Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
March 5, 2017
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
SPH Narrative Month
Housing and the Health of the Public
We Are All Global
On Economic Justice
Public Health Leaders Issue Call to Action on Gun Safety
[VIDEO] Experts from SPH and 40 other schools call for private funding for research, state-level initiatives, and focus on promoting safety.
Student Led Massachusetts to Womens March
Tami Gouveia heads Massachusetts chapter of Womens March on Washington.
Turning Climate Data into Action Is Messy, But Urgently Needed
Patrick Kinney, who linked climate change and worsening urban smog, is new Beverly Brown Professor of Urban Health.
In Pakistan, Student Learns What It Takes
Naureen Syed evaluated NGOs interventions in rural Pakistan.
Student Awarded National Hispanic Health Foundation Scholarship
MPH student Crystal Alvarez received scholarship at New York Academy of Medicine gala on December 15.
High Risk of Death Found in Children with Undiagnosed Tuberculosis
Cases represent "large and invisible burden of preventable child deaths."
Student Helps New HIV Technology Reach Patients
[VIDEO] Brad Padilla researched regulatory pathways in Sub-Saharan Africa for new drug resistance test.
Researchers Support Global NCD Push
Center for Global Health and Development to evaluate biopharmaceutical partnership to improve non-communicable disease care.
Transparency Is Everything
Recent graduate Jocelyn Reaves helps create app to compare cost and success of medical procedures and devices.
The Global Gag Rule Is Back, With a Vengeance
The expansion of this outdated policy will further deny women their basic fundamental reproductive rights.
by Monica Adhiambo Onyango
IN CONVERSATION WITH
Understanding the Environment Innovation Happens In
Alumna Emilia Javorsky on problem-first innovation and making
Healthcare "30 Under 30."
We Dont Get Anywhere as a Country If We Dont Invest in Our People
Stephanie Ettinger de Cuba on Data Coordinating Center, childrens health, and taking control of narratives.
IN THE MEDIA
Not Even Insurance Companies Want Obamacare Repealed quotes David Jones, assistant professor of health law, policy & management.
New York Post
New Blood Test Predicts When Youll Die quotes Paola Sebastiani, professor of biostatistics.
5 Dead, But Hundreds More Suffering article by Dean Sandro Galea.
Janet Napolitano in Hospital Over Side Effect of Cancer Care quotes George Annas, professor of health law, policy & management.
CVS Boosts Access to EpiPen Rival That’s Only 17 Percent the Cost
, professor of health law, policy & management.
Black and Low-Income New Yorkers Largely Shut Out of Major Academic Hospitals quotes Karen Lasser, associate professor of community health sciences.
DEAN'S SEMINAR: GLOBAL HEALTH STORYTELLINGEnding AIDS: The Politics of Possibility
Wednesday, March 15, 4:00 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Alumni ReceptionChanging Policy through Online Debate: Reflections on the Launch of Public Health Post with Professor David Jones
Thursday, March 16, 6:00 pm 8:00 pm, Army and Navy Club, Washington, D.C.
DEAN'S SEMINAR: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTHDispatches from the North: Learning from Canadian Healthcare
Monday, March 20, 4:30 pm 5:30 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
BU Student & Alumni Online Networking
Tuesday, March 21, 7:00 pm 8:00 pm.
DEAN'S SEMINAR: SHINE LECTURE
Maine v. Kaci Hickox
: Public Health Protection or Ebola Panic?
Wednesday, March 22, 1:00 pm 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Policy PM with Timothy Murphy, CEO, Beaon Health Options
Wednesday, March 22, 5:30 pm 7:30 pm, 60 State Street, Boston, MA.
DEAN'S SYMPOSIUM: Cities & Kids: Enabling Optimal Development for Urban Youth
Thursday, March 23, 8:00 am 3:30 pm, 1 Silber Way, Boston.
DEAN'S SEMINAR: FILM SCREENINGExclusive MTV
Shuga Down South
Screening in Boston
Tuesday, March 28, noon 1:30 pm, Crosstown 305.
DEANS SEMINAR: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTHCreating Culture, Making Change: The Role of Entertainment in Global Health
Tuesday, March 28, 4:30 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Alumni Reception American College of Health Care Executives Congress
Tuesday, March 28, 6:00 pm 8:00 pm, Tortoise Supper Club, Chicago.
PUBLIC HEALTH FORUMBehavioral Policy in Contexts of Scarcity
Wednesday, March 29, 4:30 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
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