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SPH This Month
January 10, 2016
Happy New Year, Our 40th Anniversary Year
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12.20 An Argument for Diversity and Inclusion in Public Health
12.13 Learning about Prevention
12.06 Tradeoffs in Disease Screening
11.29 Secondosis: A Case Study in Stymied Disease Prevention
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Outcomes Worse for Diabetes Patients from Urban Areas
Urban residents in Nepal report poorer physical health, quality of life.
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Professor Brings Practical Applications to Intro Course
Retrospective evaluation by Jacey Greece found mimicking real consulting work was effective addition.
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Students Help Implement Indian HIV-Positive Vocational School
[VIDEO] Shirly Thomas and Miranda Fadden worked with Snehagram, a residential school for children with HIV.
Alumni NEWS
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An Uphill Battle for Sex Education in Rural Kenya
[VIDEO] Alumna Sarah Stevens ('15) and Clinical Assistant Professor Monica Onyango co-founded GABS to bring sex education to rural West Kenyan schools.
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Alumna Named to State Free Clinic Board
Carrie Bridges Feliz ('03) joins board of directors for the Rhode Island Free Clinic, which provides comprehensive primary health care for uninsured Rhode Islanders.
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US Drug Companies Failing to Offer Affordable Drugs
Federal drug price regulation is necessary and inevitable.
by Leonard Glantz
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Human Rights and Relationships
An unexpected reunion reminds us that some human rights stories end happily.
by Sondra Crosby
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Nanomedicine Poses Challenges for Public Health
Martin Philbert, dean and professor of toxicology at University of Michigan School of Public Health, spoke at final Public Health Forum of 2015.
This Is Why You Can’t Always Trust Data — article written by Dean Sandro Galea.
Rolling Stone
E-Cigs’ Inconvenient Truth: It’s Much Safer to Vape — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Wall Street Journal
Ben Carson May Have Had Prostate Problems After His Surgery — quotes George Annas, professor of health law, ethics & human rights.
The New York Times
U.S. Reports a New Low in Deaths of Infants — quotes Eugene Declercq, professor of community health sciences.
The Atlantic
When the Government Tells Poor People How to Live — references study by Emily Rothman, associate professor of community health sciences, and Jennifer Paruk, research assistant in community health sciences.
DEAN IN THE WORLD – Alumni Receptions
Tuesday, January 12, Seoul, South Korea.
Friday, January 22, Cleveland, OH.
Wednesday, January 27, Philadelphia, PA.
Thursday, January 28, Morristown, NJ.
DEAN'S SEMINAR SERIES - Walking and Talking: Using Your Feet and Your Voice to Change the World
Wednesday, January 20, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM - Advancing Public Health Science for Global Health: A Health Research Funder’s Perspective
Tuesday, January 26, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
DEAN'S SYMPOSIUM - Beyond Ferguson: Social Injustice and the Health of the Public
Wednesday, February 3, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
40th Anniversary Kick-Off Celebration
Thursday, February 4, 6:00 pm, Algonquin Club.
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