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SPH This Week
August 30, 2015
Announcing Two Department Chair Searches
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Disasters and the Health of Populations
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, a look at the health consequences of disasters and our role in mitigating the consequences of these events.
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Extended Family Members Help Curb Youth Drinking
Youth in Mexico get help from aunts, uncles, other relatives to reduce drinking.
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Enthusiasm for Personalized Medicine Is Premature
Dean Galea cautions against "unstinting focus" on personalized medicine in New England Journal of Medicine article.
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Elevated Risk of Pneumonia in Children with Asthma
Asthma and co-occurring health problems raise likelihood of childhood pneumonia.
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Professor Co-Authors CNN Op-Ed on Facebook Founder’s Miscarriage Message
Declercq collaborates to examine the potential implications of Zuckerberg's revelation.
Associated Press
CDC’s Brash Top Modeler Makes Disease Estimates and Courts Controversy — quotes David Ozonoff, professor of environmental health.
Learning About Competition From the UK’s National Health Service — article by Austin Frakt, associate professor of health policy and management.
Boston Herald
Planned Parenthood Loses Biomed Partner — quotes George Annas, professor of health law, bioethics, and human rights.
Huffington Post
Lessons From Katrina: After the News Moves on, the Hard Work Begins — article by Dean Sandro Galea.
Fall Classes Begin
Tuesday, September 1, all day, campus-wide.
Faculty Senate Meeting
Tuesday, September 1, 12:30 pm – 1:50 pm, CT305.
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