Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
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SPH This Week
October 4, 2015
Annual School Survey Is Now Open
Clarity on Faculty Expectations
BU MPH Progress and Timelines
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Complexity and Population Health
What do we mean by complexity? What role does complex systems thinking play in public health?
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Judith Kasper: Disability Should Be Key Public Health Issue in Late Life
[VIDEO] Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health professor spoke about aging research at Public Health Forum.
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Pre-Planning, Travel Histories Important for Children
Clinicians should advise parents of children traveling abroad about risks of dehydration, other illnesses.
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Perceptions of Fetal Size Influence Interventions in Pregnancy
Women with "suspected" large babies more likely to have cesareans, inductions.
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Dean Galea Appointed to Minority Health Advisory Council
Appointment comes from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD).
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Philippine President Taps Alumnus for Climate Change Commission
Emmanuel M. de Guzman (CERT’92) previously worked as consultant and adviser to United Nations and World Health Organization (WHO).
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Waking Up to Another (Preventable) Tragedy
Death by firearm is the only cause of death that we know how to readily prevent—and that, time and time again, we do nothing about.
by Sandro Galea
The Wall Street Journal
New Support for Home Births — references Eugene Declercq, professor of community health sciences.
Business Insider
We Might Not Want to Know the Dark Secrets Lurking in Our Genes — quotes George Annas, professor of health law, ethics & human rights.
Boston Globe
Drug Firms Need to Explain the Prices — quotes Alan Sager, professor of health policy & management.
PR Newswire
Ninety Percent of US Homes Are Under Insulated — references study led by Jonathan Levy, professor of environmental health.
The Columbus Dispatch
Affordable Housing Alliance Seeks Low-Income Homes — quotes Megan Sandel, associate professor of environmental health.
To Do List for a Healthier Commonwealth — article by Dean Sandro Galea.
Faculty Breakfast with Dean Galea
Tueday, October 6, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Founders Room.
Student Coffee Chats with the Dean
Wednesday, October 7, 5:00 pm – 5:50 pm, L202.
Diversity and Inclusion Listen and Learn Tour (for Staff)
Thursday, October 8, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Talbot, 307C.
Gijs van Seventer Environmental Health Seminar
Friday, October 9, 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm, L210.
View the full SPH calendar.