Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
April 3, 2016
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
Spring in Boston; School Events and Activities
On Engaging the Media Towards Furthering the Health of the Public
Paternalism and Public Health
Gender Equity and the Health of Populations
Homelessness, Its Consequences, and Its Causes
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.
No Net Health Benefits from Moderate Drinking
Protective effects of light drinking questioned.
Joel Lamstein Named Chair of Dean's Advisory Board
President and co-founder of John Snow Inc. assumed new role on January 1.
Alumna Heads Asia Region of Global Wealth Advisory Firm
Alice Wu named managing director and presidentAsia region of Robertson Stephens.
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.
RECENTLY AT SPH
'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.
Answer to Opioid Crisis: Treatment Instead of Jail
[VIDEO] Gloucester and Arlington police chiefs discussed new approach to opioid epidemic as part of Deans Seminar Series.
Got Insurance? Don't Be Too Sure
[VIDEO] At annual Cathy Shine lecture, Emily Friedman talks about growing class of "underinsured Americans."
IN THE MEDIA
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.
When Baby Is Due, Genetic Counselors Seen Downplaying False Alarms quotes George Annas, professor of health law, policy & management.
Africas 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 WorldAlumni 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 ForumFraming the Future: Transforming Public Health Curricula Toward Improved Population Health
Tuesday, April 12, 4:30 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Dean's Seminar SeriesThe 2016 Election: What Is at Stake?
Tuesday, April 19, 1:00 pm 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
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