Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
June 18, 2017
The US Opioid Epidemic
Overdose deaths have increased six-fold in the US since 1980. A Note about the ongoing opioid epidemic.
In Utero Tobacco Exposure Linked to Executive Function Problems in Teens
[VIDEO] Tobacco use associated with less optimal executive functioning in the classroom, particularly impacting behavior regulation.
Indoor Exposure to Perfluorinated Compounds Warrants Study
Compounds used in consumer oil and water repellents can contribute to potentially harmful chemicals that accumulate in the body.
Veterans Advocate Wins Ozonoff Unsung Hero Award
Roberta White presented award to Anthony Hardie for Gulf War Illness advocacy on June 2.
In Mexico, Students Tackle Cavities, Pesticides, Sex Ed, and More
Dynamic collaboration teams practicum students with counterparts from Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública in Cuernavaca.
FROM PUBLIC HEALTH POST
Refusal Laws Threaten LGBT Healthcare Access
Proposed laws framing refusal to serve LGBT people as free exercise of religion undermine efforts to reduce health disparities.
by Sean Cahill, Fenway Institute
FROM POPULATION HEALTH EXCHANGE
COMMUNICATING SCIENCE WEBINAR
Learn How to Effectively Communicate Your Science
[VIDEO] Watch last weeks webinar in full. Stay tuned for more communication offerings from PHX.
IN THE MEDIA
New York Times
Teaching Hospitals Cost More, but Could Save Your Life opinion by Austin Frakt, associate professor of health law, policy & management.
How the Trump Administrations Policies May Harm the Publics Health opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
Texas Passed Abortion Restrictions While Maternal Deaths Doubled quotes Eugene Declercq, professor of community health sciences.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
Researchers Seek Genetic Factors for Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women quotes Edward A. Ruiz-Narváez, associate professor of epidemiology.
ALUMNI RECEPTIONSociety for Epidemiologic Research (SER) 2017
Thursday, June 22, 6:00 pm 8:00 pm, Frolik, 1415 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA.
Faculty Senate Meeting
Tuesday, June 27, 12:30 pm 1:50 pm, Crosstown 305.
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