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December 4, 2016
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
SPH 40th Anniversary: End-of-Year Reflections and Looking Ahead
The Election and the Other
The Language of Public Health
10 Steps for a Healthier America
On Knowledge and Values
Hundreds Celebrate at SPH 40th Anniversary Gala
Culminating yearlong celebration, distinguished alumni and public health leaders gathered at State Room on November 17.
In Essential Medicines Access, Progress and Challenges Around the World
Lancet Commission on Essential Medicines Policies, co-chaired by Veronika Wirtz, released global report on November 8.
Many Adolescents Still Not Receiving HPV Vaccine
[VIDEO] Completion rate remains low; provider recommendation factor in vaccine acceptance.
Probing Soda Company Sponsorship of Health Groups
Two largest soda companies sponsored at least 96 national health organizations from 2011 to 2015.
Nearly Every American Will Know Victim of Gun Violence
Likelihood of Americans knowing gun violence victim over lifetime is over 99 percent.
Public Health and the Holocaust
[VIDEO] Michael Grodin receives Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program mentor award for work with 4+1 student.
Midwife Takes on Humanitarian Disasters from Syria to Texas
Alumna Sera Bonds on working with reproductive health around the world.
In the Classroom: To Teach Trauma, Alumnus Tells His Story
Joseph King teaches trauma-informed approach to public health in social and behavioral sciences course.
Avoiding Death on the Highway and Other Public Health Benefits of Clear Writing
[VIDEO] Together we can, and should, foster a culture that values clear, precise communication as a core instrument, function, and goal of public health.
by Jennifer Beard
RECENTLY AT SPH
Scenes from 40th Anniversary Gala
[SLIDESHOW] On November 17, more than 300 community members, public health leaders, and friends of the School of Public Health celebrated four decades forward.
'Place Matters a Lot'
[VIDEO] At Public Health Forum, Virginia Commonwealth University Professor Steven Woolf talked about factors that affect US life expectancy.
'Prevention Is a Disaster'
[VIDEO] At Dean's Seminar, Francois Venter, executive director of Wits RHI, explored global chasm between HIV treatment and prevention.
'Health Insurance Is Not the Same as Healthcare'
[VIDEO] At Public Health Forum, Harvard Medical School faculty member Marcia Angell argued America's market-based healthcare system dooms ACA.
'A Disagreement Between Public Health and Public Health'
[VIDEO] During annual Bicknell Lecture, speakers Linda Bauld, Ronald Bayer, and Andrea C. Villanti discussed current research, innovation, and public policy around e-cigarettes.
IN THE MEDIA
Veronika Wirtz: Global Leader in Improving Access to Medicines profiles Veronika Wirtz, associate professor of global health.
When Bioethics Harms Those It Is Meant to Protect quotes George Annas, professor of health law, policy & management.
New York Times
After Torture, Ex-Detainee Is Still Captive of The Darkness quotes Sondra Crosby, associate professor of health law, policy & management.
How Little-Known Tax Laws Could Drive Down Our Suicide Rate quotes Ziming Xuan, assistant professor of community health sciences.
Rules on Readmission May Hurt Safety-Net Hospitals quotes Kathleen Carey, professor of health law, policy & management.
Massachusetts Mobilizes to Help Haitian Relief quotes alumnus Conor Shapiro.
What a Trump Presidency Might Mean For Global Health opinion by alumnus James Michiel.
BUSPH Regional Reception in San Francisco
Wednesday, January 11, 7:30 pm 9:30 pm, InterContinental Mark Hopkins.
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