Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
November 13, 2016
MESSAGES FROM THE DEAN
SPH Annual Retreat Summary
Seven New SPH Pilot Projects Funded in Fall 2016
The Election and the Other
A personal reflection on this historic vote.
In Essential Medicines Access, Progress and Challenges Around the World
Lancet Commission on Essential Medicines Policies, co-chaired by Veronika Wirtz, released global report on November 8.
Many Adolescents Still Not Receiving HPV Vaccine
[VIDEO] Completion rate remains low; provider recommendation factor in vaccine acceptance.
More Attention Needed to Long-Term HIV Care Cascade
Study identifies modifiable factors, such as breastfeeding and body size.
SPH Secures Federal Grant to Gauge Impact of Gun Laws by Race, Ethnicity
Grant goes to new Violence Prevention Research Unit in community health sciences department.
DEAN'S NOTE REVISITED
In honor of Veterans Day, a note on the health of veterans.
IN CONVERSATION WITH
Midwife Takes on Humanitarian Disasters from Syria to Texas
Alumna Sera Bonds on working with reproductive health around the world.
RECENTLY AT SPH
"Place Matters a Lot"
[VIDEO] At Public Health Forum, Virginia Commonwealth University Professor Steven Woolf talked about factors that affect US life expectancy.
IN THE MEDIA
Veronika Wirtz: Global Leader in Improving Access to Medicines profiles Veronika Wirtz, associate professor of global health.
When Bioethics Harms Those It Is Meant to Protect quotes George Annas, professor of health law, policy & management.
New York Magazine
11 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting an IUD quotes student Kristyn Brandi.
Fearful of a Trump Administration, Many in Research Call for a Tutorial for the President-Elect quotes Dean Sandro Galea.
How Little-Known Tax Laws Could Drive Down Our Suicide Rate quotes Ziming Xuan, assistant professor of community health sciences.
School Assembly for Faculty & Staff
Tuesday, November 15, 8:45 am 10:50 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
SPH Reads Book Discussion
Tuesday, November 15, 5:00 pm 7:00 pm, L110.
40th Anniversary Gala
Thursday, November 17, 6:00 pm 9:00 pm, The State Room, 60 State Street.
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.
DEANS SYMPOSIUMHow Does Where You Live Affect Your Health?
Thursday, December 1, 9:00 am 3:45 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
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