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SPH This Week
November 20, 2016
After the Election, Continuing the Conversation
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Healing the Divides
On moving forward after a difficult election, and aspiring towards a healthier, more civil United States.
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SPH Gathers Public Health Leaders to Tackle Gun Violence
[VIDEO] Representatives of public health schools, institutions, and advocacy groups convened on November 14 to build consensus on issue.
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Hundreds Celebrate at SPH 40th Anniversary Gala
Culminating yearlong celebration, distinguished alumni and public health leaders gathered at State Room on November 17.
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Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breastfeeding Fuel Infection Rates in India
Increased risk associated with young age of mothers, lack of antenatal care, and low birth weight of babies.
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SPH Experts Call for ‘Culture of Health and Human Rights‘
Mariner, Annas argue for "human rights framework" to advance population health, in era of specialized medicine.
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In the Classroom: A Turn in the Hot Seat
SPH multimedia director prepares doctoral students to share research with reporters.
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‘A Different Type of Value‘
Associate Professor Ziming Xuan on rewards of underfunded research, his mentors, and working with uncertainty.
Mother Jones
Chicago Will Now Tax Sugary Drinks — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
US News & World Report
On Social Divides and Health Divides — opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
Modern Healthcare
Will Value-Based Payment Initiatives Continue under Trump? — quotes David Jones, assistant professor of health law, policy & management.
What a Trump Presidency Might Mean For Global Health — opinion by alumnus James Michiel.
Staff Breakfast with the Dean
Tuesday, November 22, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Wilkins Board Room.
Faculty Senate Meeting
Tuesday, November 22, 12:30 pm – 1:50 pm, CT305.
Faculty Breakfast with the Dean
Wednesday, November 30, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Founders Room.
DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM—How Does Where You Live Affect Your Health?
Thursday, December 1, 8:30 am – 3:45 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
December Graduate Reception
Thursday, December 8, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
School Assembly for Faculty & Staff
Tuesday, December 13, 8:45 am – 10:50 am, Hiebert Lounge.
Student Coffee Chat with the Dean
Tuesday, December 13, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Founders Room.
Staff Breakfast with the Dean
Wednesday, December 14, 10:00 am – 11:00 am, CT305.
Holiday Party for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, December 15, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
View the full SPH calendar.