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July 17, 2016
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
Looking Ahead on Education
Two stories that illustrate the importance of courage in promoting the health of the public.
SPH Awarded Contract to Evaluate Community Hospital Investment Program
Team receives $1.275 million from Massachusetts Health Policy Commission.
Stronger Efforts Needed on Concurrent Opioid and Benzodiazepine Use
Forty percent of people seeking opioid detoxification also report taking potentially dangerous mix of Xanax and other benzodiazepines.
New Consortium to Study Environmental Causes of Breast Cancer
David Scherr to lead research involving labs at BU and Tufts.
Professor Teaches Health Economics in Bhutan
[VIDEO] Bruce Larson taught summer course at Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences.
'Front Row Seat to Advocacy' For Alzheimers Patients
Jennifer Weuve discusses contributing to Alzheimer's Association 2016 Facts and Figures report.
Public Health Research Reduced Smoking DeathsIt Could Do the Same for Gun Violence
What does it mean to view firearm violence as a public health problem?
by Michael Siegel and Sandro Galea
IN THE MEDIA
New York Times
More Nonsmoking Teens Inhaling Flavored Nicotine Through Vaping quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Will Our Children Actually Live Longer and Healthier Lives? opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
Its Been 20 Years Since Dolly. Wheres My Clone? quotes George Annas, professor of health law, policy & management.
Hospitals & Health Networks
Hospitals Team Up with Biggest Names in Pro Sports for Brand Awareness, Wellness quotes Alan Sager, professor of health law, policy & management.