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SPH This Month
September 6, 2015
Welcome to the 2015–2016 Academic Year
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07.19 10 Ideas for Better Health of the Massachusetts Public
07.05 Migration and Health through the Lifecourse
06.28 Health and the LGBT Community: A Step Forward
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Additional Schooling Cuts Risk of HIV Infection in Botswana
Extra school years especially cut the risk of infection in girls.
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Extended Family Members Help Curb Youth Drinking
Youth in Mexico get help from aunts, uncles, other relatives to reduce drinking.
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Leonard Glantz Retires, Will Become Professor Emeritus of Health Law
Glantz also served as associate dean for academic affairs and held appointments in both the School of Medicine and the School of Law.
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Enthusiasm for Personalized Medicine Is Premature
Dean Galea cautions against "unstinting focus" on personalized medicine in New England Journal of Medicine article.
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Alumna Wins World Bank Video Contest
Student project took top honors for depictions of public-private partnerships in health in developing countries.
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SCOTUScare for Obamacare
The 6-3 ruling in King v. Burwell reveals the Court’s growing understanding of health reform.
by Wendy Mariner
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Doing the Right Thing in Outbreak Management
If doing the right thing in public health is ineffective, is it still “the right thing”?
by David Ozonoff
Prep School Rape Trial Puts Spotlight On High School Assaults — quotes Emily Rothman, associate professor of community health sciences.
The New York Times
Fetal Tissue from Abortions for Research Is Traded in a Gray Zone — quotes George Annas, professor and chair of health law, bioethics, and human rights.
Learning About Competition From the UK’s National Health Service — article by Austin Frakt, associate professor of health policy and management.
Huffington Post
Lessons From Katrina: After the News Moves On, the Hard Work Begins — article by Dean Sandro Galea.
Contemporary Issues in Public Health: A Dialogue on Homelessness
Tuesday, September 15, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Book Release: Genomic Messages
Thursday, September 17, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, L311.
Film Screening: Positively Beautiful
Thursday, September 17, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm, Instructional Building, R115.
Alumni Weekend Networking Breakfast with a Healthcare Leader
Friday, September 25, 7:30 am – 9:30 am, Hiebert Lounge.
Best of BU Luncheon and University Alumni Awards
Saturday, September 26, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, George Sherman Union, Metcalf Hall.
Public Health Forum: Public Health Priorities for an Aging Population
Tuesday, September 29, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
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