Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
June 4, 2017
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
Wrapping Up the Academic Year
Towards a Value-Based Public Health
Population Health Is Key to Creating a Safe, Secure Country
Fairness and Public Health
FROM POPULATION HEALTH EXCHANGE
Featured Summer Institute Course
Monitoring and Evaluating the Impact of Public Health Programs
Develop the skills necessary to ensure that our public health programs are making the change they are meant to make to improve lives and build healthy populations. June 19-21, 20 hours.
There Is Only Us
[SLIDESHOW] At 2017 SPH Convocation, Liz Walker urged graduates to employ grace in their work to heal communities.
Exposure to PCE-Contaminated Water Linked to Increased Risks of Teenage Drug Use
[VIDEO] Residents born between 1969 and 1983 who were exposed in utero in eight Cape Cod towns had higher risks of drug use.
Married Couples with Common Ancestry Share Similar Genes
[VIDEO] In first of its kind investigation into mating patterns across generations, researchers used genomic data to characterize ancestry of 879 participant spouse pairs.
Professor Honored by Society of General Internal Medicine
Jeffrey Samet, professor of community health sciences, receives SGIM award for CARE unit.
Student Co-Creates App to Improve Surgery Recovery
[VIDEO] MD/MPH student Samir Haroon co-develops ICOUGH Recovery to help patients follow protocols after surgery.
In the Classroom: Students Consult on Promoting Telehealth
Students in Communication Strategies for Public Health create communications plan for telehealth provider, host webinar on April 27.
Maternal Mortality Rising in US, with Wide Disparities
Deaths of black women 2.8 times more likely than whites, and 3.6 times more likely than Hispanics, in 27 states and District of Columbia.
Activism in a Box
Alumna Sera Bonds launches ActivateUs, activism kit subscription service funding reproductive healthcare crisis response.
NOW MORE THAN EVER
'We Need to Do Whatever We Can to Regain the Trust of the Public'
[VIDEO] Richard Saitz, chair of community health sciences, on why public health should help reaffirm belief in science.
IN CONVERSATION WITH
Theres a Different Story to Be Told
Alumnus Ali Noorani on engaging Bibles, badges, and businesses to advocate for immigrants.
American Health Care Act v. Affordable Care Act: Contrasting Views of Responsibility for Health
Senators will be deciding between personal responsibility and social solidarity in health care.
by Wendy K. Mariner
RECENTLY AT SPH
Its Not About Feeling; Its About Knowing
[VIDEO] At Deans Seminar, Mason Dunn, executive director of Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition, spoke about gender fluidity, challenges facing trans community, and moving past bathroom bill language.
'Theres a Very Different Conversation to Have About This Issue'
[VIDEO] At Deans Seminar, alumnus Ali Noorani, director of the National Immigration Forum, discussed the growth of common ground among
advocates and special-interest groups.
FROM PUBLIC HEALTH POST
7 Dresses 4 Health
What is the role of the artist activist in public health?
by Marian Brown, executive director, Arts Connect International
IN THE MEDIA
Immigrants, Refugees Too Afraid to Seek Critical Help from Food Pantries, Domestic Violence Resources quotes Sondra Crosby, associate professor of health law, policy & management
One Little Drop of Your Blood May Someday Predict How Long Youll Live quotes Paola Sebastiani, professor of biostatistics
Rich Americans Live 15 Years Longer Than Poor Counterparts: Study quotes Jacob Bor, assistant professor of global health
Long-Term Birth Control Is the Most Reliable. So Why Do So Few Young Women Use It? quotes student Kristyn Brandi
Research: Hunger Hurts Kids Long-Term Health quotes Stephanie Ettinger de Cuba, alumna, student, and Data Coordinating Center project director
Who Decides Feminism? letter to the editor by alumnus Faiz Kidwai
Survivors of the Gas Attack in Syria Face Long-Term Illness quotes Kimberly Sullivan, research assistant professor of environmental health
Running Out of Cure: How Latin America Tackles Antibiotic Resistance, with Professor Veronika Wirtz
Thursday, June 15, 6:00 pm 8:00 pm, Surfcomber, 1717 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL.
ALUMNI RECEPTIONSociety for Epidemiologic Research (SER) 2017
Thursday, June 22, 6:00 pm 8:00 pm, Frolik, 1415 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA.
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