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SPH This Month
February 07, 2016
Kicking Off Our 40th Anniversary Celebration
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01.24 Reproductive Health on the Anniversary of Roe v. Wade
01.17 On Culture and Health
01.10 Public Health as a Public Good
01.03 A World without Public Health
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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.
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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.
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Epidemiology Doctoral Fellowship Honors Professor
Theodore Colton Fellowship Fund in Epidemiology will support students in epidemiology doctoral program.
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Dean Galea Appointed to Knox Professorship

BU professorship supports faculty member

who demonstrates excellence in scholarship, research, and teaching.
Alumni NEWS
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Alumna Named One of Forbes “30 Under 30″
Christine Baugh ('12) included in sports category for concussion and brain trauma research.
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Alumna to Lead Boston Health Department
Monica Valdes Lupi ('99) will be next executive director of Boston Public Health Commission.
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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.
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Alain Beaudet: Need to Better Address Health Inequities
[VIDEO] At Public Health Forum, president of Canadian Institutes of Health Research laid out country's public health goals.
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 Isn’t So Big — quotes Eugene Declercq, professor of community health sciences.
Scientific American
Race-Based Brand Preferences Found for Underage Drinkers — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Dean's Seminar Series—Immigration 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 Faculty—Environmental Health Perspectives: From Concussions to Kidney Disease with Professor Michael McClean
Monday, February 22, 6:00 pm, Miami Beach, Florida.
Public Health Forum—Using Bigger Data Better to Improve Population Health
Wednesday, February 24, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
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