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SPH This Week
April 3, 2016
Celebrate BU Giving Day Wednesday, April 6
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Dean's Symposium
(Public) Health and Human Rights
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The Triumphs of Public Health
What are the sentinel public health achievements of the past decade? Considering the question from a few different perspectives.
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Study Urges More Access to Vaccines in India
Government should incentivize private sector to expand childhood vaccination coverage.
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Ambulatory Surgery Centers May Affect Hospital Pricing
Hospitals may have less price-negotiating power in markets with more ambulatory surgery center access.
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Professor: 'Let's Focus on Real Threats to Health and Well-Being'
Community health sciences clinical assistant professor Sophie Godley on North Carolina anti-transgender law.
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Putting Sexual Violence in Perspective
Emily Rothman spoke at international sex offender treatment conference in Antwerp, Belgium.
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ABA Taps Professor to Examine Quarantine Laws
Wendy Mariner named section advisor to Uniform Law Commission’s Study Committee on Declarations of Quarantine.
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How to Celebrate National Public Health Week
[VIDEO] Find out how SPH community members can get involved.
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Dismantling Racism in Public Health (and Within Ourselves)
Confronting burden of racism may be daunting to most public health professionals, but its effects can be detrimental to those impacted.
by SPH Racial Justice Talking Circle
Washington Post
Hunger Striker at Guantanamo Bay Slated for Transfer — quotes Sondra Crosby, associate professor of health law, policy & management.
Stopping Zika: Should We Be Handing Out Condoms at Airports? — quotes Donald Thea, professor of global health.
Boston Globe
Chemical Exposure Deaths on the Job Getting Rarer — quotes Leslie Boden, professor of environmental health.
A ‘Habitual Drunkard’ Law Is Keeping Homeless Alcoholics on the Streets in Virginia — quotes Wendy Mariner, professor of health law, policy & management.
Boston Magazine
Drinking Probably Doesn’t Help You Live Longer, Study Says — references study co-authored by Robert Curtis Ellison, professor of epidemiology.
SPH NPHW: Women in Global Health Panel Discussion
Tuesday, April 5, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, L110.
SPH NPHW: Twitter Chat on Global Mental Health
Thursday, April 7, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, on Twitter @BUSPH (#globalmentalhealth).
Accepted Students' Day
Friday, April 8, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, campus-wide.
SPH Talent Show
Friday, April 8, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Keefer Auditorium.
SPH NPHW: Join Team BUSPH in the Walk for Change
Sunday, April 10, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm, Artesani Park, 1255 Soldiers Field Road.
View the full SPH calendar.