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SPH This Week
May 15, 2016
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Social Justice, Public Health
As we look to improve the health of populations, a note about the centrality of social justice to the work of public health.
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Prevention vs. the Right Not to Know
[VIDEO] At Public Health Forum, Susan M. Wolf of the University of Minnesota discussed challenges where genomics and public health meet.
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Marylou Sudders: 'Zip Code Should Not Predict Health Status'
Inequality, mental health, and opioid epidemic loom large in mind of 2016 Convocation speaker.
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Scenes from 2016 Convocation
[SLIDESHOW] At Agganis Arena, thousands of family, friends, faculty, and staff gathered to honor 281 assembled graduates.
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2016 Convocation Video
[VIDEO] Watch the full live-stream of yesterday's ceremony.
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Christopher Gill Awarded Metcalf Cup and Prize
[VIDEO] Professor shares his passion for improving global public health.
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Same-Day HIV Treatment Improves Health Outcomes
[VIDEO] Sixty-four percent of patients who received rapid treatment had good outcomes, compared to 51 percent of those who received standard care.
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Women Reserve Officers Have Higher Rates of PTSD and Depression
Women officers five times more likely than enlisted women to have PTSD symptoms and more likely to have depression.
We Can’t All Have It All: The Economic Limits of Pharmaceutical Innovation — opinion by Austin Frakt, associate professor of health law, policy & management.
Is Bacon Really Bad for You? — opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
What the U.S. Should Learn from the UK’s Wisdom on E-Cigarettes — references Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Boston Globe
Startup Makes Water Safety Testing Cheaper — quotes Jonathan Levy, professor of environmental health.
Fox News
Rise in Heat Waves Tied to Kidney Disease 'Epidemics' — quotes Rebecca Laws, postdoctoral associate in environmental health.
Opinion: Pending Mass. Paid Leave Bill Targets an Issue of ‘Human Dignity Violated’ — opinion by student Kate Mitchell.
Staff Breakfast with Dean Galea
Wednesday, May 18, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Wilkens Board Room.
Spring Celebration for Faculty and Staff
Wednesday, May 18, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Talbot Green.
View the full SPH calendar.