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SPH This Week
April 17, 2016
Annual School Survey Results
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Dean's Seminar Series Presents Panel Discussion
The 2016 Election: What Is at Stake?
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Diversity and Inclusion Seminar Series Presents Abdul El-Sayed
People, Policy, and Public Health: Reflections from Detroit
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Empathy and the Health of Populations
What is empathy? What is the role of empathy in the work of public health?
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'Population Health Is the Future'
[VIDEO] At Public Health Forum, Donna Petersen, dean of College of Public Health at University of South Florida, discussed future of public health education.
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Veterans Show High Interest in Use of Technology for Healthcare
Technology-based communications should be tailored to patients' needs, not one size fits all.
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Drug Prices in Boston Soar Above WHO Benchmarks
Local pricing far exceeds WHO target of no more than four times international reference prices.
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Professor Discusses Pornography with Federal Workgroup
Emily Rothman called attention to teen consumption of sexually explicit media.
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Alumna Leads Nashua’s Push for Better Health
[VIDEO] Bobbie Bagley named new director of Division of Public Health and Community Services for New Hampshire city.
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Fighting Domestic Violence in Kenya
Alumna Esther Kisaghu came to SPH fleeing abusive marriage, then returned to Kenya to prevent domestic violence with public health tools.
Wall Street Journal
Are There Health Benefits to Being Overweight? — article by Andrew Stokes, assistant professor of global health.
The Atlantic
Why Did the CDC Stop Researching Gun Violence? — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Drug Prices in Boston Are Dozens of Times Higher Than Overseas — quotes Richard Laing, professor of global health.
U.S. News & World Report
What’s Behind That Medical Referral? — quotes Alan Sager, professor of health law, policy & management.
Tale of 2 Agencies: CDC Avoids Gun Violence Research But NIH Funds It — quotes Dean Sandro Galea.
Boston Globe
Hepatitis C Drug Costs Leave Many Without Care — quotes Benjamin Linas, assistant professor of epidemiology.
Diversity in Public Health: Navigating the Field as a Person of Color
Tuesday, April 19, 5:00 pm – 5:50 pm, R115.
Reproductive Justice and Human Rights
Wednesday, May 20, 12:00 pm – 1:20 pm, CT462.
View the full SPH calendar.