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SPH This Week
November 8, 2015
School Survey Deadline Extended to November 16
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Veterans’ Health
In honor of Veterans’ Day, a note on the health of veterans.
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Transgender Patients, Bisexual Women Less Likely to Have Mammograms
[VIDEO] More research needed to look at differences in mammography usage.
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Drug Overdoses on Rise Worldwide, Warrant More Study
Overdoses no longer just 'urban problem.'
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Internet-Based Recruiting for Research Holds Promise
Fears about 'selection bias' in web-based research may be unfounded.
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Alumna Appointed Executive Director of MassEquality
Deborah Shields assumes leadership at LGBTQ advocacy organization.
APHA 2015
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Dean Receives Rema Lapouse Award
Award honors lifetime achievement in epidemiology, mental health, and applied public health statistics.
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Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Distributed
Alumni recognized for outstanding contributions to field of public health.
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Professor Recognized for Mentoring Skills
William DeJong received Student Assembly Public Health Mentoring Award.
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Alumna Wins Young Professional Award
Janine Hill honored by Maternal and Child Health Section of APHA.
The New York Times
Why Consumers Often Err in Choosing Health Plans — article by Austin Frakt, associate professor of health law, policy & management.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Faced with Tragic Loss, Families Must Face the Difficult Choice of Organ Donation — references Michael Grodin, professor of health law, ethics & human rights.
Experimental Agent Shows Promise for Alcohol Dependence — quotes Richard Saitz, professor of community health sciences.
Health Affairs
Obamacare Politics: Lessons from the Kentucky Governor’s Race — article by David Jones, assistant professor of health law, policy & management.
Boston Herald
Fentanyl OD Data Lagging 
in Bay State — quotes alumnus Daniel Alford.
Mental Health in Public Health: A Career Panel
Tuesday, November 10, 12:30 pm – 1:50 pm, CT460A.
International Student Organization Multicultural Fair
Friday, November 13, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
View the full SPH calendar.