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SPH This Week
January 24, 2016
Our Values Statement
SPH Pilot Funding Opportunities—Deadline March 1
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Public Health Forum Presents Alain Beaudet
Advancing Public Health Science for Global Health: A Health Research Funder’s Perspective
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Reproductive Health on the Anniversary of Roe v. Wade
A landmark constitutional decision made abortion widely available in the US 43 years ago. A note on the state of reproductive health, and abortion, in the US today.
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Wendy Davis: “Use Your Voices to Make Change”
[VIDEO] During Dean's Seminar, former senator says she's optimistic about upcoming Supreme Court case on abortion rights.
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Strong Link between Pre-Pregnancy Obesity and Infant Deaths
Risk of infant death 32 to 73 percent higher for obese mothers than for normal-weight mothers.
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Children with Disabilities Face Higher Risk of Repeat Caregiver Harm
Higher percentage of children with disabilities who are referred to protective services for unsubstantiated neglect experience subsequent maltreatment.
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Difficulty—and Resiliency—for LGBTQ Youth of Color
[VIDEO] Student Adele Levine’s practicum put Fenway Institute survey Our Health Matters into context.
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Dean Galea Appointed to Knox Professorship

BU professorship supports faculty member

who demonstrates excellence in scholarship, research, and teaching.
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Epidemiology Doctoral Fellowship Honors Professor
Theodore Colton Fellowship Fund in Epidemiology will support students in epidemiology doctoral program.
How Safe Are Home Births for Mothers? — article by Eugene Declercq, professor of community health sciences.
U.S. News & World Report
Reproductive Freedom at Risk — opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
The Conversation
If We Want Medicine to Be Evidence-Based, What Should We Think When the Evidence Doesn’t Agree? — opinion by Christopher Gill, associate professor of global health.
Sorry, College Students, But the Drinking Age Should Stay at 21— quotes William DeJong, professor of community health sciences.
School Assembly for Faculty & Staff
Tuesday, January 26, 8:45 am – 10:50 am, Hiebert Lounge.
Town Hall Meeting: Medical Campus Public Safety
Wednesday, January 27, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Keefer Auditorium.
View the full SPH calendar.