Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
February 07, 2016
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
Kicking Off Our 40th Anniversary Celebration
Reproductive Health on the Anniversary of
Roe v. Wade
On Culture and Health
Public Health as a Public Good
A World without Public Health
Link Between Pornography Use and Dating Abuse Among Urban Teens
Youths subject to dating abuse report being asked to re-enact pornographic acts seen by their partners.
Effects of Obesity on Death Rates Understated in Prior Research
One-time measures of BMI used in past studies obscure health impacts of weight changes over time.
Epidemiology Doctoral Fellowship Honors Professor
Theodore Colton Fellowship Fund in Epidemiology will support students in epidemiology doctoral program.
Dean Galea Appointed to Knox Professorship
BU professorship supports faculty member
who demonstrates excellence in scholarship, research, and teaching.
Alumna Named One of
30 Under 30″
Christine Baugh ('12) included in sports category for concussion and brain trauma research.
Alumna to Lead Boston Health Department
Monica Valdes Lupi ('99) will be next executive director of Boston Public Health Commission.
RECENTLY AT SPH
Wendy Davis: Use Your Voices to Make Change
[VIDEO] During Dean's Seminar, former senator says she's optimistic about upcoming Supreme Court case on abortion rights.
Alain Beaudet: Need to Better Address Health Inequities
At Public Health Forum, president of Canadian Institutes of Health Research laid out country's public health goals.
IN THE MEDIA
U.S. News & World Report
Reproductive Freedom at Risk opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
Help, Not Handcuffs for Addicts interview with David Rosenbloom, professor and chair of health law, policy & management.
New York Times
When a Big Baby Isnt So Big quotes Eugene Declercq, professor of community health sciences.
Race-Based Brand Preferences Found for Underage Drinkers quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Dean's Seminar SeriesImmigration Reform: The Unlikely Politics and Policies to Get to a Win
Wednesday, February 10, 1:00 pm 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Regional Reception with FacultyEnvironmental Health Perspectives: From Concussions to Kidney Disease with Professor Michael McClean
Monday, February 22, 6:00 pm, Miami Beach, Florida.
Public Health ForumUsing Bigger Data Better to Improve Population Health
Wednesday, February 24, 4:30 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
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