Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
December 6, 2015
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
Looking Ahead to BUSPHs 40th Anniversary
Social Movements and the Creation of Conditions That Make People Healthy
A Transdisciplinary Approach to Population Health Education
On the Goals of a Professional Public Health Education
Gender Disparities in HIV Mortality in South Africa
[VIDEO] Gap between female and male adult life expectancy doubled, from 4.4 years in 2003 to 8.6 years in 2011.
VetChange Helps Veterans Control Drinking
[VIDEO] Online, self-directed intervention helps veterans manage drinking and PTSD.
Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Distributed
[PHOTOS AND VIDEO] Alumni recognized for outstanding contributions to field of public health.
Alumna Wins Young Professional Award
Janine Hill honored by Maternal and Child Health Section of APHA.
Alumna Appointed Executive Director of MassEquality
Deborah Shields assumes leadership at LGBTQ advocacy organization.
"Meditation as Treatment" for Veteran PTSD
Meditation should be a main intervention for PTSDnot an optional or suggested component of a veterans treatment plan.
by A. Rani Elwy
When It Comes to Caregiver Health, Research Doesnt Tell Whole Story
My personal experience opened my eyes to the inadequacies of the health care system in dealing with family caregivers.
by Lisa Fredman
RECENTLY AT SPH
"Making Change Happen: Innovation in Healthcare"
[VIDEO] Robert Master, founder and former CEO of Commonwealth Care Alliance, and healthcare consultant Christina Severin (95) spoke as part of Donahue Speakers Series.
"Nobody Is Born with a Gun in Their Hand"
[VIDEO] Activists John Rosenthal and Clementina Chéry urged listeners to hold Congress, gun industry accountable at Dean's Seminar Series event.
Population Health Approaches Squeezed Out by Individual Solutions
[VIDEO] At Public Health Forum, former NYC health commissioner Tom Farley argued that media’s framing of public health issues has let corporations and government off the hook.
IN THE MEDIA
Teens Have Brand Preferences When It Comes to Drinking, Even Though Its Illegal quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
The New York Times
Why Consumers Often Err in Choosing Health Plans article by Austin Frakt, associate professor of health law, policy & management.
If You Paid $500 for a Gene Test, Would You Know What to Do with It? quotes George Annas, professor of health law, ethics & human rights.
Al Jazeera America
Medicaid Expansion Is Not Inevitable article by David Jones, assistant professor of health law, policy & management.
Public Health Forum: Nanomedicine, Public Health & Uncertainty
Tuesday, December 15, 4:30 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
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