Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
January 1, 2017
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
Happy New Year
Income and Health, Part 2the Problem of Poverty
Income and Health, Part 1
The Global Burden of HIV/AIDS
Healing the Divides
SPH Launches New and Improved Master of Science Programs
[VIDEO] Degrees in epidemiology, environmental health data analytics, health systems and services research, applied biostatistics, and public health nutrition begin in Fall 2017.
SPH to Share $1.1M for Gulf War Womens Research
[VIDEO] Researchers will help to create large database of women vets and analyze prevalence and patterns of health problems.
Data System Will Accelerate South Africas Progress to HIV/AIDS Elimination
SPH researcher helps develop dashboard to track epidemic nationally, locally, and at individual level.
Sharing Genetic Risk Information May Help Motivate Weight Loss
[VIDEO] No negative impact found in telling people they had heightened genetic risk for obesity.
Childhood Fish Consumption Linked to Higher ADHD
Participants who reported eating fish several times a week as children had 4.5 times odds of ADHD as non-fish-eaters.
Student Studies How to Talk to Teens About Pornography
Tiffany Christensens practicum evaluated pornography literacy curriculum pilot.
Professor Joins Wounded Warrior Project Board
Jonathan Woodson becomes new member of organizations board of directors.
It Gave a New Definition to Fieldwork
Alumna Brandi Harless on returning to her hometown, winning mayoral election, and applying global health strategies to Kentucky neighborhoods.
Storytelling Has Amazing Equalizing Power
Recent graduate Pareesa Charmchi on her narrative medicine practicum, secondhand trauma, and
for public health.
Another Assault on Responsible Environmental Policy and Climate Change Control
The appointment of Scott Pruitt as director of the EPA represents a grave threat to both human health and the future of the planet.
by Roberta F. White, Jonathan Levy, and Wendy Heiger-Bernays
RECENTLY AT SPH
'Don't Walk Away from the Challenge; Relish It'
[VIDEO] At daylong Dean's Symposium, former HUD Secretary Ron Sims, WHO's Carlos Dora, and other thought leaders discussed ways in which physical and social neighborhoods influence health.
IN THE MEDIA
New York Times
An Obamacare Delay Plan Could Backfire quotes John Kingsdale, professor of health law, policy & management.
What Are the Risks for Teens Who Use E-Cigarettes? quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
A Mans Sleep Habits Actually Affect His Partners Ability to Get Pregnant quotes Lauren Wise, professor of epidemiology.
Nearly Every American Will Know a Gun Violence Victim quotes Dean Sandro Galea.
Love or Abuse? Many Teens Cant Tell the Difference quotes Emily Rothman, associate professor of community health sciences.
States with Stricter Gun Control and Higher Mental Health Expenditure Have Fewer School Shootings, Study Finds quotes Bindu Kalesan, assistant professor of community health sciences.
This New Study May Explain Why Peer Review in Science Often Fails quotes Ludovic Trinquart, assistant professor of biostatistics.
Jordanian Nursing Consultant Honoured by Boston University mentions alumna Hania Dawani.
Equitable Innovation? Disparities in Access to New HIV Prevention Technologies with Professor Angela Bazzi
Wednesday, January 11, 6:30 pm 8:30 pm, InterContinental Mark Hopkins, San Francisco.
PUBLIC HEALTH FORUMA Global Perspective on Obesity-Related Health Disparities in the United States
Wednesday, January 25, 4:30 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
DEAN'S SEMINAR ON CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTHWishlist for the New President
Thursday, January 26, 1:00 pm 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
DEAN'S SYMPOSIUMReducing Health Inequities: Advancing Meaningful Change
Wednesday, February 1, 9:00 am 4:30 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
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