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SPH This Week

February 24, 2019
Message from the Dean
Staff Reward and Recognition Program
Upcoming Signature Program
Advancing Discovery Science for Public Health Impact
Feb 27
4:30 to 6 p.m.
Keefer Auditorium, 72 East Concord Street, Boston
When Medical Students Teach High-Schoolers CPR, Both Benefit
PumpStart program improves bystander CPR knowledge, skills, and confidence among high-school students, and gives medical students hands-on community experience.
PHX Launches New Foundations of Public Health Program
Learn more about the online program designed to provide students with foundational knowledge in the profession and science of public health.
BPA May Affect Reproductive Health
Mounting evidence suggests prenatal exposure to bisphenol A may have impact on development of ovaries.
‘These Breakthroughs Would Not Be Possible Without Continuous Curiosity’
Ahead of Public Health Forum, Garry Gibbons, director of National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, on discovery science and chronic disease prevention and treatment in 21st century.
Public Health Post
Trump Policies Hinder HIV Fight
Trump’s 2019 State of the Union promise to eliminate the HIV epidemic in the US within 10 years is undermined by policies his administration has promoted.
Activist Lab
‘My Goal Is to Make This World a Better Place Than When I Found It’
Emily Barbo, communications manager at the Activist Lab, on her passion for storytelling and environmental justice.
School News
Alumni Relations Liaison Bridges Gap Between Students, Alums
Student Grace Jimenez connects SPH students with alumni through professional and social networking events.
Scenes from SPH
SPH Snapshot: February 18-22, 2019
Scenes from the week on campus, from Career Fair to Accepted Students' Day.
In the Media
Arizona Considers Calling Porn a Public Health Crisis — quotes Emily Rothman, professor of community health sciences.
Business Insider
As Gun Ownership Goes Up by State, So Does Youth Suicide, Study Finds — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Trump Made False Claims about ‘Late-Term Abortion.’ Here Are the Facts — quotes alum Kristyn Brandi.
Boston Herald
Rising Price Has Pushed Insulin out of Reach for Some People — quotes Warren Kaplan, clinical assistant professor of global health.
Salt Lake Tribune
Immigration Leader Tells Utahns That the Border Wall Is ‘a Powerful Symbol. But It’s Not a Symbol That Solves a Problem.’ — quotes alum Ali Noorani.
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Think. Teach. Do.
For the Health of All
Looking Ahead
School Assembly for Faculty and Staff
Tuesday, February 26, 8:45 am – 10:50 am, Bakst Auditorium.
PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM—Advancing Discovery Science for Public Health Impact
Wednesday, February 27, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Keefer Auditorium.
DEAN'S SEMINAR: SHINE LECTURE—The “Other” Problem in the Quest for Pregnant Women’s Personhood
Tuesday, March 5, 8:30 am – 2:05 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Staff Breakfast with the Dean (ID needed to enter Fuller)
Tuesday, March 5, 9:30 am – 10:30 am, Fuller Building, Alice Bisbee Conference Room 922.
Student Coffee Chat with Dean Galea
Tuesday, March 5, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Founders Room, Talbot 307 Center.
Think. Teach. Do. Chicago—ACHE Conference
Tuesday, March 5, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, The Gage, 24 S Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL.
Faculty Breakfast with the Dean
Wednesday, March 6, 10:00 am – 11:00 am, Crosstown 305.
PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM—Using Digital Advocacy Strategies to Promote Public Health and Health Equity
Monday, March 18, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
School Assembly for Faculty and Staff
Tuesday, March 19, 8:45 am – 10:50 am, Keefer Auditorium.
Think. Teach. Do. Washington, DC
Tuesday, March 19, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Kimpton Monaco, 700 F Street NW, Washington, DC.
Accepted Students' Day
Saturday, March 23, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, campus-wide.
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