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SPH This Month
March 5, 2017
SPH Narrative Month
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02.12 Housing and the Health of the Public
02.05 Shared Justice
01.29 We Are All Global
01.29 On Economic Justice
01.22 On Implementation
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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.
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Student Led Massachusetts to Women’s March
Tami Gouveia heads Massachusetts chapter of Women’s March on Washington.
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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.
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In Pakistan, Student Learns ‘What It Takes’
Naureen Syed evaluated NGO’s interventions in rural Pakistan.
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Student Awarded National Hispanic Health Foundation Scholarship
MPH student Crystal Alvarez received scholarship at New York Academy of Medicine gala on December 15.
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High Risk of Death Found in Children with Undiagnosed Tuberculosis
Cases represent "large and invisible burden of preventable child deaths."
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Student Helps New HIV Technology Reach Patients
[VIDEO] Brad Padilla researched regulatory pathways in Sub-Saharan Africa for new drug resistance test.
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Researchers Support Global NCD Push
Center for Global Health and Development to evaluate biopharmaceutical partnership to improve non-communicable disease care.
Alumni NEWS
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‘Transparency Is Everything’
Recent graduate Jocelyn Reaves helps create app to compare cost and success of medical procedures and devices.
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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The expansion of this outdated policy will further deny women their basic fundamental reproductive rights.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
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‘Understanding the Environment Innovation Happens In’
Alumna Emilia Javorsky on problem-first innovation and making Forbes Healthcare "30 Under 30."
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‘We Don’t Get Anywhere as a Country If We Don’t Invest in Our People’
Stephanie Ettinger de Cuba on Data Coordinating Center, children’s health, and taking control of narratives.
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 You’ll Die — quotes Paola Sebastiani, professor of biostatistics.
Boston Globe
5 Dead, But Hundreds More Suffering — article by Dean Sandro Galea.
ABC News
Janet Napolitano in Hospital Over Side Effect of Cancer Care — quotes George Annas, professor of health law, policy & management.
Huffington Post
CVS Boosts Access to EpiPen Rival That’s Only 17 Percent the Cost — quotes Alan Sager, professor of health law, policy & management.
Common Dreams
Black and Low-Income New Yorkers Largely Shut Out of Major Academic Hospitals — quotes Karen Lasser, associate professor of community health sciences.
Wednesday, March 15, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Alumni Reception—Changing 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 HEALTH—Dispatches 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 SCREENING—Exclusive MTV Shuga Down South Screening in Boston
Tuesday, March 28, noon – 1:30 pm, Crosstown 305.
DEAN’S SEMINAR: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTH—Creating 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 FORUM—Behavioral Policy in Contexts of Scarcity
Wednesday, March 29, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
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