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SPH This Week
May 22, 2016
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Innovating for a Healthier Public
A note about innovations across sectors that stand to improve the health of populations.
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MA Health Secretary to SPH Grads: 'Search for the Positive'
Marylou Sudders urged graduates to remember individuals and search for positives in battling health disparities.
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Firearm Ownership Closely Tied to Suicide Rates
[VIDEO] Ownership explains 71 percent of variation in state-level gun suicide rates for males and 49 percent for females.
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Public Health Plays Important Role in Aftermath of Terror
Communities need to create and prepare "support and intervention systems" before incidents occur.
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In the Classroom: Fighting Obesity with Games and WGBH
Students in Monica Wang’s obesity class present health-promoting apps to Boston's PBS member station.
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Student Receives BU Women’s Guild Award
Doctoral candidate Michele Clark awarded BUWG Dr. Beverly Brown Scholarship for research on opioid overdose deaths.
The Atlantic
The Plan to Avert Our Post-Antibiotic Apocalypse — quotes Kevin Outterson, professor of health law, ethics & human rights.
The Conversation US
HIV ‘Test and Treat’ Strategy Can Save Lives—But It Needs to Be Easier for Patients to Start Treatment — opinion by Sydney Rosen, research professor of global health.
This Week in Sex: Why Men Fake Orgasms and How Real Ones May Help Them Avoid Prostate Cancer — quotes Jennifer Rider, assistant professor of epidemiology.
What Can Physicians Do to Increase Empathy About the Health of Populations? — opinion co-authored by Dean Sandro Galea and MPH student Liang Chen.
Live Science
E-Cigarettes: What Vaping Does to Your Body — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
San Diego Union-Tribune
Scientists, Clinicians Urged to Lobby Against Alcohol — mentions Timothy Naimi, associate professor of community health sciences.
A Conversation with Philip Reilly: The Father of 'Orphans'
Monday, May 23, 8:00 am – 9:30 am, MassBio, 300 Technology Square, 8th Floor, Cambridge.
Faculty Senate Meeting
Tuesday, May 24, 12:30 pm – 1:50 pm, CT305.
Conference: State of Asian Women's Health in Massachusetts
Wednesday, May 25, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Impact Hub Boston, 50 Milk Street, 17th Floor.
View the full SPH calendar.