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SPH This Week
October 16, 2016
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Bicknell Lecture Featuring Linda Bauld, Ronald Bayer, and ANDREA C. VILLANTI
E-Cigarettes: Good Idea? Bad Idea?
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On Knowledge and Values
Some thoughts on knowledge and values, and how striking a balance between the two can help us create a healthier public.
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Probing Soda Company Sponsorship of Health Groups
Two largest soda companies sponsored at least 96 national health organizations from 2011 to 2015.
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To Vape or Not to Vape: E-Cigarettes Explored
Bicknell Lecture debaters probe research, regulations, worries, and benefits of e-cigarette use.
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Healthy Lifestyle in Old Age Shortens End-of-Life Disability
[VIDEO] Older adults with healthiest lifestyles can spend about 1.7 fewer years disabled at end of lives.
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In the Classroom: "Welcome to Malawi"
In maternal and child global health course, students bring countries into classroom role plays.
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Citing Professor, Labor Department Calls for Change
Seven studies by Les Boden cited in new Labor Department report on state workers' compensation laws.
Paper Reveals Soda's Controversial Relationship with Health Groups — mentions Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
New York Times
After Torture, Ex-Detainee Is Still Captive of 'The Darkness' — quotes Sondra Crosby, associate professor of health law, policy & management.
Why U.S. Women Still Die During Childbirth — references study co-authored by Eugene Declercq, professor of community health sciences, and Howard Cabral, professor of biostatistics.
Boston Globe
Massachusetts Mobilizes to Help Haitian Relief — quotes alumnus Conor Shapiro.
Antiseptic Used for Umbilical Cord Care Ineffective in Reducing Newborn Deaths in Africa — quotes Davidson Hamer, professor of global health.
Bicknell Lecture—E-cigarettes: Good Idea? Bad Idea?
Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Student Coffee Chat with the Dean
Wednesday, October 19, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Founders Room.
BUSPH Stories
Friday, October 21, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Keefer Auditorium.
School Assembly for Faculty & Staff
Tuesday, October 25, 8:45 am – 10:50 am, Hiebert Lounge.
Faculty Senate Meeting
Tuesday, October 25, 12:30 pm – 1:50 pm, CT305.
Public Health Forum—The Fate of Obamacare
Wednesday, October 26, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Annual Retreat for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, October 27, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Faculty Breakfast with the Dean
Friday, October 28, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Founders Room.
Dean's Seminar—HIV: Succeeding at Treatment, Failing at Prevention
Thursday, November 3, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Public Health Forum—The Good Life: Working Together to Promote Opportunity and Improve Population Health and Well-Being
Wednesday, November 9, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
View the full SPH calendar.