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SPH This Month
May 1, 2016
Convocation and Event Update
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04.17 Empathy and the Health of Populations
04.10 The Population Health Consequences of War
04.03 The Triumphs of Public Health
03.27 Legislating to Improve the Health of the Public
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Repeated Hits in Football Take Cumulative Toll
[VIDEO] Research team makes first attempt to quantify effect of multiple impacts on players.
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Ejaculation May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk
[VIDEO] 'Strongest evidence to date' of beneficial role of ejaculation in prevention of prostate cancer.
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No Net Health Benefits from Moderate Drinking
Protective effects of light drinking questioned.
Alumni NEWS
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Alumna Leads Nashua’s Push for Better Health
[VIDEO] Bobbie Bagley named new director of Division of Public Health and Community Services for New Hampshire city.
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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.
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Alumnus Named 40 Under 40 Leader in Health
Jirair Ratevosian receives 40 Under 40 Leaders in Health Award from National Minority Quality Forum.
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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
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'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.
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'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.
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'You Can Either Run into the Fire or Run Away from the Fire'
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.
The Atlantic
Why Did the CDC Stop Researching Gun Violence? — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Your Healthy Lifestyle Won’t Necessarily Make You Healthier — opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
Dean in the World—Alumni Reception
Monday, May 23, Geneva, Switzerland.
Public Health Forum—Moving from Personalized Medicine to Public Health Genomics: Ethical, Legal & Practical Challenges
Tuesday, May 10, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
SPH Convocation
Saturday, May 14, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Agganis Arena, 925 Commonwealth Avenue.
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