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February 5, 2017
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
New Lifelong Learning Initiative
Avoiding the Public Health Triple Fail
On the History and Importance of Vaccines
6 New Years Resolutions to Improve the Health of the Public in 2017
Looking Back at the Year
Police-Led Addiction Program in Gloucester Shows First-Year Success
[VIDEO] Almost all substance users who came for help were placed in detoxification or substance-use treatment programs during first year.
Future Needs Public Health Workforce with Expertise in Genetic Data
Josée Dupuis, innovator in statistical genetics, becomes chair of Department of Biostatistics.
Student Looks for Clues to Healthier Aging
Jennifer Lyons led study of walking speed as predictor of nursing home residence.
Flu Vaccination Coverage During Pregnancy RisesBut Not Enough
Coverage rate of 41 percent falls short of national recommendation.
Two Professors Join Epidemiology Journal Editorial Board
Matthew Fox and Jennifer Weuve join editorial board of
Im Happy to Have Found My Academic Family
New diversity scholars welcomed over dinner on December 9.
IN CONVERSATION WITH
It's Hard to Say Whether It's Better or Worse
[VIDEO] Professor David Jones on Robert Kennedy, Obamacare, and the Mississippi Deltas food swamp.
IN THE MEDIA
Researchers: Nearly 400 Drug Addicts Helped in Police Effort quotes David Rosenbloom, professor of health law, policy & management.
6 New Years Resolutions to Create a Healthier World in 2017 opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
Rehabilitating Guantánamos Torture Victims opinion by Sondra Crosby, associate professor of health law, policy & management; and George Annas, professor of health law, policy & management.
Favorable View of Mass. Health Costs Undone by the Data opinion by Alan Sager, professor of health law, policy & management.
Gun Laws, Mental Health Spending Tied to Fewer School Shootings quotes Bindu Kalesan, assistant professor of community health sciences.
How We Obtained the Governments Data on Agent Orange and Birth Defects quotes David Ozonoff, professor of environmental health.
DEAN'S SEMINAR: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTHCan the Private Sector Make a Difference?
Thursday, February 16, 1:00 pm 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: SPH READS
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
: A Conversation with the Family of Henrietta Lacks
Tuesday, February 21, 4:30 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
PUBLIC HEALTH FORUMThe Health Policies of the New Administration: Applying the Epidemiology of Politics
Tuesday, February 28, 4:30 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
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