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SPH This Week
January 03, 2016
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A World without Public Health
How would US population health be different without some of the public health successes of the past century?
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Diabetes and Diabetic Kidney Disease Rising among Youth
Type 1 diabetes higher in males, while type 2 higher in females; both rates up since 2002.
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Professor: Health Workers Need to Encourage Flu Vaccination Among Patients
[VIDEO] Kim Shea argues flu shot is still best form of prevention.
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Outcomes Worse for Diabetes Patients from Urban Areas
Urban residents in Nepal report poorer physical health, quality of life.
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In the Classroom: Students Challenge Their Ethical Assumptions
Lisa Messersmith's Global AIDS Epidemic course concludes with series of debates where students take on difficult viewpoints.
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New Associate Dean of Administration Joins SPH
Susan Hartman Foster began her new role on December 14.
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Professor Receives Centers for AIDS Research Grant
Angela Bazzi will study use of PrEP to prevent HIV in individuals who inject drugs.
This Is Why You Can’t Always Trust Data — article written by Dean Sandro Galea.
Rolling Stone
E-Cigs’ Inconvenient Truth: It’s Much Safer to Vape — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
The Wall Street Journal
Genetic Testing May Be Coming to Your Office — quotes George Annas, professor of health law, ethics & human rights.
American Journal of Managed Care
Dr. Ben Carson’s Healthcare Plan: A Q&A With Dr. Austin Frakt — interview with Austin Frakt, associate professor of health law, policy & management.
Faculty Breakfast with Dean Galea
Tuesday, January 5, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Founders Room.
View the full SPH calendar.