Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
November 1, 2015
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
Connecting with SPH
The Present and Future Uninsured
Pasteurs Quadrant and Population Health
Complexity and Population Health
Alcohol Ads Linked to Teen Brand Choices
[VIDEO] Teens more than five times likely to drink alcohol advertised on national TV.
Obesity Paradox Doesnt Hold Up
Obesity does not protect patients with cardiovascular disease.
Professors Call on Defense Secretary to Strengthen Medical Ethics
George Annas and Sondra Crosby join colleagues to argue that current directives omit specific guidelines on treatment of detainees and suspects.
Researchers Receive $2.5M in Funding to Improve HIV Care
Health and Disability Working Group awarded five-year agreement to evaluate and disseminate HIV care initiatives.
SPH and MED Launch New Center
Department of Medicine Center for Implementation and Improvement Sciences (CIIS) will be methodological hub for scientific evaluation of current efforts.
Removing the Stigma of Mental Illness
Creating systems to combat mental health disorders just as important as fighting illnesses that affect physical health.
by Jenna Bhaloo
Domestic ViolenceWhats Porn Got to Do With It?
Public health researchers have right to ask whether pornography has impact on partnership abuse.
by Emily F. Rothman
RECENTLY AT SPH
"Only Real Solution to Refugee Crisis Is Peace in Syria"
[VIDEO] RefugePoint's Amy Slaughter and
's Maria Sacchetti spoke with Professor Sondra Crosby at Dean's Seminar Series event.
"Economic Growth on Its Own Will Not Eliminate Poverty"
[VIDEO] Economist and Russell Sage Foundation President Sheldon Danziger spoke about poverty and public health at annual Bicknell Lecture.
"We Are Much More Than Our Genome"
[VIDEO] Vanderbilt professor Ellen Wright Clayton spoke about role of public health in precision medicine at Public Health Forum.
IN THE MEDIA
The Obesity Paradox: Why Coke Is Promoting a Theory That Being Fat Wont Hurt Your Health quotes Andrew Stokes, assistant professor of global health.
Reveals Problems, Army Revises Drug, Alcohol Abuse Program quotes David Rosenbloom, professor and chair of health law, policy & management.
Scottish Nurse Who Recovered From Ebola Is Back in Isolation quotes Dean Sandro Galea.
Study Finds State Liquor Laws Saving More Women Than Men quotes Timothy Naimi, associate professor of medicine and public health.
BUSPH Alumni Reception at APHA
Monday, November 2, 6:00 pm 8:00 pm, Willis Tower, Skydeck 99th Floor, Chicago.
Public Health Forum: Transforming Health in America: Media Narratives and Social Change
Tuesday, November 17, 4:30 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Dean's Seminar Series:
Guns in America
Wednesday, November 18, 1:00 pm 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Charles L. Donahue Frontiers in Public Health Speaker Series
Thursday, November 19, 5:30 pm 7:30 pm, The Union Club of Boston, 8 Park Street.
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