloom, professor and chair of health law, policy & management.
Foreign Policy
The Ebola Rape Epidemic No One’s Talking About — quotes Monica Onyango, clinical assistant professor of global health.
U.S. News & World Report
Reproductive Freedom at Risk — opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
Regional Alumni Receptions with Faculty
Tuesday, March 15, Chicago, IL.
Monday, March 21, Washington, DC.
Monday, March 28, San Francisco, CA.
Dean in the World—Alumni Receptions
Monday, March 7, Paris, France.
Thursday, March 10, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Sunday, March 13, Atlanta, GA.
Wednesday, March 30, Munich, Germany.
Thursday, March 31, London, England.
Public Health Forum—Insights on Population Health Measurement
Tuesday, March 15, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Dean's Seminar Series—The Opioid Epidemic: Why Cops Are Sending People with Addiction to Treatment Instead of Jail
Wednesday, March 16, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm, Keefer Auditorium.
Cathy Shine Lecture—Barely Covered: Underinsurance and Its Impact on Access to Care
Wednesday, March 23, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Global Health Storytelling—Ending Poverty by 2030: Fantasy or Attainable Goal?
Thursday, March 24, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
View the full SPH calendar.
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