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SPH This Month
April 3, 2016
Spring in Boston; School Events and Activities
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03.20 On Engaging the Media Towards Furthering the Health of the Public
03.13 Paternalism and Public Health
03.06 Gender Equity and the Health of Populations
02.28 Homelessness, Its Consequences, and Its Causes
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Fertility Treatments Raise Mothers’ Risks of Health Problems in Delivery
[VIDEO] More research needed into role of assisted reproductive technology (ART) in maternal health complications.
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No Net Health Benefits from Moderate Drinking
Protective effects of light drinking questioned.
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Joel Lamstein Named Chair of Dean's Advisory Board
President and co-founder of John Snow Inc. assumed new role on January 1.
Alumni NEWS
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Alumna Heads Asia Region of Global Wealth Advisory Firm
Alice Wu named managing director and president–Asia region of Robertson Stephens.
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Alumnus Named Provost at Fitchburg State University
Alberto Cardelle will begin new role as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Fitchburg State University in July.
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'Population Health Is a Team Sport'
[VIDEO] At Public Health Forum, Marcia Wilson, senior vice president of National Quality Forum, discussed importance of population health measurement.
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Answer to Opioid Crisis: Treatment Instead of Jail
[VIDEO] Gloucester and Arlington police chiefs discussed new approach to opioid epidemic as part of Dean’s Seminar Series.
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Got Insurance? Don't Be Too Sure
[VIDEO] At annual Cathy Shine lecture, Emily Friedman talks about growing class of "underinsured Americans."
‘Siri, I Was Raped': Study Compares Smartphone Responses in Crises — quotes Emily Rothman, associate professor of community health sciences .
Los Angeles Times
Aiming to Drive Down Gun Deaths? Put These Three Laws on the Books, Researchers Say — references study co-authored by Dean Sandro Galea.
U.S. News & World Report
Pediatricians Urged to Join War on Poverty — quotes Monica Wang, assistant professor of community health sciences.
Boston Globe
When Baby Is Due, Genetic Counselors Seen Downplaying False Alarms — quotes George Annas, professor of health law, policy & management.
Africa’s Children Need Help Coping with a Myriad of Stresses, Not Just HIV — article by Jennifer Beard, assistant professor of global health.
Regional Alumni Receptions with Faculty
Monday, April 11, New York, NY.
Dean in the World—Alumni Receptions
Wednesday, April 20, Durham, NC.
Monday, April 25, Ottawa, Ontario.
Tuesday, April 26, Toronto, Ontario.
BU Giving Day
Wednesday, April 6, all day, online.
Dean's Symposium—(Public) Health and Human Rights
Wednesday, April 6, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
SPH Talent Show
Friday, April 8, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Keefer Auditorium.
SPH NPHW: Join Team BUSPH in the Walk for Change
Sunday, April 10, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm, Artesani Park, 1255 Soldiers Field Road.
Public Health Forum—Framing the Future: Transforming Public Health Curricula Toward Improved Population Health
Tuesday, April 12, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Dean's Seminar Series—The 2016 Election: What Is at Stake?
Tuesday, April 19, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
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