Boston University School of Public Health's latest news, upcoming events, and announcements.
September 18, 2016
Diversity and Inclusion Seminar Featuring Lydia Villa-Komaroff
Thinking Fast Makes Changing Slow: Human Thought Processes Interfere with Achieving Diversity
Tuesday, September 20, 12:00 pm 1:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
On Foundational Privilege
What is the role of privilege in our society? Why is it important that we acknowledge our privilege?
More TV Ad Exposure Linked to Higher Levels of Youth Drinking
[VIDEO] More brand-specific ads viewed translates to higher consumption of those brands.
Drugs Play Role in Fractures Among Elderly
High-risk drugs identified that contribute to secondary 'fragility' fractures.
Cognitive Activity Can Reduce Dementia Risk
Prior studies showing causal link not fully influenced by confounding factors.
Cross-Campus Collaboration to Improve HIV Care
CAHPP Director Sara Bachman leads $6 million project using community health workers.
Student Builds Toolkit to Prevent Infant Mortality
Avery Desrosiers gets quality improvement experience at National Institute for Children's Health Quality.
Professor Delivers Keynote at Teen Pregnancy Conference
Sophie Godley opened 2016 Health and Human Services Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grantee Conference on July 19.
We Know How to Fight Zika in Puerto RicoBut Arent Giving Women the Tools to Do It
Telling women to use mosquito nets is not enough. They need contraception.
by Kristyn Brandi
IN THE MEDIA
What Should We Know About Presidential Candidates Health? quotes George Annas, professor of health law, policy & management.
Texas Maternal Death Rates Top Most Industrialized Countries quotes Eugene Declercq, professor of community health sciences.
Do Alcohol Ads Really Influence Teen Drinking? quotes Timothy Naimi, associate professor of community health sciences.
Learning From 9/11 and the Long Reach of Disaster opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
Why Surgeons Should Say Sorry for Medical Errors quotes A. Rani Elwy, associate professor of health law, policy & management.
School Assembly for Faculty & Staff
Tuesday, September 20, 8:45 am 10:50 am, Hiebert Lounge.
Voting Is Sexy! Voter Registration Training
Tuesday, September 20, 5:30 pm 6:30 pm, L311.
SPH Student Leaders Workshop & Social
Friday, September 23, 4:00 pm 7:00 pm, L301.
Concerts Across America to End Gun Violence
Sunday, September 25, 7:00 pm 11:00 pm, Brighton Music Hall, 158 Brighton Avenue.
Public Health ForumUpstream, Downstream: How Public Health Schools and Graduates Can Succeed in Improving Health
Wednesday, September 28, 4:30 pm 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Alumni Panel Discussion and Networking Breakfast
Thursday, September 29, 8:00 am 9:30 am, Hiebert Lounge.
Life's Bulldozer Moments: How Adversity Can Lead to Success in Life and Business
Tuesday, October 4, 4:00 pm 6:00 pm, L109.
Staff Breakfast with the Dean
Wednesday, October 5, 9:00 am 10:00 am, Wilkins Board Room.
Diversity and Inclusion SeminarRacial and Ethnic Disparities in Health and Health Care: Historical and Contemporary Issues
Wednesday, October 5, 11:00 am 12:30 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Dean's SeminarThe Politics of Health Reform: What's at Stake in November?
Thursday, October 6, 1:00 pm 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Bicknell LectureE-cigarettes: Good Idea? Bad Idea?
Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 am 12:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Student Coffee Chat with the Dean
Wednesday, October 19, 5:00 pm 6:00 pm, Founders Room.
Friday, October 21, 6:00 pm 9:00 pm, Keefer Auditorium.
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