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SPH This Month
October 2, 2016
Looking Ahead to Fall Events
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09.18 On Foundational Privilege
09.11 Fifteen Years Later: Learning From 9/11
09.04 Precision Medicine and Population Health: Forging a Consensus
08.28 18 Charts That Make the Case for Public Health
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A New Curriculum to Master Public Health
[VIDEO] Redesigned Master of Public Health (MPH) begins this fall.
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"Sometimes Public Health Is About Taking a Stand"
Associate Dean Harold Cox discusses new Activist Lab.
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Five New Faculty Join SPH
Patricia Hibberd, Cassie Ryan, Michael Stein, Ludovic Trinquart, and Michael Ulrich join faculty this fall.
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More TV Ad Exposure Linked to Higher Levels of Youth Drinking
[VIDEO] More brand-specific ads viewed translates to higher consumption of those brands.
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Links Found Between Menstrual Cycle Characteristics and Fertility
Cycle lengths and timing of onset of menstruation can affect chances of pregnancy.
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Empowering Community Leaders in Rural Guatemala
Student Paola Peynetti Velázquez assists study of nutrition and maternal and child health improvement efforts in Guatemala City.
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An SPH Welcome
[VIDEO] New students get taste of campus and city during Orientation activities.
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When Industry and Public Health Collide
The recent revelation that the sugar industry once manipulated heart disease research may seem like an academic outlier. It’s not.
by Andrew Stokes
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We Know How to Fight Zika in Puerto Rico—But Aren’t Giving Women the Tools to Do It
Telling women to use mosquito nets is not enough. They need contraception.
by Kristyn Brandi
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The Value of a Public Health Education
A good public health education does away with your blinders, and helps you develop innovative and evidence-based solutions to real-world problems.
by Faiz Kidwai
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Legalized Marijuana: Right for Massachusetts?
[VIDEO] At Dean's Seminar, Jim Borghesani of Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol and State Senator Jason Lewis debate legalizing recreational marijuana in Massachusetts.
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Experts Gather to Address Low Access, High Prices of Drugs
[VIDEO] At Dean's Symposium, public–private partnerships encouraged as way to get affordable medicines to developing countries.
What Should We Know About Presidential Candidates’ Health? — quotes George Annas, professor of health law, policy & management.
Boston Globe
The State’s Battle with Lead Paint Is Far From Won — quotes Wendy Heiger-Bernays, associate professor of environmental health.
Washington Post
I Broke My Nose on Vacation in Costa Rica. Here’s What I Wish I Had Known — quotes Davidson Hamer, professor of global health.
Determining Value and Price in Health Care — opinion by Austin Frakt, associate professor of health law, policy & management.
After Texas Slashed Its Family Planning Budget, Maternal Deaths Almost Doubled — quotes Eugene Declercq, professor of community health sciences.
A Book Discussion with Donato Tramuto, CEO, Healthways
Tuesday, October 4, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, L109.
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health and Health Care: Historical and Contemporary Issues
Wednesday, October 5, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
The Politics of Health Reform: What’s at Stake in November?
Thursday, October 6, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Bicknell Lecture 2016—E-cigarettes: Good idea? Bad Idea?
Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
The Fate of Obamacare
Wednesday, October 26, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
APHA Alumni Reception
Monday, October 31, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Denver Athletic Club, 1325 Glenarm Place, Denver, CO.
40th Anniversary Gala
Thursday, November 17, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, 60 State Street.
View the full SPH calendar.
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