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SPH This Week
November 1, 2015
Strengthening Support for All Members of Our School Community
Overview of Faculty Development Efforts
New Initiatives to Support and Engage Our Students
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On the Goals of a Professional Public Health Education
What are our goals for educating our students in a professional school of public health?
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"We Are Much More Than Our Genome"
[VIDEO] Vanderbilt professor Ellen Wright Clayton spoke about role of public health in precision medicine at Public Health Forum.
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Professors Call on Defense Secretary to Strengthen Medical Ethics
George Annas and Sondra Crosby join colleagues to argue that current directives omit specific guidelines on treatment of detainees and suspects.
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Nail Polish Source of Exposure to Toxic Chemical
[VIDEO] Traces of endocrine-disruptor found in women after they paint their nails.
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Measles Continuing Risk for Travelers
Cases reported to travel clinics on rise, with most common exposures in Thailand, India, Singapore.
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Field Experience in the Shadow of Kilimanjaro
[SLIDESHOW] MPH student Chenzhe Cao evaluated healthcare management information systems as part of Kenya Field Practicum.
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US Drug Companies Failing to Offer Affordable Drugs
Federal drug price regulation is necessary and inevitable.
by Leonard Glanz
Teens Have Brand Preferences When It Comes to Drinking, Even Though It’s Illegal — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Al Jazeera America
Gun Stores Linked to Crime Could Face Greater Scrutiny Under New Bill — quotes David Rosenbloom, professor and chair of health law, policy & management.
Boston Globe
Longwood Hospitals Plan Raises Cost Concerns — quotes Alan Sager, professor of health policy & management.
MGH Defends Practices after Boston Globe Report on Doctors’ Overlapping Surgeries — interview with George Annas, professor of health law, ethics & human rights.
Huffington Post
A Dangerous Trend: Seeing ‘Lifestyle’ as the Key to Health — article by Dean Sandro Galea.
Student Meeting with the Deans
Wednesday, November 4, 5:00 pm – 5:50 pm, L303.
Gijs van Seventer Environmental Health Seminar
Friday, November 6, 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm, L210.
View the full SPH calendar.