Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
May 1, 2016
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
Convocation and Event Update
Empathy and the Health of Populations
The Population Health Consequences of War
The Triumphs of Public Health
Legislating to Improve the Health of the Public
Repeated Hits in Football Take Cumulative Toll
[VIDEO] Research team makes first attempt to quantify effect of multiple impacts on players.
Ejaculation May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk
[VIDEO] 'Strongest evidence to date' of beneficial role of ejaculation in prevention of prostate cancer.
No Net Health Benefits from Moderate Drinking
Protective effects of light drinking questioned.
Alumna Leads Nashuas Push for Better Health
[VIDEO] Bobbie Bagley named new director of Division of Public Health and Community Services for New Hampshire city.
Fighting Domestic Violence in Kenya
Alumna Esther Kisaghu came to SPH fleeing abusive marriage, then returned to Kenya to prevent domestic violence with public health tools.
Alumnus Named 40 Under 40 Leader in Health
Jirair Ratevosian receives 40 Under 40 Leaders in Health Award from National Minority Quality Forum.
Dismantling Racism in Public Health (and Within Ourselves)
Confronting burden of racism may be daunting to most public health professionals, but its effects can be detrimental to those impacted.
by SPH Racial Justice Talking Circle
RECENTLY AT SPH
'Population Health Is the Future'
[VIDEO] At Public Health Forum, Donna Petersen, dean of College of Public Health at University of South Florida, discussed future of public health education.
'Legislatures Choose Issues, but Issues Choose Us'
[VIDEO] At Dean's Seminar, three former US mayors discuss current election cycle and the affects of politics on public health and cities.
'You Can Either Run into the Fire or Run Away from the Fire'
[VIDEO] At Diversity and Inclusion Seminar, Detroit Health Department Executive Director Abdul El-Sayed spoke about challenges and successes of struggling city.
IN THE MEDIA
Wall Street Journal
Are There Health Benefits to Being Overweight? article by Andrew Stokes, assistant professor of global health.
New York Times
Study Focuses on Repeated Hits, Not Concussions quotes Michael McClean, associate professor of environmental health and associate dean for research and faculty advancement; and references Yorghos Tripodis, assistant professor of biostatistics.
Why Did the CDC Stop Researching Gun Violence? quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Your Healthy Lifestyle Wont Necessarily Make You Healthier opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
Dean in the WorldAlumni Reception
Monday, May 23, Geneva, Switzerland.
Public Health ForumMoving from Personalized Medicine to Public Health Genomics: Ethical, Legal & Practical Challenges
Tuesday, May 10, 4:30 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Saturday, May 14, 11:00 am 1:00 pm, Agganis Arena, 925 Commonwealth Avenue.
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