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SPH This Week
April 24, 2016
Save the Date for 2016–2017 Signature Events
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Population Health in the Era of Global Aging
Population aging is one of the most important global demographic shifts of this century. How can public health rise to the opportunities presented by global population aging?
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'Legislatures Choose Issues, but Issues Choose Us'
[VIDEO] At Dean's Seminar, three former US mayors discuss current election cycle and the affects of politics on public health and cities.
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Antibiotic Overprescribing More Likely among Some Groups Than Others
Hospital and community practices had more antibiotic prescribing than emergency departments.
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Air Pollution Not Tied to Weight Gain in Adult Women
No consistent pattern found between weight change and pollutant exposure among African American women.
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Organizational Changes Help to Reduce Hospital Readmissions
Strong coordination across disciplines and collaboration with post-acute providers key to reducing readmissions.
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Students Receive African Languages Fellowships
[VIDEO] Faith Umoh and Dan Flanagan win fellowships from BU African Studies Center.
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Workshop Teaches Students Advocacy Skills
Practice Office’s Activist Lab held inaugural workshop on April 16.
Washington Post
9 Guantanamo Bay Detainees, Including One Who Waged a Long Hunger Strike, Are Sent to Saudi Arabia — quotes Sondra Crosby, associate professor of health law, policy & management.
Boston Globe
New Evidence of the Dangers of Living Near Highways — references study co-authored by Jonathan Levy, professor of environmental health; Madeleine Scammell, assistant professor of environmental health; Junenette Peters, assistant professor of environmental health; and alumnus Kevin Lane.
Being an Overweight Teen Could Come Back to Haunt Your Health — quotes Andrew Stokes, assistant professor of global health.
Boston Magazine
Drug Prices in Boston Are Way Higher Than the International Standard — references Richard Laing, professor of global health.
Faculty Senate Meeting
Tuesday, April 26, 12:30 pm – 1:50 pm, CT305.
SPH Field Day
Tuesday, April 26, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Talbot Green.
ARTS/LAB @ MedCampus: A Music Moment
Tuesday, April 26, 5:00 pm – 5:50 pm, Talbot Green.
View the full SPH calendar.