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SPH This Month
November 1, 2015
Connecting with SPH
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10.25 The Present and Future Uninsured
10.18 On ‘Lifestyle’
10.11 Pasteur’s Quadrant and Population Health
10.04 Complexity and Population Health
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Alcohol Ads Linked to Teen Brand Choices
[VIDEO] Teens more than five times likely to drink alcohol advertised on national TV.
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Obesity Paradox Doesn’t Hold Up
Obesity does not protect patients with cardiovascular disease.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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Domestic Violence—What’s Porn Got to Do With It?
Public health researchers have right to ask whether pornography has impact on partnership abuse.
by Emily F. Rothman
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"Only Real Solution to Refugee Crisis Is Peace in Syria"
[VIDEO] RefugePoint's Amy Slaughter and Boston Globe's Maria Sacchetti spoke with Professor Sondra Crosby at Dean's Seminar Series event.
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"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.
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"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.
The Obesity Paradox: Why Coke Is Promoting a Theory That Being Fat Won’t Hurt Your Health — quotes Andrew Stokes, assistant professor of global health.
USA Today
After USA TODAY 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.
Boston Globe
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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