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SPH This Week
February 7, 2016
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Dean’s Seminar Series on Contemporary Issues in Public Health Presents Ali Noorani
Immigration Reform: The Unlikely Politics and Policies to Get to a Win
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The Aspirations and Strategies of Public Health
What should be the aspirations of public health? What strategies should public health use to achieve these aspirations?
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"It's a Revolutionary Moment"
[VIDEO] NAACP leader Cornell Brooks, NYC health commissioner Mary Bassett, and other advocates talk racial bias and criminal justice reform at daylong Dean's Symposium.
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Vigilance—But Not Panic—Needed in US Reaction to the Zika Virus
[VIDEO] Pregnant women should avoid travel to regions with outbreaks, and others to protect against mosquitoes.
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New Tool to Assess Children with Spinal Cord Injuries
PEDI-SCI AM found to be viable alternative to using generic pediatric outcome measures.
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SPH Profiled in The Lancet
In honor of 40th anniversary, journal examines School’s history and future vision.
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Professor Honored by Society of Behavioral Medicine
Monica Wang, assistant professor of community health sciences, will receive Early Career Investigator Award this spring.
National Geographic
Sexual Transmission Is Just the Latest Zika Surprise — quotes Davidson Hamer, professor of global health.
Boston Globe
Zika Virus Is Not Ebola — opinion by George Annas, professor of health law, ethics & human rights; Dean Sandro Galea; and Donald Thea, professor of global health.
Boston Globe
Language of Addiction Itself Can Hurt, Advocates Say — references Richard Saitz, professor of community health sciences.
New York Times
Your Team Made the Super Bowl? Better Get a Flu Shot — article by Austin Frakt, assistant professor of health law, policy & management.
Dr. Donald Thea on What We Know About the Zika Virus — interview with Donald Thea, professor of global health.
U.S. News & World Report
Study: Causes of Gulf War Illness Pinpointed — references study by Roberta White, professor and chair of environmental health.
Foreign Policy
The Ebola Rape Epidemic No One’s Talking About — quotes Monica Onyango, clinical assistant professor of global health.
Student Meeting with the Deans
Thursday, February 11, 5:00 pm – 5:50 pm, L301.
Preventing the Next Flint
Friday, February 12, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm, L110.
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